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 […]
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 is set to open a new flagship depot in Wakefield next year, a move it described as a “reflection of confidence” in its future.
Bibby Distribution has won a contract with Morrisons to operate five regional consolidation centres (RCC) across the UK. Bibby will operate the five RCC operations from its existing facilities in Yorkshire, the East Midlands, the South East, Staffordshire and the South West. First to go live will be Yorkshire and the East Midlands, which will begin operations in the next three months. The logistics firm says it will use existing vehicles on the contract to begin with, but will invest […]