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”…

Online Booking Page Upgrade

Bishopsgate have been upgrading our online web booking and tracking system in collaboration with our main software provider, Mandata. This weekend (starting at 5PM Friday 30/11/2012) users may see some downtime to the web booking side of our website, with all work planned to be completed on Saturday and back up and running well in time for the start of…

UK and ITALY TEAM UP for TENESO

There were no fireworks at The Nuffield Health, Brighton Hospital this past November 5th, when Teneso executed a challenging specialist delivery of a GE CT scanner. Mitsafetrans, the Italian shareholder of Teneso, teamed up with Bishopsgate, the UK & Irish shareholder of Teneso and collaborated successfully to complete this placement and final positioning of this…

Continued Support for Swindon U15 Rugby Team

The new Rugby season is under way at Swindon Rugby Club. After a virtually unbeaten season last year the U14’s, now U15’s, at Swindon are finding the step up in grade challenging. They have already had three games and have been “well beaten” in two of those. Everyone at Bishopsgate HQ in Royal Wootton Bassett and indeed…

Steve collects latest staff award

Steve Weeks is the latest winner of the man of the month award. His father Barry was one of Bishopsgate’s very first employees and he brought Steve into the business in Slough way back in 2004. Steve quickly became one of the team and impressed the MD of that time…a Mr Tim Bloch with his…

Bishopsgate “Eat Cake” for charity

On Friday 28th September 2012 Sharon Dowling, wife of Mark Dowling the Swindon Warehouse Manager, decided to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Charity by joining the “World’s largest coffee morning”. Sharon used the marketing materials and guidelines supplied by Macmillan and sponsored by Marks & Spencer Cafe  to advertise the event which took place in…