BIBBY DISTRIBUTION TOASTS TOP DRIVERS’ SUCCESS AT ANNUAL AWARDS

Bibby Distribution’s top performing drivers have been recognised and rewarded at the company’s annual Driver of the Year competition. Nigel Hargreaves was named LGV Driver of the Year based on his exceptional performance over the last 12 months, as measured by a wealth of data from Bibby’s on-board Microlise telematics system, digital tachograph information, plus…


BIBBY DISTRIBUTION APPOINTS NEW DIRECTOR TO STRENGTHEN CUSTOMER SERVICE STANDARDS

Bibby Distribution has appointed Marcus Torincsi as its Continuous Improvement Director – a new boardroom role focused on enhancing customer service and maximising efficiency. Torincsi, 48, has more than two decades’ experience working across the distribution, logistics, retail and supply chain sectors and joins the 3PL from Eddie Stobart, where he managed continuous improvement and…


OVERNIGHT SUCCESS PUTS BIBBY DISTRIBUTION IN THE FRAME FOR AUTOGLASS® AND LADDAW®

Bibby Distribution’s 24/7 service and formidable reputation for reliability has secured the company a new contract with Autoglass®, the vehicle glass repair and replacement market leader, and its wholesale division, Laddaw®. The logistics provider will work through the night transporting products from one of Europe’s largest glass distribution centres in Bardon, Leicestershire, to sites of…


RoSPA RECOGNISES BIBBY DISTRIBUTION’S OUTSTANDING SAFETY RECORD FOR SECOND YEAR RUNNING

Bibby Distribution has won a top safety award from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) for the second consecutive year, after reducing accidents by a further 10 per cent year-on-year. The business picked up a Gold award in Occupational Safety for its accident rate reduction and its company-wide commitment to safety that…


BIBBY DISTRIBUTION BAGS CONTRACT RENEWAL WITH CRISP GIANT TAYTO

Bibby Distribution triumphed over seven competitors to secure a five-year renewal of its transport contract with the largest British-owned crisp and snack manufacturer, Tayto. The extension to the decade-long supply chain partnership will see Bibby Distribution continue to deliver crisps and savoury snacks from Tayto’s Corby and Scunthorpe warehouses to customers across the UK. Tayto…


BIBBY DISTRIBUTION’S TANKERS ENSURE BRITAIN IS STOCKED WITH CHOCS FOR EASTER

Bibby Distribution has transported an incredible 9,000 tonnes of liquid chocolate to manufacturers across the UK in the build-up to Easter – enough to make an Easter egg for everyone in Britain. A fleet of 30 tankers from the 3PL’s food and ingredients team has delivered the total tonnage of chocolate from one of the…


BIBBY DISTRIBUTION SETS NEW STANDARD FOR SAFE LOGISTICS

Bibby Distribution has reduced its accident rate by more than 10 per cent – surpassing its 2016 safety record which had resulted in the operator receiving two Gold Awards from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) last year. The 3PL exceeded its targets to reduce overall accidents, Lost Time Accidents (LTAs) and RIDDORs…


BIBBY DISTRIBUTION’S MILK FLEET HAS WINTER WEATHER COLLECTIONS ALL WRAPPED UP

Dairy farmers can have complete confidence in Bibby Distribution’s milk collection fleet this winter after the 3PL introduced a host of new safety measures to ensure its team can collect and deliver – whatever the weather. The 50-strong milk fleet has benefited from the introduction of all-weather tyres and an increased vehicle inspection schedule which…


MEET TANKER CLAUS: BIBBY DISTRIBUTION KEEPS BRITAIN STOCKED WITH TREATS THIS CHRISTMAS

Bibby Distribution is giving Santa a run for his money in keeping Britain’s homes filled with festive treats – thanks to its tanker fleet’s large-volume deliveries to chocolatiers, dairies and factories across the UK. In time for the festive period, the 3PL’s fleet of more than 200 tankers will deliver in excess of 11,640 tonnes…


