FSDF would like to welcome new full member McCulla (Ireland) Ltd. McCulla’s expertise in transporting chilled, ambient & frozen goods put them in the forefront of refrigerated transport, leading to logistics & haulage awards. With over forty years experience in the haulage industry McCulla Ireland are one of the country’s leading providers of Ambient, Chilled and Frozen logistics solutions throughout Ireland, the United Kingdom and Europe.  Operating a modern fleet of vehicles, all equipped with inbuilt tracking and temperature monitoring systems they can […]

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The last in a series of successful Brexit Seminars focusing on food, and attracting international attention, will take place at The Crowne Plaza, NEC, Birmingham on Wednesday 17th October 2018. Attended by food businesses and non-food importers, Embassies, logistics providers and consultants from the UK, Ireland, Belgium, Germany, France and Asia, the event is hosted jointly by Oakland International and Oakland Invicta, with October’s final Brexit event focusing on transit and how existing border arrangements today could be extended for […]

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FSDF member Yearsley Logistics bought its first Mercedes-Benz Actros 11 years ago, following a successful fuel trial. The UK’s largest frozen food logistics service provider continues to undertake cost comparisons and to buy more Actros, because they keep on winning. With headquarters at Heywood, near Manchester, Yearsley Logistics operates a fleet of 200 tractor units,almost every one of which now wears a three-pointed star. Like most of the vehicles they have lined up alongside, the latest arrivals from North-West Dealer […]

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SUPERMARKET GIANT Tesco has been fined £160,000 after a member of staff at their Chadwell St Mary branch was seriously injured when a cage full of goods fell on them as they were unloading it from a lorry. The employee suffered severe injuries, including a fractured pelvis, as a result of the incident and had to be rushed to hospital. Thurrock Council’s Health and Safety and Legal teams brought the action because the roll cage, which is used to deliver […]

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Chilled distributor in four-way collaboration to import 5,000 pallets of bananas and pineapples a week. Logistics specialist NFT (subscribers to the FSDF Climate Change Agreement) has signed its largest fresh produce contract since opening its flagship temperature-controlled facility at the Port of Tilbury (FSDF member). Vessels containing over 700,000 bunches of bananas a week are now arriving at the 230,000 sq ft cold storage facility before being distributed to major retailers. The contract will see 5,000 pallets of produce arriving each […]

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FSDF member Easilift Loading Systems are proud to introduce a new and complete range of Loading Systems High Speed Doors. If you are looking to speed up your supply chain without sealing off your building or dividing it into compartments – a High Speed Door is the solution you need! Installing a High Speed Door in your facility means your fleet of forklift trucks can move much quicker between areas than via a standard industrial door due to the increased […]

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FSDF member Backhouse Jones, transport law solicitors, share with us the latest developments in Internet Fraud. The emergence of the internet, and its dominance in our every day lives, has opened doors that were incomprehensible just a few years ago. The globe appears smaller; information more accessible; and who could forget…memes. However, with every good thing there comes someone to use it for nefarious purposes. Online highwaymen, cyber-scammers, and internet thieves now roam the internet, educating themselves as to how […]

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For the second year running, County Down-based Carrier Transicold Northern Ireland was named Network Service Partner of the Year at Carrier Transicold UK’s 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). Carrier Transicold Northern Ireland secured the top spot within the company’s service partner network with an impressive score of 97 per […]

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FSDF Member LELC brings us the latest information for employee’s on the issue of Copyright. To read the important information click here – Employee’s Belief in Copyright Goes ‘Copywrong’ 

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FSDF member Rick Bestwick, the UK’s leading temperature controlled food storage specialist, is celebrating rapid growth with the addition of more than 30 permanent staff. The new starters, at the firm’s Chesterfield headquarters, range from warehouse operatives to apprentices and managers. Rick Bestwick, which is part of the Magnavale Group has undergone a transformative period since Colin Taylor joined the company in September 2017. With Colin forming a powerful duo with founder and co-owner Stuart Hancock, the company has gone […]

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