Bibby Distribution’s turn-around strategy has resulted in the MT Top 100 operator moving back into the black after a recent tough period. In the year to 31 December 2016, the firm made an operating profit of £2.3m, compared with an operating loss of £4.3m in 2015. This included an exceptional gain of £2.5m relating to a legal settlement regarding a historic contract. Without this, the company would have reported an operating loss of £211,000. Although turnover fell 12% to £187m […]
Bibby Supply Chain Services (previous Bibby Distibution Services) slipped back into the red before it sold its training arm System Group at the turn of the year.
Visiting the Atchison Topeka depot in Droitwitch, now run by Bibby Distribution, it is easy to imagine – after seeing a warehouse full of jam ready to go into a famous biscuit – that they have turned the phrase ‘jam tomorrow and jam yesterday, but never jam today’ on its head. There definitely is jam today.
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.