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  • Introducing - Briggs Insight

    Introducing Briggs Insight – Expert industry insight and content from the UK’s leading Asset Management and Engineering Services Provider

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    July 29, 2021 | by Tom Peace
  • Special Offer | JCB 19e 1.5t Electric Mini Digger

    As part of our partnership with JCB, we have a special offer for the JCB 19e 1.5t Electric Mini-Digger.

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    July 23, 2021 | by Tom Peace
  • Royal approval as Team Briggs help make Armed Forces Weekend a success!

    Last weekend, (26 & 27th June) the National Memorial Arboretum hosted the Armed Forces Weekend and Briggs Equipment was there again as the main sponsor of the event.

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    June 30, 2021 | by Tom Peace
  • Briggs Equipment acquires JB Plant Hire

    Briggs Equipment is delighted to announce that it has completed the acquisition of JB Plant Hire, one of Northern Ireland’s leading plant hire companies.

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    June 21, 2021 | by Tom Peace
  • BTCC Snetterton review and a look forward to Brands Hatch

    The British Touring Cars Championship (BTCC) returned to the ITV4 screens in scorching temperatures. After a five week gap, the UK’s most followed motorsport series did not disappoint and delivered three action packed races.

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    June 16, 2021 | by Tom Peace
  • Newly launched Customer Experience Team demonstrates Briggs commitment to continuous improvement

    At Briggs Equipment we are proud to work in partnership with businesses of all sizes from across almost every industry. To ensure our service best meets the requirements of our customers, a collaborative approach to the entire working relationship is required.

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    June 08, 2021 | by Tom Peace
  • Briggs sponsored driver Árón Taylor Smith hoping for fast start as BTCC season gets underway!

    Touring Car fans will be celebrating this weekend as the highly anticipated 2021 British Touring Cars Championship season gets under way at Thruxton Motorsport Centre.

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    May 06, 2021 | by Tom Peace
  • Briggs Equipment acquires Laois Hire Services Limited and Balloo Hire Limited

    Briggs Equipment is delighted to announce that it has completed the acquisition of Laois Hire Services Limited, one of the Republic of Ireland’s leading plant hire companies and has also completed the purchase of the Dublin-based business Balloo Hire Limited, whose operation in the north of Ireland is already part of the Briggs Group.

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    April 07, 2021 | by Tom Peace
  • Team Briggs clock up more than 9,000 miles and raise £36k for Prostate Cancer UK

    As part of Prostate Cancer UK’s ‘March the Month’ virtual walking challenge, Briggs Equipment employees have helped raise an incredible £36,000 for the charity.

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    April 01, 2021 | by Tom Peace
  • Briggs Equipment to sponsor British Touring Cars Championship Driver for 2021 season

    Briggs Equipment is delighted to announce that it will be a primary sponsor of British Touring Cars Championship (BTCC) driver, Árón Taylor-Smith, in the upcoming 2021 season.

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    March 22, 2021 | by Tom Peace
  • From Cannock to Dallas! Over 10,000,000 steps and nearly £15,000 raised as ‘March the Month’ continues at pace

    As part of Briggs Equipment’s partnership with Prostate Cancer UK, employees from across the business have been taking part in the Charity’s ‘March the Month’ walking challenge.

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    March 19, 2021 | by Tom Peace
  • Briggs adds cleaning capability to hire fleet with new Hako machines

    Briggs Equipment has added to its short term hire fleet with 14 new Hako cleaning machines. The new equipment bolsters the existing Briggs hire offering, which stands at over 5,500 assets and includes forklifts, access equipment, rough terrain trucks, warehouse products, cleaning machines and much more.

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    March 18, 2021 | by Tom Peace
  • Briggs Equipment delivers new Liebherr Crawler Crane to Peel Ports

    A new Liebherr Crawler Crane has been delivered to The Port of Liverpool as part of the ongoing partnership between Briggs Equipment and Peel Ports Group (PPG).

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    March 12, 2021 | by Tom Peace
  • One year on and the Briggs online store goes from strength to strength

    At the start of 2020, Briggs Equipment relaunched its dedicated online store. The initial objective was to provide customers with the opportunity to browse and purchase a more comprehensive selection of products quickly and easily.

