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 […]
Temperature-controlled specialist Nagel Langdons saw its turnover rise 16% in 2016, but has warned that increased consumer price pressures as a result of Brexit could affect the stable growth generally associated with the sector.
Bibby Distribution has appointed former Wincanton director of transport for the UK and Ireland, Nick Graham, as divisional director. Graham has over 25 years of experience in the logistics industry and is a member of the FTA’s National Council. CEO Iain Speak says: “Nick has a proven track record in leading efficient operations, managing acquisitions and supporting implementation programmes. This experience is invaluable, and Nick’s skillset and industry knowledge certainly compliment our business ambitions.” His responsibilities at Wincanton included maximising […]
Bibby Distribution has appointed Paul Kavanagh as its chief operating officer. Kavanagh was MD of Peel Ports Group’s Medway division. He has also held senior positions at NYK Logistics, Christian Salvesen and P&O Ferrymasters. Iain Speak, chief executive of Bibby, says: “With full responsibility for the company’s UK operations, Paul’s primary focus will be to build upon recent successes and facilitate business growth via existing and new customers.” Last month Bibby revealed it had won a contract with Morrisons to […]