Interviews

‘Covid-19: the ultimate resilience test for a business,’ says Bibby Distribution chief

November 24, 2020 Hayley Pink

Bibby Distribution’s well-publicised restructure has seen the business dramatically change course over recent years from a jack-of-all trades to a master of full load logistics. Gone are low-margin contracts and diversification into driver agency, packaging and training divisions, replaced instead with a desire to strengthen core competencies. Alongside this, a move to a more efficient regional network structure with radial distribution from warehousing hubs has seen a significant reduction in operational costs. Guided at the helm by chief executive Richard […]

Air quality

Natural gas – the future of long distance haulage?

October 22, 2020 John Kendall

In my archive, I have a Commercial Motor road test cutting, unusually with an accompanying video, dated 15 December 1996. It is of a back-to-back road test of two identically laden ERF EC12s belonging to BOC Distribution, carried out by Toby Clark, then vehicles editor and me, then engineering editor.