Fowler Welch has revealed to MT that it is running an extensive Euro-6 trial, ahead of its planned fleet replacement purchasing next year. Nick Hay, MD of the chilled, ambient and FMCG operator, said the company will be trialling 24 Euro-6 tractor units, comprising: five each from MAN, Mercedes-Benz and Scania, due for delivery by December this year; four from Daf, which will be on the road by January; and five from Volvo, which have already started working out of […]
DAF Trucks is the latest truck manufacturer to confirm its attendance at the Commercial Motor Show, a virtual exhibition for the road transport industry. Other companies already committed include Isuzu Truck UK, MAN Truck & Bus and Mercedes-Benz Trucks.
Fowler Welch MD Nick Hay has strong views on fleet replacement cycles and the switch to Euro-6 as he explains to Steve Hobson Fowler Welch runs a fleet of 400 units and 800 trailers from 10 sites around the UK. Best known as a chilled operator, it dropped the ‘Coolchain’ from its public name in 2011 as it expanded into ambient distribution and today around 30% of its revenues come from the ambient side of the business.
Former NFT Distribution sales and marketing manager Dale Fiddy has joined Fowler Welch as its strategic development director.