Saturday, 30 April 2016

Briggs supplies BAP with Felixstowe lifting service

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.”

Company Overview

BAP Group Ltd has been established for over 35 years as a major warehousing and national distribution company. The company has developed around supporting customers with a flexible quality service, helping improve supply chains to achieve the best results by using the Port-Centric operation at Felixstowe as part of their supply chain flow.
BAP has become the largest Independent Logistics Operator in the Felixstowe area operating over 800,000 sq. ft. of prime warehousing. The established operation handles high volume Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Aggregates, Fashion products, Beers Wines and Spirits all controlled through our Bonded Warehouse Management system, supported with a fleet of vehicles for palletised deliveries nationwide.
Working closely with the Port of Felixstowe, the Port facilities are ideal for handling and devanning urgent hot box containers and large promotional activity that has the potential to fast track and bypass normal inland RDC networks.
All of the On-Port facilities provide the opportunity of handling maximised weight containers as only the internal port areas are exempt from VOSA limits applicable on all UK highways, this includes full devan or  load lightening we also have the ability to ground and devan distressed containers whilst still on port.
BAP specialise in working with partners overseas in providing an origin pick and pack solution for major promotional launches, and have built up a large added value centre for building store merchandise display units and completing product quality inspections.
BAP have established export facilities at Felixstowe and have pioneered the dismantling of heavy plant machinery to achieve the reduction in the use of flat racks by packing machinery into standard 40ft containers, we also specialise in handling container packing of quality performance vehicles for export.
If you are looking to transform your supply chain and would like to know more about the Port-Centric operation, please call us today on 01394 612050 or Email

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