Paul Wrighting, Operations Manager at Projector Lifting Service Ltd explains how he knows he can rely on Briggs to deliver.
Briggs’ Short Term Hire team are donating material handling equipment from the hire fleet to the makers of Alan Titchmarsh’s popular garden makeover TV series, Love Your Garden, for the fourth year running.
When managing a large materials handling fleet, it can be difficult to keep track of every machine, every cost and every service requirement as well as doing your day to day job ensuring the operation runs smoothly.
18 months on from taking delivery of three Hyster J-series counterbalanced electric forklift trucks, Brock Metals feeds back on their experience with Briggs.
JBMI Group Ltd, one of the largest and most innovative aluminum alloy ingot manufacturers in the United Kingdom, has just taken delivery of 13 Hyster forklift trucks supplied by Briggs Equipment to their site in Hixon, Staffordshire.
Having previously invested some £70 million in building their short term hire fleet capability, Briggs Equipment have recently invested an additional £10.8 million, fortifying the fleet to over 5,000 units.
Briggs were recently awarded the ‘Talent Match Mark Youth Friendly Silver Award’ by not-for-profit organisation Youth Employment UK, for their efforts in supporting young people into the workplace.
Sharpak Aylesham, a subsidiary of the Groupe Guillin, is the food packaging manufacturer based in Canterbury. They supply bespoke packaging for some of the UK’s leading food and retail brands meaning that their products are both diverse and delicate and their materials handling needs have to take this into consideration.
Avanti, one of the UK’s largest environmental management companies, have recently received 21 new Hyster trucks to five sites across the UK.
Avanti 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.
The nature of the environment posed a number of areas for consideration when specifying the new trucks.
Lee Ryan is one of a number of apprentices to join the Briggs Equipment's engineering apprenticeship scheme in 2016. He knows first hand that we are serious about our apprentices and gives us the lowdown on how he got on with his first year.
At this time of year many young adults will be starting to think seriously about what they would like to do post-exams. Perhaps with the rise in university fees in recent years, that path is less appealing.
How can I achieve a well-paid, interesting job where my skills will be valued and in demand without racking up thousands of pounds worth of debt? You may ask.
It’s simple; apply for the Briggs engineer apprentice scheme.
The home of the Chelsea pensioners proved a stunning setting for an event recognising the contribution made by employees and suppliers to the success of a longstanding contract between Briggs Defence and the Ministry of Defence (MOD).
Briggs Equipment UK are committed to supporting local charities and community projects, and as part of that commitment have recently donated a Hyster J1.8XNT to award winning social enterprise food business Community Food Enterprise Limited (CFE).
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.
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’.
From February 2018 we will be running a competition to give fun names to pieces of equipment that are available to loan from our short term hire fleet.
Brad Webb is one of a number of apprentices to join the Briggs Equipment's engineering apprenticeship scheme in 2016. We interviewed him to find out what attracted him to the role and how he knows it was the right route into employment for him.
Our short term hire team will be exhibiting at The Event Production Show (EPS) at London Olympia from 28th February until March 1st at stand K60E, so why not pop by and meet the hire experts?
Originating as a family-owned business in the 1920’s, The Malcolm Group has become one of the leading providers of logistics, construction and maintenance services in the UK.
Since appointing Briggs Equipment UK as its preferred supplier of materials handling equipment as part of an extensive materials handling capability review, Briggs has supplied over 137 pieces of new equipment across a range of sites including a number of sites that they manage on behalf of their customers.
XL Joinery is an ISO accredited market leading supplier of timber doors and associated joinery products who have recently taken nine new Hyster trucks on a long term contract from Briggs Equipment, boosting both efficiency and safety, whilst reducing the sites environmental impact. The Company have been trading for over 25 years and now have a staff of over 80 personnel, all playing their part to help distribute over half a million products each year.
Forty brave volunteers recently put themselves forward for a variety of technical challenges as part of the Wickes Driver Challenge 2018.
Briggs Defence has been providing global equipment supply and support to the Ministry of Defence (MOD) for 20 years and is planning to commemorate the milestone with a special celebration in January 2018.
Since Briggs Equipment supplied just 15 Hyster machines for Cummins’ Darlington Engine Plant in 1998, the relationship has grown. Today, Cummins Briggs’ stands at almost 600 machines across 12 sites, and Briggs has worked closely with Cummins to help improve efficiency and safety.
A new year brings a chance to do things differently and is the ideal time to take stock of your performance and set plans in motion for your vision for the year ahead. The best starting point is to analyse your current performance and identify any challenging areas. The areas for improvement will form your plan for the year ahead.
