EXPERIENCED SPECIALIST AGRICULTURAL FACILITIES

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APPLIED TIMELINE
2000
Applied was
founded in 2000
as a service
provider to
agriculture based
in East Anglia.
Growing to include
auditing fruit and
vegetable
production around
the world for UK
supermarkets.
2006
Redevelopment of Lower
Farm completed to 4
modern state of the art
poultry buildings housing
180,000 birds with
underfloor heating, a first
for the UK broiler industry.
Also a world first to have a
system whereby bird
welfare can be monitored
live and changes made in
real time.
2012
Development of
Contract Farming with
Applied taking on the
project of building a
new broiler enterprise
to complement a
client’s existing arable
business. Leads to
additional opportunities
and new builds.
2009
Applied rent
another poultry
farm near
Uttoxeter.
David Speller
wins the
Farmers Weekly
‘Poultry Farmer
of the Year’
2015
Expansion of our services and
staffing requires a move to new
offices across from Lower Farm.
Farm Delivery Partnership
started - working with major
animal feed manufacturer to
manage a bespoke delivery
service to customers across GB
2016
Launch of
OPTIFarm
remote
monitoring
services
2000
THE FUTURE
2004
2004
Purchase of
Lower Farm,
Eastmoor,
Derbyshire.
Existing 1960s
buildings
housing
112,000 birds.
2006
2007
2007
Lower
Farm join
the
EPEF 400
Club
2008
2009
2009
2008
Applied
David Speller
expand with
appointed to
developing
Barclays
Contract
Approved
Services,
Interim
including
Management
Panel to advise washing farm
buildings.
other bank
customers on a
consultancy
basis.
2011
2011
Applied
purchase own
sucker blower
lorry to move
feed between
sites and then
take on
sub-contracting
for other feed
mills.
2012
2014
2014
Innovation and
systems trials,
developing the
use of
technologies to
support and
improve bird
efficiency and
health.
2015
2016
2016
Development of
old farm office at
Lower Farm into
a visitor centre
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FARMING SOLUTIONS
Applied are an experienced specialist agricultural facilities company offering
a host of solutions to support the success of your business. Our involvement
across multiple poultry sites enables us to harness the latest innovations and
implement the best practices across a large group of sites benefiting our
client’s and our client’s customers alike.
The willingness to fully embrace a range of partnerships and design long
term business models that benefit all parties concerned has been at the core
of our success.
CONTRACT FARMING
At Applied we have a proven formula for establishing a successful contract
farming relationship with clients who want to have a prosperous broiler unit
as part of their wider farming activities without operating the sites on their
own.
Contracts are bespoke to meet the individual client’s needs and range
from complete management agreements through to effectively shared
responsibilities. Our aim is to add value to their business through our
experience, expertise and resources.
Our goal is to add value today, tomorrow and for the future...
www.applied-group.co.uk
FARMING SERVICES
PROFESSIONAL CONTRACT SERVICING
SOLUTIONS TAILOR-MADE WITH EXPERT SUPPORT
Following on from the demands of our own poultry sites we have developed
a successful and well resourced contracting service available to others in the
sector. All services are delivered as though we were operating on our own
sites and we aim to always offer a personal service to meet the demands of
our customers including:
For some clients Applied has become a valuable support mechanism for what is
an established successful broiler farming enterprise. We can offer a range of farm
consultancy services from ventilation and heating commisioning to bird management
and systems monitoring.
WASHING & HYGIENE
BUSINESS PLANS & FINANCIAL CONSULTANCY
Applied has been and continues to be used by banks, land agents and private clients
to offer a full financial business appraisal service. This may be at the initial start of a
broiler venture where projected financial costs and returns are essential or following
changes within an existing business unit. Based on our regular involvement in the
design construction and management of new sites we are is able to offer a unique up
to date accurate financial appraisal service.
CHICK PLACEMENT STAFF
RELIEF FARM MANAGEMENT
BULK FEED & PALLETISED TRANSPORT SERVICES.
We offer a bulk feed and pellet delivery service from
our TASCC approved lorries with loads up to 27 tonnes.
We are able to recover feed or pellets for those times
when feed is delivered in to the wrong bins or simply
surplus feed left at the end of the crop with our sucker
lorry. We understand the importance of a reliable
service and also have trained drivers on standby for
emergency feed deliveries. We also manage bespoke
delivery services for all kinds of palletised freight,
specialising in farm and mill deliveries, supplying
innovative solutions and a personal service to our end
customers across the UK from our base in Derbyshire.
