Man utd stadium

FSDF Members are invited to come and join us at the home of Manchester United for our AGM followed by a tour of the ground* before a networking drinks reception and a sumptuous 3 course lunch on Wednesday 24th May. The FSDF Annual Lunch is a great way to thank your customers or your staff, network with your peers or raise your company’s profile amongst the Federation’s members by sponsoring the event in some way. Nominations are open for the Health […]

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Alan White, Managing Director of FSDF member Fresh Pharma, will be working in partnership with Medilink East Midlands, the life science industry association whose aim is to help companies establish, develop and grow. Alan is the new leader of Medilink EM’s popular Special Interest Group – dedicated to Supply Chain in Healthcare. The aim of the SIG is to create an environment where academics, clinicians and businesses can meet, learn from each other and explore possible collaborations that will ultimately lead […]

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Andreas Krinninger

The Supervisory Board of FSDF member Linde Material Handling GmbH has extended the contracts of the Chairman of the company’s Management Board and the Chief Financial Officer, Andreas Krinninger (49), by four years. Krinninger, in his role as President of the Linde MH EMEA Operating Unit (Europe, Middle East, Africa) – part of the KION Group – will continue to oversee operations until at least the end of 2021. “Andreas Krinninger is responsible for the successful progression of the Linde […]

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FSDF member Teletrac Navman has published a checklist to help companies assess if their fleets are compliant, in partnership with specialist fleet management consultancy, Fleetcheck. Whilst latest statistics from the Fleet Compliance Check Report 2015/16 show there has been a 4.2% reduction in HGV vehicle check prohibitions issued in 2015 compared to 2014, there will still be a vast number of fleets out on the roads that would fail roadworthiness and traffic compliance in these random checks.     Just […]

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FSDF member ferry and logistics business DFDS reports no negative impact on volumes from the Brexit effect as it continues to post record earnings. The company’s annual report for 2016 showed that freight volumes and UK-Continental trade flows are holding up well despite the result of the UK referendum last June. Full-year revenues for the group were up by eight per cent at £1.56 billion, compared with 2015 (adjusted for currency changes and excluding bunker surcharges). Its Shipping Division accounted […]

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safety

For the Latest news & courses from the HSE click on the links below – HSL: Improving Your Health Related Risk Assessments – Buxton, 9 Mar 2017   This course is designed to help the general H&S practitioner better understand the ‘invisible’ risks associated with hazardous substances, noise and vibration and aims to provide a more confident approach to these issues. Oxfordshire based company fined for safety failings An Oxfordshire based, ground engineering company has been fined after a worker […]

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FSDF member Fowler Welch has launched its first driver training programme across three of its nine sites in a bid to attract new talent to the UK logistics industry. The company will start recruiting from January 2017 and is looking for drivers of any age who want a range of career development opportunities in a skilled industry and will be developed into proficient LGV drivers. This is the first of such programmes to be launched by Fowler Welch who, alongside […]

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A rise in demand for 1200mm x 1200mm plastic pallets drums up business for the RPTP experts. Sales of “square” 1200 x 1200mm pallets have risen in recent months thanks to growing demands from companies within the liquids and chemicals sector. According to FSDF member Goplasticpallets.com, the UK’s leading independent supplier of plastic pallets, the increasing need for this specific type of pallet is due to its favourable, square shape. As a result, Goplasticpallets’ range of 1200 x 1200mm pallets […]

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FSDF member Partner Logistics has taken on two new trailers for its shuttle operation at its cold storage centre in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire. The new Schmitz Cargobull S.Ko Cool trailers, which will be used to move frozen food between Partner Logistics’ deep-freeze warehouse and the production facilities of Lamb Weston and Pinguin UK, are fitted with automatic vehicle offload systems, which reduce loading and unloading times. The shuttle trucks operate ervey day and are expected to cover 75,000km per annum, with […]

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