Fowler Welch has increased its work with Worldwide Fruit, boosting its annual volume with the retailer by around 50%. The operator has worked with the fruit retailer for 20 years, proving transportation and storage of pallets of produce. The additional work includes distributing more apples and pears from depots in Spalding and Teynham, and from a packing site in Kent. Lincolnshire-based Worldwide Fruit has also seen a surge in its avocado and stone fruit business, which prompted the need for […]
Fowler Welch has taken delivery of 45 new trailers mounted with new Carrier Transicold Vector HE (High Efficiency) 19 multi-temperature (MT) refrigeration units.
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 become one of the first UK operators to put a Schmitz Cargobull own-brand fridge unit into service.