Seven Telematics Sidoli

Renowned dessert manufacturer C D T Sidoli (Welshpool) Ltd has been a long term user of the FSDF member Seven Telematics’ TranScan 2 data logging system for many years, using paper records. However for its latest fleet of 13.4m refrigerated trailers, the Welshpool-based company has now also specified Seven’s Cool Track remote temperature system as standard fitment on all the dual compartment trailers. Explaining the rationale behind the move to Cool Track, Sidoli’s logistics manager, Andrew Dodd said, “We previously […]

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botm

We write with regard to our planned Global edition of Business on the Move later in 2016. The Global edition will be an ‘as well as’, not an ‘instead of’ the UK game If we do manage to raise the 6-figure sum needed to produce a Global edition, we shall continue to promote and distribute BOTH games, the Global and the UK versions. Elements of both game editions will be interchangeable enabling us to switch focus depending on where the […]

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safety

For the latest HSE news click on the links – Firm fined after worker suffered fatal crush injuries Worker killed whilst assisting a reversing lorry Runcorn firm sentenced after HGV crushes worker to death The control of legionella in dry/wet cooling systems National gas distributor fined after worker gets trapped in gas cloud  

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Flexi rack relocation

Adjustable Pallet Racking (APR) and sprinkler systems can now be extended, remodelled and relocated within a warehouse or distribution centre environment in significantly less time and at a fraction of the cost than was previously thought possible thanks to innovative rack reconfiguration technology available from FSDF member Flexi Warehouse Systems – the warehouse planning and design consultancy services division of intralogistics solutions specialist, Narrow Aisle Ltd. Traditionally, moving racking runs to enable the width of the aisles within a logistics […]

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GoPlasticPallet New SF800

The new SF 800 H Retail Pallet is the latest model to join FSDF member Goplasticpallets.com’s extensive range of lightweight, cost-effective nestable pallets. Designed to withstand the rigours of a closed loop retail environment, the durable SF 800 H Retail Pallet truly is a retailer’s best friend since it can be used for multiple tasks from order picking to transferring stock to the shop floor. Jim Hardisty, Managing Director of Goplasticpallets.com, said: “In retail environments nestable plastic pallets can prove a […]

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SPal MatthewMorris

SPAL Automotive has just become a member of the Food Storage & Distribution Federation to foster links with the industry as a supplier of cooling fans in the refrigeration units of supermarket home delivery vans and refrigerated trucks. SPAL took the decision to join following its sponsorship of the Temperature Controlled Storage & Distribution Awards 2015 at which SPAL UK MD Matthew Morris presented the Lifetime Achievement Award to the FSDF CEO Chris Sturman. Becoming a member of the FSDF […]

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The Food Storage & Distribution Federation is the Trade Association representing and supporting the interests of members in the UK Food and Drink Logistics industry. The Finance & Administration Controller has sole responsibility of the Finance function of the Federation including Management Accounting & Reporting, Budgeting, VAT, CashFlow, Payroll & Credit Control. Must be proficient user of SAGE 50 Accounts & SAGE Payroll. Applicants must have excellent all round accounts experience gained in working for small/medium sized companies Together with […]

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Sherborne based FSDF member Hunt’s Foodservice has teamed up with Yeo Valley subsidiary Yeo direct. Hunt’s Foodservice Ltd recently announced the partnership which will see the operational structures of Yeo direct Ltd fully incorporated into its operation. The Sherborne based business supplies chilled, dry, frozen goods and fresh meat across the South West of England. Tim Mead, chairman of Yeo Valley said: “This new partnership will provide security for our Yeo direct customers with improved service levels and a larger […]

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Navman Wireless drive

Navman Wireless has recently announced it will be working with Arnold Clark, the UK’s largest independent car retailer. Navman Wireless is a fleet management optimisation service that enables companies to monitor, measure and reduce their operational costs. The Navman Wireless system offers the latest in navigation and routing tools, allowing drivers to seamlessly map job locations or other key landmarks from an interactive map screen. The M-Nav 900’s driver interface has been designed to streamline processes for both individual drivers and fleets. […]

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