The word boring does not come to mind when you think of Nigeria. Nigeria is one of the fastest growing markets. Beyond the perceived risk and all of the hype, the fact remains that it represents Africa’s largest market. Companies in wide selection of industries have been successful in the country. MTN, La Farge, Coca-Cola, […]
There is increased interest in the similarities and differences between consumer beverages (e.g. Coca-Cola) and medicine supply chains. There are are number of initiatives under way, specifically from a Public Private Partnership perspective. There is a lot to learn from the Coca-Cola system. However, it is also important to take into consideration some of the […]
There is increased interest in the Coca-Cola Micro (or manual) distribution model, first launched in Ethiopia in 1999. The model has recently been selected by the IFC as one of “Inclusive Business Solutions” focused on distribution. On the 7th and 8th of October I will speak at the IFC conference titled “Inclusive Business Solutions: Expanding […]
A look at how Coca-Cola’s Manual Distribution Centres (MDCs) offer a commercial opportunity for local entrepreneurs across the developing world, as part of its Business Call to Action strategy.
Created with flickr slideshow. The Manual Distribution Center (MDC) model in Africa and Asia See Flikr link Photos set from our project work in Africa and Asia. Also see the MDC video
I have uploaded some pictures from my travels working in the Coca-Cola system. The set focuses on manual distribution in the system in Africa and Asia. More to follow.