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Investment in the cold chain – specifically pre-cooling and transport refrigeration equipment – can reduce food loss by 76 per cent and carbon dioxide equivalent emissions (CO2E) by 16 per cent. Those are the results of a pilot study on kinnow, a type of mandarin, commissioned by FSDF member Carrier and released today at Carrier’s World Cold Chain Summit to Reduce Food Loss, held in Singapore. Carrier is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United […]

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FSDF member & Logistics supply chain experts Fowler Welch, have joined forces with the charity Care after Combat. The charity aims to help ex-service men and women to integrate back into civilian life, after they have left the military. Their mission is to support Veterans with alcohol and substance misuse and the reduction of re-offending Veterans in the Criminal Justice System. The opportunity to get involved came as part of an up and coming project with The Road Haulage Association and […]

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Hazel Davis of Worcester, cook at Headway Worcestershire charity for people with brain injury, received a benevolent contribution towards her Christmas Dinners activity in the form of ten turkeys and desserts donated by local family business, FSDF member and food supply chain specialist Oakland International based in Redditch. This year kind donors will be supporting the event which is in its second year, after Hazel last year delivered almost 80, free, 3-course Christmas Dinners to people affected by brain injury […]

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FSDF member & Food logistics specialist ACS&T has been awarded the BRC Global Standard for Storage and Distribution across all its sites for the eighth year running. The BRC Global Standard is universally considered as a benchmark guarantee of quality, safety and operational performance for the UK retail industry. ACS&T successfully passed the rigorous BRC audit at all its sites in Grimsby, Wolverhampton, Tewkesbury and Scarborough. It was one of the first temperature controlled logistics companies to gain the BRC […]

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FSDF member Müller has confirmed that in addition to being an Official Supporter of the British Athletics Team, it is to be the Official Milk of British Athletics. This will be communicated on pack in 2017. As of December 1, 2016, a phased approach will see the introduction of Müller Milk and Müller Butter to the British market. Müller Cream will follow in March 2017, while Puriti and the One will also be redesigned and branded in a similar format. […]

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FSDF member Combilift continues to be at the forefront of product development in the materials handling sector and this has been recognised once again by the FLTA which has named the company as finalists in two categories for the Awards for Excellence 2017.  Nominated for the Innovation Award, Combilift’s new Combi-CS counterbalance pedestrian stacker combines optimum narrow aisle performance with full visibility of the forks, load and surroundings for maximum safety of operators and other personnel. A key innovative feature […]

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Did you know wasting food costs the average household £470 a year? We are particularly wasteful over Christmas as we tend to cook for more.  To help you manage food waste this festive season, our Freezer Fairy is sharing advice on how to use your freezer to make food go further safely. Visit www.food.gov.uk/freezerfairy for tips, advice and some great ideas for leftovers recipes. You can also follow the #FreezerFairy tips on Twitter by following us @foodgov and help us to […]

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The Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced over £1 billion of investment for roads in his Autumn Statement. Key points for transport include: • £1.1bn extra investment in English local transport networks. • £220m to reduce traffic pinch points. • £110m for East West Rail and commitment to deliver Oxford to Cambridge Expressway. Hammond also cancelled the proposed fuel duty rise for the seventh successive year. In terms of the overall economy the OBR predicts debt will rise from 84.2% of GDP last year […]

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FSDF are extending the deadline for the 2017 Future Leader Award until Monday 5th December, if you wish to send in an application and haven’t done so please send in by this date. Thank you to those who have already send in an application. For further information and the application form please click here  

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Combilift Aisle Master

Located in Monaghan, Ireland, Combilift was established in 1998 by Martin McVicar and Robert Moffett, both highly qualified engineers with decades of experience between them. Their expertise, knowledge of the market and practical experience led to the development of the Combilift – the ultimate long-load material handling solution. In the last 18 years Combilift has grown to become the acknowledged global leader in the long-load handling market. More than 28,000 units have been sold and Combilift products can be found in over […]

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