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    March 05, 2021 | by Tom Peace
  • Lateral flow COVID testing underway at Briggs Equipment’s Cannock site

    Briggs Equipment has launched a regular Lateral Flow Test (LFT) programme at its Orbital 7 site in Cannock. Alongside Staffordshire County Council, Briggs has completed a training programme for staff volunteers who will administer the tests and the first round of testing was completed last week.

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    March 02, 2021 | by Tom Peace
  • Qualitas Asset Compliance launches as provider of Statutory Inspections & Thorough Examinations

    Qualitas Asset Compliance has launched as an independent provider of Thorough Examinations. Qualitas specialises in the provision of Thorough Examinations (LOLER & PUWER) for industrial and commercial companies.

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    March 01, 2021 | by Tom Peace
  • Graduate Engineer spotlight | Qualifying during a pandemic, settling into the role and moving home!

    Briggs Engineers are the heartbeat of our business. Throughout the Coronavirus pandemic they have worked tirelessly to keep business moving for our customers, many of whom operate in key sectors.

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    February 04, 2021 | by Tom Peace
  • Safety first for Indespension as new livery and lighting installed

    Long term Briggs Equipment customer Indespension have shown their commitment towards putting safety first, with an investment in new illuminated vehicle livery and lighting for their existing forklift trucks.

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    February 02, 2021 | by Tom Peace
  • Ongoing customer support during Coronavirus

    Following the latest restrictions announced by the UK Government, we would like to confirm that there will no interruption to our business operations.

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    January 07, 2021 | by Tom Peace
  • Meet demand and manage costs by hiring your cleaning equipment!

    Hiring presents an excellent opportunity for businesses to become more agile in their approach to industrial cleaning.

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    January 07, 2021 | by Tom Peace
  • Keeping Business Moving for Encon Insulation

    Throughout the Coronavirus pandemic, Briggs Equipment has worked closely with its customers to provide support and assistance in various forms. Whether it’s financing flexibility, short term hire equipment to meet demand or breakdown provision, we’ve remained committed to helping our customers in any way we can.

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    November 26, 2020 | by Tom Peace
  • Briggs Equipment and Abbey Attachments help deliver safety gains and award for Howdens

    Following the successful implementation of their ‘Safe to Trade’ campaign, Howdens have won the 2020 Technology Risk Management Initiative award from the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).

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    November 20, 2020 | by Tom Peace
  • Briggs Equipment delivers new JCB machines to The Port of Liverpool

    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. The new JCB 457 loading shovels are the latest JCB built machines from Briggs Equipment and include cutting edge machine technology.

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    November 04, 2020 | by Tom Peace
  • Briggs Equipment acquires Gwynedd Forklifts

    Briggs Equipment is delighted to announce that it has completed the acquisition of Gwynedd Forklifts, a leading independent materials handling equipment distributor across North Wales and Shropshire. This latest acquisition further strengthens Briggs Equipment’s position as one of the UK’s key asset management and engineering services specialists.

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    October 12, 2020 | by Tom Peace
  • Why quality tyres can make all the difference to your MHE fleet

    The importance of selecting a quality tyre to complement a materials handling equipment (MHE) purchase can often be overlooked or underestimated. As with any vehicle, tyres are crucial to achieving maximum efficiency, productivity and safety standards from your machines.

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    September 25, 2020 | by Tom Peace
  • The next generation has arrived | Briggs apprentice engineers graduate into full time roles

    Following four years of hard work and dedication, all 13 of Briggs Equipment’s final year apprentices have graduated into full time engineer roles as of 1st September 2020.

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    September 16, 2020 | by Tom Peace
  • Briggs Finance – Keeping Business Moving

    It’s become abundantly clear that the rigid and inflexible money lender approach is incompatible for many businesses in 2020. Therefore, finance option that works in partnership with their long-term plans and can respond to changes in demand is required.

