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Carrier Transicold Northwest has been named Network Service Partner of the Year 2016 as part of  FSDF member Carrier Transicold UK’s annual Performance Assessment and Competitive Excellence (PACE) Awards. Carrier Transicold, which operates in the UK as Carrier Transicold (UK) Limited, is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). Liverpool-based Carrier Transicold Northwest secured the coveted award six times in the PACE programme’s eight-year history, demonstrating its commitment to providing temperature-controlled fleets […]

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With only 3 weeks to go until FSDF hosts the Transfrigoroute International Annual Conference and Exhibition, places are filling up fast. If you haven’t already booked you place, don’t delay as there are limited placed available, particularly if you would like to stay at the conference hotel. We recognise that not all UK delegates will require overnight accommodation, so in addition to the full conference package which includes accommodation and the Royal Garden Hotel and the Gala Dinner at the […]

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At a glittering ceremony on 14th September at the National Motorcycle Museum and despite traffic chaos, the winners of the 2016 Temperature Controlled Storage & Distribution Awards were unveiled. FSDF would like to congratulate all of their members who received awards in a year where the quantity and quality of entries was particularly high. Refrigerated Panel Van of the Year: Iceland Foods / Paneltex Somers Refrigerated Transport Operator of the Year: Yearsley Logistics Refrigerated Rigid of the Year: Solomon Commercials […]

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FSDF member Carrier Transicold has built an exclusive e-Solutions Lab in its stand at the IAA Show in Hanover and is inviting customers to step inside for a glimpse at what a world with ‘connected refrigeration’ might look like. Carrier Transicold is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). Inside the lab, visitors can experience many of the technologies being considered for future generations of Carrier Transicold refrigeration systems, from advanced real-time […]

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Friday 16th September saw the conclusion of the RTITB International Forklift Operator of the Year 2016 heats, partnered with McCue and UniCarriers, with two more top forklift operators qualifying for the Grand Final of the competition. The forklift operator with the lowest total score at the end of the day, who earnt one of the remaining coveted Grand Final spaces, was Philip Contento of Convatec. The day 4 runner up, Simon Bottomley from Nasalezes, also moves forward to the Grand […]

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The Institute of Refrigeration is seeking nominations for an award recognising outstanding technical achievements in refrigeration and air conditioning. The J&E International Gold Medal, now in its 39th year, is open to individuals or teams with recent outstanding achievements in a number of areas including outstanding and significant work in a new or unusual areas, applications of innovative designs, and projects which have made an original contribution to the field. The award is designed to encourage progress rather than acknowledge […]

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As part of its growing 24/7 commercial service support operation Marshall Fleet Solutions has added a further 30 brand new service vans to its national fleet. The company now operates over 180 vehicles, covering service and installation work, providing an unrivalled level of commitment to its extensive customer base all over the UK. The latest 30 Mercedes Sprinter MWB high roof panel vans to join the Marshall fleet have been fitted out in a mix of three different specifications, covering […]

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Goplasticpallets.com, the UK’s leading independent provider of plastic pallets, launches Nest M1, the first “one-eighth” retail pallet to the supply chain industry. Designed and manufactured by supply chain packaging specialists CABKA-IPS, the new Nest M1 pallet is a small, lightweight, nestable pallet, ideal for point-of-sale and eye-catching retail displays. Made with special secure location points, product displays and sleeves can be safely and effortlessly fixed to the pallet. Made of high density Polyethylene (HDPE) the Nest M1 is robust and sturdy […]

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A Kent-based company which supplies road safety products has been ordered to pay almost £700,000 after a worker suffered life threatening injuries when an oil drum he was working on exploded. Andrew Foster, an employee of Highway Care Ltd, was using a plasma cutter to cut up a drum that had previously contained a flammable substance. Foster suffered life threatening injuries when the drum exploded in his face causing complex head and brain injuries. He has permanently lost vision in […]

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FSDF member Hunt’s Foodservice Ltd, a catering wholesaler of frozen, chilled and ambient goods operating across the South-West, updated its delivery fleet with 12 Carrier Transicold Supra® units. FSDF member 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). Hunt’s selected the Supra units due to the range’s flexibility, specifying eight Supra 1250 MT (multi-temperature) units for its new 18-tonne DAF LF250 […]

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