What we do

Smiths News works around the clock, 364 days of the year, to ensure newspapers and magazines are distributed to retailers throughout England and Wales.

A leader in time sensitive logistics, serving 27,000 customers from 39 distribution centres across the UK. Smiths News’ people, processes and technology make it the UK’s number one wholesaler in the large newspaper and magazines market, categories with an annual value of £2.06bn and £3.3bn respectively.

Our customers include supermarkets, high street chains, independent retailers, petrol forecourts and home delivery networks. No customer is too big or too small. We are proud to offer an efficient, friendly and professional service.

Our capabilites

We manage one of the fastest supply chains in the world through our network of distribution centres, making 20,000 tracked customer deliveries each week.

Our nightly

We work around the clock to ensure our fast supply chain operates efficiently and smoothly.

Life in a
distribution centre

As a result of our 24hr a day operation, there really is never a dull moment in a Smiths News distribution centre.

Our capabilities