The Fed has been advised by Menzies Distribution that The NMA have requested a 30-minute cut-off extension for Sunday, September 10 due to an international rugby game the following evening.
England vs Argentina with play in the Rugby World Cup the following evening, kicking off at 8pm on Saturday, September 9.
The NMA have requested a 30-minute cut-off extension for the distribution of newspapers due to this.
Their communication follows:
“Publishers are scheduling not to utilise the extension however it is there as a contingency to maximise reporting coverage of the game. However they have been reminded that clear communications are vital to allow our depots to plan their distribution on Sunday morning.
Management and staff have been instructed to stay in close contact with relevant print sites and night circulation teams, and to take all actions possible to minimise any disruption or delays to store deliveries.”