Menzies Updates & Documents

If you are a Smiths News customer, please visit the Smiths News page.

For the latest cover prices & barcode changes, please visit the EPOS page.

Each week the NFRN compiles data on publisher in-bound performance at each of the wholesale depots across the country.

Download the latest reports here – 20 November 2017

Business Update

Download Menzies Business Update for w/e 19  November 2017

 

Supplements & Customer Headlines

>>The following supplements will be published this weekend and will require trade insertion:

Saturday Express i/d 18th November

All Branches will receive the Saturday Express supplement for trade insertion.

Sunday Express i/d 19th November

All Branches will receive the Sunday Express supplement for trade insertion.

Daily Star i/d Saturday 18th November

Berwick Scot, Carlisle Scot, Belfast, Londonderry and all Scottish Branches will receive the Saturday Star supplement for trade insertion.

The Sunday Star i/d 19th November

Berwick Scot, Carlisle Scot, Belfast, Londonderry and all Scottish Branches will receive the Sunday Star supplement for trade insertion.

Financial Times i/d 18th November

Ashford, Bow, Chelmsford, Eastbourne, Grays, Ipswich, Maidstone, Norwich, Portsmouth, Ryde, SEL, Swansea & Weybridge will receive the How to Spend it ‘Xmas Unwrapped’ supplement for trade insertion

The following supplements will not be published / will not require trade insertion, therefore these should not be extracted to the pack:

The Saturday Star supplement i/d Saturday 18th November will be pre-inserted for Ashford, Berwick (Eng), Bow, Carlisle (Eng), Chelmsford, Chester, Eastbourne, Grays, Hull, Ipswich, Kendal, Maidstone, Norwich, Portsmouth, Preston, Rhyl, Ryde, Sheffield, SEL, Stockton, Swansea, Wakefield, Weybridge, York.

The Sunday Star supplement i/d Sunday 19th November will be pre-inserted for Ashford, Berwick (Eng), Bow, Carlisle (Eng), Chelmsford, Chester, Eastbourne, Grays, Hull, Ipswich, Kendal, Maidstone, Norwich, Portsmouth, Preston, Rhyl, Ryde, Sheffield, SEL, Stockton, Swansea, Wakefield, Weybridge, York.

Sunday Times Polybag – please note that this will run as normal

The Observer i/d 19th November will be pre-inserted for all branches

Financial Times How to Spend It ‘Xmas Unwrapped’ supplement i/d 18th November will be pre-inserted for all Scottish branches, Belfast, Londonderry, Carlisle, Chester, Hull, Kendal, Preston, Rhyl, Sheffield, Stockton, Wakefield and York.

 

Magazine Ranking Information

The file below details each of the magazine titles available ranked in revenue order, both nationally and by wholesale house. Check out the Newspro Toolkit for why stocking the best selling titles is so important.

Menzies Magazine Rankings (November 2017)

 

Important Menzies Distribution Documents

iMenzies User Guide

How to amend your Standing Orders on iMenzies

Menzies Carriage Charge Template

Changes to the way Menzies inform you about voucher credits

Change to Tote Box charge and credit procedure from 23 May 2016

Menzies Customer Service Pledge

Menzies Customer Welcome Pack

Menzies Terms and Conditions

Latest Information

Have your say on iMenzies

Menzies Distribution are currently looking at enhancing their iMenzies offer.

In order to ensure that these enhancements are in line with customers requirements they are looking for feedback and suggestions from retailers.

This can be done by completing the online survey.

There is also a comments section at the end of the survey for your suggestions.

This is a real opportunity to let the wholesaler know what you require, so please spare a few minutes of your time to have your say.

Linwood Distribution Changes

Following on from a letter sent by Menzies to customers on 1 May 2017, the wholesaler has confirmed they are ready to go live with their forthcoming distribution changes on Monday, 15 May 2017.

You don’t need to do anything to enable these changes.

If you have any questions at all, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the Menzies Customer Service Centre.

NFRN gives Menzies and DX merger a cautious thumbs up

The NFRN has given a cautious welcome to the news that John Menzies is discussing merging its newspaper and magazine distribution arm, Menzies Distribution, with DX Group.

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