The relentless rise of e-Commerce is forcing retailers and logistics operators to adapt the design of their facilities to keep pace with the demands of today’s technology-enabled consumer who is demanding ever-faster and more efficient delivery of goods. As a result, traditional storage warehouses are being transformed into massive high-volume order-fulfilment centres with higher racking and narrower aisles to ensure that every square inch of the site is optimised.  The technology deployed within these facilities is evolving too. Developments in […]

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FSDF welcome new Associate Member Grosskopf Stiftung GmBH. Grosskopf specialise in the development of environmentally sustainable energy efficient electric refrigeration for transport and air conditioning, utilising self-supporting ultra-thermally efficient sandwich panels and photovoltaic-solar thermal-hybrid technology. John Winter is the UK Managing Director and be contacted on 07774 298045.

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Announcing the speakers for the seminars at the Temperature Controlled Storage & Distribution (TCS&D) Exhibition & Conference, the event’s organisers are delighted with the programme so far. “With key industry figures addressing hot topics in the temperature-controlled sector,” said Martyn Cogan, Exhibition Director, “visitors should be asking themselves if they can really afford not to attend.” Taking place on the 25th and 26th June at Peterborough’s East of England Arena, the TCS&D Show (@TCSDShow) is the UK’s only dedicated event […]

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Following news of further stockpiling in both the food and pharmaceutical industry, companies across the supply chain are facing the challenge of finding additional storage and cooling solutions (Chillers) to cope with demand. One viable solution, according to FSDF member Aggreko, is for manufacturers, retailers and warehousing sector to consider temporary cooling systems / chillers.  As food and medicine continue to be stockpiled following the uncertainty surrounding Brexit, chillers and chilled air distribution systems allow ambient temperature warehousing to be […]

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FSDF member Citation as well as Health & Safety and HR & Employment Law support, they have many more services to offer, including ISO Certification. ISO Certification is a great way to boost your businesses reputation and gain advantage over your competition. ISO 9001 (Quality Management), ISO 45001 (Occupational Health & Safety) and ISO 14001 (Environmental Management System) are just a few of the certifications Citation provide. Click here –  ISO Certification from Citation  to see an overview of the […]

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FSDF Member Grid Smarter Cities are proud to announce that they were successful at the British Parking Awards 2019, winning the “Intelligent Parking Award” for their Intelligent Kerbside Management solution, ‘Kerb’. Kerb is a patented Real Time Dynamic, Intelligent Kerbside Management Solution for Cities. Kerb allows commercial vehicle operators to opt to book and pay to park/load unload on previously unavailable kerb space in high density, urban areas or to extend loading periods in time restricted locations. Neil Herron, Grid […]

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FSDF member Carrier Transicold will showcase its flagship next-generation temperature-controlled trailer system – the Vector® HE 19 (High Efficiency) – for the first time in the UK at the CV Show 2019. Its new, ultra-modern design delivers a reduction in fuel consumption of up to 30 per cent, delivers a 10 per cent saving in weight, reduces noise by 3 dB(A) and offers up to 15 per cent savings on maintenance costs. Carrier Transicold is a part of Carrier, a […]

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FSDF member Citation update us on the latest issues including – National minimun wage & national living wage increases Payslip rule changes How to boost employee morale How to manage employees working from home CLICK HERE to read the updates.

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FSDF welcome new Associate Member S2 Fire Solutions Ltd. S2 Fire Solutions are an independent fire alarm company offering a professional, competitive and friendly service. S2 Fire Solutions Limited is a BAFE accredited company. The BAFE scheme has been developed for the Third Party Certification of those organisations involved in the fire industry. For further information go to the website https://www.s2fire.co.uk/ S2 Fire Solutions Limited S2 House Unit 14 Littleton Drive Huntington Cannock WS12 4TS National: 0845 519 8186 Regional: […]

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The Food Storage and Distribution Federation has joined other leaders from across the logistics industry to call on the Prime Minister to act to prevent a UK exit from the EU with ‘no deal’. It highlights our view that the UK is not ready to manage the flow of goods into and out of the UK if UK ceases to be part of the EU single market and there is no transitional agreement agreed on the 29th March. The big […]

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