We offer committed, personal &
professional services
to the Agricultural Sector
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REMOTE SERVICES
PUBLIC LIAISON
OPTIfarm
PROFESSIONAL HANDS ON PUBLIC RELATIONS
With the proven data analysis skills employed within Applied we offer a 24/7
optimisation service, specifically designed to support broiler farmers across the globe.
An area where we are uniquely
supporting our clients is in public
relations and managing public liaison
groups. This has been valuable for
client’s sites prior to construction and
once in production.
By independently monitoring client facilities we help them improve farm performance
by being proactive rather than reactive. Our service is managed and delivered
remotely via our own data gathering technologies which are installed on farm and
linked via the internet to our Information platforms for analysis and decision making.
We provide bespoke packages to meet your specific requirements and offer different
levels of service (Bronze, Silver and Gold).
Router
OPTIfarm offers the following proven Benefits:
•
Stabilising the shed environments
•
Reducing the reliance on medication
•
Improving bird health and welfare
•
Enhancing farm manager knowledge
PC Client(s)
•
Ensuring transfer of the latest
management techniques
•
Assisting farm veterinary practices
•
Improving communication between the farm and its customers.
We attend public events on our clients
behalf and have resources committed
to handling enquiries/ queries and
complaints often from people who find
themselves living next to a broiler farm
for the first time.
Mobile
Client
To discuss your specific
requirements and
the benefits that our
OPTIfarm service could
offer you, please contact
us.
VISITOR FACILITIES AT LOWER FARM
www.applied-group.co.uk
PRE-CONSTRUCTION
PROJECT MANAGEMENT
BUDGETS
Collating new and existing financial data we are able to accurately determine the
total cost of a project, be it the construction of a new site or alterations to an existing
site. Our experience enables for a full and comprehensive costing, broken down into
individual elements, which minimises the risk of overspending.
DESIGN
We can offer experienced and expert advice to plan and design all aspects of the
proposed broiler facility. Through our involvement in multiple sites we are able to put
forward the latest in forward thinking, innovation and industry ideas to ensure that
our client’s sites have the ability to meet and exceed their target and expectations.
Wherever possible we will always implement design features with the aim of future
proofing our clients sites as we appreciate they are expected to be in operation for a
significant period of time.
PLANNING
Once a design has been proposed and the financial appraisal conducted we will
work with our known associates to help our clients apply for and achieve planning
permission and the necessary Environmental Permits required by a broiler site.
A good broiler unit starts with a
good site design, we are happy to
help our clients design their sites in
accordance with the latest legislative
requirements.
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POST PLANNING PROJECT MANAGEMENT
TENDERING
HEALTH & SAFETY
We can conduct a full tendering process on
behalf of our clients covering the entirety
of the project across all trades concerned.
We ensure continual communication is
maintained between the client, the suppliers
and ourselves to ensure complete openness
and free dialogue at all times. Our aim
is to deliver the best equipment into the
best designed sites, at the best price and
delivered by the best installation companies.
We can ensure all procedures and
regulations relating to Health & Safety are
adhered too. Our project management team
can actively manage the site with the aim of
minimising the risk of accidents and injuries
occurring during construction. We will
ensure all the necessary welfare facilities are
supplied on site to meet the requirements
of both the regulations and the build
contractors.
PROJECT PLANNING
DAILY SITE MANAGEMENT
We are able to plan and manage every
element of the construction phase. We
ensure all details are covered including
notifications of relevant building authorities,
daily management of contractors and the
ability to ensure the desired outcomes of
Applied and our clients are achieved.
The project management team will manage
all daily interaction with trades, visitors and
deliveries to ensure the smooth and safe
operation of the site. Regular meetings will
be held on site to maintain the budget and
build time frames ensuring a site is delivered
on time and on budget.
As the demands of a construction project can be very onerous, we have developed a service
that helps our clients develop units that are delivered on time, on budget and safely.
www.applied-group.co.uk
We supply innovative solutions and a
personal service to customers throughout
the world from our base in Derbyshire.
HEAD OFFICE LOCATION
B60 50
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A6
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Applied,
Peak House
Peak Gateway Business Park
Eastmoor
Chesterfield
S42 7DA
19
BAS
B605
L O W R OA D
EASTMOOR
TEL:
01246 569066
EMAIL: [email protected]
WEB: www.applied-group.co.uk
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