Direct Distribution provides their full range of services throughout the whole of Scotland. This includes over 5,000 outlets to display your print, street teams and event support staff. We can also target the rest of the UK with our partners. DD have office and warehouse facilities in Glasgow & Dundee as well as access to facilities in Edinburgh, Carrbridge and the Borders. Over the years DD have developed an impressive portfolio of display outlets targeting both a maximum number of visitors to Scotland and the Scottish domestic market. The geographic reach of our merchandisers ensure that we deliver maximum exposure, maximum pick-up and minimum waste throughout our services.
The following statistics demonstrate DD's geographic coverage and reach
•5,000+ carefully chosen outlets to deliver maximum reach for this contract.
•26 million passengers a year are targeted with our exclusive displays through Firstscotrail in stations such as Fort William, Edinburgh Haymarket and Perth.
•8 great Motorway stops with exclusive displays along the M74, M6, M1 and M8 including Roadchef’s, Tbays and BP stops.
•1,200,000 visitors targeted at our exclusive displays in the SECC.
•3,300 accommodation outlets targeted from Holiday Inns’ and Best Westerns’ through to caravan & camping and self catering outlets
•600,000 miles a year throughout Scotland servicing display outlets.
•936 outlets in the South East area are routinely serviced including Royal Yacht Britannia, Edinburgh Bus Station, Camera Obscura, St James Centre, Princes Mall, Our Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh Waverley Station, Edinburgh Filmhouse and over 600 accommodation outlets in Edinburgh etc.
•100 leisure facilities across Scotland.
•50 million combined footfall in shopping centres including Braehead & and Buchanan Galleries in Glasgow, St James & Princes Mall in Edinburgh, Livingston Designer Outlet, Stirling Thistle & Falkirk Howgate, St John’s in Perth & Wellgate in Dundee, Kingdom Centre in Fife and key Centres and Malls in Aberdeen.
•500+ bars & cafes throughout Scotland
•70 of the top arts venues in Scotland including Edinburgh Filmhouse, Kings Theatre Glasgow, Tolbooth in Stirling, DCA Dundee, His Majesty's Theatre Aberdeen, Eden Court Inverness.
•86 Subway sandwich stores provided with hand-2-hand services.
•361 Days of the year placing leaflet in outlets, delivering print, putting up posters, handing out postcards, posting door-to-door, mailing flyers, storing magazines, displaying bedroom folders....phew!