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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 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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If you work in the food and drink manufacturing sector, either as an employee of a food and drink manufacturer or for an auditing body, such as a certification body or regulatory authority, and you need to learn about the FSSC 22000 certification scheme and associated food safety management system requirements, then Campden BRI has courses running throughout 2016 that will meet your needs.      The FSSC 22000 Auditor/Lead Auditor Course next runs on 18-22 April – course and registration […]

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Following a highly successful British Superbikes season, materials handling specialist Briggs Equipment is pleased to announce it is continuing its sponsorship with the Royal Air Force BMW team. The company is continuing to support the team, and new rider Alastair Seeley, in the 2016 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship (BSB) and the North West 200, Ireland’s largest outdoor sporting event, which takes place in Coleraine, Co. Londonderry in May. Gary Clements, Strategic Development Director of Briggs Equipment said: “We have a longstanding partnership with the Ministry of […]

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Kane Thomason

The Food Storage and Distribution Federation is delighted to announce the winner of its inaugural Future Leader Award 2015. Kane Thomason, 28, Site Operations Manager at XPO Logistics, Grimsby will represent the UK temperature controlled storage and distribution sector at the Global Cold Chain Alliance NextGen final in May. Applications were considered at the beginning of December and the finalists invited to make their presentations to a judging panel made up of FSDF Board Members on 21st January at Kenilworth. […]

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Reed Boardall

FSDF member and temperature controlled food distribution business Reed Boardall has been granted planning permission for a 110,000sq ft extension to one of its largest and most modern cold stores. Based on a 55 acre site in Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire, the company already provides 142,000 pallet capacity across its four state-of-the-art cold stores.  The potential extension to Cold Store 4 would provide storage for an additional 30,000 pallets. “As a company, we are constantly looking ahead and believe it’s important […]

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Operating throughout the UK and into Europe, Carlson Vehicle Transfer has a 150 strong fleet of specially designed car transporters that are now 100% specified with GPS Vehicle Tracking from FSDF member Seven Telematics for its pan European vehicle movement services. In a relationship that goes back over nine years, every car transporter in the Carlson fleet, from the largest transporter that can carry up to 12 vehicles through to the smallest fully enclosed single vehicle truck, has been fitted […]

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