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. CEO Nick Hay says much of the money was spent upgrading the cold store and staff facilities rather than expanding the site. “Spalding is an old site, so we’ve just taken the oldest part and stripped it out completely,” he says. “We have […]
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