Daily-Need Industries, a foremost pharmaceutical company, has entered into a mutually-beneficial partnership with World Wide Commercial Ventures (WWCV) to further create an in-route for smooth distribution of their products.
Speaking at the official partnership signing ceremony, which held recently at World Wide Commercial Ventures head office in Matori, Lagos, Santosh Kumar, managing director, WWCV explained that the partnership combines the strength of quality products offered by Daily- Need Industries and the experience in sales and distribution offered by Worldwide.
“Worldwide as a company is committed to take quality medicines across Nigeria to serve patient needs & Daily-Need Industries is a reputable indigenous company with quality products. It is a long term partnership and we are happy to be associate with them,” he said.
When further asked to comment on the rise of local pharma companies under the same umbrella alongside their foreign counterparts in the last three years, Kumar noted that it is one of the core values of World Wide Commercial Ventures in terms of thinking and planning for long term.
“We are mindful of the Drug Distribution Policy of the Federal Government of Nigeria and the best way we can contribute to the attainment of this national goal and industry development is to collaborate with local pharma companies to help distribute their quality products to deserving patients in Nigeria,” he remarked
Mr Oluwatosin Jolayemi, managing director, Daily-Need Industry seemed to be in agreement with the WWCV boss when he stated further that through the new partnership, more people in the country would easily get access to his company’s quality and affordable products.
After taking a cursory look at the market, Jolayemi emphasized that Daily-Need has taken a position that the only way to take advantage, at least to a reasonable capacity, is to go into partnership that could give the company visibility, reach and a good market share.
“That is why we felt that with our capacity and the new facility, we needed somebody to help do a bigger spread of our products. It didn’t really take us long to decide on the choice of WWCVL. They are apparently the biggest in the market when it comes to distribution of pharmaceutical products.
“I mean the credential says a lot about them as they are known to distribute for most of the multinationals in the country,” he stressed.
Also in attendance were Pharm Lucky Ubokor, superintendent pharmacist, WWCV; Kartik Sunder, head, business development & trade channel marketing; Naveen Pala, head, business service unit, WWCV and Pharm. Sola Akinloye, national sales manager, Daily-Need Industries.
World Wide Commercial Ventures Limited (WWCVL) is a licensed vendor to all major healthcare providers in Nigeria. It has also been described as a one-stop solution for warehousing, pharma marketing, supply chain, Sales& Marketing regulatory , port clearance, transportation logistics and inventory management.
WWCVL houses many great companies such as GSK, AstraZeneca, Bayer, Novartis, Johnson & Johnson, Danone, Sanofi, Pfizer, MSD, Novo Nordisk, Boehringer Ingelheim, Janssen, Allergan, Roche, Drugfield and Shalina Healthcare. Daily Need is the latest addition to the family.