Food & Drink Process & Packaging Issue 15 2017 - Page 43

Fowler Welch “At Fowler Welch, we pride ourselves chains. As a leading specialist in the of our customers to deliver solutions on offering a tailored service that takes food supply chain for ambient and that have saved both energy and a ‘transformational’ approach to a temperature controlled products, we food miles, including a unique trailer customer’s needs. This means getting pride ourselves on using our experience developed for one customer. The trailer to know their business and working and knowledge to provide innovative was only able to be loaded in one alongside them as one unified team and effective solutions to our custo- direction due to the automated floor to find a solution that delivers tangible mers. Core to these services are our loading mechanism. A drop down floor results to the customer’s operation. shared user sites which enable the has been designed by Fowler Welch Combining this tailored approach with co-location of added value services enabling the trailers to be loaded in our consolidation service allows us to such as warehousing, packing and two directions reducing empty running provide scale when a customer lacks contract packing with our consolidation by 252,000 miles, showing a reduction critical mass on their own. transport services. in carbon emissions by 333 tonnes per year. “For years we have offered an industry “One of the key things that our custo- leading consolidation service, collecting mers need to be aware of for the future “The ethos carried across the Fowler and cross-docking multiple customers’ is energy efficiency, which is already Welch business is ‘Listening, Respon- volume to give the collective critical high on the agenda. As the pressu- ding, Delivering’, which allows us to mass for cost effective, high service res across all industries to be seen continually offer innovative solutions distribution to the grocery retail sector. as being environmentally aware are that deliver tangible results and increa- increasing, we’ve left no stone untur- sed efficiency for our valued customers “In recent years, as the retail market ned in our efforts to reduce our carbon time and again.” has seen a seismic shift, we have com- footprint. Adopting greener policies and bined a range of added value services innovative WVVB26VVBRFW"66ƖFF6W'f6RF7&V6R6&&&VGV7FFR7BffRV'2Vff6V77&72W"7W7FW'>( 7Wǒ( vRfRv&VBw6FRV&W dEwwrfG6VC