Dart Group PLC News

Acquisition of goodwill and selected assets - R. F. Fielding Cheshire Limited

28th April 2006

Dart Group PLC's distribution division has acquired the goodwill and selected assets of R. F. Fielding Cheshire Limited. The ambient business will trade as Fowler Welch Ambient  and will operate from two main sites situated in Stockport and Birmingham and offers combined warehousing space in excess of 200,000 sq ft.

The company's enlarged fleet will now exceed a total of 450 tractor units and 800 trailers.

David Inglis, Managing Director of Fowler Welch-Coolchain, comments

"This strategic development will further strengthen our national network and clearly announces our arrival into the ambient consolidation sector. It is our intention to provide existing and future customers with the established high level of service currently provided in our temperature-controlled business."

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April 28, 2006 at 15:03

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