About us

As the leading distributors and wholesalers of pharmaceutical, medical and healthcare products in the UK Alliance Healthcare offers tailored healthcare solutions for customers.

Delivering twice daily to all of the nation's 16,500 dispensing points — community pharmaciesdispensing doctors and hospitals our network of distribution centres is the trusted partner for over 17,800 delivery points.

Ordering facts

  • 12,000 product lines available twice a day*
  • 9,000 products available next day
  • 2.2 million items picked per day
  • 12,000 enquiries per day

Delivery facts

  • 16,500 dispensing points to reach twice a day
  • 28,000 deliveries per day - one every 2.5 seconds
  • 1,100 vehicles covering 42 million miles per year
  • 10,200,000 deliveries a year

With over 80 years expertise we pride ourselves on providing world class service.  From frequency, accuracy and reliability of delivery to the range of products available and competitive pricing our customers can depend on Alliance Healthcare. Our innovative added-value services are custom made to help pharmacist develop their businesses

As the industry partner of choice we are working closely with leading pharmaceutical manufacturers to adapt their approach to distribution.

Find out more about our historywhat we do, our mission and values, and our management team


About Walgreens Boots Alliance

Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) is a global leader pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing retail. The company's heritage of trusted health care services through community pharmacy care and pharmaceutical wholesaling dates back more than 100 years.

Walgreens Boots Alliance is the largest retail pharmacy, health and daily living destination across the USA and Europe. Walgreens Boots Alliance and the companies in which it has equity method investments together have a presence in more than 25* countries and employ more than 354,000* people. The company is a global leader in pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing retail and, together with the companies in which it has equity method investments, has more than 18,500* stores in 11* countries as well as one of the largest global pharmaceutical wholesale and distribution networks, with more than 390* distribution centers delivering to more than 230,000** pharmacies, doctors, health centers and hospitals each year in more than 20* countries. In addition, Walgreens Boots Alliance is one of the world's largest purchasers of prescription drugs and many other health and wellbeing products. 

The company's portfolio of retail and business brands includes Walgreens, Duane Reade, Boots and Alliance Healthcare, as well as increasingly global health and beauty product brands, such as No7, Soap & Glory, Liz Earle, Sleek MakeUP and Botanics.

More company information is available at www.walgreensbootsalliance.com.

* As of 31 August 2018, using publicly available information for AmerisourceBergen.

** For 12 months ending 31 August 2018, using publicly available information for AmerisourceBergen.