Our
Expertise

With knowledge and understanding across all channels and over sixty categories, our in house teams strive to successfully achieve growth for our customers and brand partners. 

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Specialist routes to market

We are here to take complexity and cost out of distribution. With 26 years of experience and our partnerships with some of the biggest FMCG brands, we are well equipped to deliver a fast and efficient route to market into specialist channels that may be complicated to reach. DCS can help you take cost and resource out of your current supply chain by streamlining the process and facilitating growth.  

 

Partnership for success

Our partnership approach is at our core. We have a simple, streamlined approach to consolidate supply into the FMCG market across the UK. Our goal is to provide retailers and wholesalers with a one stop shop of market leading brands and our brand partners with an unrivalled, best in class distribution service.

DCS handles the operation end to end, from receipt of goods to delivery into our customers across the UK. We are proud to have so many trusted brand partners and customers on board, and we firmly believe our partnership approach is integral to this achievement.

Streamlined supply chain

DCS manage the entire process from the manufacturer's facilities right to our customers' doors. We offer dedicated teams that guide the process and allow a seamless transition of goods. Our customers can rely on our expert knowledge in their channels to provide impartial advice and product range recommendations, all curated to help their businesses grow. 

 

How we deliver our expertise

Channel expertise and understanding is paramount. From Pharmacy to Discount, Independent retail to Online retail, our Sales team are split by sector, allowing them to deliver a best in class proposition that ensures we deliver category and customer growth. Our Core services and teams detailed below, enable us to focus on different aspects of the supply chain, ensuring a seamless transition between our brand partners and customers.  

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Core services

To deliver brilliant results for our customers and brand partners we break our core business down into 4 key areas.

Sales 

Our Sales team are split by channel providing dedicated knowledge and resource directly to our customers. Our winning mindset enables our team to deliver rigorous, meaningful plans that reflect our customers objectives and consumer needs. 

Logistics

Our Logistics team are the beating heart of our operation. Our warehouse operatives are dedicated to delivering an excellent service to our customers, ensuring that stock always arrives on time and in full.  

Finance

Our highly qualified professional Finance team support our Sales and Commercial division by ensuring full end to end promotional accrual management is delivered efficiently and accurately. 

Inventory

Our dedicated inventory team are here to uphold our on time and in full objective by accurately forecasting stock and working in partnership with our brand partners to deliver our fantastic customer service level.  

 

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Value added services

DCS's value added services consist of four key functions. Each service is targeted at specific customer needs, to drive a return on investment.

Category Insight 

Our experienced Category Insight team offer a wealth of category advice in over sixty categories, as well as understanding each of the channels in which we operate. The Category team drive growth through data led decision making and ranging.

Co-Pack

Our agile Co-Pack division offers a fit for purpose channel solution to manufacturers. This comprehensive service provides cost-effective product manipulation and enhancements to achieve visibility and excellence within a competitive and fast-paced retail market.

Field Sales

Our Field Sales team offer face to face interaction with our customers, ensuring that stock and promotions are merchandised correctly in store to best achieve sales. Their knowledge of their channels allows them to provide advice, and implement changes in store or depot to best maximise turnover of stock.

Commercial Finance 

Our Commercial Finance team analyse product performance and monitor promotional effectiveness, to assist the Sales team in making recommendations to our customers. 

Our customers

We service every channel within the UK FMCG market, specialising in their unique needs. We understand that one size most definitely does not fit all, and we are dedicated to creating a bespoke solution each time. 

Our Customers

Third Party Logistics (3PL)

 

We have Flexible shared user solutions across multiple sectors, FMCG, household, health, beauty, food and drink and healthcare. Our Warehouse management system has RF scanning throughout with bespoke multiple client configuration to suit your needs.

Communication being the key to success we can provide live online visibility of inventory and order status and our IT team can integrate interfaces to / from  client ERP system.

We pride ourselves on our safe and secure site in Banbury, with 24-hour on-site security.

Our in-house transport planning team optimise vehicle fill to reduce cost. We have partnerships with leading UK hauliers and couriers providing national network coverage from full loads, groupage and parcel drop size.

You can also have peace of mind that our QMS is accredited to BRC (AA), ISO 9001, ISO14001, MHRA standards.

 

E-Commerce Fulfillment

As the world of E-commerce is growing customers expect fast, accurate and reliable fulfilment of orders. We are excited to be able to offer a bespoke service to meet these growing customer demands. We are able to integrate with e-comm platforms to make the end to end process fast and efficient from order receipt, stock allocation, picking, packing and shipping. We manage carrier relationships, providing delivery tracking visibility, handling customer enquiries and returns when they are required.

 

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