Fowler Welch saw turnover increase during the first half of this year after taking over transport operations at Dairy Crest’s Nuneaton NDC in 2016. According to parent company Dart Group’s interim results, the food distribution business saw turnover rise 4% to £83m in the six months to 30 September 2017 (2016: £80m), also helped by increased volumes at its Teynham and Heywood sites. Operating profit only marginally increased to £2.4m from £2.3m during the same reporting period last year, which […]
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.
Fowler Welch has increased its work with Worldwide Fruit, boosting its annual volume with the retailer by around 50%.
Mars has renewed its regional distribution contract with Fowler Welch, extending the relationship by two years.