Blue Sky Distribution International is based in Johannesburg, South Africa for the brand management of an exclusive hand-selected portfolio of powerful brands throughout Africa, Middle East & Asia.
Directed by 4 leaders with a collective of over 80 years of international beauty experience in South Africa & the African continent (spanning the Middle East & Asia).
Blue Sky’s operational capacity reaches across local & international distribution, sales, merchandising, marketing & education within the mass retail & professional space with a powerful team in SA as well as operational control within 26 countries across Africa.
Wayne La Grange (Founder and CEO) has over 22 years of distribution experience with 19 spent in Beauty alone. His most recent roles include heading Environ Distribution South Africa as Managing Director, Commercial Director to L’Oréal Sub-Sahara and East Africa (based in SA and Kenya) and Commercial Manager at SABMiller.
He has a BCom Degree from Pretoria University and an MBA from Milpark Business School as well as having attended advanced management training at INSEAD University in Paris France.
Blue Sky serves South Africa through 4 warehouses located in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town, 12 sales and education representatives, 3 Regional Distribution teams with capacity to reach in excess of 2000 professional doors in South Africa alone within the space of one day through our logistics partners DPD LazerLogistics Group (Pty) Ltd. and GeoPost SA (a holding company owned by La GroupeLa Poste – with revenue in excess of 5.7Billion EU and the second largest parcel delivery network in Europe
Our central MCC warehouse (managed by our resident Pharmacist) in Johannesburg is able to manage Pharmaceutical grade product with extensive regulatory & compliance expertise. We incorporate the latest technology for tracking, specialized product handling, temperature controlled (cold chain) & high-value distribution as well as being able to provide MCC & SAPC regulatory advice.
“Since we went live with Sage Evolution, the company has benefited from more accurate financial reporting, better controls, absolute stability, streamlined business processes & a great business to business integration opportunities. “
Our international product movement is powered by GAC Laser International Logistics, a leading independent clearing, and forwarding company jointly owned and managed by the Laser Group and the GAC Group – providing high-quality end-to-end solutions across all industry sectors in 230 countries, every day, with complete visibility & real-time reporting on each shipment.
“Our philosophy is Growth through Relationship and we look forward to being in your service!” Wayne La Grange, CEO Blue Sky Distribution International Pty Ltd