Chilled food specialist Fowler Welch and poultry producer Bernard Matthews have extended their long-term partnership with additional services and volume. Norwich-based Bernard Matthews has committed to a new two-year warehousing and distribution contract, increasing the volume of products that will be handled by Fowler Welch by 50%. Fowler Welch will manage chilled distribution, which is independent of any contracts with other providers. XPO Logistics continue to work with Bernard Matthews. Nick Hay, Fowler Welch CEO, said: “The recently completed £2m […]
Fowler Welch saw turnover climb 6% to £178.7m in the year to 31 March, although annual profit was pegged back due to operational inefficiency at certain depots.
Fowler Welch has bought 56 Schmitz Cargobull reefers for its food delivery operations, replacing older vehicles.
Despite the tough economic climate opportunities exist for well structured and focused medium sized hauliers, according to David Inglis, former MD and chairman of Fowler Welch. Having been one of the original shareholders in Fowler Welch, Inglis saw the company achieve it first £1m turnover and believes the key to success is hands-on management, tight cost control and a relentless pursuit of operational excellence. The operational flexibility that smaller/medium size business can offer can set them apart from the world […]