The Federation of Wholesale Distributors is the member organisation for UK wholesalers operating in the grocery and foodservice markets supplying independent retailers and caterers via cash and carry, delivery and the Internet.
As the voice of the wholesale distribution sector, we protect and promote our members' interests with decision makers in Westminster, Whitehall and Brussels, and are recognised as a credible stakeholder in every debate on policies
which affect the work of UK wholesalers.
Our members manage the distribution of goods around the UK with a total value of about £30 billion and ensure an efficient distribution channel between manufacturers and retailers and caterers.
All members agree to abide by the FWD Code of Conduct
FWD supports its members in three areas:
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25/01/2018 - FWD helps introduce MPs to sector’s support for wholesale workers
01/12/2017 - Wholesalers name their brands of the year
30/11/2017 - Support for Palmer and Harvey colleagues as wholesale honours individual achievements
22/11/2017 - Wholesalers happy with duty delays, fuel freezes and new tax enforcers
After a relatively quiet legislative year in 2017 we’re looking at a packed schedule of Government activity in 2018, with key policy announcements that the wholesale sector must be