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    September 10, 2020 | by Tom Peace
  • Signs of recovery for events industry as Briggs Short Term Hire supports BOATS2020

    2020 has been an incredibly difficult year for everyone involved in the events and exhibitions industry. The Coronavirus pandemic has had a huge impact on the sector, with restrictions only recently easing to allow limited events in certain settings to take place.

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    September 09, 2020 | by Tom Peace
  • Keeping Business Moving | We're here to help

    It’s great to see so many areas of the economy showing signs of recovery and building up their operations. We’ve been supporting our customers throughout this period and we continue to offer the very best service support in the industry.

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    September 03, 2020 | by Tom Peace
  • Briggs Equipment to supply 75 new lifting and handling machines for G&W UK’s container terminals

    Freightliner and Pentalver, subsidiaries of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W), have made a significant investment in 75 new lifting and handling machines from the Briggs Equipment Big Trucks product offering.

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    September 02, 2020 | by Tom Peace
  • AmeyBriggs secures £240 million MITER defence contract

    AmeyBriggs has secured a new contract to maintain and manage the Ministry of Defence’s (MOD) fleet of construction and materials handling equipment, and other key plant, until 2027. AmeyBriggs is a new joint venture between infrastructure support service provider Amey plc and Briggs Defence, a specialist division of asset management and engineering services provider Briggs Equipment.

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    September 01, 2020 | by Tom Peace
  • Supporting Your Business – Before, Now, Always

    Throughout the Coronavirus pandemic, Briggs Equipment has remained committed to providing agile and flexible support to our customers and supporting them with a wide range of requests. Whilst the nature of these enquiries has been unique to each customer, our embedded business values allowed us to respond quickly and adapt our approach to meet ever-changing customer requirements.

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    August 14, 2020 | by Tom Peace
  • #ReopenReady – Discover the right cleaning solutions for your business

    With businesses across the country beginning to restart or accelerate their operations, finding the right cleaning solution can be crucial to achieving a smooth transition into the post-lockdown world.

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    August 04, 2020 | by Tom Peace
  • #ReopenReady Product Profile - Social Distancing Signage

    As businesses across the country continue to respond to the easing of lockdown restrictions and the subsequent increase in demand, Briggs Equipment is here to help make your office, warehouse or factory as safe as possible.

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    July 24, 2020 | by Tom Peace
  • Chequered flags at the ready as British Superbikes returns!

    Earlier this year, we were delighted to announce an extension to our sponsorship of the Smith’s Racing BMW team for the 2020 Bennetts British Superbike Championship (BSB) season. However, due to the Coronavirus pandemic the season was postponed in March and ever since it’s been a long wait for the riders, support staff and spectators to see the action return.

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    July 14, 2020 | by Tom Peace
  • Keeping Marston's business moving

    Some manufacturing companies are busier than ever and our trucks are hard at work keeping the lines flowing at Marston’s brewery in Burton.

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    May 22, 2020 | by David Turner
  • Coronavirus - our latest update

    It continues to be our focus to support our customers and to do so in a safe and appropriate manner.

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    April 24, 2020 | by David Turner
  • Customer support during Coronavirus

    Our mobile engineering workforce continues to carry out essential maintenance and repair work at customer sites wherever possible, complying with official guidelines and individual site requirements.

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    March 25, 2020 | by David Turner
  • Covid - 19 Briggs Equipment Response

    Customer communication - Coronavirus update

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    March 20, 2020 | by Lindsay McCrudden
  • Briggs short term hire solutions support prestigious Crufts show

    Event hire specialist, Briggs Equipment, has provided a fleet of short term hire equipment to help successfully complete the set-up and removal of a number of stages and platforms at Crufts 2020.

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    March 12, 2020 | by Tom Peace
  • Briggs Equipment and Smiths Racing partnership continues into second year

    Briggs Equipment is delighted to announce an extension to its sponsorship of the Smiths Racing BMW team in the upcoming 2020 Bennetts British Superbike Championship (BSB) season.

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    March 09, 2020 | by Tom Peace
  • Dedicated Briggs team demonstrate VNA skill and expertise

    Modern businesses are constantly on the lookout for potential opportunities to maximise their operational efficiency, with the warehouse environment increasingly being targeted as a key area for improvement. These changes often come in the form of reconfiguring an existing warehouse or building a new facility to incorporate a Very Narrow Aisle (VNA) layout.

