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Africa's first shopper-centric brand-custodian distributor

ACDOCOSA is a specialist consumer packaged goods distributor centred on the health and beauty sector. We are a subsidiary of Astley Dye Chemical Co. Ltd, founded in the UK in 1919, and have been in Southern Africa for over 20 years.

ACDOCOSA is headed by a dynamic, award-winning team of shopper and channel marketers. Our job is to sell more products to more shoppers, more often. We use our proprietary platforms and approaches to get brands to the right shoppers, in the right channels, at the right time. The result is consistent, record growth for our brands and retailers.

ACDOCOSA offers an end-to-end solution that includes:

Retailer Management

  • Key Account Management
  • Joint Business Planning
  • Category Management & Development


  • Trade, Channel & Retail
  • Shopper & Consumer

Reporting & Analytics

  • Market, Regional, Category, Shopper, Channel, Retailer, In Market Sales, Scanned Data and more

Supply Chain

  • Warehousing & Logistics
  • Procurement, Importing, Clearing & Demand Planning
  • Manipulation, Building & Gifting


  • Sales & Perfect Outlet Tracking
  • Execution & Field Marketing
  • Planogram & Promotional Compliance


  • Finance
  • Regulatory & Legal
  • Order/EDI Automation