The Food Storage & Distribution Federation is delighted to support IntraLogisteX 2018 which is being held at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry from 27th to 28th February 2018.  Chris Sturman, Chief Executive of FSDF will be joining other key speakers from the logistics sector to provide a varied, educational and up to date seminar programme which is also accredited by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport with up to 4 CPD hours over the course of the event, allowing attendees […]

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Gist opened its latest distribution centre in January (Gist are subscribers to FSDF’s Climate Change Agreement). The Chesterfield site replaces Gist’s operation in Sheffield. The 8,000sq warehouse provides temperature-controlled storage and order picking serving UK retailers. Martin Gwynn, chief executive, Gist, said the new site will improve customer service. “We look forward to announcing new contract wins in the near future and were pleased to create new job opportunities for the surrounding area,” he said. SOURCE: http://www.globalcoldchainnews.com/gist-opens-chesterfield-warehouse/#10;ZC13YXJlaG91c2Uv

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Foodex is THE premier UK show for food and drink processing, packaging and logistics. A one-stop show for food and drink producers, manufacturers and retailers, Foodex, in association with the Food Storage & Distribution Federation, focuses on eight key sectors: Logistics, Meat, Ingredients, Bakery, Dairy, Fresh, Beverage and Seafood. Taking place over three days (16-18 April 2018) at NEC Birmingham, the event will highlight the strength of the UK’s biggest manufacturing industry, exploring the hottest trends and topics that are […]

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Croner along with the Food Storage and Distribution Federation have specifically designed this complimentary event especially for local business owners and directors to help them tackle the day-to-day challenges that employing people brings. Croner, who provide the FSDF Business Advice Line, are hosting this event specifically for FSDF member companies. Taking place at their Head Office in Hinkley and running from 09:30 until 12:30, to include a buffet lunch, the event will consist of the latest “hot topics” and most […]

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From Monday 5 March 2018, DVSA traffic examiners will start issuing on-the-spot fines for any drivers hours offences committed in the last 28 days. Traffic examiners will issue fines for up to 5 drivers’ hours offences in a single check. The change was first announced in September 2017, and we’re now able to confirm the start date. Find out more about the changes to drivers’ hours fines

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Brexit, the popular term for the withdrawal of the United Kingdom (UK) from the EU, became a reality in June 2016, when a bare majority of the voting electorate in the United Kingdom voted to leave the EU. In March 2017, the British government invoked Article 50 of the Treaty on the European Union, setting the United Kingdom on course to leave the EU in March 2019. What will the cold chain look like in a post-Brexit Europe, when the […]

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Handling an employee grievance correctly can mean the difference between a successful resolution and it escalating to an employment tribunal. You should have a clear grievance procedure in place, which must be easily accessible for all employees and be part of your employee handbook and their employment contract. If you need advice on your grievance procedure and other HR policies, or have an ongoing situation you need expert step-by-step support with, then the Croner Business Helpline can help. Free with […]

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International development organisation Transaid has begun key in-country research to enhance understanding of safe motorcycle and three-wheeler use for rural transport in four African countries – Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. The project is funded by DFID as part of the Research for Community Access Partnership (ReCAP), and is being delivered in partnership with road safety NGO Amend and the Transport Research Laboratory. The project is now in the stages of reviewing existing research and good practices, engaging with key […]

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The Annual FSDF Business Management Conference will once again be held at the Learning Centre at XPO Logistics in Northampton on 8th February 2018. The day will cover a range of key subjects such as: FSDF Climate Change Agreement. Industrial Energy Efficiency Accelerator Energy saving initiatives Employment Law Food policy development Insurance tailored to FSDF members FSDF Primary Authority Partnership Latest on Brexit negotiations and how they may affect FSDF members To book CLICK HERE  or email the team info@fsdf.org.uk  There are […]

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