Boughey Distribution has completed the transfer of customers from its Deeside warehouse to its facility in Wardle, Greater Manchester. The streamlining of its network has been in the works since August in a bid to reduce trunking and keep capacity high in the North West. The Deeside depot remains as an overflow facility with staff transferred to Wardle. In a trading update for investors issued today, parent NWF Group said “Food [Boughey] has performed as planned with the completion of the […]
Efforts to make Boughey Distribution a more efficient and therefore attractive option for subcontractors have paid off, according to owner NWF Group.
Boughey Distribution parent NWF Group saw turnover at the division drop 14.2% last year and operating profit halved, due to difficult market conditions and poor consumer spending in supermarkets.
Next month we should expect to see full financial year results from Fowler-Welch parent company Dart Group. The only hint of the performance at Dart’s logistics arm came on 19 April when it said: “The business remains well placed for profitable growth.” Even the date in July of its full-year results remain as enigmatic as that statement… but there are some clues.