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 […]
Richard Morson, the former finance director at Norbert Dentressangle, has joined Bibby Distribution in the same, newly-created, role. Bibby has created a finance director position to strengthen its senior management – Morson was also formerly group financial controller at TDG and has 11 years experience in the industry. “[Morson] is an advocate of the importance of finance as a value added service to the business through active business partnering,” said Paul Cullingford, chief financial officer at Bibby. “He also has […]
Bibby Distribution has won a warehousing and distribution contract with coffee company Lavazza.
In 2012, Bibby training subsidiary System Training recorded a shock pre-tax loss of £7.5m, pushing its parent Bibby Distribution Services (Holdings) into a £4.6m loss.In 2013, System’s operating losses were cut to a “marginal” £500,000, and in its annual report Bibby said the business was now “more streamlined and focused” and that work was continuing to return it to profit.