CV Focus episode 9 – Adam Purshall

The logistics sector has seen sweeping changes this year and had to adapt rapidly to circumstances.

To find out more, Matt Eisenegger chats with Adam Purshall, Fleet & Procurement Director at leading logistics operator Bibby Distribution.

“We’ve had to change, but it forces you to change – such as in digitalisation – it brings forward a lot of things,” says Adam of the business that has 1,400 staff operating from 45 UK locations.

Adam talks about its all Euro 6 fleet, and the extra fuel savings at Euro 6d – 5% year-on-year – compared with Euro 6a.

On the back of this year’s £14m fleet investment, the conversation turns to drivers and Bibby’s use of telematics: “It enables you to have very focused conservations with drivers.”

They talk about how Bibby engages its 900 drivers to “win hearts and minds” and examples of improvements that have come from this to make drivers’ lives easier “often it’s the simplest things,” explains Adam.

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