Becoming a distributor of any kind is a big business, hence, you need to have the needed funding before venturing into it. An important decision to make when considering this business is to select a successful brand as this will help the growth of your business.
CWAY which is now an household name is arguably one of the fastest selling drinking water brands in Nigeria. Its operations are however not only restricted to Nigeria as it is spread across Africa and Asia. The large population size of Nigeria, coupled with its location in the tropics makes it a huge market for CWAY.
CWAY has many competitors, yet it has successfully carved a niche for itself through the provision of reliable products. The company has also invested alot in advertising its brand. Why won’t it become a household name in Nigeria?
What CWAY Offer Its Distributors.
Due to its high quality Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) and the confidence the company has earned among Nigerians, be rest assured that your business will be highly patronized. Although located in Lagos, its products have a nationwide reach. So if you live outside Lagos CWAY will definitely reach you with its products.
How to Become a CWAY Distributor
For you to obtain distributorship rights with CWAY, there are certain criteria you must have.
#1 Your Business must be registered.
This is necessary as CWAY prefers doing business with registered entities only. This ensures that all agreements between you and the company is legal. A registered business is likely to have a more organised structure.
#2 You Must Have a Warehouse or Store.
This is an additional requirement for becoming a CWAY distributor. Whichever state you may choose to operate your business, this is very needed for smooth business operations. The warehouse will serve as a holding room for all CWAY products which will be supplied to you.
#3 You must have a delivery vehicle.
This is to ensure that you can easily distribute products to retailers or sub-dealers. Here, the number of delivery vehicles is not specified, but the minimum requirement is one.
#4 You Must Have Good Marketing Skills.
CWAY prefers doing business with individuals with good marketing skills. If you possess it, then you stand a chance of expanding your business considerably and also getting the full support of CWAY. Because the company need partners to help in effectively marketing its products further, it gives this a top priority. If you possess good marketing skills, selling your business and attracting new clients will be second nature to you.
- Once you’ve met the requirements provided above, you need to submit an application form so as to notify the company of your intention to do business or become a partner.
- CWAY will afterward send you an invitation to discuss business. Their head office is at Plot 6 Block H, Oshodi Industrial Scheme, Oshodi Apapa Expressway Oshodi B/stop Lagos.
- You will be given every information you need during the application process.
- It has not been publicly made known the cost needed to start the distributorship business with CWAY , however, you can find out the cost from any CWAY dealer nearest to you.
It is easy to become a CWAY distributor provided you have the needed resources including funds, store, vehicle and even good marketing skills.