Temperature-controlled operator Reed Boardall said that the loss of a customer, and competitive pressures in its transport division, led to dips in turnover and profit in its most recent financial year. In the 12 months ending 31 March 2016 turnover at Reed Boardall Group fell from £65.9m to £64.3m, while pre-tax profit fell slightly to £4.26m from £4.28m. The year-on-year fall in turnover, said Reed Boardall, was attributable to a minor decrease in volumes due to the expected loss of […]
Fowler Welch is on course to achieve a stronger set of financial figures this year than last, the chief executive of its parent company has told MT.co.uk. Dart Group’s Philip Meeson said despite tough prevailing economic conditions, Fowler Welch continues to grow its business and prove that its service levels are attractive to customers. “We’re gaining more business and we’re very satisfied with the progress that is being made and the support we get from our customers,” said Meeson. “The […]
Supermarket group Morrisons has renewed its contract with Norbert Dentressangle for the operation of two of its distribution centres in Scotland. The new contract, which extends ND’s involvement for a further two years, covers the 575,000ft² composite DC at Bellshill and the Eurocentral 85,000ft² fresh produce DC, also near Glasgow. Christian Salvesen, which ND acquired in 2007 has been involved in the Bellshill DC since it opened in 1989. The site was initially run for Safeway until its takeover by […]
Boroughbridge, Yorkshire food distribution firm Reed Boardall has been granted planning approval for a 110,000ft² extension to one of its cold stores.