Tag Archives: Fowler Welch

With BBQ season just around the corner, multi award-winning logistics provider, FSDF member Fowler Welch has strengthened its growing relationship with leading independent sausage manufacturer Heck Food by adding dual-branded trailers to its fleet. Heck Food and Fowler Welch first teamed up in June 2017, and, following a contract extension that saw the supply chain expert become the manufacturer’s sole supplier of distribution services in the UK, have further reinforced the partnership by creating eye-catching livery that will become part […]

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Delamere Dairy, the UK’s speciality and alternatives dairy, has selected FSDF member Fowler Welch to provide a full supply chain solution for a major retail customer. The multi award-winning chilled logistics specialist will be responsible for stock collection, stockholding, order processing, picking and distribution of the dairy’s Marks & Spencer (M&S) volumes, as well as providing full customer services support. In developing a solution for their new client, Fowler Welch developed a bespoke ASN (Advanced Shipping Notice) messaging process to […]

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As people all across the country prepare for BBQs, garden parties and – with a bit of luck – some great weather, the teams at FSDF member Fowler Welch are working tirelessly to ensure they deliver everything needed this spring! Whether it’s the salad, the meat or the BBQ itself, the cut flowers for the vase or the bedding plants for the garden – Fowler Welch vehicles travel more than 1 million miles each week to distribute all these products […]

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Mother’s Day is an incredibly busy and important day in the FSDF member Fowler Welch calendar, as the whole team work to make sure gifts are delivered to loved ones up and down the country, in time for this special day. More than 2 million bunches of flowers and 5,660 pallets of plants are transported and delivered to more than 20 locations up and down the country. If every flower delivered by Fowler Welch was lined up stem-to-stem it would […]

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Building on the success of its LGV Driver Apprenticeship Scheme, FSDF member Fowler Welch is extending the scheme to Warehouse Operator and Supply Chain Operator roles. The Driver Apprenticeship Scheme began in 2017 and has so far delivered 16 fully qualified new LGV drivers  permanently employed with the business, with  a further 13 drivers currently  gaining their qualification. Due to this success, it will return with a new cohort in April 2019, this time extending the training scheme to Warehouse […]

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Following an independent assessment into its practices across the business, FSDF member Fowler Welch has gained a globally recognised Ecovadis Silver accreditation. The achievement of a silver award, from previously holding bronze, puts Fowler Welch in the top 30% of all companies assessed, while its environmental score placed it in the top 14% and its sustainable procurement score positions the business in the top 27%. In recent years, Fowler Welch has implemented an Environmental and Sustainability Plan across the entirety […]

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FSDF member Fowler Welch has helped redistribute enough surplus food to provide two million meals for vulnerable people three years into its partnership with FareShare. Fowler Welch joined forces with FareShare in August 2016 in a bid to reduce food waste across other companies in the supply chain. After noticing a number of their customers were looking to redistribute their surplus food to charity but struggled with the logistics, they developed a system where food companies could add their surplus […]

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FSDF Member Fowler Welch and a food redistribution charity have saved more than two million meals from being binned since 2016. Fowler Welch and FareShare originally teamed up in August 2016 to reduce food waste across the supply chain. The haulage firm helps customers redistribute their surplus food to charity by allowing them to add surplus food onto their usual collection. FareShare redistributes this food to organisations such as domestic violence refuges, school breakfast clubs and homeless shelters, helping to feed an estimated 17,000 […]

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Continental cheese and charcuterie importer Pimpernel Wharf is celebrating its most successful Christmas ever since joining the range of big brands at FSDF member Fowler Welch’s Nuneaton distribution centre. The multi-award winning chilled logistics specialist has taken control of Pimpernel Wharf’s chilled storage, picking and distribution to the major retailers and wholesalers across the country. The three year contract will see between 3-400 pallets stored on-site at any given time, with a total throughput of two million cases per year. […]

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Halloween just wouldn’t be the same without the traditional pumpkin carving, and each year FSDF member Fowler Welch’s expert teams work around the clock to make sure this booming holiday is delivered on time. Over 2.8M pumpkins are transported, stored and delivered to over 25 locations up and down the country, after being grown and harvested at farms in Wisbech and Spalding. This equates to around 13,000 tonnes of pumpkins delivered in store each year; enough to line up around […]

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