Our Heritage: 1985

Bibby -Distro

In 1985 Sir Derek Bibby employed the non-family member Simon Sherrard as Managing Director, later becoming Chairman, of the newly established parent company Bibby Line Group.

Bibby Distribution (BDL) was also formed this year, as changes to the domestic movement of goods towards the use of third party contractors prompted the business to take a stake in a warehousing and distribution contractor.  Further acquisitions and developments, have meant BDL now operate 2,400 trucks and trailers, with 105 depots around the UK, and more than 2 million square feet of warehousing accommodation. 

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