Press releases

Fowler Welch Names FareShare as Charity of The Year

15 May 2017

Fowler Welch, a leading logistics provider for the UK food industry, has named FareShare as their Charity of the Year. The partnership will see Fowler Welch employees raise money and awareness for the food charity, supporting their work to redistribute good food that might otherwise go to waste to frontline charities across the UK. Every £1 raised will mean FareShare can redistribute enough food f…

Statement in Response to Social Media Comments

11 May 2017

Fowler Welch chief executive officer Nick Hay said: "Fowler Welch has been made aware of racist comments made on Facebook in connection with the tragic death of Evha Jannath by what is believed to be one of our former employees. "We can confirm that this person has not been employed by Fowler Welch and has had no connection with the organisation since 2011. "Fowler Welch fully condemns his comment…

Fowler Welch Shortlisted For Logistics Supplier Of The Year Award

02 May 2017

Logistics and supply chain expert Fowler Welch has been shortlisted for prestigious industry award, The Grocer Gold Logistics Supplier of the Year. The Logistics Supplier of the Year award recognises a logistics-based supplier which has brought about the most tangible and meaningful improvements to the operations and offer of a retailer, manufacturer or wholesaler in the last twelve months. Fowler…

Fowler Welch Appoints Head Of Operations For Ambient

28 April 2017

Supply chain specialist Fowler Welch has appointed Sean Negus in the role of Head of Operations – Ambient. The position, which will be based at the company’s state-of-the art Ambient National Distribution centre in Heywood was created as the company has increased its focus on growing its ambient service. The role will cover all aspects of the operation, covering commercial, warehouse and transport…

Fowler Welch Introduces Newest Customer to Nuneaton Facility

24 April 2017

Fowler Welch has extended its contract with Winterbotham Darby following the partnership with Dairy Crest at its Nuneaton cold store facility, welcoming the deli supplier as the first Fowler Welch customer at the state of the art facility. The Redhill based manufacturer and supplier of continental meats, deli and antipasti products for retail and foodservice has expanded its brief to Fowler Welch …

Fowler Welch and Mars Tackle Sustainability with Industry First Trailer Innovation

20 March 2017

Logistics supply chain experts Fowler Welch have recently added ten bespoke APD trailers to their fleet for long-term partner Mars. APD or Automated Pallet Delivery is a system for loading or unloading all 26 pallets on a trailer in around 1minute. These specialist trailers combined with automated equipment at factories and warehouses are extremely efficient for delivery and despatch, but can only…

Fowler Welch Tackles UK Driver Shortage With Training Programme Pledge For 2017

20 February 2017

Fowler Welch has launched its first driver training programme across three of its nine sites in a bid to attract new talent to the UK logistics industry. The company will start recruiting from January 2017 and is looking for drivers of any age who want a range of career development opportunities in a skilled industry and will be developed into proficient LGV drivers. This is the first of such prog…

New Fowler Welch Video Highlights Efficiency Developments In The Ambient Supply Chain

24 January 2017

Fowler Welch has launched its latest video which addresses the current issues affecting the ambient supply chain and how new technologies are expected to impact the future of ambient. The UK logistics and supply chain expert has interviewed Alex Edge, supply chain insight manager at IGD for its "Industry Insight" YouTube series which features video interviews of key industry figures sharing their …

Fowler Welch Expands Its Relationship with Natures Way Foods

03 November 2016

Temperature controlled supply chain specialist Fowler Welch, has extended its relationship with fresh produce manufacturer Natures Way Foods. Fowler Welch are now supporting Natures Way Foods with fresh bagged salads, food to go and prepared food amongst other products from their Chichester operation into Sainsbury’s retail distribution centres. It extends Fowler Welch’s existing relationship with…

An Ambient Opportunity from Fowler Welch

04 August 2016

Fowler Welch is reaching out to businesses, particularly SMEs, in light of the decline in value across the ambient food sector of £84.5m (3.6%) to £2.2bn this year, with a range of solutions to costly logistics and inefficient supply chain management. With brands competing more fiercely than ever for customers’ money and the added pressure of 40% of total volume being sold on a promotional offer, …