Pepsi Cola Products Philippines Inc. (PCPPI)—the exclusive manufacturer of PepsiCo beverages in the country— takes on bold transformational agenda to strengthen its position for long-term growth.
"Our transformation urges us to digitize, streamline processes, rationalize spendings, and review our roadmaps. These are part of the company’s multifaceted approach to usher the business to sustainable profitability," said PCPPI president and chief executive officer (CEO) Frederick D. Ong, during the company’s virtual summit held last April.
The company, despite the pandemic in 2020, launched its ambitious transformation journey. In November last year, the 2-year rigorous planning and full implementation of its advanced Enterprise Management System happened integrating eight, end-to-end core business processes.
Also before 2020 ended, the company’s expansion and sustainability projects ensued. Earlier this year, it opened its newest line in Santo Tomas, Batangas to boost production. Additionally, PCPPI inked a deal to install solar panels in three of its plants. The rest of the firm's manufacturing plants will also be solar-powered soon.
PCPPI also sees its non-carbonated products pitching in to the company's good performance in 2021. But it emphasizes that the softdrinks line will still hold strong presence.
With a promising 2021 first quarter, PCPPI extends several of the innovations they started in the previous year. These include further business automation, reconfiguring the organization, and improving manufacturing and sales footprint. Such actions will deliver cost savings and increase productivity for the beverage firm.
“The business performs better because our transformation journey is starting to manifest. We continue to aim for financial and business growth beyond the global health crisis, and to boost economic activity and recovery,” Ong said.
PPCPI manufactures and sells well-known PepsiCo beverages brands such as Pepsi-Cola, Mountain Dew, 7-Up, Mirinda, Mug, Gatorade, Aquafina, Premier, Sting, Tropicana and Lipton.