About Us

MSD is a multi award winning family run business with second generation members established in senior management positions based in Leicestershire. A UK & European Storage & Distribution Company that offers complete transport & warehousing solutions for businesses across the East Midlands. From our three Leicestershire, Transport & Warehousing sites, with a combined dedicated 120,000 square foot of space.

We regard ourselves as number 1 because we believe that we can at very least match any of our competitors for not only price but more importantly, VALUE for money & service. MSD was formed in 1996 as Mitchell Transport and later as a limited company in 1998 as Mitchell Storage & Distribution (MSD) Ltd. First starting out as a van courier haulier and later moving in to networking with a national courier network for parcel shipments nationwide. From building years of networking and time critical experience we were offered a lucrative partnership & joined the Fortec Distribution Network in November 2007 as it’s Leicestershire Depot. MSD became the largest freight inputting by volume depot of the network and were then moving forward in business strategy to move together in member partnership with a large well known brand and joined Palletforce, the UK’s leading pallet network. This has given MSD massive quality in it’s delivery service as well as expanding it’s reach across the country as being part of one of the fastest growing Pallet Distribution Networks which enables us to be your leading Leicestershire Transport company.

Conveniently situated close to the A46 and A607, in the heart of Leicestershire, Midlands – MSD offers same-day courier distribution throughout the UK at competitive rates, collecting single or multiple items from customers’ premises 24 hours a day, seven days a week. An overnight pallet & parcel service for next day delivery nationwide gives a choice of next day 24 hour and economy 48 hour and timed specific services as well as full Europe and International service. Now operating out from a 3 dedicated transport and warehousing combined 120,000 square foot sites with over 50 trucks and trailers together with vans, lutons and rigid curtain sided vehicles. All vehicles equipped with pump truck both manual and electric together with tail lift facilities. Our service range is now broad enough to meet any criteria. As well as live vehicle camera’s for product security and safety. Together will full fleet GPS tracking.

MSD tailors its service to the customer by being as flexible as possible. Our family business ethos bleeds right through the core of the company and when we take a new client on, they become part of that. We treat your freight, like it is our own. Our employees are part of our family and when you align with our business, we go the extra mile to ensure you never look at alternative suppliers again. You have found the company your business needs demand.

Companies find MSD’s services more cost effective than most couriers out there, because we now carry for many large and efficient business’s in our area, it gives us significant buying power within our parcel and pallet nationwide networks with whom we work with. Which we then of course can pass that on to our customers. Coupled together with storage facilities which takes consignments of up to 10,0000 pallets plus trailer loading and unloading, pick, pack and dispatch.

MSD has also now been audited and approved by a worldwide trans-Atlantic blue chip multi million pound client to whom we now boast as our mantra for how we operate.

Clients can check the progress of their package either online or by phone. For regular users of MSD’s services can have tracking software installed on their company’s computers. Installation is free as is the training which MSD provides to familiarise the customer with the easy-to-use software.

MSD has been awarded numerous accolades in recent years such as :

Palletforce’s National UK ‘Chairman’s 100% Club’ Award Winners 2021

Palletforce’s Network & Brand Ambassador of the Year Winners 2021

Cyber Essentials Accreditation 2021

Palletforce’s Sales & Marketing Depot of the Year Winners 2020

Palletforce’s Network & Brand Ambassador of the Year Winners 2020

Palletforce’s Network & Brand Ambassador of the Year Winners 2019

Cyber Essentials Accreditation 2017

Fortec’s Commercial Excellence Depot of the Year Award Winners 2015

Fortec’s Commercial Excellence Depot of the Year Award Winners 2014

Highly commended family business of the year 2014

Fortec’s International Depot of the Year Award Winners for 2013

Fortec’s International Depot of the Year Award Winners for 2012

Fortec’s Depot of the Year Award Winners for 2012

MSD also sponsors local sports teams, Syston Town Cricket Club & Melton Mowbray Rugby FC Juniors