Bishopsgate and Allport Specialist Services are united

Bishopsgate’s purchase of Allports Specialist Services division was completed today to create the UK’s largest specialist installations company. Tim Bloch, Bishopsgate, MD said, ‘As competitors, we have been uniquely aware of Allport’s strengths yet as a combined force we are convinced that our joined up proposition is unbeatable. Both companies understand that the key to success is…

The Ultimate Recycling

One of the biggest challenges Bishopsgate face is recycling waste packaging. Bishopsgate have a zero landfill policy, and in the past have had to work with customers to alter packaging solutions when it has not been possible to recycle or reuse materials used. The used packaging consists mainly of wood, cardboard, plastic (clear and coloured),…

Vending Taken to New Heights

Vending Machines are used throughout modern day life so much so they are just taken for granted and now probably go almost unnoticed unless you are thirsty or hungry! Historically it is thought that early machines existed that could have been described as vending machines but the modern machines did not come into wider use…

Delivering alongside Nelson on Trafalgar Square

One of our experienced London based porters, Lee Simmons, recently suffered a motorcycle accident which left him unable to carry out his usual duties as a Bishopsgate road crew member.  Bishopsgate recognise the skill involved in carrying out our deliveries and the wealth of experience that Lee has, having been with us since 10 December…

How did we do?

We want our customers to have the best experience possible when they use our services and listening to what they think is the surest way possible to ensure that we deliver on our promises. We listen, of course, but earlier this year our quality team carried out a formal survey to seek the candid opinions…

Asbestos

Asbestos Training at Bishopsgate

Bishopsgate, have introduced a two tier training programme to increase crew’s awareness of the dangers of asbestosis. Asbestos is a silent killer. It is made up of six naturally occurring silicate minerals and is known for its amazing sound absorption and fire resistant properties. The word Asbestos is from Greek meaning ‘unquenchable / inextinguishable’. Asbestos…

Travelling to Sweden in a 3.5t vehicle?

Our TENESO Europe SE partner in Sweden, MTAB, has alerted us to a new law regarding winter tyres in Sweden that took effect on the 1st January 2013. If you are using a UK courier to deliver into Sweden in a Luton or a Transit van then this new requirement may affect you. We understand that …

Ten Year’s of Hi Tech services in Austria and beyond

How did it all begin? muses Jurgen Bauer, regional director of  TENESO’s tectraxx business unit. “Well, we need to go back even further in time” As early as the 1990’s, Gebruder Weiss (GW) had been working for Hewlett Packard, mainly supplying transport services. “We were also installing the occasional server or printer at that time”…