FSDF member Toyota Material Handling UK has confirmed that they will sponsor this year’s Fork Lift Truck Association’s National Forklift Safety Convention. This prestigious event will take place on Wednesday 3rd October 2018 at the Heart of England Event and Conference Centre. It brings together hundreds of managers responsible for ensuring operational safety so they can learn first-hand from an expert line-up of speakers. Delegates will hear experienced materials handling and safety specialists share knowledge, case studies and practical advice […]

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FSDF member Linde Material Handling, Europe’s leading manufacturer of forklift trucks, has launched two new lighting products after the sales success of its BlueSpot lighting system. The forklift truck provider has recently introduced Vertilight and LED Stripes, which can be retrofitted onto its trucks and are also available on new vehicles. Linde Vertilight is a new lighting feature which provides safety while storing and retrieving goods, for high-bay shelves. It consists of LED lights arranged in a semi-circle, mounted onto […]

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The next event in a series of dedicated Brexit Seminars is only weeks away and will be held once again at The Crowne Plaza, NEC, Birmingham on Wednesday 27th June 2018. International delegates at FSDF member Oakland’s Brexit Seminar launch event in February attracted food businesses and non-food importers, Embassies, logistics providers and consultants from the UK, Ireland, Belgium, Germany, France and Asia. The Brexit Seminar series is organised jointly by multi temperature supply chain specialist Oakland International, which has […]

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Specialist in the industry, FSDF member Star Refrigeration have announced the launch of their new Envi range of eco-friendly, industrial CO2 refrigeration packages to provide a long term solution for smaller scale industrial applications for temperature controlled storage and distribution, food and drink manufacturing and inline freezing and chilling. The range of pre-engineered, energy efficient industrial CO2 refrigeration packages are one of the industry’s first industrial CO2 refrigeration solutions to offer longevity along with high performance and a competitive price […]

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FSDF member Union Industries, the leading manufacturer of industrial high-speed roller doors in the UK, has appointed a new Sales Office Manager to support growing demand from both new and existing customers. Helen Holland has joined the Leeds-based company with more than 30 years’ sales experience. She will oversee Union’s sales force, which is delivering the company’s range of High Speed Door and Industrial Curtain solutions to UK and international markets. Helen’s responsibilities include the direct management, continuous training, support […]

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FSDF Annual Lunch is now fully booked and we look forward to seeing you all next Thursday at Fishmongers’ Hall. We would like to thank you for your booking and would like to remind you that for security reasons please make sure we have the names of all your guests. The AGM will start at 11:00 and the drinks reception at 12:00 followed by the lunch at 13:00 We would like to thank our sponsors for the event, Britannia Bureau, […]

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FSDF member Easilift Loading Systems solutions – An unbroken cold chain is essential for ensuring that perishable goods, such as chilled or frozen foods, are still safe to eat by the time they’re put into the consumers’ fridge or freezer. But what does this involve? Getting chilled or frozen food from farm to fork in perfect condition involves a series of temperature-controlled production, storage and distribution activities.  Take a bag of frozen peas as a simple example: The peas are harvested and […]

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Chiltern Cold Storage bought itself a handsome 25th birthday present, in the form of a limited edition Mercedes-Benz Actros1. Choosing an all-silver finish to commemorate the silver anniversary, the truck is one of just 100 Actros1 models being built. It was supplied by East Anglia’s Orwell Truck and Van. While the truck has been assigned to long-serving driver Wojciech Pospiech, Chiltern founder and MD Paul Jackson took the Actros out for a spin all the way to Valencia to put […]

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FSDF member Licence Bureau supplier of driver licence validation services, remind us of GDPR announcements. GDPR based changes announced by the DVLA, this month, mean that over 2 million drivers will be required to grant new driving licence data permission to their fleet operator. Only by complying with the new rules, which come into effect 25th August 2018, will fleet drivers be properly checked. The new GDPR regulation will apply to all private and public sector organisations processing Personal Data […]

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