Fowler Welch has a ‘bright, interesting and profitable’ future ahead, according to its parent company. Publishing preliminary full year results today (13 July), Dart Group revealed its logistics business saw turnover climb 14% to £163.5m (2016: £144m). The past year has seen Fowler Welch start a new operation for Dairy Crest at Nuneaton, and its joint venture Integrated Service Solutions, which ripens, grades and packs fruits, grow in scope. The operator’s 500,000ft² Heywood hub, a shared user site, saw depressed […]
Fowler Welch plans to offer more services to agricultural produce customers at its Teynham, Kent, site by increasing its packing and processing capabilities.
Despite the tough economic climate opportunities exist for well structured and focused medium sized hauliers, according to David Inglis, former MD and chairman of Fowler Welch. Having been one of the original shareholders in Fowler Welch, Inglis saw the company achieve it first £1m turnover and believes the key to success is hands-on management, tight cost control and a relentless pursuit of operational excellence. The operational flexibility that smaller/medium size business can offer can set them apart from the world […]
UK Mail’s bull run couldn’t last. After hitting the heights of 510pence per share last week, following a stellar set of results, it has drifted back slowly to 497p as of today – still significantly higher than the 445p the week before its full year results. Not bad work in a fortnight. But it has still helped the MT basket of six shares hit a new high for the year: £18.67…