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Oxfordshire-based DCS Group launches new Pharmacy Division

PUBLISHED: 14:37 19 March 2019 | UPDATED: 14:37 19 March 2019

Denys Shortt OBE, Chairman and CEO of DCS

Denys Shortt OBE, Chairman and CEO of DCS

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Denys Shortt OBE, Chairman and CEO of DCS, is confident that this new division will achieve £10 million in sales in its first year

DCS Group, based in Banbury, launches its new Pharmacy Division today with deliveries to Pharmacy Wholesalers throughout the UK. The company hopes this division will contribute £10 million sales within two years.

To support this new division DCS has invested over £100,000 in a new medicines storage facility at their Banbury Distribution Centre which adheres to the MHRA requirements (Medicines and Healthcare Regulations Agency).

This new facility will store over 500 pallets of over the counter medicines in a temperature controlled environment.

Chairman and CEO Denys Shortt OBE comments, “We continue to work with customers and major brands to offer the best sales and marketing service in the UK. I am confident that we will achieve £10 million in sales in our first year with this new division.

“As DCS strives for its 25th year of consecutive growth, we recognise the importance of diversification. Pharmacy offers a great opportunity to trade in a key yet a new channel for DCS.”

Denys Shortt employs over 500 people within his companies (DCS Group, DCS Manufacturing and Enable Software) in Banbury and Stratford-upon-Avon.

Sales for DCS rose in 2018 to £223 million a 4% increase. The company has grown every year since established - 25 years in a row.

For more information, visit the DCS Group website here.

Read our CEO with Denys Shortt here.

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