Material Handling Company Applauds Government's Efforts to Boost Logistics Recruitment

Material Handling Company Applauds Government’s Efforts to Boost Logistics Recruitment

In response to the recent news report highlighting the collaborative efforts between the government and industry to increase recruitment in the logistics sector, Midland Pallet Trucks is thrilled to express its support and enthusiasm. The company welcomes the government’s commitment to investing £300,000 in the Generation Logistics campaign, which aims to promote careers in logistics among young individuals.

As a leading provider of material handling equipment, Midland Pallet Trucks recognises the significance of a skilled and diverse workforce in ensuring supply chain resilience and driving economic growth. The continuation of the Generation Logistics campaign – now entering its second year – signifies a strategic approach towards attracting talented individuals to pursue fulfilling career paths within the sector.

Midland Pallet Trucks applauds the emphasis on supporting educators with resources and materials to inform and inspire the younger generation about the diverse opportunities available in the sector. By actively engaging with educational institutions, the campaign can nurture the next generation of logistics professionals, ensuring a sustainable talent pipeline for the future.

“Over the past few years, the UK logistics sector has been hit by a series of major challenges, from Brexit to supply chain issues. So, it’s fantastic to hear the news that the government have decided to provide additional funding for the second year of the Generation Logistics campaign to support the industry,” stated Phil Chesworth, Managing Director for Midland Pallet Truck. “This investment lays a solid foundation for the campaign’s continued success and will undoubtedly raise awareness of the roles available within logistics. We are delighted to support this initiative and identify the next generation of logistics professionals.”

Midland Pallet Trucks, which provides businesses with high-quality material handling equipment, remains committed to playing an active role in promoting the logistics sector and providing innovative solutions to meet the evolving needs of the industry. Their diverse range of products includes manual pallet truckshigh-lift pallet trucks, and weighing-scale pallet trucks.

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