Bibby Distribution has launched a 12-month apprenticeship scheme to attract school leavers into the logistics sector. The RightStart programme will see youngsters embarking on Level 2 apprenticeships at four different Bibby Distribution sites in the Midlands and South West to experience a cross-section of the markets the business operates within. At the end of the programme, Bibby says students will be ready to take on roles in transport, customer service, warehouse management and finance, with the opportunity to continue their […]
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 […]
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.