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    March 06, 2020 | by Tom Peace
  • A change in philosophy | The benefits of hiring your industrial cleaning equipment

    At the upcoming ‘Manchester Cleaning Show’ exhibition (25-26 March 2020), Briggs Equipment and Astley Hire will be delivering a headline presentation exploring the business benefits of hiring industrial cleaning equipment and challenging the industry status-quo of outright purchasing.

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    February 18, 2020 | by Tom Peace
  • Short Term Hire team to showcase event support capability at EPS trade show

    Briggs Equipment’s Short Term Hire team will be attending the Event Production Show (EPS) on February 25 & 26 at the ExCel Centre in London. The team will be promoting its wide range of available hire equipment and capability to provide fast, effective and suitable solutions to the industry.

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    February 17, 2020 | by Tom Peace
  • Briggs’ Big Trucks team gearing up for successful 2020

    Briggs Equipment's Big Trucks team look forward to a hugely exciting year ahead after an exceptional 2019.

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    January 22, 2020 | by Tom Peace
  • Briggs Equipment starts 2020 with 6 million pound short term hire fleet investment

    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.

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    January 10, 2020 | by Tom Peace
  • Briggs Equipment help provide Christmas cheer to children at Lichfield’s Samuel Johnson Community Hospital

    John Anderson, Field Customer Support, and the Print Services team at Briggs Equipment have come together to provide an added sparkle of Christmas cheer to the children at Samuel Johnson Community Hospital’s Outpatients Department.

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    December 10, 2019 | by Tom Peace
  • Briggs Equipment acquires Northern Forklift

    Briggs Equipment has completed the acquisition of Northern Forklift (Scotland) Ltd, one of Scotland’s largest independent materials handling distributors.

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    September 02, 2019 | by David Turner
  • Official Opening of the Lisburn Depot!

    The Executive Committee from Sammons Enterprises officially opened our new Lisburn site.

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    July 26, 2019 | by Ashleigh Hill
  • Briggs Defence health and safety commitment recognised

    Four major health and safety commendations in as many months are testament to Briggs Defence’s ongoing commitment to the health, safety and well-being of its employees.

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    July 05, 2019 | by David Turner
  • Balloo Hire acquires Highway Plant

    Balloo Hire Centres has acquired the trade and assets of Highway Plant Co Ltd, one of Northern Ireland’s leading specialist powered access businesses.

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    July 04, 2019 | by David Turner
  • Dublin Delivery to multiple Comans Beverage sites

    A new fleet of trucks have gone out on delivery to several sites across Ireland for Comans Beverage

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    April 09, 2019 | by Ashleigh Hill
  • Briggs visits the NI Children's Hospice to promote latest initiative

    Our site in Northern Ireland has launched it's latest charity initiative of 2 charity forklifts in our short term hire fleet. Our NI site visited long term charity partner NI Children's Hospice with their branded truck.

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    April 04, 2019 | by Ashleigh Hill
  • Charity Trucks unveiled at our NI site

    Our site in Northern Ireland has launched it's latest charity initiative of 2 charity forklifts in our short term hire fleet.

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    April 02, 2019 | by Ashleigh Hill
  • Briggs Equipment acquires Balloo Hire Centre Ltd

    Briggs Equipment has completed the acquisition of Balloo Hire Centre Ltd, one of Northern Ireland’s largest tool and plant hire businesses, a move that represents the latest milestone in a programme of growth that seeks to build on the core strengths of the asset management and engineering services specialist

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    April 02, 2019 | by Kathryn Hyde
  • Driver awareness systems to suit every operation

    As loads become more varied and demands on operations increase, forklift trucks are required to move more than ever before, equating to heavier loads and faster movement. Safety needs to remain a priority in every operation, and there are a variety of things a business can do to improve the safety of its operating environment by promoting increased awareness and ensuring suitable processes, however this can be further enhanced at the specification stage and a range of ‘add-ons’ can assist the driver in achieving optimal safety and comfort.

