News International (NI) says it is extending its newspaper distribution contract with own-account operator Smiths News, a deal that is worth over £40m a year. The agreement will see Smiths news distributing copies of the Times, Sunday Times and the Sun until 2019, increasing the group’s market share of NI’s wholesale business to just under half. Smiths News CEO Mark Cashmore says: “We are delighted to be extending our relationship with NI, which further endorses our business model and reinforces […]
Menzies Distribution has delivered new contracts with the Frontline Group, winning the magazine sales and distribution company’s business from previous transport supplier CM Downton.
Connect Group’s Smiths News has struck a long term deal with magazine distributor Marketforce, worth £130m in annual turnover.
Bedfords Group has won a five-year contract extension with Associated Newspapers, covering distribution of the Daily Mail and The Mail on Sunday.