TIMELY SERVICE FROM BIBBY DISTRIBUTION TICKS ALL THE RIGHT BOXES FOR BOARD24

Cardboard manufacturer Board24 has extended its contract with Bibby Distribution after the 3PL’s team demonstrated outstanding reliability and commitment to efficiency. Bibby Distribution staff are based at Board24’s Coalville and Preston depots, delivering up to 90 loads each day using 40 tractor units hooked up to high-cube trailers. The business has full traceability of its…


SKILLED DRIVERS HELP DELIVER 10 PER CENT CARBON SAVING FOR BIBBY DISTRIBUTION

Bibby Distribution has reduced its net carbon emissions by 10 per cent over the last five years through proficient driving, fleet investment and energy efficient warehouses. A combination of enhanced driver training, new and more economical vehicles, fewer empty trailer runs, energy saving lighting and electric materials handling equipment (MHE) cut the company’s carbon footprint…


NEW TRUCK INVESTMENT BY BIBBY DISTRIBUTION DRIVES DOWN FUEL COSTS FOR ULTRAFRAME

Eight new Renault Trucks Range T 6×2 tractor units acquired by Bibby Distribution have returned a 10 per cent increase in fuel efficiency in the first three months of operation on a contract with conservatory specialist Ultraframe, significantly reducing costs. The Bibby Distribution vehicles, leased from Renault via BRS Truck Rental, replaced older DAF and…


ANNUAL AWARDS PRAISE BIBBY DISTRIBUTION’S TOP DRIVERS

Bibby Distribution has rewarded and recognised its safest and most skilled drivers at the company’s second annual Driver of the Year celebration. Nigel Hargreaves and Stephen Hill, who work at Bibby Distribution’s Wakefield and Hartlepool depots respectively, were jointly named LGV Driver of the Year. The pair recorded an ‘almost perfect’ telematics score based on…


IOSH BRINGS IN BIBBY DISTRIBUTION’S HEAD OF SHEQ TO LEAD ON LOGISTICS SAFETY

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has appointed Bibby Distribution’s Andrew Mawson as Chair of its Logistics and Retail Group. The role will fit alongside the 53-year-old’s current position as Head of Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ) at Bibby Distribution, and will see him steer a committee representing more than 1,300 IOSH…


BIBBY DISTRIBUTION’S RELIABILITY DELIVERS CLEAR SUCCESS FOR AUTOGLASS® AND LADDAW®

Bibby Distribution’s track record for reliability has enabled vehicle glass repair and replacement specialist Autoglass® and wholesale and distributor, Laddaw®, to set a new standard for rapid windscreen repair services. The 3PL handles overnight delivery of replacement windscreens from one of Europe’s largest glass distribution centres in Bardon, Leicestershire, to more than 30 Autoglass® and…


BIBBY DISTRIBUTION DRIVERS NAMED UK’S BEST BY MICROLISE

Two HGV drivers from Bibby Distribution have triumphed at Microlise’s Driver of the Year Awards, in recognition of their excellent performance behind the wheel. Mark Field, from the 3PL’s Milton Keynes depot, was named overall Driver of the Year, while John Males was presented with a Lifetime Achievement award, after being nominated by Bibby Distribution…


BIBBY DISTRIBUTION’S SAFETY SUCCESS MERITS RECOGNITION FROM BRITISH SAFETY COUNCIL

Bibby Distribution’s expertise in delivering a safe working environment has seen the company win an International Safety Award from the British Safety Council (BSC). The 3PL’s low accident rate, and dedication to proactively implementing new initiatives to protect team members, was recognised by independent BSC adjudicators with a Merit Award. Andrew Mawson, Bibby Distribution’s Head…


BIBBY DISTRIBUTION’S GOLD SAFETY STANDARDS RECOGNISED AGAIN

Bibby Distribution’s continued commitment to safety has been rewarded with another two gold awards from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA). The road transport specialist has received a gold award in Health and Safety for the third consecutive year, and a gold award in Fleet Safety for the second time. Bibby Distribution’s…


