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 […]
Turnover decreased by 1%, while pre-tax profit was static at Fowler Welch as it off-set the full year impact of the closure of its European operating base in the Netherlands with new contract wins and organic growth.
Fowler Welch has become one of the first UK operators to put a Schmitz Cargobull own-brand fridge unit into service.
Last week, Dart Group revealed a near to 13% pre-tax profit rise for its transport operation, Fowler Welch. Off the back of this, which saw profit climb from £3.9m to £4.4m for the year ended 31 March 2013 at Fowler Welch, its group share price has continued to move northwards, today leaping to £2.40, up from £2.14 last week.