UK Volume 21 Superbrands UK Annual Vol.21 Menzies Distribution is a logistics business providing smarter, more agile and more sustainable supply chain solutions for businesses. By applying new and innovative business models , Menzies is seen as the positive disruptor in the logistics space and is revolutionising supply chain process and performance across a variety of markets Market Menzies Distribution provides smarter supply chain solutions to a variety of market sectors across the whole of the UK and Ireland, with services including stock replenishment, click & collect, returns and parcels delivery to sectors including; retail and grocers, healthcare and pharmaceutical, field service engineers and travel, as well as acting as a neutral consolidator for parcel carriers across Scotland. Menzies also plays a critical role in the newstrade end-to-end supply chain, providing primary trunking and final mile logistics for newspapers, magazines, and other newstrade products. During 2020, Menzies Distribution responded to rapidly changing needs, working with the NHS to supply vital PPE, it also helped retailers keep their shelves stocked when consumer demand for certain goods saw exponential increases in the face of the Covid-19 crisis. Product Menzies Distribution deploys new business models for organisations who are looking for better routes to market. Utilising its depth of industry knowledge and expertise, Menzies Distribution is making supply chains smarter, more flexible and sustainable. Its fundamental understanding of what drives value allows it to develop solutions that keep businesses going and growing. Menzies Distribution operates 24/7, 364 days a year from 60 UK logistics hubs, including its Coventry National Distribution Centre. Using a national footprint ‘hub and spoke’ structure, Menzies creates bespoke supply chain solutions aligned to the specific needs of individual customers. This system allows for four key benefits; speed, precision, scaleability and excellent service, even in the most challenging of times. Achievements In 2020, Menzies Distribution was named as one of the UK’s top-performing private companies in The Sunday Times Top Track 100, for the second consecutive year. This ranks Britain’s top 100 private companies by fastest growing sales figures over the last three years. Menzies Distribution has risen four places from its strong position the previous year, and now ranks at number 55 in the table. The 2020 list takes Covid-19 into account and highlights how the UK’s biggest private companies have supported the country during the crisis, how it has impacted their industries, and how they are adapting. Menzies Distribution was Highly Commended in the 2020 NMA awards in the ‘sustainability strategy of the year’ category. Furthermore, it holds position eight in Motor Transport’s Top 100 Logistics Companies and was recognised at the GREENFLEET Awards. It has also received; an IoC Clean Air Award, Driver of the Year award, Sustainable Logistics Company of the Year in Corp 2020, a Last Mile Innovator Award and its Linwood based Customer Service Centre has achieved the CCA Global Service Excellence Award. Recent Developments Menzies Distribution’s national capability and time critical delivery expertise has aided its growth and diversification into adjacent markets. In 2020, the business rose to the challenges brought by the Covid-19 crisis, becoming a key supply chain partner in the distribution of critical PPE. Menzies Distribution commenced deliveries, utilising its fast and During one weekend in lockdown, 10 million items of PPE were delivered to more than 1,000 different frontline settings – all picked and packed to individual site level DID YOU KNOW?