BIBBY DISTRIBUTION TRANSFORMS DRIVER TRAINING IN TANZANIA WITH TRANSAID

A driver training consultant from Bibby Distribution has travelled more than 7,000 miles to help change lives and improve the standard of truck driving instructors in Africa with international development organisation Transaid. Driver training consultant George Nicoll swapped his usual duties of maintaining high standards within Bibby Distribution’s tanker division in Mauchline, Ayrshire, for the…


BIBBY DISTRIBUTION’S DEPENDABLE DELIVERY IS THE DRIVING FORCE BEHIND NEW SUZUKI CONTRACT

Bibby Distribution’s superior systems and years of experience in developing an in-depth knowledge of working with dealer networks has seen the 3PL win a major contract with Suzuki, delivering motorcycles, marine engines and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) to vendors across the UK and Ireland. The company will handle full distribution from Suzuki’s warehouse in Milton Keynes,…


BIBBY DISTRIBUTION APPOINTS NEW REGIONAL GENERAL MANAGER

Bibby Distribution has appointed Jonathan Vivian as its new Regional General Manager, with responsibility for managing the 3PL’s warehouse operations in southern Britain. Vivian (45) will oversee some of Bibby Distribution’s flagship facilities, including the ‘Corby Campus’ – the largest site in the company’s 90-site portfolio, covering 424,000 sq. ft with capacity for 60,000 pallets.…


NEW APPOINTMENT FOR BIBBY DISTRIBUTION’S FOOD AND INGREDIENTS TEAM IS A RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

Bibby Distribution has appointed a new general manager for its award-winning tanker operations team, with a focus on spearheading growth for the 3PL’s bulk division. Gilles Létard, 55, joins Bibby Distribution’s Food and Ingredients team, bringing more than 30 years’ experience in senior sales, operational and management positions. His previous roles include Head of Commercial,…


BIBBY DISTRIBUTION DOUBLES UP ON SAFETY WITH FIRST ROSPA GOLD AWARDS

Bibby Distribution has won two Gold Awards from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), thanks to its outstanding performance in implementing enhanced health and safety policies across its workforce. The business has been recognised with Gold Awards in Fleet Safety and Occupational Safety, following Bibby Distribution’s first ever entry for the UK’s…


BIBBY DISTRIBUTION GIVES CONFECTIONER TANGERINE A REFRESHING LOOK WITH STRIKING LIVERIES AS PART OF NEW CONTRACT

A fleet of 20 eye-catching new Bibby Distribution trailers are giving confectionery manufacturer Tangerine maximum brand visibility as they transport Britain’s best-loved sweets and snacks across the UK. The EN XL-rated SDC curtainsiders, that each have a 26-pallet capacity, have been liveried with instantly-recognisable designs featuring Butterkist Popcorn, Fruit Salad Softies and Refreshers Softies, doubling…


PACKAGING MANUFACTURER MILKS BIBBY DISTRIBUTION’S EXPERIENCE IN COST-EFFECTIVE LOGISTICS WITH NEW CONTRACT

Bibby Distribution has been selected by Nampak Plastics Europe to work in partnership to provide a transport solution for its High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) packaging, largely thanks to the 3PL’s ability to add value and reduce carbon emissions through its flexible national network. The new contract means Bibby Distribution will transport HDPE packaging from Nampak’s…


BIBBY DISTRIBUTION’S BRIGHT IDEAS CUT CARBON EMISSIONS FOR THE FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

Bibby Distribution’s long-term environmental strategy has cut the company’s carbon footprint for the fourth year running, thanks to its ongoing investment of millions of pounds in facilities and fleet. During 2016, the 3PL’s total CO2 emissions per km fell by 4.4 per cent compared with 2015. That means that since 2011, there has been a…


BIBBY DISTRIBUTION HELPS HOMEDICS TO RELAX AFTER CONTRACT RENEWAL AGREEMENT

Global health and electrical products manufacturer HoMedics has renewed its 10-year contract with Bibby Distribution, thanks to the 3PL’s commitment to continuous service improvement, resulting in a 99.67 per cent error-free delivery rate. Bibby Distribution has provided transport and warehouse services for HoMedics since 2007, distributing consumer products such as air purifiers, humidifiers, foot spas…


