Former Bibby Distribution head of business development, David Hutchings, has been appointed to the newly created role of head of business development at Gloucestershire-based CM Downton. Downton, which won the Motor Transport Haulier of the Year Award in June and has doubled its turnover in the last three years, says Hutchings will be key to achieving its targets for further growth. Prior to joining Bibby, Hutchings held senior business development roles at Wincanton and Christian Salvesen.
MT Awards 2020: Bibby Distribution’s mission to cut accidents wins Safety in Operation Award sponsored by VisonTrack
Bibby Distribution chief executive Richard Morson candidly told MT in a recent interview that “the Covid-19 pandemic is the ultimate test of resilience for any business”. And nothing could prove this more than the performance of a company’s health and safety strategy during a time of global crisis.
Bibby Distribution has had its contract with retail and corporate interiors fitter and supplier Havelock extended by one year.
Visiting the Atchison Topeka depot in Droitwitch, now run by Bibby Distribution, it is easy to imagine – after seeing a warehouse full of jam ready to go into a famous biscuit – that they have turned the phrase ‘jam tomorrow and jam yesterday, but never jam today’ on its head. There definitely is jam today.