Newcold Advanced

FSDF member NewCold Advanced Cold Logistics is the fastest growing specialist deep frozen warehousing and distribution global player whose world-class systems, energy efficiency and productivity make it stand out from other conventional cold storage companies. They design, build and operate their own warehouses, utilising their own experience and in house software systems, in combination with trusted and proven material handling partners. Over the last few years the company has demonstrated its ability to provide a total integrated cold chain logistics […]

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FSDF member Brakes, the largest food service operator in the UK, has successfully incorporated demand side response strategies (DSR) into its sustainability agenda as part of its commitment to optimised approaches to energy use.  The modern food service sector involves complex corporate and social responsibility demands including sourcing, supply chain and energy supply. For many businesses operating in this arena, the correct energy strategy has a vast impact both financially and environmentally. Overall, this enables greener branding, lower energy bills, […]

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With a fresh, modern-day styling and receptive design, the new (FSDF member) ACS&T Logistics website has been completely redeveloped from the ground up, and is designed to be entirely customer focused, thanks to its easy navigation and intuitive site structure. The content has also been updated to make it more relevant, sharp and interesting, so that it engages with our diverse customer base. Chantel Auty, Marketing Manager said: “At ACS&T Logistics we pride ourselves on innovation, development and customer focused […]

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Supply chain distribution specialist & FSDF member Oakland International has retained British Retailers Consortium’s (BRC) quality audit for storage and distribution for their Ireland facility located in Ashbourne Co. Meath. Oakland’s General Manager in Ireland, Richard Hill, commented: “Retaining BRC approval is fantastic news for the business and for our customers, with BRC accreditation providing assured acknowledgement that Oakland is a highly rated supply chain partner.” Passing with flying colours, the clean audit followed a rigorous daylong assessment of environmental […]

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Extreme weather conditions of various types e.g. snow, rain, wind can affect the normal running of operations. Employee absence and pay for time away from work is the most common issue so, here, we take a look at employers’ legal position. Peninsula have supplied useful information CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT MORE

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FSDF member Toyota Material Handling is launching 3 new reach truck series to the UK market: the BT Reflex R, E and O-series excel in productivity and visibility thanks to the completely redesigned mast with lift heights up to 13 metres. The BT Reflex R-series, engineered for performance at height, the unique E-series with tilting cab for more precision and comfort, and the flexible O-series for inside and outside work. These 3 ranges with capacities of 1.4 up to 2.5 tonnes […]

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FSDF member Müller Milk & Ingredients has confirmed that it will proceed with plans to invest £60m to upgrade its network of fresh milk and ingredients dairies in Britain, creating up to 180 jobs. However, the company has announced that operations at its dairy in Chadwell Heath, North East London will be wound down over the next 15 months with the potential loss of 389 permanent posts. The decision follows a review of the company’s dairy network designed to secure […]

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Fire safety standards exist to reduce risks and help save lives. They also mitigate other impacts of fire, including those of business continuity, heritage and the environment. BS 9999:2017 is the essential fire safety standard that helps to safeguard people in buildings and fire-fighters. It gives recommendations and guidance on the design, management and use of buildings to achieve reasonable standards of fire safety in and around them, throughout their entire life-cycle. BS 9999 has now been fully revised to align with current industry practices, new technology and other […]

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FSDF member Tesco is moving its grocery operations from Welham Green to an existing distribution site in Reading as part of a shake-up of its UK distribution network. The company is cutting the number of its distribution centres from 25 to 23, closing its Chesterfield (mainly general merchandising) site as well as the Welham Green centre. At the same time Tesco is set to bring its warehouse operations in-house, withdrawing from shared sites run by third party logistics companies such […]

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FSDF member DFDS recorded a record month for freight on its Dover to France routes in March, carrying more than 110,000 vehicles for the first time. The company reached the milestone following the introduction of two new ships, the Cotes des Dunes and the Cotes des Flandres, on its Dover-Calais service to provide 15 daily departures each way on the route. DFDS also offers 12 daily departures each way on its Dover-Dunkirk service. The growth in volumes for the company […]

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