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 […]
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.
MT Awards 2020: Bibby Distribution’s mission to cut accidents wins Safety in Operation Award sponsored by VisonTrack
Bibby Distribution chief executive Richard Morson candidly told MT in a recent interview that “the Covid-19 pandemic is the ultimate test of resilience for any business”. And nothing could prove this more than the performance of a company’s health and safety strategy during a time of global crisis.
Bibby Supply Chain Services stemmed its losses last year, thanks in part to making a profit on the disposal of assets and investments relating to a contract exit during the period.