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Archive for October, 2012

Briggs Equipment UK Ltd acquires assets and facilities of Barloworld Handling UK

Posted: Monday, October 1st, 2012

Briggs Equipment UK Ltd, a leading materials handling specialist, has today announced the acquisition of Barloworld Handling UK assets. Briggs is now the exclusive UK dealer for Hyster products and takes responsibility for sales and service of both the Hyster and Yale brand of lift trucks in the UK. Demonstrating Briggs’ clear commitment to growth, Read more…


Record number of LGV drivers lose their licences

Posted: Monday, October 1st, 2012

26 September 2012 By Ashleigh Wight A record number of LGV drivers had their licences revoked over the last year for health, sight, alcohol and drug problems, the DVLA has revealed. A total of 4,706 LGV drivers lost their licences, a 40% increase on the previous year’s figures, after they failed a compulsory DVLA medical Read more…


First new Volvo FH sells for £120,000 on eBay

Posted: Monday, October 1st, 2012

01 October 2012 By Ashleigh Wight The first new Volvo FH, auctioned  for 10 days on eBay,  was sold for over €150,000 (approximately £120,000) to the owner of Ducournau Transports in France. Jean-Pierre Ducournau, founder of the French transport company, won the special edition truck when the charity auction ended on Saturday (29 September). Determined Read more…


Briggs completes Barloworld Handling takeover

Posted: Monday, October 1st, 2012

Briggs Equipment has completed its acquisition of Barloworld Handling UK, taking on all of the firm’s assets and facilities as part of a long term commitment to the materials handling industry in the UK. The move, which was fully funded by Briggs’ parent company Sammons Enterprises, means that Briggs is now responsible for both Yale Read more…


Espo installs Goodlight LED retrofit lighting following successful trial

Posted: Monday, October 1st, 2012

Following a highly successful trial, the Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation (ESPO) has installed Goodlight™ retrofit LED lighting within its 120,000ft² warehouse at Enderby in Leicestershire. ESPO is one of the UK’s largest public sector professional buying organisations providing a comprehensive procurement service to enable customers to acquire a wide range of products and services at the Read more…


Cartwright ready to tackle demands of EU Whole Vehicle Type

Posted: Monday, October 1st, 2012

01 October 2012 By Chris Druce With European Commission Whole Vehicle Type Approval (ECWVTA) set to become law from 29 October 2012, Cartwright Group director Steven Cartwright said the company is under pressure to ensure customers can still get the products they want and need. “Operators want what trailers they want more than ever, we Read more…