FSDF would like to welcome new Associate Member The Supply Chain Consulting Group. SCCG provide detailed solutions and implementable strategies to any aspect of a company’s logistics and supply chain operations. The Supply Chain Consulting Group (SCCG) is the result of a successful merger between Gideon Hillman Consulting and Go Supply Chain Consulting, two of the UK’s leading independent Logistics and Supply Chain Consultancies. Providing Logistics and Supply Chain expertise and implementable solutions across all industry sectors since 2004, the […]

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FSDF member & Yorkshire-based temperature controlled storage and distribution business Reed Boardall has appointed Stevland Town as business development manager. Since joining Reed Boardall in 2001 in an administrative role, Stevland has progressed through a number of positions including spending eight years as warehouse manager and four years as operations manager. In his new role, Stevland will work closely with the directors of the group’s cold storage and transport divisions to extend services to existing customers as well as identifying […]

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FSDF member & Redditch-based food distribution firm Oakland International will host a Charity Ball in aide of the Oakland Foundation children’s charity at the National Motorcycle Museum and Conference Centre, Birmingham on Friday 6th September 2019. Compere for this dazzling charity event will be radio presenter Dan Kelly, with entertainment provided by Ray Quinn, singer, dancer and actor and finalist on the X Factor, champion of the Champions Dancing On Ice 2014 and now on our TV screens in Hollyoaks, […]

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Two men injured in an explosion at an industrial estate had been carrying out maintenance work on a lorry at the time, it has emerged. The workers are in a serious but stable condition in hospital after the blast in Woodston, Peterborough on Wednesday 13th February. The factory is sub-leased by transport firm XPO Logistics to Nagel Langdons – a frozen food distributor. An investigation by Peterborough City Council is under way. Police said there was “no ongoing danger” at […]

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Join us for our London TechTalk on sustainable refrigeration road transport and reducing the environmental impact of the cold chain on 7th March. Dr Christina Francis from London South Bank University won the IOR’s Ted Perry award last year for her research into carbon emissions from Direct-Drive Last mile Refrigerated Vehicles.  On the 7th March the Institute of Refrigeration (IOR) in conjunction with Food Storage and Distribution Federation (FSDF) are inviting Christina to talk about this research project and its […]

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A new release of FSDF member Emerson’s AMS Device Managerhelps improve plant reliability with better organized data for more informed and proactive management of field devices. New embedded tools allow project and operations teams to customize plant device hierarchies, project tracking, and device alerts, delivering improved decision support—a key competency of digital transformation. With AMS Device Manager, Emerson is helping teams effectively use device data to deliver more reliable operations and shorten project engineering timelines. Many plants struggle to manage thousands […]

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Operator follows through on promise to take action. Each week the DVSA shares stories of operators who’ve failed to change their approach to compliance. It’s as bad when they come before commissioners as it was during the DVSA visit. But there are times when licence holders put things right. They see what went wrong and work to make it better. Last year, Traffic Commissioner Kevin Rooney gave one operator a chance to prove this. The DVSA examiner said he was […]

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FSDF would like to welcome new Associate Member ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems Ltd. ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems offers a comprehensive range of automatic entrance products and services, creating a unique possibility for you to turn to one supplier for all your entrance automation needs. Our services include support and advice throughout the whole building process as well as maintenance & modernization to keep your business running smoothly. For more information on Assa Abloy  – www.assaabloyentrance.co.uk Tel: +44 (0)333 006 3443 […]

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Using and trading in fluorinated gases and ozone depleting substances if there’s no Brexit deal Following new guidance published in December, the new system to which businesses should register to receive Fluorinated gas (F gas) and Ozone Depleting Substance (ODS) quota is now live. In the event of no deal, new UK regulations, as specified in the guidance, will apply from 29 March 2019. These new regulations will transfer most of the requirements of the EU regulations into UK law. […]

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