Briggs Equipment has won a contract with BAP Group for the provision of lifting services at the Port of Felixstowe. Briggs’ has supplied the warehousing and distribution company’s Port Centric Services division with its Combilift straddle carrier.
“Other suppliers advocated a traditional container moving approach using a reach stacker,” said Sally Quantrill, key account manager at Briggs Equipment. “However, once we understood how the machine would be used, we concluded that, in view of the usage hours, the CombiLift straddle carrier offered the most cost-effective solution. What’s more, with our engineering capability, Briggs service and maintain this equipment to ensure maximum productivity at the port facility.”