RECORD SQUAD OF BIBBY DISTRIBUTION DRIVERS NAMED AS FINALISTS FOR RESPECTED AWARDS

Bibby Distribution has unprecedented representation on the shortlist for this year’s Microlise HGV Driver of The Year Awards, with four drivers singled out for excellence. Mark Field is one of three drivers highlighted in the ‘Short Distance’ category, Dale Coppin and Philip Starkie have both been selected for the ‘HGV Hero’ accolade, and John Males…


ECO-FRIENDLY CLEANING SPECIALISTS ‘PEOPLE AGAINST DIRTY’ SAY BIBBY DISTRIBUTION ACTS AS A ‘BACKBONE FOR GROWTH’

The parent company of popular eco-brands method® and Ecover® credits Bibby Distribution’s provision of cost-effective logistics for helping it to achieve 10 per cent annual sales growth. People Against Dirty (PAD), which manufactures and supplies eco-friendly personal and domestic cleaning products, says the 3PL’s distribution support and service levels in excess of 99.6 per cent…


BIBBY DISTRIBUTION TURNS UP THE VOLUME TO WIN JARDIN CORRUGATED CONTRACT

Bibby Distribution’s cost-effective transport of high volume, low-weight cargo has secured the company a new contract with Cambridgeshire-based cardboard manufacturer Jardin Corrugated. The 3PL’s use of high-cube trailers, each offering a 15 per cent increase in volume versus a standard trailer, has reduced the number of journeys needed to transport Jardin Corrugated’s horticultural boxes from…


BIBBY DISTRIBUTION’S SHEQ STRATEGY DELIVERS LOWEST EVER ACCIDENT RATE

Bibby Distribution has successfully cut its total accident rate by almost a third since launching its Road to Zero Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ) strategy four years ago. Since 2015, the 3PL has reduced total accidents by 30 per cent, RIDDORs (Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrence Regulations) by 60 per cent and…


BIBBY DISTRIBUTION TRIO PRAISED FOR THEIR PART IN MARKING £10 MILLION MILESTONE FOR CHARITY

Three Bibby Distribution employees have been recognised for their dedication to supporting good causes as the logistics specialist and its parent company celebrates raising more than £10m for charity. In 2018 alone, more than £331,000 was donated to 140 charities by Bibby Line Group through a combination of employee fundraising and matched giving as part…


BIBBY DISTRIBUTION DOES THE DOUBLE AT ENERGY SAVING FLEET HEROES AWARDS

Bibby Distribution’s cast-iron commitment to cutting its carbon footprint has seen the logistics provider win the Freight Hero and Ecodriving Hero awards from the Energy Saving Trust, in partnership with the Department of Transport. Awarding the Freight Hero accolade, sponsored by Highways England, judges commended Bibby Distribution’s significant investment in lower-emission vehicles, which has seen…


BIBBY DISTRIBUTION’S FOOD EXPERTISE EATS UP THE COMPETITION TO SECURE NEW CONTRACT WITH AAK

Bibby Distribution’s experience in food traceability and its extensive safety credentials have won the company a three-year contract with edible oils and fats manufacturer AAK. The 3PL can track the journey of every pallet it carries in real-time, giving AAK a full traceability record of products going into high street food chains such as Nando’s.…


BIBBY DISTRIBUTION FOCUSES ON DRIVER SAFETY WITH ROLL-OUT OF FULL FLEET DASHCAMS

Bibby Distribution has invested more than £1 million to support driver safety and improve performance with the installation of in-cab cameras across the entirety of its fleet. The two cameras – one facing the driver and another monitoring the road ahead – provide the complete picture for every journey, enabling the company to use footage…


HIGH FIVE FOR BIBBY DISTRIBUTION AS CARBON EMISSIONS ARE CUT FOR THE FIFTH YEAR RUNNING

Bibby Distribution’s expanded sustainability strategy has enabled the company to reduce its carbon footprint for a fifth consecutive year. Continued investment in new, cleaner and more energy-efficient fleet assets and facilities has seen the 3PL drive down emissions as part of its Road to Zero policy. Andrew Mawson, Bibby Distribution’s Head of Safety, Health, Environment…


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…