When MT last met with Bibby Distribution in the summer of 2017, the business was hard at work getting ‘back to the basics’ of strengthening its core transport and warehousing operations. This included a network overhaul focusing on key geographical locations, investment in new fleet and warehousing management systems, reviewing low-margin work and a divestment of non-core divisions, such as driver agency, packaging and training arms (see box, below). Out was the ‘logistics without limits’ concept and ambition to diversify […]
Bibby Supply Chain Services stemmed its losses last year, thanks in part to making a profit on the disposal of assets and investments relating to a contract exit during the period.
The purchase of Bibby Distribution by Menzies Distribution in December last year is already paying dividends after the new addition – now named Menzies Distribution Solutions – landed a five-year extension to its contract with Ultraframe.
Bibby Distribution has spent £1.2m on 18 new tankers for its food ingredients logistics operation.