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 […]
Former NFT Distribution sales and marketing manager Dale Fiddy has joined Fowler Welch as its strategic development director.
Pre-tax profit at Fowler Welch rose 12.8% last year, as a result of improved vehicle efficiency, new business wins and volume growth from existing customers.
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.