FULL LOAD TRANSPORT

Our hard-working nationwide fleet is one of the largest and newest in the UK, and our focus on innovation, strategic planning, reducing emissions and providing value for money allows us to provide exceptional service.

We operate from more than 100 strategically located sites across the UK and Ireland, distributing over 29.5 million units across the network every week, to more than 30,000 locations each day, including newspapers and magazines, retail stock, food and ingredients, healthcare consumables and parcel delivery services.

TOTAL TRANSPORT SOLUTIONS THAT YOU CAN TRUST

With specialist trunking of customer deliveries, JIT deliveries, supplier collections, inter-site transfers, on site shunting and returns, Menzies can provide your total transport solutions from FLT to Groupage across our national network, any time of the day or night.

 

Specialising in Bulk Freight Goods, Chilled, Frozen And Ambient Products, our solutions are designed to meet your needs, from short term peak support to multi-year and multi-site contracts. With the option of international freight handling for import and export by land, sea and air and access to European road transport and worldwide freight through our network in 125 countries.

largest fleet of high cube trailers in the country

To maximise capacity, we operate the largest fleet of high cube trailers in the country benefiting customers moving high volumes of large, lightweight items. We also operate a number of double-deck trailers and longer length semi-trailers offering an extra 16% capacity per load compared to a conventional trailer, significantly reducing the number of journeys required.

 

Our transport fleet replacement programme means our average vehicle age is less than two years old, and only 3.5 for trailers, and by continuously introducing new technology we meet Clean Air Zone regulations, minimise vehicle emissions and record outstanding levels of uptime.

COMPREHENSIVE FLEET AND DRIVER INVESTMENT

We also work closely with manufacturers and industry bodies to ensure we are on top of sector developments, logistics challenges, and legislative changes.

 

We invest heavily in our driver team, including providing a telematics system incorporating in-cab cameras and bespoke individual training based on performance metrics, ensuring drivers can maximise their skills, efficiency and making our roads safer.

NATIONWIDE COVERAGE

We have a far reaching network covering the whole of the UK and Ireland, including a mix of large, dedicated distribution centres and multi-user operations. We work hard to structure our services around our customers’ operations providing full and part loads.

PRIMARY LOGISTICS / TRUNKING

Our network and fleet composition are able to handle all of your primary logistics needs.

PALLETISED NETWORK

Our palletised network is based on six strategically located hubs in East Kilbride, Wakefield, Bury, Corby, Droitwich and Avonmouth and we operate a nationwide next-day pallet service.

THROUGH THE NIGHT

We also provide a ‘Through The Night’ service for goods needed at the start of a working day — an option that proves extremely popular with customers in the automotive and engineering sectors who require parts distribution and emergency parts. Our trusted drivers are used to delivering to manned and unmanned locations with access via a key or code.

INTERNATIONAL

Our nationwide depot network can also be accessed by our colleagues at Menzies Distribution Logistics Ltd to include European road freight and global air and sea freight.

 

For more information visit our International markets page.

Latest Technology

We use a single Transport Management System to ensure our orders are captured, routed and scheduled as efficiently as possible, as well as vehicle tracking to provide full traceability.

 

Handheld devices allow our drivers to capture electronic PODs and photos, and our system allows images to be instantly transmitted to our support centres and customers. We also have the ability to scan bar codes at every stage of the supply chain, providing live updates of the quantity at each location — a tool that improves control, reduces losses and proactively helps to avoid supply shortages.

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Thank you to Menzies. As it's always good to hear positive feedback from the patients. We appreciate how hard everyone involved in our partnership works at Menzies to ensure that our patients receive the best possible service.

Healthcare Customer


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