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),…

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…

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…

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…