NH Case has been a Control Energy Costs client since 2001 – a relationship spanning 20 years and several different energy services.
NH Case is a family-owned company established in the 1920s. They distribute almost every category of food to manufacturers, wholesalers and caterers. They have three principal sites – Wincanton, where their fleet of temperature-controlled vehicles operates from, with fish processing in Grimsby and ready meal production in Warminster.
Like many businesses in their sector, the pandemic has made them busier than ever, with increased demand for food leading to higher levels of production.
Limiting their carbon footprint and reducing the general environmental impact is a priority for NH Case. They are always looking to make distribution as efficient as possible, minimise energy consumption and gas emissions from refrigeration and deal with waste and recyclable matter responsibly.
They also want to work with suppliers who commit to sustainability, particularly for their fish imports. This has led to them being accredited by the Marine Stewardship Council since 2008.
Right from the start, we realised that co-termination for contracts was key to ensuring that they could coordinate management of their suppliers and make their life easier when it comes to contract management.
We work closely with NH Case to provide energy procurement and purchasing in line with their energy requirements and growth plans, reviewed on a regular basis. We also provide them with ongoing consumption reporting and invoice validation.
Climate change action
This autumn (2021), NH Case will be moving onto a 100% renewable energy contract. The supplier is part of the REGO scheme (renewable energy guarantee of origin), and the REGO certificate allows Ofgem to verify the renewable source.
We also put in place a Climate Change Agreement for NH Case, working hard to ensure that we met the Government deadline. The Climate Change Agreement allows them to capitalise on the reduced climate change levy aspect of their billing on an ongoing basis.