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.
Finding the best people to fit into your organisation is a task that’s full of challenge and opportunity. While the recruitment process takes time, dedication and patience, when you do find the perfect candidate, the opportunities are endless.
But how can you ensure that the recruitment process is successful? At M-Tec Engineering Solutions, we’ve put together our five top tips for successful recruitment:
An article which always ends up being bookmarked in my browser – the annual Top 20 Lift Truck Suppliers from Modern Materials Handling:
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.
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.