Steve and his wife, two young professionals making six-figure incomes, were expecting a baby. They wanted one parent at home with their new child, which usually means losing one of the family incomes.
After contemplating several options, they created Bumblebee Linens, an eBay and online store selling linens, specifically embroidered handkerchiefs. Within the first year of operation, they had generated more than $100,000 in profit. Instead of returning to work, they now run the store full time and make more than the income they initially lost. Average people building thriving online stores. Continue reading Online Success Stories – Average People Building Thriving Online Stores
Chris Goon sees a vast variety of interesting items pass through his PACK & SEND Frankston Service Centre every day. That’s what he enjoys most during his 8 years of being a franchisee, which has seen him pack and send some amazing items like a leather bound 18th Century Apothecary’s (Chemists) Reference Book and a very old and valuable painting, a J.M.W. Turner piece that was shipped to the Tate Gallery in London, just to name a few.
A recent client (a private collector who wished to remain anonymous) reached out to Chris about shipping an item described as a “dolls house”. Continue reading Shipping a Dolls House with a Difference – Dunroven Hotel
Laurence Song has ensured the safe shipment of one of the most unique art packages we have seen come through PACK & SEND of late. Laurence, who’s been a PACK & SEND franchisee for four years, enjoys the helpful network and people he’s involved with. Along with this, he says his favourite part of the job is the fact that he has different work to do on a daily basis – this consignment being no exception.
Continue reading Unique Art Proves No Problem for PACK & SEND
Previously we brought you the story of Tony Stamboulie, a PACK & SEND franchise owner of 18 years, and how he helped ship a model particle accelerator. This time Tony has helped ship a model house. But this is not just any house. Continue reading PACK & SEND Ships (a Model of) Cheap Housing
PACK & SEND can help you find shipping solutions for packages both large and small, but this item that passed through Des Papac’s Pack & SEND was truly HUGE.
Des Papac, who has been a PACK & SEND franchisee for 8 years, loves the diversity of the role, “You never know what is coming next!” This next package was a prime example to showcase such diversity. Continue reading Case Study: PACK & SEND Delivers BIG Art
Tony Stamboulie has been a PACK & SEND Franchise owner for 18 years. Tony says he enjoys being a franchisee as “You never know what is going to come in through the front door.” That’s particularly true in the case of his new clients, Awesome.Tech. Paul De Groot and Daniel Collins are “two mad scientists” from Sydney Australia who started Awesome.Tech out of a mutual passion for science, inventing and technology. Continue reading No Limits – Shipping a Particle Accelerator
Faced with the harrowing prospect of transporting an excessively large and expensive representation of a Chambord liqueur bottle to events across Australia, liquor distributor Brown-Forman found themselves in search of a convenient and cost-effective solution. Continue reading Case Study: PACK & SEND makes Event Logistics easy!
Business operators often try to do it all – at the ultimate expense of their bottom line.
Such was the experience of ICON Health & Fitness in Australia. ICON are an International company that develops and manufactures fitness equipment. Before partnering with PACK & SEND, they had been struggling to come to grips with inhibiting freight costs in its Australian operation. Continue reading Case Study: ICON Health & Fitness
How outsourcing their logistics gave Petals Florist network time to stop and smell the roses
When businesses grow and becomes more complex, they often make the mistake of expecting existing personnel to take on all additional tasks without missing a beat. The most successful businesses recognise the benefit of outsourcing non-core business activities to specialist partners. Contrary to what many would assume, engaging an outsourced logistics solution will save you money as well as time.
Continue reading Outsourced Logistics Solution for Florist Network