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Lucky Buyer to Make Huge Profit from Statues Belonging to Napoleon Bonaparte

Any eBay buyer who takes a chance on antiques or vintage art is hoping to get lucky – buy an item cheap and sell it for big profits. One lucky PACK & SEND customer has recently done just that.

Recently striking gold, the PACK & SEND customer and eBay buyer (who has asked to remain anonymous) is about to make a huge profit from statues belonging to Napoleon Bonaparte that date back to the early 19th century. Continue reading Lucky Buyer to Make Huge Profit from Statues Belonging to Napoleon Bonaparte

How Savvy Travellers can get around the US and UK New Electronic Device Restrictions

New Electronic Device RestrictionsCan you imagine not being allowed to bring a tablet or laptop on a flight in this present day? Now, the US has banned passengers from carrying devices larger than a mobile phone on flights originating from some Middle Eastern and North African countries. Also, UK has followed the new electronic device restrictions and implemented similar bans when flying from Middle Eastern and North African countries. Continue reading How Savvy Travellers can get around the US and UK New Electronic Device Restrictions

PACK & SEND Small Business Logistics Grant – And the winner is …

PACK & SEND Logistics Grant winner 2017Celebrating our commitment to helping small business grow globally, on Thursday 23rd of March, PACK & SEND CEO, Michael Paul, had the pleasure of announcing the winner of its first Small Business Logistics Grant at a cocktail awards night held at the QT Sydney. Charlene Maney of Fleurieu Gifts, took out the award – selected from an all-female line up of 8 finalists and over 130 entrants Australia-wide. Continue reading PACK & SEND Small Business Logistics Grant – And the winner is …

Finalists Announcement – PACK & SEND Small Business Grant

Small Business Grant - PACK & SENDThe Inaugural PACK & SEND Small Business Logistics Grant is our way of giving back to Australia’s small businesses. PACK & SEND will be awarding the most outstanding entrant $10,000 worth of courier and freight services, allowing more time and money for innovation and creativity.

We received so many outstanding entries, so it was no easy task, but our judges have now narrowed down the list to the top 8 finalists!

We’re arranging flights and accommodation for all interstate finalists to attend the PACK & SEND Small Business Grant Awards event in Sydney on March 23rd.  On the night, one of these lucky eight finalists will win $10,000 worth of parcel courier and freighting services, business development coaching from Hannah Staples (Peppermint Grove Australia) and a PACK & SEND Account Manager to provide parcel courier and freighting advice.

So who are the finalists? Continue reading Finalists Announcement – PACK & SEND Small Business Grant

Meet the mentor – Hannah Staples from Peppermint Grove

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We are now entering the final stages of judging for the PACK & SEND Small Business Logistics Grant. The grant had over 130 entries from small businesses across the nation – an exciting result!

38 candidates have now been shortlisted and will soon be reviewed by our talented judging panel, which includes Hannah Staples, co-founder and Marketing Manager of Australian home fragrance brand Peppermint Grove. As part of the grant package, the winner of the PACK & SEND Small Business Logistics Grant will receive a business mentorship with Hannah, tapping into her industry expertise.

We asked Hannah to share some of the insights she’s gained since starting up her successful business.

Continue reading Meet the mentor – Hannah Staples from Peppermint Grove

Shortlisted Entries Announced: Small Business Logistics Grant

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The inaugural PACK & SEND Small Business Logistics Grant has been a huge success and has gathered a large number of entries. The Grant has certainly captured the imagination of the Small Business Community in Australia!

In this blog post we announce the shortlisted entrants and share their Website addresses.

Continue reading Shortlisted Entries Announced: Small Business Logistics Grant

Last chance to register for the PACK & SEND Small Business Logistics Grant

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The cut-off date for final registrations for the PACK & SEND Small Business Logistics Grant is fast approaching, and we are so excited by the calibre of small businesses that have entered so far.

It’s amazing to see the variety of applicants – we’ve had entries across industries from health and wellbeing to electronics and technology, food and beverage, art and culture, recreation and fitness, and fashion. Continue reading Last chance to register for the PACK & SEND Small Business Logistics Grant