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    February 07, 2019 | by Kathryn Hyde
  • Briggs Equipment is on the hunt for its next Charity of the Year!

    Briggs has worked with a number of charities over the past few years including Alzheimer’s Research UK in 2018/19 for which they have so far raised £50,000 with 4 months still to go, Newlife for which they raised £60,000 in 2017 and The Teenage Cancer Trust in 2016 for which they raised £93,000.

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    February 06, 2019 | by Kathryn Hyde
  • Dublin Site Celebrated at Guinness Storehouse Event

    To celebrate Briggs Equipment operating in Dublin for a whole year, the staff enjoyed a celebration event at the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin's city centre.

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    October 18, 2018 | by Ashleigh Hill
  • Is your fleet prepared for cold weather conditions in the coming season?

    It is unfortunate that some of the worst weather conditions can strike and when companies are at their busiest. Whilst retail peaks are easier to predict and plan for, the weather is completely out of anybody’s control and can impact on operations with very little warning. There is a number of things that you can do to mitigate the risk of the weather taking hold and to support their smooth operation through the winter months.

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    October 10, 2018 | by Kathryn Hyde
  • Record-breaking Briggs-sponsored charity drive nets £140,000 for SSAFA

    Driving through 10 countries in 10 days is no mean feat, especially during this summer’s heatwave, so Briggs Defence was delighted to support Rally for Heroes and raise over £140,000 for SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity.

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    October 03, 2018 | by Kathryn Hyde
  • Briggs Ireland host successful Golf Day for charity

    The third Briggs Equipment Golf Day took place at Lisburn Golf Club in aid of Alzheimer's Research UK and Northern Ireland Children's Hospice

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    September 24, 2018 | by Ashleigh Hill
  • Briggs Equipment cyclists ride 350 miles for Alzheimer’s Research UK

    With just a few days to go until five Briggs cyclists take on their latest challenge – to ride the 350 miles from Briggs’ offices in Cumbernauld to Cannock in just five days, the team are making their final preparations and some are feeling more confident than others.

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    September 11, 2018 | by Kathryn Hyde
  • Briggs Equipment handed RoSPA Silver Award for health and safety practices

    Briggs Equipment has been handed a prestigious RoSPA Silver Health and Safety award in recognition of its practices and achievements in helping its staff get home safely at the end of the working day.

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    July 26, 2018 | by Kathryn Hyde
  • Briggs Announces Alzheimer's Research UK as New Charity of the Year

    Having raised £60,000 for Newlife The Charity for Disabled Children in 2017/18, Briggs Equipment UK have just launched their new charity partnership with Alzheimer’s Research UK. The partnership will last 12 months and the fundraising goal for staff is £20,000.

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    July 13, 2018 | by Kathryn Hyde
  • Lithium - Ion power; is it suitable for my application?

    By now you will have seen hundreds of adverts promoting the benefits of lithium-ion technology in powering forklift trucks. The topic seems inescapable, but has the information left you with a clear view of whether introducing the technology to your fleet will provide real benefit to your operation?

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    July 04, 2018 | by Kathryn Hyde
  • Briggs never tyre of finding the solution

    Briggs Equipment has recently supplied global sourcing company, Part One, with two new Hyster H8.0FT trucks complete with Cascade Tyre Handling attachments.

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    July 04, 2018 | by Kathryn Hyde
  • Briggs deliver to the Middle East!

    The first of a large consignment of used JCB equipment has been delivered to the Middle East from our Mallusk office.

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    June 28, 2018 | by Ashleigh Hill
  • Briggs Equipment raises £60,000 for Newlife

    This year has been a record breaking year for staff fundraising at Cannock based Briggs Equipment with employees raising £37,054 for Newlife, the charity that donates specialist equipment to support disabled and terminally ill children across the UK. Briggs matches some of the funds raised by employees so the total donated to Newlife was £60,000.

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    June 26, 2018 | by Kathryn Hyde
  • Short Term Hire Contracts Won Across Ireland

    Briggs Equipment have secured various contract across Ireland in various industries with further investment planned!

