This company delivers more than 7m newspapers and magazines each morning to newsagents and retailers from its 56 depots in the UK and Ireland. The Paisley-headquartered business became independent last year when its parent, John Menzies, sold it to Endless private equity for £74.5m. Sales were a little more than £1bn in 2017 under managing director Greg Michael, 51, but margins are low, and the distributor secured a new £25m loan in February to fund a move into other logistics sectors and offset the downturn in print media.
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