Menzies Distribution has bought fully electric final-mile delivery firm Gnewt Cargo for an undisclosed sum. London-based Gnewt Cargo runs 100 electric vehicles in the city, and Menzies said the acquisition will support its drive to build a neutral, UK-wide parcel consolidation service while boosting its green portfolio. Menzies MD Greg Michael added it would give the operator a “stronger, cleaner presence in the London market”. A spokesman for Menzies told MT the Gnewt Cargo name would remain in place, as […]
Leasing and rental provider Fraikin has signed a new contract with Menzies Distribution, which will see it provide 50 new trucks and vans to the distribution and logistics company.
With more than 1,500 customers affected by the Olympic Route Network, Menzies Distribution faced a tough job getting newspapers delivered across London during the Games before the 6am curfew. During the past fortnight no one could have escaped Olympics fever as our national newspapers avidly reported every medal win, every Team GB commiseration, and everything in between. For sports journalists and editors on the national newspapers, the London 2012 Games would have been a pinnacle of their careers. They would […]
The logistics industry has welcomed the proposals in the Taylor review into self-employed workers as a sensible, half-way house that would provide those in the ‘gig economy’ more security while still affording businesses the flexibility they require.