DKSH partners with 3M in NZ

06 April, 2018 by
FMCG Business

DKSH Business Unit Consumer Goods, the leading Market Expansion Services provider for Fast Moving Consumer Goods, and 3M have signed an agreement to provide services for its products in New Zealand.

DKSH will provide full service to the Foodstuffs Group, New Zealand’s biggest grocery distributor, for 3M’s Scotch-Brite™, Scotchgard™, Command™, Scotch® and Post-it® brand products and offer merchandising services for these products to the Progressive Group Countdown stores.


Paul Harris, General Manager, Sales and Marketing, DKSH New Zealand.

DKSH started working with 3M in the 1990s in Thailand and has since then built long-standing business relationships in many other Asian markets, for all of DKSH’s four Business Units.

Paul Harris, General Manager, Sales and Marketing, DKSH New Zealand, commented: “It is a privilege to begin this partnership with 3M, and we look forward to providing strong sales and marketing services to grow the business together.”

Did you know?

DKSH is a global company headquartered in Zurich. With 825 business locations in 37 countries – 800 of them in Asia – and 31,970 specialized staff, DKSH generated net sales of CHF 11.0 billion in 2017. DKSH was founded in 1865. With strong Swiss heritage, the company has a long tradition of doing business in and with Asia and is deeply rooted in communities and businesses across Asia Pacific.

DKSH Business Unit Consumer Goods is Asia’s leading Market Expansion Services provider with a focus on fast moving consumer goods, food services, luxury goods, fashion and lifestyle products as well as hair and skin cosmetics. The Business Unit’s comprehensive Market Expansion Services extend from product feasibility studies and registration to importation, customs clearance, marketing and merchandising, sales, warehousing, capillary physical distribution, invoicing, cash collection and after-sales services. With 700 business locations in 22 countries and around 18,340 specialized staff, Business Unit Consumer Goods serves 310,000 retail outlets on a daily basis and generated net sales of CHF 3.6 billion in 2017.