Procter & Gamble opens distribution center for local, export sales

May 8, 2008 – PROCTER and Gamble (P&G) Philippines Inc. has opened a new distribution center in Cabuyao, Laguna, in a move to build up its domestic and export capacity, the company announced Wednesday.

The new distribution facility costing P380 million is expected to boost production and movement of P&G goods here and abroad, said James Lafferty, P&G Philippines president and general manager.

“The new distribution center will enhance the efficiency and productivity of [our] overall operation, thus [we] project a double-digit growth this year,” Lafferty said.

The new facility expands the capacity of the company’s existing warehouse by 50 percent, enabling it to handle…