News distribution specialist CM Downton has secured its first contract with Connect Group’s Smiths News. Smiths News, sister company to Tuffnells Parcel Express, has a 55% market share of the news distribution industry. Downton’s contract with the group will see the operator perform multiple daily trunks of magazines between a Smiths News magazine hub in Hemel Hempstead and depots in Stevenage and Hornsey. Downton said its experience in the print sector helped it secure the deal in a competitive tender. […]
CM Downton is set to deliver more than nine million Christmas TV guides to wholesalers and retailers this weekend.
The shortlist for the second Microlise Driver of the Year Awards has been released ahead of the award ceremony later this month.
Tuffnells owner Connect Group is to sell its care and education division in order to focus on the growth of its parcels and news services.