Turnover decreased by 1%, while pre-tax profit was static at Fowler Welch as it off-set the full year impact of the closure of its European operating base in the Netherlands with new contract wins and organic growth. In the year-ending 31 March 2015 turnover at the Dart Group subsidiary fell to £151.7m (2014: £153.2m) but pre-tax profit was unchanged at £3.3m. Its 500,000 ft² shared user storage and distribution site in Bury, Greater Manchester increased revenues by 6% year-on-year, while […]
Controlled temperature specialist Langdons saw a 13.7% increase in turnover as it felt the benefit of a £9m investment it its Redditch depot. For the year ending 31 December 2011 turnover at Langdons Industries was £67.5m (2010: £59.4m), while pre-tax profit rose to £2.7m from £2.1m in the previous 12 month period. Arran Osman, MD at Langdons, says that return on sales has “settled back to expected levels based on performance in 2009” as “profit in 2010 had been significantly […]
Food distribution specialist Fowler Welch has spent £2m on a major refurbishment of its temperature controlled depot in Spalding, fuelled by a growth in business which saw the company boost turnover by 13% last year.
French yoghurt manufacturer Yoplait has extended its contract with chilled food and drink specialist NFT for a further three years. The contract involves NFT storing up to 500,000 cases a week at its Daventry depot, repacking products to meet UK requirements, and delivering to all the major UK retailers nationwide. This is in addition to a number of local convenience stores. It also involves the provision of order progress information via NFT’s customer portal. Flore Belbis, Yoplait logistics director, said […]