McKesson Canada and Sobeys National Pharmacy Group sign long-term distribution agreement


 SAINT-LAURENT, Québec — McKesson Canada and Sobeys National Pharmacy Group on Tuesday announced the signing of a long-term distribution agreement that makes Lawton’s Drug Stores a primary distribution customer, enhancing McKesson Canada's presence in Atlantic Canada.

The agreement is effective Feb. 1, 2017.

“We are excited about our expanded relationship with Sobeys,” stated Paula Keays, president, McKesson Canada. “We have great confidence in the exceptional value we provide our customers and we appreciate the opportunity to work with Sobeys in delivering a broad range of pharmaceutical products and services to their customers.”

McKesson Canada and Sobeys have worked together for several years to provide a wide variety of prescriptions and health services to customers. The latest announcement enables a consistent source of supply across all regions where Sobeys and Lawton Drugs serve customers including Atlantic Canada.

As a result of the new agreement, McKesson Canada will leverage its existing Atlantic Canada distribution centers while adding resources where required.

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