Briggs Equipment is celebrating 11 years of support for a charity initiative dedicated to spreading a little Christmas cheer to disadvantaged children around the globe.
Predictions on the severity of this year’s winter conditions may be as diverse as the British weather itself, but what remains certain is that businesses need to plan ahead for every eventuality.
RAMCO Tubular Services, the major player in tubular management services, recently took delivery of a fleet of Hyster high-capacity forklift trucks for its OCTG facility in Portlethen, Aberdeen. The trucks, which are supplied and serviced by Briggs Equipment, feature the latest in forklift truck technology for improved productivity, efficiency and low running costs.
The Ministry of Defence (MOD) has acknowledged Briggs Equipment’s commitment to supporting the UK’s Armed Forces community with the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme Silver Award.
The Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME) have received a welcome boost from Briggs Defence which, by sponsoring its cycling association, is helping to promote teambuilding skills within the Corps.
Briggs Equipment is drawing on many years’ experience in helping customers meet the increasing demands of the festive season without incurring unnecessary costs.
Briggs Equipment transformed the options for companies with cleaning equipment with the Hako national dealership announcement in June. Here we discuss why it's so important for companies to take a clear approach to keeping their premises clean.
Briggs Equipment has helped a local business save on crippling running costs after delivering a brand new fleet of UTILEV forklift trucks.
Briggs Equipment helped local transmission specialist ATP Industries Group Ltd reduce costs after the maintenance demands of their 15-year-old materials handling fleet began to increase.
As part of the company’s 5 year growth strategy, Briggs Equipment is pleased to announce the acquisition of Irish Lift Trucks (ILT) part of the OHM Group in the Republic of Ireland.
A leading company for recycling industrial batteries has improved its processing capabilities and achieved even greater efficiency rates after working with Briggs Equipment.
Expansion plans at Port of Tilbury have been based on a strong partnership with Briggs Equipment that provides onsite engineer support and the powerful asset management reporting that is a foundation of Briggs' engineering services expertise.
Organised by the Worshipful Company of Carmen on behalf of the Corporation of the City of London, this year’s Cart Marking ceremony took place today at the stunning Guildhall in London and recognises the work transport has played in the evolution of British industry.
Briggs Defence is continuing its role as main sponsor of the Royal Logistic Corps’ (RLC) rugby activity. This includes a 16-day overseas tour, which has emerged as one of the highlights of the season to date.
Briggs Equipment is supporting growth at the UK’s largest fully integrated forestry company funded by its standalone asset finance business, BE Finance.
Bibby Distribution has expanded its fleet in Wakefield and Corby with asset management and engineering services specialist Briggs Equipment.
A team representing Briggs Defence is preparing to tackle a new challenge this autumn after registering to take part a 100km charity walk.
Today we can announce that Briggs has become the UK national dealer for the Hako range of industrial cleaning equipment.
Briggs Equipment invests £9.5million in its dedicated short term hire fleet, reinforcing its position as a specialist supplier of materials handling equipment.
Asset management and engineering services specialist Briggs Equipment is celebrating more success in the drinks sector by securing a repeat order with Glenmorangie.
Briggs Equipment has pledged to support current and former members of the Royal Navy, British Army and Royal Air Force by signing up to the Armed Forces Covenant.
Briggs Equipment's engineering services expertise coupled with a commitment to innovation and contract support has strengthened the partnership with Scottish & Southern Energy (SSE).
Williams Shipping has boosted its container hire business with a refurbished reachstacker and new 10 tonne Hyster forklift from Briggs Equipment.
The UK’s top independent pub retailing and brewing business has opted for ‘one stop’ asset management support by awarding Briggs Equipment a new contract valued at £700,000.
Briggs Equipment is continuing its support for British Superbikes into a third year and has renewed its sponsorship of the Royal Air Force Regular & Reserves team for 2017
Briggs Equipment has come up with ten tips to help businesses hire the most appropriate aerial access machines, also known as Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWPs)
Briggs signs distributor agreement with Novatech Trailers
Briggs Equipment will be discussing its unique asset management proposition for port and freight terminal operators when it exhibits at Multimodal 2017
Briggs Equipment’s charitable work attained great heights once again in 2016, as employees pulled out all the stops to raise almost £93,000 for Teenage Cancer Trust.
Pentalver has announced a further investment in its materials handling resources after concluding a new £5million deal with asset management and engineering services specialist Briggs Equipment.