APPETITE FOR COST SAVINGS AND SAFETY SEES BIBBY DISTRIBUTION INVEST IN FIVE NEW FOOD TANKERS

Bibby Distribution has invested in five new powder tankers as part of its commitment to drive down the cost of transporting food and ingredients. The new assets, which can each transport up to 63,000m3, were custom-designed by tanker manufacturer Feldbinder after consultation by Bibby Distribution with its customers. The tankers incorporate a host of features…


OUTSTANDING SERVICE AND COST CONTROL FOR ULTRAFRAME EARNS EARLY CONTRACT EXTENSION FOR BIBBY DISTRIBUTION

Conservatory and extension supplier Ultraframe has again renewed its contract with Bibby Distribution, thanks to the 3PL’s expertise in continuously improving service quality while reducing overall operating costs. Ultraframe chose to renew the contract 18 months earlier than scheduled as Bibby Distribution will play a crucial role in realising its growth plans, which include expanding…


BIBBY DISTRIBUTION SQUEEZES DOWN THE CARBON COST OF JUICE TRANSPORT

Bibby Distribution has crushed the carbon cost of juice transport by using lighter tanker units, meaning an extra tonne of liquid can be carried per load. During 2016, the 3PL invested in juice tankers with a lightweight and robust chassis, which allowed the average load per tanker to be increased by 4.2 per cent compared…


BIBBY DISTRIBUTION ROLLS OUT REVOLUTIONARY CONCEPT TRAILER FOR SAICA PAPER

Bibby Distribution is hoping to solve the costly transit challenge of water-damaged paper reels after designing a concept trailer now on trial with international manufacturer SAICA Paper. The new design, developed in conjunction with Don Bur, incorporates a variety of features to prevent water ingress from damaging paper reels, including a triple layer floor and…


BIBBY DISTRIBUTION UNWRAPS SWEET NEW DEAL WITH TANGERINE

Bibby Distribution has signed a multi-million pound contract with confectionery manufacturer Tangerine that will see the 3PL store and deliver some of Britain’s best-loved sweets. Bibby Distribution will handle all warehousing and distribution requirements for Tangerine, having secured the new deal on the basis of its proven track record in delivering continuous improvement on long-term…


BIBBY DISTRIBUTION’S TANKER TEAM DELIVERS BRITAIN’S FESTIVE FEAST

Bibby Distribution’s award-winning tanker division has once again played a key role in the nation’s Christmas celebrations by carrying out bumper deliveries to sweet & biscuit factories, chocolate makers and dairies across the UK and Europe. Since October, the fleet of more than 200 tankers has delivered 10,000 tonnes of liquid chocolate and 2,500 tonnes…


BIBBY DISTRIBUTION TAKES CORBY FACILITY TO THE MAX WITH SECOND WAREHOUSE

Bibby Distribution’s site at Max Park, Corby, has become the 3PL’s largest distribution campus after the acquisition of a neighbouring 212,500 sq. ft. warehouse that doubles its capacity. The new ambient warehouse, which has prime links to the M1 and M6, will support a variety of key food manufacturing and retail customers, including Morrisons ,…


BIBBY DISTRIBUTION SETS THE STANDARD FOR UK 3PLS AT GLOBAL FREIGHT AWARDS

Bibby Distribution has been declared a world leader in sustainable logistics at the Global Freight Awards, receiving the distinction of Highly Commended in the awards’ environmental category. The only entirely UK-based 3PL to pick up an accolade at the international awards, Bibby Distribution was singled out for its extensive initiatives aimed at reducing its carbon…


BIBBY DISTRIBUTION’S MILK COLLECTION FLEET READY WHATEVER THE WINTER WEATHER

Dairy farmers in Scotland, Wales and north-west England can be sure of the best possible milk collection service, thanks to Bibby Distribution’s winter fleet preparations. With winter weather predictions anyone’s guess, Bibby Distribution’s fleet engineering team has incorporated a variety of features onto the milk collection vehicles designed to increase driver comfort, safety and efficiency…