Menzies Distribution has seen off competitors to win a five-year contract with Devon-based Burts Snacks, strengthening its position in the food transport sector. The new deal, which runs seven days a week, will see Menzies deliver full loads to Burts’ two main supermarket customers, from two third-party warehouses, distribute full loads directly from the Leicester factory to a range of national customers, and collect full loads from Leicester to deliver to a third-party warehouse. Menzies will also boost its fleet […]
‘Just in time’ is being replaced by ‘just in case’, as volatility in the supply chain continues and companies increase suppliers close to home, according to a survey of manufacturers.
Menzies Distribution has been sold, for an undisclosed sum, to private equity firm Endless.
By the time the Beast from the East had done its damage and spring was finally making itself known, official figures showed that there had been 574 insolvencies in UK logistics during the first three months of 2018.