Midland Pallet Trucks, the manual handling experts located in Kingswinford, has welcomes the expansion of the Golden Triangle, which is bringing more warehousing and logistics opportunities to the area. With e-commerce now accounting for £1 in every £4 spent in the UK, the warehousing and logistics hub known as the ‘Golden Triangle’ has expanded to cover 18.5 million square meters of warehousing space. Planners are said to be eyeing up a further 40,000 meters as the online shopping boom continues, creating a booming local industry.
The Golden Triangle spans a huge expanse of land between Northamptonshire, Tamworth and Nottingham. It offers much sought after warehousing space thanks to its central geographic location, which makes it easy to ship consignments UK wide.
With its own 80,000 square feet warehouse, Midland Pallet Trucks is primed to support the growth of the local area. It has consistently increased stocks of its manual handling equipment including pallet trucks, manual stacker trucks and lift tables, throughout the pandemic and offers same-day dispatch and collection, helping to keep safety at the top of the agenda as demand continues to soar.
With operations stretched to full capacity and retailers and logistics companies taking up residence in the area on a weekly basis, having access to good quality manual handling equipment fast is essential for keeping warehouse workers safe.
Managing Director Phil Chesworth said, “Having access to the right equipment at the right time is crucial to meet strict productivity targets. We are committed to doing everything we can to support the industry and keep the UK economy on the move.”