The RTITB Instructor Academy has launched a new Assessor course to help employers cost effectively check whether lift truck operators have the correct training and skills to work safely in their business. The new Lift Truck or MHE (Materials Handling Equipment) Operator Assessor course enables employers to acquire in-house skills and knowledge for assessing and reporting on an operator’s abilities, without the need to invest in training staff as Lift Truck Instructors. Qualified Operator Assessors will be able to conduct […]

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Linde Material Handling supplied Fowler Welch, a national third-party logistics supplier, with a fleet of more than 180 new lithium-Ion forklift trucks and warehouse equipment. The fleet of lithium-ion equipment is being used in the company’s Spalding, Washington, Heywood, Teynham, and Hillsea sites. Over the last year, Fowler Welch has already experienced cost savings by reducing its CO2 emissions by 27% thanks to the new trucks. Linde supplied a variety of trucks including the T25SP ride-on pallet truck, R14 and […]

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The first seven service partner technicians have graduated from FSDF associate member Carrier Transicold UK’s Training Academy programme, a continuing professional development course accredited by the Society of Operations Engineers (SOE). The three-year course supports Carrier Transicold UK’s commitment to nurturing new talent within its service provider network. 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).   The Training […]

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National security services expert, and FSDF associate member GMS Group, is celebrating 20 years of industry-leading crime prevention. The Midlands-based security specialist, which boasts Kerry Foods, Lineage & A.F. Blakemore amongst its clients, has marked its anniversary with a pledge to support 20 different local and national charities throughout 2018. The business has also unveiled a new logo and website to mark the major milestone, with its new look featuring across the company vehicles, uniforms and stationery. Renowned for its […]

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