Bibby Distribution has spent £1.2m on 18 new tankers for its food ingredients logistics operation. The Van Hool-manufactured tankers will be used to deliver glucose and starch to a range of confectionary brands, but Bibby said its own technical team had designed the trailers to be flexible for future operations. Equipped with both heating coils and refrigeration units, the tankers can carry up to 34,000 litres. They also feature thicker barrel walls on their lower third for additional sturdiness and […]
MT Top 100 company Norbert Dentressangle has begun extending its use of an Isotrak telematics-based vehicle and driver monitoring system to another 140 vehicles within its tanker distribution division, bringing the total number of tankers covered by the technology to 260 across 31 different sites.
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 has, due to significant investment in its fleet and driver training in 2012, reduced its total diesel consumption by 2%.