Bibby Distribution Services (Holdings) slipped into the red to the tune of almost £4m in the year to 31 December 2012, compared with a £4.5m operating profit the previous year. This was the result of a £7.5m loss at its subsidiary System Training. Bibby Distribution chief executive Iain Speak said the distribution business made a “reasonable” profit considering it was still incurring restructuring costs after a series of acquisitions in the past three years. Speak said action had been taken […]
Bibby Distribution has had five MAN TGS LS tractive units converted into dual-fuel trucks using LPG for its work with Unipart Rail, in a move it suggested would save up to £200,000 of fuel and reduce CO2 emissions by 10% over the next five years.
The DfT will offer longer semi-trailers on a first come, first served basis before next year, after admitting the current timescale for getting the trial’s 1,800 units onto the UK’s roads will not be met.
The ongoing threat of strike action at Royal Mail has encouraged many of its customers to switch to rival carriers, while growth in new contracts has slowed, the firm admitted in its half year results.