Menzies acquires JBT Distribution as growth plan accelerates

Menzies Distribution has announced the acquisition of Scotland-based logistics specialist JBT Distribution.

The transaction extends Menzies’ network coverage with the addition of 200 vehicles and six operating sites.

JBT boasts annual sales of over £23 million and sits alongside Menzies in Motor Transport’s Top 100 logistics companies by size.

Headquartered in Bathgate, West Lothian, with further depots in Aberdeen, Inverness, East Kilbride, Lerwick (Shetland) and Kirkwall (Orkney), the acquisition adds to Menzies’ geographical reach across Scotland and its growing blue-chip customer base. It also provides further capability to Menzies’ growing range of B2B retail logistics services.

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