FSDF would like to welcome new member Microlistics Warehouse Management Systems. Microlistics is a global provider of warehouse management systems configured by supply chain experts. From the smallest warehouse to the largest multi-site distribution centre, we have a tailored solution to suit your business. For further details see Microlistics website – http://www.microlistics.com

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Our next conference is ‘Future of Refrigerated Tranport’ taking place on 12th September at the National Conference Centre, Birmingham in association with The Supply Chain Consulting Group. Come and join us as we bring together the major decision makers across the UK cold chain. Our focus is on the future of refrigerated transport, this must attend event is a forum to learn and share insights into how different business leaders are facing up to the challenges and opportunities for tomorrow. […]

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FSDF member Citation take a look at the five key steps you can take to keep your people safe when working in the sun, view the presentation HERE Sunburn and UV radiation are hot topics, if your employees are spending a good percentage of their time outside, it’s important that you identify and manage the risks to their Health & Safety that sunburn and UV rays pose. To find out further information CLICK HERE Serious about sun protection Contact Citation […]

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2019 Employment Law Changes & Effects: What we know so far Tuesday 25 June, 10am – 11am https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/210763583864224269 Already in 2019, many changes have taken place in the world of employment law. Several important changes occurred earlier this year in April, including a rise in minimum wages and pension contributions, payslip laws, and pay reporting, to name a few. With further new developments and changes to come in the near future, it’s important to know how to adapt to and […]

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The FSDF Golf Day is taking place on Wednesday 10th July at Belton Woods, Grantham, where we welcome you for brunch, 18 holes of golf  with individual and team competition including longest drive and nearest the pin followed by a private prize-giving dinner.  The picturesque par 73 Woodside course runs alongside magnificent woodlands on the Belton Woods estate. Its undulating fairways and natural hazards need careful negotiation – this is a real ‘thinkers’ course for high handicappers and pros alike. […]

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FSDF member McCulla has marked its 50th anniversary with a gold-liveried Volvo FH tractor. The Volvo FH-500 Globetrotter XL, supplied by Dennison Commercials of Ballyclare in Northern Ireland. was kept under wraps until its début at the company’s 50th anniversary dinner on 4 May. The milestone vehicle is joined by a further 14 new Volvo FH tractors that form the company’s vehicle replacement programme for this year. The 15 FHs have Volvo’s factory-fitted Lite pusher axle that allows twin fuel […]

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The UK’s top forklift truck drivers are invited to put their skills to the test by taking part in a live Forklift Operator Challenge, which is taking place throughout IMHX 2019 (NEC, Birmingham, September 24-27, 2019).   Organised by Talent in Logistics in partnership with FSDF member UniCarriers, the Forklift Operator Challenge will see lift truck operators undertake a series of tests designed to show their skills, knowledge and understanding of the need for safe forklift operation.  Ruth Edwards, Business Manager […]

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FSDF member Star’s technology will save 1,104 tons of CO2 across current customer sites annually. The pioneering energy management system which helps refrigeration plants run more efficiently will be showcased at the TCS&D Show. Unique technology developed by Star Technical Solutions is currently saving customers up to 30% on annual energy bills, and stopping thousands of tonnes of carbon dioxide being released into the atmosphere, by making refrigeration plants more efficient. The refrigeration consultancy company, the technical advisory service at […]

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A company, two directors and a self-employed contractor have been sentenced and fined after an electrician fell two storeys through an unprotected stairwell. Manchester and Salford Magistrates Court heard how, on 1 December 2016, Mr T Quirk was carrying out electrical work at Mile House, Main Road, Worleston, Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 6DH.This property was owned and was being refurbished by self-employed contractor Mr Steven Dixon.  Mr Quirk, whilst exiting the loft, fell from a damaged Youngman Board spanning the stairwell, landing on […]

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At our recent annual general meeting we were able to convey our first ever set of life memberships. Life Membership was conveyed to four individuals that have made an outstanding contribution to temperature-controlled storage and distribution. Our first life members are Richard Cogan, Graham Eames, Garry Tilburn & Maurice Young. Congratulations and we look forward to their ongoing contribution to the Federation.

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