Brief History

Harley’s Limited is a company registered in 1953 that deals in the sales, marketing and distribution of healthcare products, pharmaceuticals, surgical-equipment, medical equipment, ophthalmic equipment, theatre equipment and OTC products. The volume of business generated since the current management took over from 1975 has continued to grow steadily. At the time of acquisition by the current management the company purely traded in Pharmaceuticals in Kisumu (western Kenya) as a Wholesale Dispensing Chemist which is still functional.

In 1983, with the steady growth of business and with a view to expanding in agency business & cover the total Kenyan market, warehouses and offices were established in Nairobi. Nairobi being the capital of the country was a center for such business. Since then, till today, there has been no stopping or looking back. Due to the growing market demand and pressing need to excel in our service, we have now opened our Branch in Mombasa. We are happy to say that we have been appointed by 49 International Companies as their sole distributor in Kenya. We have been entrusted with the challenging job of doing the Marketing & Distribution combined with Brand Promotion and to meet up with the market requirements. Apart from the above mentioned Human Medicines / Pharmaceutical sector, we are also catering to the veterinary sector with a wide range.

Apart from Nairobi, we also have a strong distribution base for pharmaceuticals, surgical equipment, medical equipment and hospital furniture in Kisumu as well as in Mombasa.
With our widespread operation of coverage of outlets and distribution network spread all over the country, we are also proud to be the sub-distributors for many International Pharmaceutical companies as well as local manufacturers operating in Kenya.
In order to justify full network of distribution and marketing throughout Kenya, we have appointed sub-distributors in all major towns and trading centers. We also are on the approved list of suppliers of a number of N.G.O.’s, Government procurement agencies and a number of Private Procurement Agents both within Kenya and Internationally.

Over the years, we have developed a good relationship through committed services and ready availability of products, with all our customers and most others in the medical field. We also cater to tender business apart from supplying products on quotation basis to all major hospitals and institution where our business is very credible. We have been catering to the government, private institutions, parastatals, NGO’s and all major hospitals and pharmacies in Kenya for the last 21 years.

We have separate departments handling Sales & Marketing, Distribution & Dispatch, Finance, Imports, H.R., I.T., and Drug Registration & Regulatory Affairs. Each of our Departments has a team comprising of highly qualified and experienced professionals in the respective fields. We promote the products of our various suppliers through a current vibrant and enthusiastic team of 48 medical representatives apart from the marketing expatriates from the principal themselves.

We have a good delivery system in each of our branches to deliver through our own Delivery vans accompanied by our own delivery persons to provide personalized service. For Orders received from certain remote customers, we have a very good tie-up with the leading courier and parcel service providers who ensure that our customers get the goods on time.