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. The investment programme, which is expected to be completed by spring this year, includes the refurbishment of two stores on the site, the conversion of a derelict brownfield site into 8,800m² of hard standing to park up to 100 trailers, a car park extension and […]
Fowler Welch is preparing for a 20% absence rate this winter in the expectation that the cold weather will push up Covid-19 infection rates once again.
The agricultural transport sector has fared better than others during the recession with the help of rigorous cost control and by constantly seeking to add value. Louise Cole reports The agricultural sector is performing strongly, despite a highly competitive marketplace – but the goal for operators in future will be ensuring they occupy a spot in the market where they can add value to the supply chain. The crops and produce markets fared better through the recession than many sectors […]
Boughey Distribution Based in Wardle, Cheshire, Boughey Distribution is part of the NWF Group. Established in 1964, the company employs 600 people and works with many of the UK’s major food industry brands to provide ambient storage and distribution services, together with a range of specialist services. From its 48-acre site, the company operates a fleet of 125 vehicles and 250 trailers and has 900,000sq ft of warehousing space. This year, Boughey is planning to increase its storage capacity from […]