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TCS&D Show 2019

25/06/2019

The Temperature Controlled Storage & Distribution Exhibition is now in its 5th year. As an established exhibition and conference for the frozen and chilled foods and pharmaceutical sectors, the TCS&D event has now returned to its roots at the East of England Arena in Peterborough. The TCS&D Show will continue to promote innovation and technology in the perishable product supply chain and will once again provide opportunity for your business to engage, and sell to, a focused audience. But in 2019 […]

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Cold Storage Conference 14 March, National Conference Centre, Birmingham The definitive conference on market trends, technological advances and regulatory compliance for businesses that operate, use or provide services to businesses that operate temperature-controlled storage and distribution. Strategy.  Where is our industry heading?   Technology. Ideas shaping the future of our industry.  Regulation. What you need to know. Post-Brexit Forum 2 May, Port of Tilbury Key industry speakers take a look at what the future holds for the temperature-controlled food supply chain […]

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Thank you to both Chiltern Distribution & Backhouse Jones who will be joining us as sponsors at the FSDF Annual Lunch taking place on Thursday 23rd May at The Oval Cricket Ground in London. For further information on sponsorship Email: info@fsdf.org.uk and/or to book CLICK HERE  

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Shane Brennan, Chief Executive of the Food Storage and Distribution Federation, took part in a roundtable meeting chaired by the Secretary of State for Transport on the withdrawal agreement and Brexit No Deal Planning. In advance of the meeting he said: “This meeting is part of our ongoing commitment to play a constructive role in supporting the government in its planning for all outcomes of the ongoing Brexit negotiations. Food storage and distribution businesses are focused on working with their […]

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We are working to help our customers prepare for all Brexit eventualities – that was our message on BBC News at 10 on Monday 3rd December – thanks to Robert Hardy and Oakland International Limited for your contribution. The Food Storage & Distribution Federation (FSDF) will continue to lead the liaison with government on all No Deal preparations – any members or others that need help get in touch.     

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FSDF and members have been in the news this week explaining how Brexit disruption could impact on the food supply chain. FSDF CEO Shane Brennan and Managing Director of ACS&T Malcolm Johnstone were featured The Guardian, Robert Hardy of Oakhill International featured on Sky News and BBC Radio 4. FSDF have also circulated the attached briefing that sets out the key things you need to know about the process and the withdrawal agreement itself.  FSDF Withdrawal Agreement Briefing_16 Nov 18 FSDF […]

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Assuming there are no dramatic developments, this time next week the Chancellor will have delivered his 3rd Budget in just over two years. All eyes will be on what is another crucial moment for the Government. With so much uncertainty in the global markets and the looming prospect of ‘No Deal’ Philip Hammond has a lot of heavy lifting to do. His aim will be to provide enough confidence to steer the economy through the next weeks, and possibly months, […]

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To support the publication of the latest guidance documents relating to working safely with ammonia refrigeration systems, FSDF is holding a briefing meeting, hosted by Maurice Young. DATE: 15th November VENUE: Nagel Langdon’s, Redditch TIME: 10:00 – 14:00 To reserve your place on the waiting list email info@fsdf.org.uk or call 0118 988 4468. This event is free to attend and places are now full but we can add you to the waiting list if requested.

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In the day to day pressures of running a successful business, it is easy to overlook that one of the core jobs of FSDF members is to keep people safe. It’s a day-in-day out challenge and one that I am proud to say the FSDF has a long track record of providing practical support and advice on. To continue to read Shane’s latest blog CLICK HERE

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With a month to go to the Budget, the Chancellor is being urged not to add at least £100 million to the cost of getting food into restaurants and supermarkets across the country. The Food Storage and Distribution Federation (FSDF) is urging the Chancellor not to remove the ability of food distributors to use red diesel in the on-vehicle units that keep food cold and safe as it travels through the supply chain. FSDF Chief Executive, Shane Brennan said: “Our […]

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