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.…

Consignment Barcode Scanning

It wasn’t so long ago that faxes were the next best thing in all things called ‘communication’. We used to receive our orders by fax and send across POD’s the following day when the drivers got back from their runs. We had to be at the forefront of technology way back then and this pressure…

Bishopsgate continue to help the local community!

The sponsorship of the Swindon RFU under 15 Fatboys was renewed for another year and then Bishopsgate was approached to help www.wheelsworkshop.org. It was explained to Bishopsgate that Wheels Workshop required some racking to help with a storage issue, which if resolved would allow the workshop to introduce a car. Bishopsgate have a large (50,000…

Recycling Update!

You may remember a year ago in May 2013 we published a story focused on the ingenious ways some of us and our local neighbours had re used the waste wood packaging which had been removed following some our specialist two man deliveries and installations. Refer back to see the Cycle Shop (Velolife near Maidenhead),…

Home from Home in Glasgow

Bishopsgate used to occupy a small warehouse in Nurseries Road, Baillieston, Glasgow but moved out 5 years ago. One of the first decisions made when the Allport and Bishopsgate businesses merged was to welcome the Bishopsgate team from ‘the other side’ of Glasgow to come back and join their new colleagues in the Allport facility at Units 27/28 Nurseries Road, Baillieston…

The Fact of The Day

Here at Bishopsgate we have some fantastic road crew who work hard delivering the product to your customers. It is important to us in the office that we keep in contact with the road crews to receive on site Proof of Deliveries and updates throughout the working day. The POD’s can be seen on the…

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…