Bibby Distribution has bought five new custom-designed powder tankers in a bid to cut the cost of transporting food and ingredients. The Feldbinder tankers, each able to transport 63,000m3, will transport powdered foodstuffs such as starches and sugars across the country and will be operating primarily out of Bibby’s Corby campus. Bibby Distribution business unit director Vaughan Pendergest said: “Our food and ingredient operations continue to expand rapidly, so by investing in additional custom-built tankers, our customers will benefit from […]
Bibby Distribution has had five MAN TGS LS tractive units converted into dual-fuel trucks using LPG for its work with Unipart Rail, in a move it suggested would save up to £200,000 of fuel and reduce CO2 emissions by 10% over the next five years.
Yodel owners the Barclay brothers remain the richest people directly deriving at least a proportion of their wealth from interests in road transport. But there are some surprising new entries in the 2013 Sunday Times Rich List published yesterday.
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 […]