Fowler Welch said its sale last year to Culina Group had strengthened its ability to overcome challenges and enhanced its services. In a statement from its directors, the food logistics company also said that the sale of its Heywood site last October had enabled it to focus on its core chilled business. The comments came in its latest available financial results, which showed that in the year ending 31 March 2020, the company’s revenue dropped 6.6% to £166.8m. However, pre-tax […]
Controlled temperature specialist Langdons saw a 13.7% increase in turnover as it felt the benefit of a £9m investment it its Redditch depot. For the year ending 31 December 2011 turnover at Langdons Industries was £67.5m (2010: £59.4m), while pre-tax profit rose to £2.7m from £2.1m in the previous 12 month period. Arran Osman, MD at Langdons, says that return on sales has “settled back to expected levels based on performance in 2009” as “profit in 2010 had been significantly […]
Culina Logistics has shortened ambient supply chains for supermarket giant Tesco, with the roll-out of a new ‘Day 1 for Day 2’ delivery service. The logistics firm will consolidate suppliers’ deliveries at its multi-user facility in Wolverhampton, for onward trunking to Tesco’s NDC network on a six-day Monday to Saturday cycle. Culina says the ambient grocery market has traditionally operated with orders being placed on Day 1 for delivery on Day 3 across a five-day Monday to Friday cycle, but […]
“I’m losing a fortune” – Shellfish haulier forced to set up Spanish business to avoid new trade barriers
The decision to delay new border controls for EU goods imported into the UK has made business for shellfish hauliers much harder, according to an Aberdeen operator.