Cheshire-based Boughey Distribution is to open a new 237,734 sq ft warehouse at Crewe Commercial Park which will create around 100 new jobs for the local area. Boughey, part of the NWF Group, provides storage and distribution services to the food grocery market and will use the new facility to accommodate increasing demand for space from its existing customers. The company was established in 1964 and employs over 600 people at its headquarters in Wardle. The new warehouse is expected […]
Boughey Distribution parent NWF Group saw turnover at the division drop 14.2% last year and operating profit halved, due to difficult market conditions and poor consumer spending in supermarkets.
Boughey Distribution enjoyed a solid year of growth despite cut-throat competition amongst the supermarkets, with its Palletline operation growing faster than expected.
NWF Group expects pre-tax profit for the six months ended 30 November to be greater than the same period in 2011, despite lower than expected performance in its food distribution arm. In its interim statement, the firm said its Boughey Distribution business performed “slightly behind expectations” as it did not take on as many new customers and receive as much business from existing customers as it expected, which it blamed on a “tough market environment”. NWF Fuels performed better than […]