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…

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),…

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…

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 …

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…

Is that the only way into the basement?

We were recently asked to deliver 4 x 250kg 4-drawer fire proof filing cabinets into the basement of an Edwardian office building. But the only way to get these cabinets into the basement was through a trap door from the hallway entrance. Armed with a site survey, the crew arrived with a stair robot, aluminium…

Fiat 500s are not that big…are they?

I was reminded of a conversation that I had recently when I was asked, “What is the largest product that you have ever moved?” Thinking of the recent past, I replied that we had helped at an exhibition and a prestigous product launch of the new Fiat 500 in central London for TENESO Italy. He said to me,…

Some Magical Investments

Our 2 man delivery crews often face some real challenges getting customers machines up stairs. Often the only way to achieve a delivery would be to use a magic carpet! But the next best thing in the real world is to use a stair climber or a stair robot. They come in many different guises and sizes and…