Bibby Distribution has, due to significant investment in its fleet and driver training in 2012, reduced its total diesel consumption by 2%. This reduction follows an 18-month period of initiatives including the introduction of 20 new Don-Bur Teardrop trailers and advanced training in Safe and Fuel Efficient Driving (SAFED) for more than 400 of its drivers. “This is not only a moral obligation, but reducing our CO2 emissions generally provides a cost benefit as well,” said Iain Speak, Bibby’s chief […]
Bibby Distribution has become the latest operator to commit to a fleet refresh, with MAN set to deliver a total of 450 TGX tractors to the business during the next 18 months. An initial 55 Euro-5 units have already entered service in the Bibby fleet, with 131 scheduled for delivery in September. The remaining 264 TGX 440s will be presented throughout 2013. All units are fitted with Microlise telematics, so by the end of next year the whole Bibby fleet […]
Bibby Distribution has reorganised internally following a two year acquisition spree and a series of contract wins and renewals in 2012. It will now divide its operations across four separate customer sectors; food manufacturing, FMCG, packaging, and paper and industrial. Iain Speak, chief executive of Bibby, told MT.co.uk that the changes were necessary in order for each division to be seen as experts on the customer sectors they serve. “We have made organisational changes so that we can articulate better […]
Whether it is a major infrastructure project or small housing development, construction sites nowadays have to provide toilets, washing facilities and areas to rest and eat – creating a large demand for temporary amenities, writes Simon Jack.