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FSDF member SSI Schaefer has delivered a new pallet storage solution to Yearsley Logistics’ who are also FSDF members Belle Eau Park Distribution Centre at Newark. The new storage facility, which represents an extension to the existing site, comprises a 15m-high building with a 13,400 sq m footprint creating storage for more than 26,700 pallet positions. It has been designed to accommodate a national foodservice supplier’s ambient distribution operation. The actual build is larger than current requirements and has options […]

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Food and drink outsource sales management company, Go2Grocery have made a generous donation to the Oakland Foundation to help support their work in the local community. Go2Grocery’s donation of 38 food cases contains 228 tins of scrummy French Madeleine cakes will go to help benefit families supported by the Redditch Foodbank. FSDF member Oakland International’s European Customer Support and Development Manager, Edith Hurst-Earl, explained: “We update customers daily on status and stock amounts held within our warehouse facilities, and it […]

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Yearsley Heywood

FSDF member Yearsley Logistics and Park Cakes make Christmas a success for Marks and Spencer’s Food to Order customers. If there is one area of logistics that needs to be successful it is getting a customer “food to order” correct in the crucial Christmas period! And that is just what Yearsley Logistics manged to do with Park Cakes deliveries into Marks and Spencer’s stores this year. The contract, which was won early in 2015, saw up to 7000 pallets of […]

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FSDF member Dearman is to participate in the UK Green Tech Forum, which takes place this week in Osaka, Japan. As one of five companies taking part, Dearman will present its revolutionary liquid-air technologies and share insights into how cutting-edge clean cold technologies can contribute to the burgeoning green technology sector in Japan. Michael Ayres, deputy chief executive, Dearman, said: “We look forward not only to building on existing relationships, but also to meeting new potential development partners and customers […]

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FSDF member Fresh Logistics has set up a sister company, Fresh Pharma handles a contract with the NHS that started in January. The new company is dedicated to the pharmaceutical industry offering bespoke, auditable temperature-controlled transport. “Through market research, it has found that there is a niche for Fresh Pharma, who can provide 24/7 urgent and dedicated temperature managed solutions, as well as having a licenced dry ice parcel delivery service which is used to deliver medical devices and pharmaceuticals […]

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As the migrant crisis continues to escalate, the wide scale commercial impacts on road haulage and rail freight services are now being felt, with vehicle security, driver safety and loss to goods adding huge costs to the supply chain and loss of revenues to freight operators as well as businesses. With the freight industry now faced with an unscaleable crisis, LBCG has organised the Pan European Freight Security and the Migrant Crisis Conference (27th-28th April 2016, London), an industry and […]

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LMH Sustainability Report

Leading global truck manufacturer & FSDF member Linde Material Handling, has published its first sustainability report describing the impact of the company’s corporate activities on society and the environment. Both Linde’s sustainability management system, introduced as a pilot project throughout the KION Group in 2015, and the company’s associated sustainability strategy, provided the substantive basis for the report. The aims of Linde’s sustainability strategy are to ensure the company delivers future-proof, safe and efficient products throughout the company. As part […]

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Croner are running an IOSH Managing Safely course at our Hinckley, Leicestershire office in April  – on the 5th, 6th, 12th, 13th. Aimed at managers and supervisors in any sector and any organisation, this 4 day course will equip delegates with all they need to know to  effectively manage health and safety in the workplace. You’ll find a practical programme, full of step-by-step guidance, and with a sharp business focus. You’ll also find that the highly innovative format and content […]

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The FSDF Business Management Conference will take place Monday 22nd February 2016 at XPO Logistics Training Centre, Northampton 09.00 – 16.40. The Conference will cover key aspects of business management affecting the temperature-controlled food storage and distribution industry. We have a packed programme which will look in depth at energy issues, training opportunities with FSDF, BRC Global Standards and the new bespoke FSDF insurance scheme. To book online – http://www.fsdf.org.uk/event/business-management-conference/ Call 0118 988 4468 or email info@fsdf.org.uk Provisional Programme 09:00 – […]

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DD Briefing Group Scala

US expert tells companies to stop relying on forecasts. FSDF member SCALA is leading the way on Demand Driven Supply Chains after flying in global thought leader Carol Ptak for a seminar in London. The US co-founder of the Demand Driven Institute was the star speaker at SCALA’s first ever Directors’ Briefing event. Industry executives were told to stop using forecasts to drive their operations and to change their supply chains to “pull systems” at the briefing, which was held […]

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