Carrier Rodda

Cornish clotted cream producer Rodda’s has updated its fleet with four new 7.5-tonne Isuzu ‘Forward’ N75.190 trucks mounted with insulated bodies and FSDF member Carrier Transicold Xarios™ 500 refrigeration units. Carrier Transicold, which operates in the UK as Carrier Transicold UK, is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). Key to securing the order from the family-run business was the proven performance of an existing Carrier Transicold-equipped vehicle that joined the company’s […]

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Scala

What should be the Supply Chain priorities for businesses over the next 12 months? Are they strategic or tactical?  CONFIRMED SPEAKERS Mike Gauterin – Managing Director – BT Supply Chain Ben Farrell MBE – Head of Central Operations and Transport – John Lewis Neil Ashworth – Chief Executive Officer – Collect+  Dave Howorth – Supply Chain Director – General Mills Ian Stansfield – former VP Logistics and Supply Chain – Asda UNIQUE INDUSTRY EVENT This industry-leading event has become a highlight in the logistics calendar and begins with Pimms on the Lawn before concluding with a buffet supper. […]

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Muller

Müller Rice has partnered with British Triathlon and European Games gold medallist and Olympic hopeful Gordon Benson to help Team GB Triathletes go the distance in the lead up to the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, and beyond. Triathletes, like Gordon, can run, swim and cycle over 250km a week with their intensive training routine, so they understand the importance of providing their body with the right fuel to maximise their performance. Gordon is in the unique position to […]

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Marshall Award

The Food Storage & Distribution Federation held its AGM, Annual Lunch and Health & Safety Awards on Wednesday 25th May 2016 at Headingley Stadium, Leeds. Representatives of member companies and their guests enjoyed a tour of the stadium, before sitting down to a 3 course lunch together with the very entertaining guest speaker Geoff Miller OBE. The FSDF Health & Safety Awards recognise excellence at both company and individual level and this year’s submissions were certainly of an excellent standard. Sponsored […]

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Kane and Malcolm

The Food Storage and Distribution Federation was delighted to present the winner of the UK Future Leader Award 2015, Kane Thomason, Site Operations Manager at XPO Logistics, Grimsby with this Award at the FSDF AGM, Annual Lunch & Awards yesterday at Headingley Leeds. Kane received his award from FSDF President Malcolm Johnstone. Kane represented the UK at the IARW/WFLO Annual Convention in Las Vegas, USA in April this year where he was an excellent ambassador representing the UK Food & […]

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Carbon MS Logo

FSDF member Carbon Management Services (the trading name behind Envirovolt Limited) one of the UK’s leading Voltage Management solution providers has acquired Watford Control Instruments. Being the premium brand for EMEA and global emerging markets, Watford Control voltage stabilisers enable customers with poor quality or intermittent mains power supplies to “buck or boost” their incoming phase voltages by +/-40% (or greater if required), maintaining a steady supply voltage, thereby protecting plant and equipment from dangerous spikes, whilst maintaining full power to […]

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Star ref

Ammonia cooling specialist & FSDF member Star Refrigeration, is inviting visitors to its manufacturing facilities at Westway, Renfrew, to view the company’s latest Ecodesign Directive (2009/125/EC) compliant ammonia air cooled chiller, Azanechiller 2.0, as the first unit is run tested on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Azanechiller 2.0 incorporates a number of enhancements including improved efficiency, reduced refrigerant charge, and smaller footprint whilst guaranteeing end-users avoid the uncertainty of synthetic F-Gas refrigerants. With seven units currently […]

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Cold Comfort

24/05/2016
Thermo King

Thermo King has traditionally relied on diesel generators to power the cold air units that ensure trailers maintain the optimum temperature for sensitive cold chain goods. Such as food and pharmaceutical products with the mounting cost of diesel. Allied to the growing regulatory pressure on the fuel, particularly from urban governments. The company has been listening to its customers’ needs in  fashioning  solutions that work practically as well as economically. These do still very much include diesel units, but the […]

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Oakland Chamber Awards

Multi temperature supply chain specialist Oakland International is a finalist in the Excellence and Innovation Award category of this year’s prestigious Chamber Business Awards to be held at the University of Worcester Arena on Thursday 9th June. Oakland International’s Quality Assurance Manager, Louise Smith, commented: “We are absolutely delighted to be a finalist in the Excellence and Innovation Award category which makes it a hat trick as it’s the third time this year that our specialist distressed load service has […]

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David OBrien IARW

David O’Brien has been elected to the position of Vice Chairman of the International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses (IARW) David has served as IARW Treasurer for the past twelve months, and was appointed to his new position as Vice Chairman at the 125th IARW-WFLO Annual Convention held in Las Vegas, USA from 16th – 19th April 2016. Other Officers and Board Members appointed to new positions were 2016-17 Chairman – Eben James (Trenton Cold Storage, Trenton, Ontario, Canada and Treasurer – Doug Harrison […]

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