UCC Australia was established in 1996 as Universal Clearance Company, buying and selling discounted stock across a number of categories. After Kodak asked UCC Australia to take over a number of key accounts, we gradually changed from a stock clearance and parallel import company to a branded goods company. Our expertise in this area, combined with the impending changes to the retail landscape, enabled us to refocus the direction of the company.Read More
After taking over distribution for Kodak products in Kmart, Big W, Officeworks and other leading retailers, we established a sales office in Melbourne in 2010. This allowed us to better manage our growing number of national accounts and provide an end-to-end brand management solution for retail brands looking for exposure in the Australian market.
In 2011, we commissioned a new head office and 5000m2 state-of-the-art warehouse in Western Sydney, which can accommodate 6000 pallets. It boasts a fully-integrated scanning system that’s linked to our ordering and accounting systems, so we remain agile and efficient in every area of our business. In 2016, we established an office in New Zealand to manage our growing portfolio of brands in that market.
UCC Australia continues to grow and evolve at a rapid pace, with exciting plans that will see us expand our reach and services in the years ahead. We’re proud to have a team that truly cares about the success of our clients and works hard to maintain our strong reputation and performance.
We may work with Australia’s largest brands and retailers, but we’re still a small business at heart. Our flat structure means we’re proactive and quick to respond, so you get the answers you need fast. There’s no red tape or wasted time, just a streamlined and efficient system that delivers exceptional results.Read More
You’ll have direct access to our management team, with the support of a team that has many years of experience in brand management and distribution. Our exceptional service means you’ll stay informed at every stage of the process, so you can make better decisions about your business.
As a fast-growing company in the digital age, we stay on top of the latest technologies and provide clients with access to new opportunities in the market. Our focus on nurturing brands is what sets us apart from competitors and allows us to maintain close relationships with brands, suppliers, retailers and buyers around the world.
We believe you’re only as good as the people around you, which is why we’ve built a team of passionate people that operate with transparency, honesty and respect. It’s these values that allow us to exceed the expectations of our brands and retailers, every day.
We supply Australian and New Zealand retailers with a range of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) across the grocery, technology and personal care industries. While many distributors focus on the supply chain, we provide an end-to-end solution that enhances the reach and exposure of brands in the market.Read More
UCC Australia is the exclusive distributor for a range of global brands, managing the entire process from importation, distribution and warehousing, to supply management, marketing and brand management. We do more than simply manage brands—we grow them through strong relationships and smart strategies.
Our reputation for delivering high-quality FMCG products, on time and at competitive prices, has allowed us to become one of fastest-growing brand management and distribution companies in Australia and New Zealand. We also have a successful parallel importation arm of the business, with a reach that extends around the globe.
UCC Australia is involved at every stage of the supply chain, using reputable suppliers to achieve the best possible results with every delivery. Our modern warehouse and integrated systems meet the demands of the world’s largest brands, backed by a team who cherish the brands in their care.
Our Commitment to Sustainability
Consumers in Australia are more likely to switch brands for sustainability reasons than any other country in the world. By managing our operations in a sustainable way, we can minimise our impact on the environment and enhance the reputation of our brands and retailers.
We dispose of waste safely and maintain a stringent program of reusing and recycling, to divert as much waste from landfill as possible. Our suppliers are monitored regularly to ensure they uphold our sustainability standards.
We source sustainable packaging for products that need protection during transport or display. 100% of our waste packaging is recycled, so we can reduce our impact without damaging the reputation of our brands.
We aim to reduce our water use, by making sure any water from our sales offices, warehouse and supply chain is used as sustainably as possible. This includes management of rainwater runoff and grey water recycling.
Climate & Energy
Our warehouse was purpose-built with sustainability principles in mind, such as the insulation and careful positioning of vents that allow us to control temperatures without the use of electrical cooling or airflow assistance.
UCC Australia is committed to sourcing our goods ethically and morally, and we only work with brand owners who meet the appropriate guidelines of ethical sourcing which includes: labour rights, human rights, environment, health and safety, and business integrity.