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 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.
Last month MT exclusively revealed that Yodel chief executive Jonathan Smith is to leave the parcels firm after two years in charge of the combined DHL Express Domestic UK and HDNL (not to mention 18 months in charge of the DHL business alone). Smith’s CV shows more than 20 years’ experience in parcels, including a spell as chief executive of City Link – before its problematic take-over of Target Express – and a regional director role at British Rail’s parcels […]