Our markets

Risk reduction by operating in three significant, stable markets

Where we operate

NWF has offices based throughout the UK to accommodate all its staff and equipment, and to ensure its products and services are easily accessible.

Wardle – Group head office, main site below

Market overview

  • A long, cold winter generated increased demand for heating oil
  • The average Brent Crude oil price in the year was $63 per barrel compared to $51 per barrel in 2017
  • There is a fragmented market for oil distribution
  • Stable future demand for oil – other sources to meet increasing demand for energy

Market overview

  • Demand for our customers’ products continues to be stable and the outlook for most product categories handled by the business is resilient
  • The business operates in a competitive supply chain and needs to continually demonstrate the value and service that it provides to food manufacturers and importers
  • Market conditions remain difficult as the supermarkets fight for share in a static market
  • Warehousing in the UK remains in short supply

Market overview

  • Strong demand – up 8.7% year on year
  • Stable milk prices at over 27p per litre
  • Milk production up 4.8%
  • Five-year high for commodity prices

Market overview

  • A long, cold winter generated increased demand for heating oil
  • The average Brent Crude oil price in the year was $63 per barrel compared to $51 per barrel in 2017
  • There is a fragmented market for oil distribution
  • Stable future demand for oil – other sources to meet increasing demand for energy

Market overview

  • Demand for our customers’ products continues to be stable and the outlook for most product categories handled by the business is resilient
  • The business operates in a competitive supply chain and needs to continually demonstrate the value and service that it provides to food manufacturers and importers
  • Market conditions remain difficult as the supermarkets fight for share in a static market
  • Warehousing in the UK remains in short supply

Market overview

  • Strong demand – up 8.7% year on year
  • Stable milk prices at over 27p per litre
  • Milk production up 4.8%
  • Five-year high for commodity prices