Dart Group has sold Fowler Welch to Culina Group for £98m. The sale of the Lincolnshire-based chilled and ambient food logistics company sees further consolidation in the sector. Fowler Welch, which offers supply-chain services to retailers, processors, growers and importers across the UK and Ireland, also has a 50% share in a joint venture fruit ripening and packing business, Integrated Service Solutions, located at its Teynham facility. The sale comes as Dart Group, which owns Jet2.com and Jet2 Holidays, continues […]
Scottish multimodal operator John G Russell boosted pre-tax profit by 8% last year despite suffering from floods, sluggish rates and disruption on cross-channel routes.
R Swain & Sons has continued its acquisition spree with the purchase of Express Freight Services (Birmingham) this year, newly published accounts reveal.
Culina has won a new distribution contract with Bute Island Foods to transport its vegan Sheese product to wholesalers and retailers across the UK. The food firm originally ran its Sheese distribution operation from Scotland, however, it decided it would be able to reach a wider market more effectively by switching to a logistics provider with national capabilities and a stronger southern presence. Temperature-controlled specialist Culina will manage the new contract from its Stafford hub, with stock brought into the […]