In just 12 months, kind-hearted employees at Briggs Equipment have helped to raise close to £150,000 for a number of worthy causes.
The fleet management system helps manage 80 forklifts and other trucks deployed in various roles across the Devonport Royal Dockyard
Travis Perkins Group’s partnership with Briggs Equipment continues to evolve to support the changing needs of 2,500 branches and the Wickes operation.
Asset management and engineering services specialist Briggs Equipment is strengthening its credentials after gaining an essential cybersecurity certification
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.
Freightliner is boosting operational efficiencies across its 13 inland rail sites with a new fleet of 10 Hyster reachstackers, supplied and maintained by Briggs Equipment.
Employees of Briggs Equipment and their families took time out to celebrate the company’s 10th birthday whilst raising money for Teenage Cancer Trust.
Briggs Defence welcomed two special guests to its stand at military procurement event DVD2016
Briggs Equipment is addressing the issue of long-term business sustainability by adopting a bold new approach to Customer Relationship Management.
Logistics specialist Malcolm Logistics has appointed Briggs Equipment as its preferred supplier of materials handling equipment, with a major new £3million contract.
Investment in its engineering services and asset management capabilities helped to boost Briggs Equipment’s turnover (year to 31 December 2015) by £10 million to £178.9 million while operating profit climbed to £11.1 million.
IMHX 2016 marked the official launch of BE Finance, Briggs Equipment’s asset finance division, which provides tailored funding to support customers’ growth ambitions.
Materials handling and asset management specialist Briggs Equipment is reinforcing its credentials in the automotive sector as a major sponsor of this year’s North East Automotive Expo.
A team supported by Briggs Defence has helped to raise £120,000 for SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, after taking part in a 3,000 mile charity drive across Europe.
Briggs Equipment has reinforced its position as a major provider to the events management sector by joining ESSA, the Event Supplier & Services Association.
Briggs Equipment is helping the UK’s largest specialist manufacturer of zinc alloys to improve its environmental performance by switching its materials handling fleet from diesel to electric.
Briggs Defence will be showcasing its mechanical handling products and engineering services for the MoD at the DVD2016 event at Millbrook on September 7th and 8th.
Briggs Equipment will be at the UK’s premier intralogistics show, IMHX 2016, with two stands showcasing its unique engineering and equipment capabilities.
A group of our senior managers have managed to secure almost £5,000 for Teenage Cancer Trust after rising to an impromptu challenge.
Almost 40 people from Briggs Equipment took part in this year’s JCB Mud Run, which attracts competitors from across the country to raise funds for the NSPCC.
Briggs Equipment is delighted to be supporting this year’s CILT & IOM Annual Conference and Dinner, which takes place today, June 16.
We’re delighted to learn that 20-year old Jake Dixon will make his MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship debut with the Briggs-sponsored RAF Regular & Reserve BMW team this week.
Briggs Equipment has chosen the Facilities Show at ExCel in London, the world’s largest dedicated facilities management event, to showcase its asset management and engineering services capabilities.
Briggs Equipment has raised £35,000 for the national charity of the British Army, ABF The Soldiers’ Charity and the Royal Logistic Corps’ rugby development programme
In recognition of the ever-changing landscape within the defence industry, Briggs Equipment is rebranding its specialist division Defence Logistic Support (DLS) as Briggs Defence.
The benefits of customised materials handling solutions will be up for discussion at the world's leading exhibition for the automotive supply chain and aftermarket.
Materials handling specialist Briggs Equipment has come up with a simple five-point checklist to help those hiring in extra machines to get the right trucks for their job.
Briggs Equipment is now the primary supplier of materials handling services to Peel Ports Group, after securing a £38 million contract.
Materials handling specialist Briggs Equipment will be promoting port centric solutions at Multimodal 2016, the UK’s premier freight transport, logistics and supply chain event
Briggs Equipment has supplied BAP Group, the transport and logistics company, with a container handler at the Port of Felixstowe
Materials handling and engineering services specialist Briggs Equipment has secured a £2.5 million deal with one of the UK’s prime defence and infrastructure contractors.
In anticipation for the British Superbikes and North West 200 races, the Briggs Equipment site in Northern Ireland hosted an exclusive viewing of this year’s Briggs Bike on Friday 25th March 2016.
Materials handling specialist Briggs Equipment UK has announced the appointment of Peter Jones as Managing Director.
Materials handling specialist Briggs Equipment has won a new £500,000 contract with Unistrut.