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    June 15, 2018 | by Ashleigh Hill
  • Briggs Short Term Hire team support Projector Lifting without notice, and without fail

    Paul Wrighting, Operations Manager at Projector Lifting Service Ltd explains how he knows he can rely on Briggs to deliver.

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    April 10, 2018 | by Kathryn Hyde
  • Briggs’ Short Term Hire team show their support for the families on ITV’s ‘Love Your Garden’

    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.

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    April 10, 2018 | by Kathryn Hyde
  • Briggs BE Portal keeps you in the driving seat

    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.

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    April 03, 2018 | by Kathryn Hyde
  • The Brock Metal Company feeds back on the Briggs experience 18 months on

    18 months on from taking delivery of three Hyster J-series counterbalanced electric forklift trucks, Brock Metals feeds back on their experience with Briggs.

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    March 22, 2018 | by Kathryn Hyde
  • Briggs fits the mould for alloy ingot manufacturer JBMI Group

    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.

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    March 15, 2018 | by Kathryn Hyde
  • Briggs Equipment bolsters short term hire fleet with £10m investment

    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.

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    March 05, 2018 | by Kathryn Hyde
  • Briggs awarded for efforts in supporting young people into work

    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.

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    February 27, 2018 | by Kathryn Hyde
  • Briggs Equipment makes a positive impact at Avanti Environmental

    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.

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    February 22, 2018 | by Kathryn Hyde
  • Lee Ryan on why Briggs are serious about our apprentices

    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.

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    February 20, 2018 | by Kathryn Hyde
  • Why become an apprentice engineer?

    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.

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    February 20, 2018 | by Kathryn Hyde
  • Briggs Defence staff and suppliers celebrate ‘Yellow Fleet’ milestone

    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).

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    February 19, 2018 | by Kathryn Hyde
  • Briggs Used Equipment team donates Hyster truck to Community Food Enterprise Limited

    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).

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    February 16, 2018 | by Kathryn Hyde
  • Briggs provides the ingredients for success for global food giant Greencore

    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.

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    February 06, 2018 | by Kathryn Hyde
  • Pallet McCartney, Buzz lift-year, Yale-if-you-wanna-go-faster? What names will you give to our short term hire fleet?

    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.

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    January 31, 2018 | by Kathryn Hyde
  • Brad Webb tells all about becoming a Briggs apprentice engineer

    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.

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    January 31, 2018 | by Kathryn Hyde
  • Join us at The Event Production Show at London Olympia

    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?

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    January 23, 2018 | by Kathryn Hyde
  • Malcolm Logistics get a clean sweep with Briggs’ supplied fleet

    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.

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    January 18, 2018 | by Kathryn Hyde
  • XL Joinery go green at their fantastic new site with Briggs Equipment UK

    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.

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    January 16, 2018 | by Kathryn Hyde
  • Forty push their driving skills to the limit with Briggs at the Wickes Driver Challenge

    Forty brave volunteers recently put themselves forward for a variety of technical challenges as part of the Wickes Driver Challenge 2018.

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    January 08, 2018 | by Kathryn Hyde
  • Briggs Defence celebrates 20 years of ‘Yellow Fleet’

    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.

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    January 05, 2018 | by Kathryn Hyde
  • Briggs Equipment’s 20 year relationship with Cummins culminates in supplier innovation award

    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.

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    January 02, 2018 | by Kathryn Hyde
  • New year; new heights

    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.

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    January 02, 2018 | by Kathryn Hyde
  • Over a decade of supporting Operation Christmas Child

    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.

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    December 14, 2017 | by David Turner
  • Minimise forklift truck maintenance costs this winter

    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.

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    December 01, 2017 | by David Turner
  • Briggs Equipment provides flexibility for RAMCO

    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.

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    November 30, 2017 | by Kathryn Hyde
  • Briggs Equipment achieves Employer Recognition Scheme Silver Award

    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.

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    November 14, 2017 | by Kathryn Hyde
  • Briggs Equipment wins Royal Mint Supplier Award

    Following a successful bid process in 2012 to supply their first rental fleet, Briggs Equipment UK and The Royal Mint have been working in partnership to support the crucial manufacture, despatch and shipping of the coins to issuing authorities around the world.

