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. Topline growth was driven by two “significant contracts” that commenced mid-way through the financial year, as well as organic growth. In its results statement, parent company Dart Group said that while Fowler Welch had performed well in the year, varying chilled volume profiles at certain depots led to some operational inefficiency as customer […]
DBC Foodservice had no vehicle assets despite having 230 of them when it went under in March, as its fleet was run on a contract-hire basis. The £300m turnover company supplied some of the best known cafes, restaurants and bars on the high Street including Caffé Nero, Prezzo, Loch Fyne and vodka bar chain Revolution. DBC’s fleet of mainly Dafs delivered 8,000 multi-temperature products to customers each year. However, after attempts to sell the business earlier this year failed, administrator […]
Highlands haulier Ferguson Transport (Spean Bridge) has bought Skye Transport (Crossal) for an undisclosed sum.
ARR Craib Transport grew both annual turnover and profit in its last full year of trading before it was acquired by Gregory Distribution, new accounts show.