Newsprinters picks Menzies for primary logistics

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Newsprinters has awarded a five year contract to Menzies Distribution to provide primary logistics trunking services.

The printer, which is part of News International, prints the Financial Times, Daily Mail, and The Telegraph as well as The Times and The Sun. It has sites at Broxbourne, Knowsley and Eurocentral.

Menzies provide bulk distribution of newspapers and magazines from these sites into wholesale locations across the UK.

Darren Barker.

In addition Newsprinters parent company News UK has also signed a contract with Menzies Distribution to undertake retail deliveries to over 40% of the UK retail network for the next five years from July 2019.

The expanded deal consolidates Newsprinters’ primary and wholesale distribution within one partnership.

Newsprinters managing director Darren Barker said: “I’m delighted to expand our relationship with Menzies to additionally cover our bulk distribution needs into wholesale. Driving collaborative and efficient working across the sector, and within our supply chain, is a core pillar of our strategy; plus with fewer vehicles on the road, we’re also driving a greener business. This five year partnership underlines our commitment to developing friction-free end-to-end solutions for our current and future customers.”

Magazine giant awards trunking and distribution contract to Menzies

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