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Briggs invests £6.1m in its fleet

Briggs invests £6.1m in its fleet

Dealer
Briggs Equipment has further highlighted its commitment to providing quality short term hire solutions for customers across the country with a new £6.1m investment into its fleet. The 272 new Hyster and Yale diesel and electric counterbalance machines take the total number of the short term hire fleet to more than 5,500. The hire sector is a key area of business for Briggs, both in terms of revenue generation and customer relationship building. These requests often lead to lasting partnerships with customers as Briggs can consistently demonstrate its capability to deliver quality equipment solutions to extremely tight deadlines. Steve Fogg, Head of Short Term Hire, Briggs Equipment, said: “This latest investment into our short term hire fleet provides us with increased capabil...
Briggs and Yale keep the beer flowing

Briggs and Yale keep the beer flowing

Attachments, Handling
Moving loads efficiently in the beverage industry can be a precarious business, particularly for a company such as Marston’s. a brewer which handles kegs, casks, spirits and soft drinks at its 14 depots across the UK. For an operation dealing with diverse loads of different shapes and sizes, a one-size-fits-all approach to its materials handling needs is unlikely to deliver the levels of productivity required. As Marston’s expanded its business, it turned to trusted Yale partner, Briggs Equipment, for a tailored solution. Marston’s has a history that dates back to 1890 when it originally operated as Wolverhampton and Dudley Breweries. Now the UK’s top independent pub retailing and brewing business, the company operates around 1,600 pubs with over 14,300 employees across the UK, and ...
Briggs and Ryder – a solid partnership approach

Briggs and Ryder – a solid partnership approach

Dealer, Logistics
Forklift rental giant Briggs Equipment UK has successfully outsourced its entire transport operation to Ryder Dedicated Delivery Solutions, in a true partnership approach that has seen a seamless transition When you stock and lease more than 24,000 different forklift trucks and materials handling products, managing the transport movements to ensure customers receive the right piece of equipment, on time, and in the right condition, is no mean feat. Throw in the myriad of road transport regulations and legal compliance that commercial vehicle operators have to deal with, together with the recruitment, training and retention of HGV drivers, and you have yourself one very big daily challenge. Over the last year, Briggs Equipment UK has handed over its entire transport operation t...
Dublin delivery to multiple Comans Beverage sites

Dublin delivery to multiple Comans Beverage sites

Dealer
A new fleet of trucks have gone out on delivery to several sites across Ireland for Comans Beverage Briggs Dublin site recently sent out a new fleet of forklift trucks to different sites of Comans Beverage. One Hyster electric J2.5XN was delivered to a site in Galway; one Hyster H2.5XT was delivered to their Limerick site and another Hyster H2.5XT was delivered to their site in Cork. Comans Beverage Ltd. is an independent company established in 1959 that is now one of the largest drink’s companies in Ireland. They supply a full range of packaged beer, wines, spirits and soft drinks from across the globe to local pubs, hotels, restaurants etc. They also have developed their own range of products including beer and cider. This new fleet of forklift trucks will help continue the ...
Briggs helps Marston’s to future-proof its operations

Briggs helps Marston’s to future-proof its operations

Dealer
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. Briggs’ recent involvement in the preparation of their new site in Thurrock stemmed from a project previously completed in their Mansfield Distribution Centre. Service excellence in the South Following the acquisition of both the Charles Wells Brewing and Beer business and various supply contracts, Marston’s wanted to bring the distribution operation in-house. However, due to their current facility in London not having the capacity to service the enhanced operation, the decision was made to relocate...
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