It is important to remember that taking some clear and simple steps can help to reduce unnecessary damage to equipment and prevent unexpected repair bills.
Following a highly successful British Superbikes season, materials handling specialist Briggs Equipment is pleased to announce it is continuing its sponsorship with the Royal Air Force BMW team.
Briggs Equipment is pleased to announce its 2016 charity partner as Teenage Cancer Trust, the UK's charity dedicated to improving the quality of life and chances of survival for young people with cancer, aged 13 to 24.
Batman and Robin, Darth Vader and a Minion were among the characters out and about in Rugeley last Saturday (January 23rd), when Briggs Equipment took over the running of the town’s Barnardo’s charity shop for the day.
Briggs Equipment is sponsoring a team in the 2016 Rally for Heroes, which raises money for military charities and aims to give something back to members of the Armed Forces once they return from operations, including those who have previously served with the military.
Briggs Equipment is aiming to bring a bit of Hollywood glamour to Rugeley on Saturday January 23rd, when its employees take over one of the town’s charity shops for the day.
Briggs Equipment is helping major UK charity Newlife to fund specialist equipment for disabled children through recycling everything from clothes to homewares.
Scotland’s largest port in Grangemouth has taken delivery of a new fleet of forklift trucks as part of a multi-million pound deal with Briggs Equipment, the exclusive UK distributor of Hyster forklift trucks.
In a new collaboration designed to improve aftermarket care for materials handling equipment fleet managers, Briggs Equipment has appointed Shell as its exclusive oils and lubricants supplier.
Briggs Equipment-sponsored Peter Hickman and the RAF Reserves have completed their 2015 season in style – with victory in the Far East at the Macau GP.
As the automotive sector seeks improvements in manufacturing through highly automated, efficient processes and new product development, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) face increasing competition for new model allocations within their assembly plants.
A Cannock-based company is helping to fund a vital new facility to support victims of domestic and sexual violence throughout Staffordshire.
Materials handling specialist Briggs Equipment has donated £9,000 towards a new refuge for Staffordshire Women's Aid.
At Brands Hatch on Sunday, Peter Hickman put in two brave rides on the RAF Reserves BMW sponsored by Briggs Equipment and whilst he scored points in both races, he narrowly missed out on the BSB Rider’s Cup and had to settle for ninth place overall in the final Championship standings.
For the second year in a row, Peter Hickman claimed the “Stars at Darley” title with the Lee Hardy Racing rider taking two dominant victories at the 1.8-mile Derbyshire venue.
Materials handling specialist Briggs Equipment is helping to create special memories for
children and young people with life-threatening illnesses by donating £20,000 to
With market analysists predicting online retail sales to top £1 billion on what’s become known as Black Friday, a UK leader in the materials handling industry is urging supply chain businesses to ensure they’re equipped to cope with an unprecedented seasonal rush.
A new event dedicated to promoting and meeting the needs of the thriving automotive industry in the North East of England is to receive support from leading materials handling specialist Briggs Equipment.
Fleet management and productivity of moving recyclable and waste materials will be top of the agenda for materials handling specialist Briggs Equipment, which is exhibiting along with Hyster at Europe's premier event for resource efficiency and waste management solutions.
Materials handling specialist Briggs Equipment is to exhibit for the first time at SPE Offshore Europe 2015. On stand 3C106 in Hall 3 it will partner with Pyroban UK, showcasing the two companies’ ability to develop bespoke materials handling solutions for a variety of hazardous environments where there is an application need. SPE Offshore Europe is widely acknowledged as the biggest oil exploration and production event outside North America.
It was celebrations all round for the Briggs Equipment-sponsored RAF Reserves BMW team at Cadwell Park last Sunday (August 23), as rider Peter Hickman secured the runner-up spot in both races at round eight of the 2015 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship.
Travis Perkins plc and Briggs Equipment have collaborated to provide a brand new van, worth £20,656, to Whizz-Kidz, a charity dedicated to improving the lives of children with disabilities. The van was handed over at Travis Perkins plc’s headquarters in Northampton.
Stadco, a major Tier 1 supplier to the automotive industry, has chosen Briggs Equipment as its materials handling partner. The new contract sees the company taking delivery of a fleet of Hyster forklift trucks with a capital value of £2million.
For GES, a reliable materials handling partner is essential so they work with Briggs Equipment, the UK’s leading independent provider of materials handling solutions, which is its sole provider of equipment on a short-term hire basis. Briggs plays a key role within the GES team, helping to deliver the consistently high standards that are required for this market leader.