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    November 10, 2017 | by Kathryn Hyde
  • Briggs Defence sponsors REME cycling association

    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.

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    October 26, 2017 | by David Turner
  • Briggs offers advice on rising to the seasonal challenge

    Briggs Equipment is drawing on many years’ experience in helping customers meet the increasing demands of the festive season without incurring unnecessary costs.

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    October 11, 2017 | by David Turner
  • Why successful companies clean up their act

    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.

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    August 17, 2017 | by David Turner
  • Metal fabricator chooses UTILEV from Briggs

    Briggs Equipment has helped a local business save on crippling running costs after delivering a brand new fleet of UTILEV forklift trucks.

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    August 03, 2017 | by David Turner
  • ATP steps up a gear with Hyster trucks from Briggs

    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.

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    August 02, 2017 | by David Turner
  • Briggs Equipment acquires Irish Lift Trucks

    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.

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    August 01, 2017 | by David Turner
  • Port of Tilbury expansion plans built on asset management expertise

    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.

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    July 18, 2017 | by David Turner
  • Briggs Has its Cart Marked in the City of London

    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.

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    July 12, 2017 | by David Turner
  • Briggs Defence sponsors RLC 25th anniversary rugby tour

    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.

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    July 11, 2017 | by David Turner
  • Unique BE Finance Solution for Timber Business

    Briggs Equipment is supporting growth at the UK’s largest fully integrated forestry company funded by its standalone asset finance business, BE Finance.

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    June 22, 2017 | by Lynsey Bissell
  • Briggs and Bibby reinforce partnership with £1.5million contracts

    Bibby Distribution has expanded its fleet in Wakefield and Corby with asset management and engineering services specialist Briggs Equipment.

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    June 19, 2017 | by Lynsey Bissell
  • Briggs Defence takes on 100km Thames Path Challenge

    A team representing Briggs Defence is preparing to tackle a new challenge this autumn after registering to take part a 100km charity walk.

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    June 08, 2017 | by Lynsey Bissell
  • Briggs Equipment appointed national dealer for Hako in UK

    Today we can announce that Briggs has become the UK national dealer for the Hako range of industrial cleaning equipment.

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    June 01, 2017 | by David Turner
  • Briggs invests in short term hire fleet

    Briggs Equipment invests £9.5million in its dedicated short term hire fleet, reinforcing its position as a specialist supplier of materials handling equipment.

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    May 18, 2017 | by Lynsey Bissell
  • Briggs supplies Glenmorangie with Hyster forklifts

    Asset management and engineering services specialist Briggs Equipment is celebrating more success in the drinks sector by securing a repeat order with Glenmorangie.

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    May 10, 2017 | by Lynsey Bissell
  • Briggs signs up to Armed Forces Covenant

    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.

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    April 25, 2017 | by David Turner
  • Briggs Equipment manages Scottish and Southern Energy's fleet replacement programme

    Briggs Equipment's engineering services expertise coupled with a commitment to innovation and contract support has strengthened the partnership with Scottish & Southern Energy (SSE).

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    April 10, 2017 | by David Turner
  • Williams Shipping boosts logistics and container operations with reachstacker from Briggs

    Williams Shipping has boosted its container hire business with a refurbished reachstacker and new 10 tonne Hyster forklift from Briggs Equipment.

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    April 03, 2017 | by David Turner
  • Briggs sponsors British Superbikes for third year

    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

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    March 15, 2017 | by David Turner
  • The safe way to work at height

    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)

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    March 06, 2017 | by David Turner
  • Briggs signs distributor agreement with Novatech Trailers

    Briggs signs distributor agreement with Novatech Trailers

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    February 20, 2017 | by David Turner
  • Briggs at Multimodal offers unique asset management

    Briggs Equipment will be discussing its unique asset management proposition for port and freight terminal operators when it exhibits at Multimodal 2017

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    February 13, 2017 | by David Turner
  • Briggs Equipment raises £93,000 for Teenage Cancer Trust

    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.

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    February 01, 2017 | by David Turner
  • Pentalver makes £5million investment in Briggs Equipment

    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.

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    January 21, 2017 | by David Turner