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Materials Handling Equipment Industry Talent Trends for 2018

What’s in store for 2018 when it comes to talent within the material handling and logistics industry? Here are seven talent trends that will help to shape the workforce this year.

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Automation Acquisition Continues the trend Materials Handling Equipment Market

This year’s list of the Top 20 Lift Truck Suppliers is unlike any other. Although the company names are familiar, the makeup of the top two has changed substantially since this time last year. Toyota acquired systems integrators Bastian Solutions and Vanderlande Industries, and KION acquired Dematic, which is ranked No. 3 on Modern’s Top 20 Systems Suppliers list.

These developments constitute a dramatic departure from the norm, according to Brett Wood, chairman of the Industrial Truck Association (ITA) and president and CEO of Toyota Material Handling North America.

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How contractors can help plug the engineering staffing gap

The engineering sector is often seen as the lynchpin of our society, but finding skilled people for the job can sometimes be a serious challenge that can negatively impact on the growth of a business. Currently, the challenge is more real than ever, and engineering companies are struggling to find the talent they need to maintain a smooth, profitable operation.

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Engineering Recruitment Never Looked Better

Welcome to the M-Tec Engineering Solutions website and our fresh, new look.  Following a re-organisation and rebrand, we are now positioned as the specialist engineering recruitment arm of the M-Tec Consulting Group.  Continue reading

M-Tec re-brand following a record year

Since inception in 2001, the M-Tec organisation has found considerable success in all of our key markets. During this period, we have built a strong, and successful portfolio of operating companies whom, this year have soared to record heights in performance, customer satisfaction, and revenue.

As with any organisation of our kind, the customer and stakeholder journey is a topic that is at the fore of considerations when we perform day to day business. In order to further enhance this customer and stakeholder journey, the leadership team within M-Tec have taken the decision to reorganise and rebrand our operations.

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Top 20 Lift Truck Suppliers 2016 – Reflections on the UK Market

An article which always ends up being bookmarked in my browser – the annual Top 20 Lift Truck Suppliers from Modern Materials Handling:

Modern Materials Handling Top 20 Lift Truck Suppliers – 2016

Although MMH is an American publication, and the article takes a global perspective, it’s interesting to see how the trend in acquisitions, mergers and partnerships alluded to are reflected in the UK MHE market.

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M-Tec Engineering Solutions at IMHX 2016

With less than a month to go to the start of the UK’s largest trade show for the materials handling industry, we’m pleased to say that M-Tec will be following up their appearance at the 2013 edition with a return visit this year.

As well as a great opportunity for us to check out some of the latest innovations within the world of MHE, it’s also an excellent chance to spend some time with our current (and indeed future) clients to discuss some of the challenges that both we and they have in the recruitment process.

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UK Forklift Engineers Salary Survey – 2016

With the 2016/17 financial year now upon us, the team here at M-Tec Plant & Materials Handling Recruitment Division have produced a brief salary survey, which reviews the basic salaries secured for our candidates within the Materials Handling Equipment sector over the last year.

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