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 has increased its work with Worldwide Fruit, boosting its annual volume with the retailer by around 50%.
Tomorrow I will be speaking with Wincanton chief executive Eric Born as Britain’s second largest road transport operation (or is it?) reveals its latest annual accounts. The most important part is – can the company turn a profit and for much of the past 12 months it has promised “good progress” in its strategy to return to “sustainable profit growth”. Before then its been a week of scalping – shares in the transport tracker are either flat, or down, across […]