Could it be you?

Could you or one of your operators be Talent in Logistics’ next Forklift Operator of the Year?

Forklift operators have a challenging role – it is generally fast paced and requires high levels of concentration. Without their skills, accuracy, and professionalism how would we as an industry load and unload the goods passing through our organisations?



Entry process

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Nominees must be a qualified counterbalance lift truck operator who has received training within the past three years, and must live in the UK.

Nominees can enter themselves, with a referee, or be entered by their trainer or manager.

The nominee should demonstrate a high level of skill, safety, and efficiency.

Once the online entry is submitted, independently qualified judges will whittle down the nominees into a shortlist. If successful, these shortlisted entrants will be invited to a live heats stage during 10th, 11th, 12th May 2019. Those successful at this stage will be invited to the live grand final which takes place during the Talent in Logistics Annual Conference on Thursday 27th June 2019.

There they will face a number of challenges where they will go head to head in demonstrating a high level of skill and safety through demonstration of both underpinning knowledge and practical lift truck operation.

Entries for the 2019 awards are now closed.

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