Bibby Supply Chain Services chief executive Iain Speak is to leave the business at the end of this year to form his own consultancy. Speak has been with the firm for 17 years, overseeing a rise in Bibby Distribution’s turnover over that period from £63m to more than £300m. He will continue to support Bibby Distribution [rebranded as Bibby Supply Chain Services in May] and other Bibby Line companies in his new role as a consultant, however. “Iain has been […]
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.
Bibby Distribution is expanding its operation with Frank Roberts and Sons, which trades as Roberts Bakery, four months after signing the initial contract.
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.