Christmas & New Year Opening Hours 2016

With Christmas and the New Year holiday period looming, we know how difficult it can be planning in collections and deliveries during this time. To assist you in your planning over the Christmas period, please find below details of Bishopsgate’s opening hours & our internal trunk plan. Monday 19th Dec: Normal working hours Tuesday 20th Dec: Normal working…

Self-Driving Trucks makes first delivery

Scary but true. Otto, an Uber owned start up, just sent 50,000 cans of beer 100 miles through Colorado on the back of a truck. With no one at the wheel!!! In the early morning hours of October 20th 2016, an 18 wheel tractor trailer pulled into Colorado Springs bearing 50,000 frosty cans of Budweiser…

Taylor gets ready for Borneo adventure

Following on from our last piece of news on Bishopsgate sponsoring Taylor for her lifetime of a trip next year to Borneo, I tracked her down for an update. “Over the course of the last year I have completed my Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award, which consisted of four different aspects: volunteering; a physical activity;…

BBC Reporter Flatpacked! Read on

One of our large HGV vehicles caused a bit of a storm on social media recently when it appeared to menicingly move ever closer to a BBC reporter doing a live broadcast just before the feed suddenly switched back to the BBC studio. The suspenseful cliffhanger ending led many viewers to take to social media…

Relay-race for charity succeeded!

On Friday the 29th of July the employees from our European Teneso partners Eijgenhuijsen BV started a relay run for Rita foundation (Stichting Rita). The run started in Amsterdam, at the exact location where the company was founded in 1910. 130 km and 23 hours later, the runners finished at their final destination in Ruurlo. Willem…

Wincor Charity Golf Day

Tim and I had a thoroughly good day out last week playing in the Wincor Nixdorf charity golf day. I use the word ‘playing’ loosely because, despite all of our efforts to hone our skills beforehand it would have taken a tiger like effort to get anywhere close to the winning score or should I say scores. Our combined score was close but unfortunately only 1 score counted on the day.

Bishopsgate tags along to Borneo

Bishopsgate have decided to sponsor Taylor, a local Swindon girl, on her once in a lifetime adventure to Borneo. Taylor is currently taking part in the Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award, and as well as working at the local Cancer Shop in Swindon, Taylor has volunteered to go to Borneo in the summer of 2017.…

One in a million

On 31st of March our Dutch TENESO Europe SE partner Eijgenhuijsen delivered order number 1,000.000! “Since the implementation of our Transport Management System we are able to track every delivery and we could see delivery number 1,000,000 was getting closer and closer” according to Marcel Reurink, managing director of TENESO’s partner Eijgenhuijsen in Holland. We celebrated this…

Quality is the name of the game

The basis of all success is quality. In the logistics and freight forwarding sector too, uniform standards and a seamlessly defined process chain are absolutely vital. Only when the basics are functioning perfectly can customer expectations be surpassed and added value be created. TENESO Europe SE prides itself on outstanding quality of service and skills in…