As part of the initiatives to grow, develop and satisfy the market in a more efficient and sustainable way, Nigerian Bottling Company Limited (NBC) has awarded 9 (nine) distribution trucks toits Distribution Partners in Abeokuta, Ogun State. The Distribution Partners received the trucks during a presentation ceremony by NBC Directors in December 2016 at the NBC depot location in Abeokuta, Ogun State.
Speaking at the presentation and handover ceremony of the distribution trucks, Commercial Excellence Director for NBC, Kenneth Kamulegeya, said“Empowerment of our distributors is necessary to support mutual growth and market development, while adding value and creating employment opportunities”. Also speaking on the presentation ceremony, Legal Public Affairs and Communications Director, Sade Morgan (Mrs.)urged the distribution partners to remain diligent and live up to the expectation of developing and growing sustainable businesses, while maximizing the use of the trade assets being awarded.
In response to the noteworthy gesture by NBC and expressing their delight at the presentation, one of the recipients of the distribution trucks, Joseph koleoso, Managing Director, Josjane Investments, speaking on behalf of other recipients, stated that, NBC has transformed their lives and re-positioning their businesses from being ‘NBC Customers’, to ‘NBC Business Partners’. He added that the initiative will go a long way in supporting their business operations and ensuring availability of the wide range of Coca-Cola products in their respective market territories.
NBC was incorporated in November 1951, and is the bedrock of global bottlers, Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company. Over the last 65 years, NBC has established itself as a key player in the Nigerian non-alcoholic beverage industry and remains strong and committed to manufacturing, marketing and distributing global leading Coca-Cola brands. The Company is making huge investments to drive world class operations to better satisfy its customers, consumers, while adding value to its numerous stakeholders.