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Menzies Distribution Reviews

Updated Jun 27, 2019

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Menzies Distribution CEO Paula Bell
Paula Bell
5 Ratings
  1. "A good place to work"

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    Former Employee - General Manager in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Menzies Distribution full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Staff; Management; Hours; Location; Opportunities

    Cons

    Parent Company is inefficient and disinterested.

    Advice to Management

    Get behind your people. Find the good and. It the bad in them

    Menzies Distribution2019-06-27
  2. "Menzies"

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    Current Employee - Regional Health and Safety Advisor in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Menzies Distribution full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Invest in employees and able to work yourself up the ladder if your willing to put the hard working in. Some really talented staff within and going in the right direction with contract wins and diversifying

    Cons

    Not the best payers compared to other companies but do invest in training etc.

    Advice to Management

    Some not all could be more proactive in health and safety

    Menzies Distribution2019-06-24
  3. "Menzies Distribution"

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    Current Employee - General Manager in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Menzies Distribution full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great place to work, lots of highly motivated people who want to do a good job for the company and for its customers

    Cons

    Historically a lot of the jobs were night related but the company is diversifying into more and more daytime work.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what your are doing with the focus on winning business from existing and new clients really paying dividends

    Menzies Distribution2019-04-17
  4. "Dont work here"

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    Current Employee - Accounts Assistant in Edinburgh, Scotland

    I have been working at Menzies Distribution part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexi hours Met some nice people

    Cons

    Poor management No progression Terrible pay Management dont communicate

    Advice to Management

    You need to communicate with employees better instead of keeping us in the dark Not professional at all

    Menzies Distribution2019-05-12
  5. "cru scanner"

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    Former Employee - Factory Worker in Paisley, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Menzies Distribution part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    opportunity of over time at all times usually

    Cons

    Management is bad and supervisors do nothing but stand and watch you work

    Menzies Distribution2019-05-09
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Average"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Menzies Distribution full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good people working there so can make friends

    Cons

    Hard to get anything to change

    Menzies Distribution2019-01-12
  7. "Hgv driver."

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    Former Employee - Hgv Driver in Birmingham, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Menzies Distribution full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    None. Never happy if you get done early

    Cons

    Long hours. Full wagons. If you get finished early there not happy.

    Advice to Management

    Need to chill out and stop harassing the drivers.

    Menzies Distribution2018-07-19
  8. "Dayshift supervisor"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in

      I worked at Menzies Distribution full-time

      Pros

      good hours and well paid

      Cons

      lack of leadership direction, 6 day weeks

      Advice to Management

      more assertive

      Menzies Distribution2018-04-30
    • Helpful (1)

      "Good company to work for"

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      Former Employee - Supervisor in Edinburgh, Scotland
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Menzies Distribution full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      A lot of long-serving, loyal staff. A good, solid company to work for. Management are pretty flexible and reasonable too. Flexi-time available in some teams. Head office has a free on-site gym. Lovely office building

      Cons

      Rates of pay not great for some. No real benefits to speak of on top of salary. Difficult to recruit/develop staff if not offering competitive salaries.

      Advice to Management

      Offer more competitive salaries, to allow the business to recruit and keep the best people.

      Menzies Distribution2018-02-03
    • Helpful (1)

      "Professional scanner"

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      Current Employee - Professional Scanner in Paisley, Scotland
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook

      I have been working at Menzies Distribution part-time for more than 5 years

      Pros

      Some good people to work with, flexible with working hours, opportunity for overtime

      Cons

      Very Boring and constantly being scrutinised

      Menzies Distribution2018-02-02
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