Tag Archives: Martin-Brower

A new McDonald’s distribution centre in Coventry, run by logistics partner FSDF member Martin Brower, has officially opened. The distribution centre contains separate warehouse areas, including a main storage area, two giant chilled areas and a huge freezer area. The new site is supplying hundreds of McDonald’s restaurants throughout the region and represents a £4.5m investment by Martin Brower. The site is located in the former Palmer & Harvey distribution centre in Canley. The Palmer & Harvey site closed after […]

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Tony Winterbottom, general manager operational support at FSDF member Martin Brower presents the fuel consumption statistics of his vehicles with a smile. “Since 2011, we have reduced the consumption of gasoil [red diesel] by almost 1.9 million litres in our Hemel fleet – despite the fact that we saw an increase in the volume of cases delivered in the same period of approximately 6% annually.” Martin Brower UK delivers to fast-food restaurants. It predicted a steady increase in red diesel […]

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A skills shortage and the impact of Brexit are the two main challenges facing the food industry, the newly appointed chairman of the Society of Food Hygiene & Technology (SOFHT) has claimed. Ian Booth, who is quality director at FSDF member & logistics provider Martin Brower said the level of skilled people entering the industry was currently insufficient. He revealed that SOFHT was reviewing its Student Award, as well as looking at a range of new activities in collaboration with […]

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McDonald’s logistics provider FSDF member Martin Brower has taken delivery of its fifth Euro 6 DAF CF ‘Silent’ 6×2 rear-steer rigid – and paraded the new vehicle at today’s (23 March 2016) CLOCS progress event at the ExCel centre, London. Improved manoeuvrability and the ability to work outside normal day-time delivery hours were key to Martin Brower’s decision, according to Tony Winterbottom, general manager operational support at the company. “We are always looking at ways of reducing our environmental impact […]

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FSDF member Martin Brower is the leading logistics service provider for restaurants around the world, including McDonalds. The company required a sophisticated metering and monitoring system to be installed at its headquarters in Hemel Hempstead to ensure that individual business units within the company were being billed correctly for their energy usage. Prior to the installation, Martin Brower only had one main bill that came into the site. This bill was then divided into three different sections across the business.  […]

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FSDF member Martin-Brower UK Ltd, part of The Martin-Brower Company, LLC, has continued a long and successful relationship with FSDF member & Leeds-based Union Industries by becoming one of the first companies to take advantage of its innovative Ice-Pic freezer door. After identifying a procedure that cost the company valuable production time and often resulted in heat ingress into the freezer, Martin-Brower UK called in Union to help drive greater efficiency at its Heywood distribution centre. Prior to the installation, […]

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