FSDF member Thermo King and Frigoblock will be presenting ranges of electric, hybrid and lower emission diesel solutions for the UK transport sector at the Commercial Vehicle Show, next week at the NEC (30 April to 2 May). Products will show how both brands are using electricity, data and clean technology to deliver solutions for future-proof refrigerated transport. For example, visitors can see truck and trailer, diesel-engine refrigerated units which are fully compliant with European legislation such as Non-Road Mobile […]

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FSDF Member XPO Logistics has published its first report on sustainability initiatives. The 2018 Sustainability Report details the company’s activities in North America and Europe in key areas, such as safety, engagement, workplace inclusion and environmental protection. XPO intends to use its inaugural report as a baseline for future presentations. Bradley Jacobs, chief executive, XPO Logistics, said, “We believe that the only enduring way to succeed is by making meaningful contributions to the success of others. “I’m pleased that our […]

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As Milk & More (part of the FSDF member Muller brand) continues to secure the future of the great British milkman, it is set to become the largest operator of electric vehicles in the UK. The country’s largest doorstep delivery service has announced that it is rolling out 160 new environmentally friendly electric delivery vehicles, taking its fleet to just over 500 by May 2019. The new vehicles, which are powered by rechargeable batteries and have a range of up […]

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Reynolds, one of the biggest fruit and vegetable suppliers in the UK, has taken delivery of two new specialist vehicles for operation inside London’s new Ultra-Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ). Both vehicles feature Carrier Transicold refrigeration technology and have been supplied by SHB Hire. FSDF member Carrier Transicold is a part of Carrier, a leading global provider of innovative heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC), refrigeration, fire, security and building automation technologies. The new additions include a 26-tonne IVECO Stralis, with […]

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FSDF member UniCarriers UK Ltd was honoured by a visit of Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, in recognition of their long-standing partnership with international development charity Transaid. The forklift truck manufacturer welcomed Transaid’s patron to mark two very special occasions: to celebrate UniCarriers’ 50th anniversary, and also to receive, on behalf of Transaid, one of its counterbalance trucks.  During her visit at the Head Office in Thame on Monday, April 8th, HRH The Princess Royal accepted the keys to […]

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FSDF member Cold Move have recently opened a newly refurbished warehouse with a brand new ammonia plant and racking installation totalling over £1Million worth of investment, Cold Move wanted this to be included in the scope of their BRC accreditation so they brought forward the audit by six months to February. They also took the choice to move the certification partner to FSDF member KIWA, who have been extremely professional and efficient. The audit covered Glovers Meadow and Maes-y-Clawdd facilities […]

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FSDF member Linde Material Handling, one of Europe’s largest manufacturers of forklift trucks, has introduced its Trolley Supply Truck, a new vehicle concept for Linde. The Trolley Supply Truck combines the advantages of a Linde logistics train together with a forklift truck. At 4 metres long, 1.28 metres wide and 2.36 metres high, the Trolley Supply Truck is suitable for operating in narrow trucking aisles between production machinery It requires an aisle width of only 1.88 metres, including a safety […]

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FSDF member Doosan, the leading manufacturer of robust high performance forklift trucks, will be exhibiting at Cereals 2019 (stand No. 632), the UK’s top event for the arable farming industry, to be held at Boothby Graffoe, Lincolnshire, 12th-13th June 2019. Visitors to the Doosan stand will be able to take a close look at three fully-refurbished Doosan counterbalance trucks – a D35 3.5 tonne diesel with 6m mast, a D30 3.0 tonne diesel and a D25 2.5 tonne diesel – […]

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Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the Black Country can now take advantage of a new £10,000 grant to help their businesses thanks to Low Carbon Workspaces.  Low Carbon Workspaces are offering the grants to businesses spending over £20,000 on energy saving initiatives in April, May and June 2019 which will result in a carbon saving of 15 tonnes CO2e (0.75 tonnes per £1,000 project costs). This carbon saving equates to an electricity saving of 52,000 kWh.  The application date for the funding […]

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Sainsbury’s is the first UK supermarket to trial latest electric van technology for home deliveries From this week, zero emission Evie will deliver online orders to London customers Trial tests speed and efficiency of greener grocery deliveries in busy cities From this week, Sainsbury’s latest recruit will be sparking into action – Evie, the zero emission electric van will be on the roads delivering online grocery orders to customers across central and east London. 100% electric Evie will be the […]

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