CM Downton has won a £15m contract from Bibby Distribution, transporting goods for insulation manufacturer Isover UK. The five-year deal with the Saint Gobain-owned company will see Downton store and transport goods from Isover’s Runcorn factroy, just 400m away from Downton’s own site. Management, transport and warehouse staff from Bibby, six in total, have been transferred to CM Downton and the operator took full control of the operation in May this year. It also took ownership of 20 Isover-branded trailers. […]
Bibby Distribution’s 18-month transformation strategy is finally coming to fruition, as the MT Top 100 operator turned a profit for the first time in two years. A complete review of the operation, from warehouse to board structure, has taken place, with the company aiming to go “back to basics”. This has seen the disposal of non-logistics divisions from the Bibby Supply Chain portfolio – training arm Systems Training in 2015, and agency business Direct Workforce at the end of 2016. “From […]
Growth from new and existing contracts has seen CM Downton add 300 new vehicles to its fleet.