A majority of respondents in the transport and logistics sector believe competition has intensified in the past year, according to research from Menzies. As part of a research study of more than 1,000 SMEs, 30 road transport companies were quizzed on the current and future challenges that they face. Key findings were: 83% of SME owners in the transport and logistics sector say the rules of doing business have changed significantly in the past year (more than the cross-industry average […]
Menzies Distribution has won a five-year national contract with Newsprinters, which will see it providing primary trunking services to the business.
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is about to enter the final stage of its investigation into Mercedes-Benz and five vehicle dealerships over suspected breaches of the Competition Act in the distribution of commercial vehicles. The investigation, launched in 2010, relates to five separate alleged infringements between March 2007 and January 2010, each of them involving two or three dealers, and two of them also involving Mercedes-Benz. Apart from Mercedes UK parent Daimler UK, and ultimate parent Daimler AG, the […]
Menzies Distribution has been sold, for an undisclosed sum, to private equity firm Endless.