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. Its 156,000ft² site in Spalding is claimed to be one of the largest chilled food consolidation hubs in the UK and the largest in the operator’s network. Turnover at the site was 3.5% lower year-on-year as a result of a planned movement of volume to other company sites, which […]
Temperature controlled distribution specialist Fowler Welch (FW) has just completed a £2m upgrade of its largest site, in Spalding, Lincolnshire, after a year which saw turnover rise 13% to £163m in the 12 months to March 2017.
Fowler Welch is set to take over transport operations at Dairy Crest’s national distribution centre (NDC) in Nuneaton from June.
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 […]