A management restructuring at Matthew Kibble Transport has seen operations director Mark Attwell promoted to the role of MD with former incumbent Matthew Kibble now chairman. The management team has also been boosted with the addition of Chris Flynn, who has joined as group operations director. Flynn’s former posts include Sprint Deliver depot manager and MD of logistics firm CFT Services. The move sees Kibble hand over the reins of the Nelson, Lancashire-based group to Attwell, whose brief is to […]
Backload rates are so bad that some operators are wondering if they’re worth taking. Is the era of backloads coming to an end? It certainly sounds like it for some operators, judging by comments MT has heard recently. The issue, of course, is that the rates being handed out for many backloads simply aren’t high enough for the job to be worth taking. It’s a long-standing problem voiced most recently by Matthew Kibble, MD of Lancashire-based Matthew Kibble Transport, who […]
Events logistics firms are coping well with the prolonged wet summer, claiming the miserable weather is just “par for the course”. EST senior manager Del Roll says: “Big outdoor stadium events usually throw in a rain date, it’s almost standard procedure, so the weather doesn’t stop us. We do the transport for most of the major acts that are touring; we’ve got Madonna and Bruce Springsteen coming up next.” Chris Redburn, chairman and MD of Redburn Transfer, admits that the […]
Think Logistics has got off to a flying start this year with several major operators lining up to deliver workshops or offer mentoring support for students keen to learn more about the logistics sector.