Logistics specialist Dean Jones has returned to Bibby Distribution in a new business role as Sector Director to develop the 3PL’s consumer, network and retail divisions.
Jones originally spent 20 years at the company as a Divisional General Manager, before spending several years as Business Director for DHL Supply Chain and Operations Director at Eddie Stobart.
In his role, Jones will focus on further developing Bibby Distribution’s specialist consumer and retail divisions, building on an established track record for high quality service and flexibility.
It also complements existing executive team members who focus on supporting the Manufacturing & Industrial and the Food & Ingredients sectors.
Duncan Eyre, Managing Director at Bibby Distribution, says: “Dean has a vast amount of operational and technical experience and we’re delighted to welcome him back. We’re confident his skills and knowledge mean he is the right person to help us expand our operations in these key sectors.”
Jones says: “ Bibby Distribution’s consumer and retail divisions have huge potential for growth, as major investments have been made in both the fleet and the team. There’s a great opportunity to build on the success they’ve seen so far.”
A keen fly fisherman, Jones is also a Leeds United supporter and regularly follows the football club with his three sons.
Bibby Distribution provides logistics services for a wide variety of food and retail customers, including Jordans Dorset Ryvita, Tayto and Morrisons.
Notes to editors:
As one of the top ten logistics providers in the UK, Bibby Distribution exists to enable other companies to drive value from their supply chain activities. The company specialises in providing contract logistics, warehousing, distribution, systems integration and added value services to a wide range of customers.
Bibby Distribution operates from 90 locations across the UK, employs 2,000 people and manages 2million ft² of warehousing space.
The majority of Bibby Distribution’s business is based on long-term partnerships. Its diverse capability also means it can share best practice across the various industry sectors it operates in, from Automotive to FMCG.
Bibby Distribution is part of Bibby Line Group, a diverse and forward-looking family business delivering personal, responsive and flexible customer solutions for over 200 years.
Bibby Line Group is a £1.4 billion business, operating in more than 20 countries, employing over 4,500 people in industries including retail, offshore, financial services, distribution, shipping, marine based businesses, plant hire and woodland burials.
To find out more about Bibby Line Group, visit www.bibbylinegroup.co.uk.
Bibby Distribution, Head office, 105 Duke Street, Liverpool, L1 5JQ.
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