Cyprus is an island and as a result the continental short trucking transit times are not achievable due to the fact air services are always used
98% of the businesses in Cyprus are small and medium size enterprises. This fact is also reflected in the healthcare and pharmaceuticals sector at the POS (Point Of Sale) side. As a result the supply chain has more orders of lower value and quantities to many POSs thus adding to the logistics costs
Due to the existence of the tourism industry and liberal regulation the cosmetics sector is channelled to the consumer through most channels than any other industry
Electronic ordering and invoicing is not yet developed in Cyprus. This increases the cost for checking and administration for both suppliers and retailers
GAP has been serving the cosmetics industry for the last 10 years by gradually developing the various services required to support this demanding sector.