Briggs Equipment, one of the largest equipment distributors and rental companies in North America, has signed an agreement with Houston-based Baker Hughes, an oil and gas services company, to provide complete fleet management for Baker Hughes' United States operation. Under this deal, Briggs Equipment will direct all activity related to forklift fleet management, including acquisition, maintenance, billing and information management.
As part of the agreement, Baker Hughes will purchase all equipment exclusively through Briggs Equipment, the largest Yale Materials Handling Corp. forklift dealer. Additionally, Briggs Equipment will partner with Baker Hughes on all equipment disposal as well as manage all U.S. vendors.
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