The Canute Group has appointed a new operations director, Gary Sharp, with a remit to make the transport and warehousing divisions of the business more efficient. Sharp, who previously worked as divisional director at Bibby Distribution, will initially focus on creating greater financial awareness and ownership of budgets throughout Canute’s 12 regional warehouses. He will also highlight the importance of profit and loss forecasting to individual managers. “One of the first suggestions I made upon appointment was to pencil in […]
Bibby Distribution has opened a new 212,000 ft² warehouse and distribution facility and taken on more than 100 additional staff in Corby, Northants, to serve a major contract with Japanese food group Mizkan.
Bibby Distribution has, due to significant investment in its fleet and driver training in 2012, reduced its total diesel consumption by 2%.
Bibby Distribution has placed what is believed to be the largest single order for Euro-6 trucks with over 150 rigid and artic Mercedes-Benz vehicles to be delivered in 2014 and 2015.