About us

The FSDF is the sole UK trade body that focuses on representing and supporting the interests of the entire food and drink logistics industry.

This major industry sector is pivotal to the UK economy and to the population as a whole.

The FSDF specialises in providing services specifically designed for food and drink logistics operators. The organisations profile with Government, academia and other allied trade bodies ensures that the industry's interests are represented at the highest levels.

We also pride ourselves on providing individual support and advice to our members and responding promptly to member needs whatever they may be.

FSDF members are not just a number. We get to know our members on an individual basis and listen to them. This is the only way that comprehensive support and relevant services can be provided.

The only reason the FSDF exists is for our members. Therefore, they are always NUMBER ONE for us.

Board of Directors

Name Company
Malcolm Johnstone (FSDF Board of Directors President) ACS & T Logistics
Andrew Baldwin Reed Boardall Cold Storage Ltd
Belle Tyson The Ice Co Storage
Chris Sturman FSDF
Christine Modla-Thomas Munters UK Ltd
Dan Myers Norbert Dentressangle Logistics UK
FSDF Admin FSDF
Garry Tilburn Reed Boardall Cold Storage Ltd
Graham Eames Phoenix International
Ian Desmonde IBL Cold Stores
Ian Hancock Ian Hancock H&S consultant/trainer
James Woodward Cold Move Ltd
John Clark Clan International Transport Services Ltd
Jon Miles Partner Logistics
Maurice Young Maurice Young Consulting Ltd
Richard GD Showell Dugard Logistics Ltd
Sean Negus Brakes
Tim Moran Yearsley Group

Technical and Safety Committee

Name Company
Chris Sturman FSDF
Dave Norrington Norbert Dentressangle Logistics UK
Dave Roberts Cold Move Ltd
FSDF Admin FSDF
Grant Kulckow Kingspan Controlled Environments
Ian Fox Norbert Dentressangle Logistics UK
Ian Hancock Ian Hancock H&S consultant/trainer
Maurice Young Maurice Young Consulting Ltd
Paul Capindale ACS & T Logistics
Simon Williams Cold Move Ltd
Steve Pratt ACS & T Logistics
Tim Smith The Rack Group

Business Affairs Committee

Name Company
Andrew Baldwin Reed Boardall Cold Storage Ltd
Chris Sturman FSDF
FSDF Admin FSDF
Ian Desmonde IBL Cold Stores
Jon Miles Partner Logistics
Martin Blanch The Ice Co Storage
Martin Suttill Dawson Walker Communications
Mike Lythgoe Cold Move Ltd
Robert Reader Norbert Dentressangle Logistics UK

Education and Training Committee

Name Company
Colin Snape Nagel Langdons Ltd
David Hoey Oakland International Ltd
FSDF Admin FSDF
Gwynne Richards Apprise Consulting Ltd
Jon Miles Partner Logistics
Malcolm Johnstone (FSDF Board of Directors President) ACS & T Logistics
Martin Suttill Dawson Walker Communications
Maurice Young Maurice Young Consulting Ltd
Mike Lythgoe Cold Move Ltd
Paul A Jackson Chiltern Cold Storage Group Limited
Paul McGimpsey IBL Cold Stores

Education & Training Committee

Name Company
Colin Snape Nagel Langdons Ltd
David Hoey Oakland International Ltd
FSDF Admin FSDF
Gwynne Richards Apprise Consulting Ltd
Jon Miles Partner Logistics
Malcolm Johnstone (FSDF Board of Directors President) ACS & T Logistics
Martin Suttill Dawson Walker Communications
Maurice Young Maurice Young Consulting Ltd
Mike Lythgoe Cold Move Ltd
Paul A Jackson Chiltern Cold Storage Group Limited
Paul McGimpsey IBL Cold Stores