Bibby Distribution Services is to change its name to Bibby Supply Chain Services following its return to profitability in 2013. As exclusively revealed by Motortransport.co.uk yesterday, the operator, part of Bibby Line Group, returned a profit for the financial year ended 31 December 2013 after it suffered a loss in its subsidiary System Training in 2012. Bibby Distribution Services (Holdings) turned a pre-tax loss of £4.6m in 2012 into a pre-tax profit of £4.6m in 2013. Turnover was broadly flat […]
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.
Bibby Distribution has spent £1.2m on 18 new tankers for its food ingredients logistics operation.
Richard Morson, the former finance director at Norbert Dentressangle, has joined Bibby Distribution in the same, newly-created, role. Bibby has created a finance director position to strengthen its senior management – Morson was also formerly group financial controller at TDG and has 11 years experience in the industry. “[Morson] is an advocate of the importance of finance as a value added service to the business through active business partnering,” said Paul Cullingford, chief financial officer at Bibby. “He also has […]