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 […]
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 share price continues to climb as does its turnover. The company said this week that it has seen year-on-year daily parcel volumes increase by 25% in the first quarter of this year, with Q1 turnover also up 6%.