Fowler Welch plans to offer more services to agricultural produce customers at its Teynham, Kent, site by increasing its packing and processing capabilities. Plans submitted to Swale Borough Council show that the operator wants to extend storage space at the site by over 52,000ft², taking it to 130,000ft² in total. Although the operator does not plan to run any more vehicles out of the site, which is currently authorised for 100 vehicles and 150 trailers, it wants to increase the […]
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 […]
Fowler Welch has reported a broadly static half-yearly revenue for the period ended 30 September, achieving £78.1m (2013:£78.2m), with its operating margin also holding firm at 2.7% (2013:2.7%).
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.