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Briggs Equipment is the exclusive national distributor in the UK for the Hyster and Yale ranges of forklift trucks and other materials handling equipment so there are literally hundreds of ways in which we can help your business.

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We’re flexible enough to support you whether you’re looking to buy new or used equipment, hire machinery for a short or long term period or simply to choose a service partner who will become a trusted part of your operations. You have access to the best technical advice and our engineers can respond 24 hours a day.

Briggs Group Companies

The Briggs Equipment Group has grown significantly in recent years through the addition of businesses that compliment our customer activities or bring with them skills and experience that enhance our offering. These carefully selected additions have also helped to reinforce the strength of our proposition across the UK and Ireland.


Being a Briggs customer

The experience of being a Briggs customer is something special. You get the best equipment, the best support and the best levels of productivity. You’re not an order number to us, you are our customer.

You get experienced account managers, dedicated points of contact; relationships are valued and monitored to ensure you have the best experience possible.

Hear our National Service Centre Manager Janet Noble discussing our customer focus.

With our unique fleet management dashboard you can make substantial savings on your budgets by getting a clearer picture of the usage and performance of your equipment. Briggs also has a well-established service support network across the country with regional centres to reduce response times when you need us most.

Our customers improve the efficiency of their operations by making Briggs a part of their team. We don’t try to make you fit our business; we work with you to become an important and trusted part of yours.

Briggs Proposition

The Briggs Proposition demonstrates our commitment to providing businesses of all sizes with industry leading asset management and engineering services, which are built on a foundation of safety first.

It’s not just about forklift trucks, we can help with your fleet whatever the mix of product or requirements. 

Our mission is to;

  • Create a rewarding, safe environment
  • Double the business
  • Build lasting relationships

Click here to find out more about what the Briggs Proposition means to us and our customers.

Briggs Equipment Values

Our Briggs Values set out a clear message of what’s important to us as a business and how we as individuals can think about the part we play in achieving personal and collective goals.

The Values help us continually challenge ourselves and each other to provide a better service to our customers and improve the way we work.

To find out more about the Briggs Values, click here to watch a video featuring our employees! 

Briggs Flexibility

We can supply equipment, we can service equipment, we can help you to finance your equipment and we can go the extra mile to deliver a fully comprehensive package that allows your business to flourish.

We have customers with one truck and many customers with hundreds of trucks. We’re not limited by the size of your business; there are lots of ways that we can help.

Briggs Partnership

The strongest part of your interaction with Briggs is the people who are there to help. You will have designated contacts in departments from Service, Accounts, Sales and Technical Support so that you have continuity when telling us what you need. We are here to respond whenever you need us.

Briggs Stability

Briggs Equipment UK is part of Briggs International, the world's largest global distributor of Hyster and Yale materials handling equipment. Our parent company, Sammons Enterprises Inc is one of the world’s largest privately owned companies. It operates wholly-owned businesses and investor partnerships in industries such as insurance, property and equipment distribution.

Working with Briggs gives you options:

  • A huge choice of equipment
  • The ability to choose different contract or lease durations
  • The choice to change your fleet at short notice with no penalty
  • The ability to have a truck within 24 hours for as little as 24 hours
  • Servicing and maintenance support to suit your business
  • A wide variety of plant and equipment such as scissor lifts, cherry pickers, electric tugs and warehouse storage

Want to challenge us to deliver efficiency savings and productivity gains to your operations? Request your free assessment today!