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Menzies(John) PLC (MNZS)

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Wednesday 23 February, 2005

Menzies(John) PLC

Response to OFT announcement

Menzies(John) PLC
23 February 2005

                          Response to OFT announcement

John Menzies plc notes the announcement by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) of
its provisional conclusions on newspaper and magazine distribution.  The
statement supports the existing territory distribution arrangements for
newspapers whilst introducing the potential for some fragmentation in magazine

Menzies Distribution is one of the country's most efficient magazine
distribution businesses and its focus on the customer has enabled it to
introduce industry-leading solutions for the benefit of both the publisher and
the retailer, such as its Sales Based Replenishment system recently implemented
nationally with the major retailers.  Menzies therefore considers that it is
well placed in this market.

Commenting on the OFT statement, Patrick Macdonald, Chief Executive, said;

'We note the OFT's provisional conclusions and welcome the commitment to
territorial distribution.  We believe it important to recognise that newspapers
and magazines share the same economic route to market.  We look forward to
receiving the OFT's draft advisory opinion and to playing our part in the
ensuing consultation process.'


Alastair Couper, Investor Relations, John Menzies plc          0131 459 8060

Anthony Kennaway, Citigate Dewe Rogerson                       020 7282 1076

 1. John Menzies plc, the time-critical logistics company, is one of Scotland's
    largest companies. The company has two operating divisions, Menzies
    Distribution and Menzies Aviation. Both divisions whilst operating in two
    distinct sectors, are characterised by the need to provide an efficient,
    high quality, time-critical service to its customers and partners.

 2. In the half-year ended 26 June 2004, Menzies reported turnover of £687.3m
    (2003 - £641.9m) and Group operating profit before tax of £13.4m (2003 -
    £3.9m). Turnover at the Distribution division was £562.4m (2003 - £524.0m)
    whilst operating profit was £15.0m (2003, £12.0m).  In the Aviation division
    turnover was £124.9m (2003, £117.9m) and operating profit was £4.0m against
    £(1.5m) in 2003.

 3. The company was established in 1833 and its head office is in Edinburgh,
    Scotland. Today the company is an international operation with offices,
    partners and contracts located in Europe, North and South America,
    Australasia and Africa.

 4. Menzies Distribution is a leading provider of added value distribution and
    marketing services to the newspaper and magazine supply chain in the UK. The
    division handles over 3,000 magazine titles and 4 million newspapers each
    day (5 million on Sundays) which are delivered to more than 21,200

 5. Menzies Aviation is one of the world's major independent suppliers of ground
    handling services to the aviation market providing passenger, ramp and cargo
    services for many of the world's leading airlines and some of the busiest
    international airports. The division employs over 8,000 people across the
    globe, at 90 airports in 21 countries servicing in excess of 500 airline

 6. Further information on John Menzies plc can be found at:;; and

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