Food manufacturer Winterbotham Darby has extended its contract with Fowler Welch for three years, after just one year of working together. The extension will see Fowler Welch store, pick and despatch bakery products to Asda, Tesco, Sainsbury, Waitrose and Morrisons from Winterbotham Darby’s facility in Portsmouth. Stock is produced in France and shipped across the Channel to the south coast town. Ian Render, operations manager at Winterbotham Darby, said: “In the last 12 months, Fowler Welch has proved itself a […]
Unexpected behaviour by supermarket customers, alongside the closure of its operating base in the Europe, led to a fall in turnover and pre-tax profit at Fowler Welch.
UK logistics is pretty much a private, and foreign, affair. The operators sitting at the top of the MT Top 100 are German, Swiss, Dutch , French and American. Looking at UK-based firms, very few sit on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The number of UK logistics firms turning to the City as a means of investment has dwindled, ever since the Malcolm Group withdrew its listing in 2005. Last month Autologic was struck of the list after fellow publicly-listed […]