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 […]
A sting in the tail from the disposal of System Group, coupled with client departures, contract delays and restructuring at its distribution business, saw losses widen at Bibby Supply Chain Services last year.
Bibby Distribution has appointed Paul Kavanagh as its chief operating officer. Kavanagh was MD of Peel Ports Group’s Medway division. He has also held senior positions at NYK Logistics, Christian Salvesen and P&O Ferrymasters. Iain Speak, chief executive of Bibby, says: “With full responsibility for the company’s UK operations, Paul’s primary focus will be to build upon recent successes and facilitate business growth via existing and new customers.” Last month Bibby revealed it had won a contract with Morrisons to […]
Operators attending Multimodal next week are urged to head over to Think Logistics’ stand, 622, to find out how they can get involved with promoting the sector to young people and assist with the launch of a series of logistics-themed Career Academies later this year.