Former NFT Distribution sales and marketing manager Dale Fiddy has joined Fowler Welch as its strategic development director. Fiddy (pictured below) had worked at NFT since 2009, before which he spent 10 years with Culina. Starting in his new role today (6 June) Fiddy will initially be responsible for developing the benefits of collaborative working in the food sector between manufacturers and retailers, notably operator’s relationship with Dairy Crest at its Nuneaton NDC. The operator saw an increase in its […]
Chilled food distribution specialist NFT Distribution has had to adapt to a changing marketplace in the past few years.
NFT Distribution is to fit low rolling resistance tyres across its fleet of 430 tractor units and 550 trailers.
Fowler Welch’s move into ambient distribution alongside its chilled business is already paying dividends as MD Nick Hay tells Steve Hobson Although Nick Hay – MD of Fowler Welch since November 2010 – has, like the firm he runs, a background in chilled distribution, he sees ambient markets as far more happy hunting grounds. As Stobart’s withdrawal from the chilled market demonstrates, this has become a price-led commodity business where operators struggle to make money.