To help improve efficiency and productivity within their warehouse environment, paper manufacturing specialists, Brown Brothers Group have taken delivery a new forklift fleet from Briggs Equipment.
Crendon Timber Engineering recently introduced their own sustainability targets, which aim to reduce their environmental impact through investment in green technology and processes.
The Port of Liverpool has taken first delivery of two new cutting edge shovel loaders which will replace an existing fleet of machines at the Animal Food Stuffs (AFS) warehouse.
In partnering with Briggs and Hyster, G&W UK have invested in products that lead the way in telematics, providing live feedback on the machine’s health, together with key operational data relating to lifts, fuel usage and non-productive running.
Indespension are the UK’s only nationwide trailer supplier for new & used trailers, trailer parts & tow bar fitting. Since 1968, Indespension has grown to be one of the leading manufacturers, retailers and resellers of trailer and towing products across the globe.
Luxury kitchen manufacturer, Mereway Group, has taken delivery of 7 Hyster forklift trucks at their Birmingham warehouse hub.
Pentagon Freight Group has taken delivery of four new Hyster forklift trucks to help bolster operations at their Dartford warehouse hub. The new trucks are all fully customised to meet specific working requirements on site and have been configured to maximise efficiency and operator safety.
Earlier this year, Briggs Equipment completed the delivery of three new Hako machines to Power Towers’ Leicester hub. The new fleet features machines from the Sweepmaster and Scrubmaster product ranges in ride-on and pedestrian operated configurations.
Sealed Air is a global supplier of packaging solutions which serve a wide range of industries from food to pharmaceuticals The company serves over 117 countries, with 106 manufacturing plants, 39 Packaging Design and Application Centres and a global workforce of over 16,000.
Across the UK, Coronavirus restrictions have created a surge in popularity for gardening and the general maintenance of outdoor spaces. Subsequently, garden centres experienced strong demand in 2020 and this is projected to continue throughout this year and beyond.
Briggs Equipment has worked with SGP since 2017 and following an initial order for 12 trucks of varying specialisms, the partnership between the two companies has gone from strength to strength.
As an existing customer UFP had a fleet of 11 Hyster trucks, which were due for renewal in 2020. Since the start of the partnership, Briggs has worked closely with the Operations Team to make sure they’re getting the most out of their equipment. The performance of the Hyster products as well as the service provided by the Briggs team, led to UFP choosing to continue their partnership with Briggs and upgrade their existing machines across both of their sites with a new fleet of Hyster trucks.
Following a significant project that involved moving an entire warehouse worth of Benchmarx products into the Gowerton Road facility, Travis Perkins required additional materials handling equipment support to ensure a smooth integration and operation moving forward.
Robinson Brothers required a new fleet of forklift trucks that could safely and efficiently transport heavy loads across its chemical manufacturing facility in West Bromwich.
As the warehouse handles a variety of challenging chemicals, the new trucks had to be equipped and designed to work safely in that specialist environment.
Craig Willoughby, Supply Chain and Operations Director for Snows Timber Ltd explains how the new equipment increases efficiency on site, as well as delivering a safer working environment.
Briggs is a long-standing partner of Marston’s; supporting its materials handling need for many years. Particularly working with Marston’s through a number of periods of significant growth, helping to increase efficiencies and cost savings on site whilst future-proofing operations.
Yorkshire Water Services provide clean water and sanitation every day for over five million people in the East Midlands, and have a number of sites throughout the whole of Yorkshire. Yorkshire Water Services became a Briggs customer over two years ago and since the relationship began Briggs have worked very closely with them and supplied them with a number of machines across eight sites.
Dennis Eagle, part of the Terberg RosRoca Group, is a world leader in the design and manufacturer of refuse collection vehicles, with an established reputation for supplying quality products that meet the highest expectations in terms of performance, cost and delivery.
Briggs Equipment UK have supplied Dennis Eagle for over seven years, with 47 units across nine locations up and down the UK.
Privately owned family company A.C. Roof Trusses offer the complete package for building construction; timber frame, posi-joists and roof trusses. They design and manufacture all engineered timber products from their site in Mid-Wales which is where they have taken one UTILEV forklift truck and two Bulmor side loaders from Briggs.
Originating in Germany in 1969, Veka PLC are the UK’s largest window and door systems manufacturer. They are an award winner within their field, being recognised for their Manufacturing and Business commitment in recent years. Based in Burnley within the North West of England, Veka have been an existing customer of Barloworld/Briggs for 16 years.
Briggs Equipment has helped the country’s leading manufacturer of touring caravans, motorhomes and holiday homes improve its materials handling capabilities by updating its equipment fleet.
Projector Lifting Service Ltd, based in Buckinghamshire, specialise in machinery handling, machinery removal and overhead lifting projects across the UK. Working across multiple sites, getting the job done safely and efficiently to the planned timescale is paramount for the company’s success.
Leading international food manufacturer Greencore has drawn on the diverse MHE offerings of Briggs Equipment to help drive cost efficiencies and to provide a unique customer service at its Food to Go facility in Northampton.
Avanti is one of the UK’s largest environmental management companies. Under the Total Waste Management concept they work directly with their customers in order to examine and map all waste types in order to provide re-use, recycling and recovery options in line with legislation and best practice. Avanti have taken 21 new Hyster trucks to cover five of their sites.
Based in Ebbw Vale, Envirowales recycles lead acid batteries to produce lead alloys, sodium sulphate and polypropylene and has invested £58million to create the most modern facility in Europe. Utilising the best available techniques and operating to the highest environmental standards, the company is setting the pace with an impressive recycling efficiency rate of more than 95%.
Gunstones Bakery in Sheffield forms part of the meal solutions division of one of the leading food manufacturers in the UK; 2 Sisters Food Group. Formed in 1993 the group is one of British businesses most compelling success stories of the last 20 years, with customers including each of the nation’s favourite supermarkets.
Briggs Equipment UK have supplied Gunstones Bakery with materials handling equipment for 16 years and work closely with Richard Ironside, logistics support manager, to ensure smooth operation and cost control through the utilisation of Briggs’ unique ‘BE Portal’.
Based on the River Thames, Port of Tilbury handles 16 million tonnes of cargo each year. The 1,100 acre site primarily handles containers, ro-ro, wood, paper, recycled products and grain. The Port is a multi-modal hub that employs over 3,500 people and is a significant contributor to the local and UK economy. With such a range of products passing through the port, handling equipment goes beyond specialist and has to be bespoke.
In turn, a service to support and maintain such machinery also has to be bespoke.
Briggs Equipment has helped Cannock-based catering equipment supplier First Choice to expand into their brand new, 90,000 square foot distribution centre.
The Travis Perkins Group’s partnership with Briggs Equipment continues to evolve to support the changing needs of 2,500 branches and the Wickes operation. Spanning more than 20 years and currently driven by technological developments and wider commercial challenges, the relationship is enabling the UK’s premier builder’s merchant and home improvements retailer to grow its business by maximising key efficiencies.