Fowler Welch has bought 56 Schmitz Cargobull reefers for its food delivery operations, replacing older vehicles. The new trailers will be used to move ambient, fresh and frozen products on multi-drop work, seven days a week from nine depots. They include extra buffer protection under the rear doors, multifunctional PIEK floors for low noise loading and unloading and greater internal widths providing the flexibility to transport different loads in one trailer. Paul Allera, head of fleet at Fowler Welch, said: […]
A combination of improved productivity and reconfigured warehousing space helped Fowler Welch improve its profit margin in the six months ending 30 September. While parent Dart Group did not break down the profit performance of its transport and distribution arm, it did reveal that turnover for the period rose 8% year-on-year to £80.3m (2011 H1: £74.2m). MD Nick Hay said: “Our operating margins are better than for the first half year of 2011/12 due to further revenue growth, improved fleet […]
Food distribution specialist Fowler Welch more than doubled its operating profit in the first half of the current financial year, its interim report shows.
Fowler Welch saw a fall in pre-tax profit in the year ended 31 March as it undertook work at its Spalding site to create more space and upgrade the warehousing there.