Category: Tips & Advice

What to Consider When Implementing a New Warehouse Management System

Questions to Ask before Implimenting a new Warehouse Management SystemLooking for a new Warehouse Management System (WMS) can be a tricky endeavour. Finding the ‘best’ or most expensive system and plugging it into your warehouse does not ensure success. Even if a good system is implemented poorly, it will always fail. Some of the biggest companies in the world have found this out the hard way with poor implementation and bad software choices.

The key to a successful Warehouse Management System is finding one that meets your specific business requirements. Here are 7 questions you and your company should be asking if you’re in the market for a new WMS. Continue reading What to Consider When Implementing a New Warehouse Management System

9 Items Backpackers Shouldn’t Travel Without

7 Items Backpackers Shouldn't Travel Without
Backpacking can be a life changing experience that will open you to exciting experiences, interesting people and new places. Many first-time backpackers however, struggle to know what to pack past the basics like clothes and a toothbrush. This list covers important and helpful items backpackers need which may be overlooked, or simply not considered by a first-timer. Continue reading 9 Items Backpackers Shouldn’t Travel Without

Moving to the US? Best US Cities to Live in

Moving to the US? Best US Cities to LiveMoving to the US? Instead of going straight to New York or LA, consider some of the lesser known, smaller cities. There are plenty of great cities around the US, and some offer a low cost of living without compromising aspects like entertainment, food, employment and more.

Here are some of the best US cities to live in. Continue reading Moving to the US? Best US Cities to Live in

4 Budgeting Tips for International Students

4 Budgeting Tips for International StudentsSticking to a budget is difficult for a student, especially when you’re in a foreign location. On top of accommodation and studying expenses, you’ll want extra money for social situations and exploring your new home. Sightseeing, day trips, events, or even going back home to see your family during study breaks will be expensive but worthy activities. To ensure you are managing your budget, follow these four budgeting tips for international students. Continue reading 4 Budgeting Tips for International Students

Best Ecommerce Plugins for Online Stores

Best Ecommerce Plugins for Online Stores PACK & SENDWordPress is easier to use than ever with today’s vast range of plugins. Now you can simply and quickly create an online store and start selling right away. With so many ecommerce plugins available it’s becoming increasingly harder to know which one is best suited for you. Some ecommerce plugins have features you need, others don’t. Some plugins are suited for selling particular items and not others.

So, what is the best plugin for your online store? Continue reading Best Ecommerce Plugins for Online Stores

Must have apps for IT Managers

Must have apps for IT ManagersWith the increasing use of iPads allowing IT managers to go mobile, there’s also a growing list of apps that enable them to do so. Things that were once only possible from the desktop can now be carried out remotely from almost any location using tablets. There’s a whole range of apps that enable a range of responsibilities to be carried out, from common IT management tasks, to clients for on-premises and ‘Software as a Service’ IT infrastructure systems.

This allows IT managers to monitor their enterprise network, third-party cloud hosting and management and interacting with their backend help desk system all from their iPad. To help the IT managers out there, here are the top 5 iPad apps for IT managers: Continue reading Must have apps for IT Managers

The Best Mother’s Day Gifts

Best gifts this Mothers DayWith Mother’s Day just a week away (a reminder that it’s the 14th of May this year, for all the forgetful sons and daughters out there), the PACK & SEND team has come up with some great gifts for every kind of mum. Your mum is likely one of, if not, the most important lady in your life, so getting the perfect gift can be difficult. You’ll want it to be sentimental, useful, and thoughtful, so think about what makes your mother happy, and how you can make that even better for her.

Here are our top Mother’s Day gifts: Continue reading The Best Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother’s Day Gifts in Time for Winter

Mother’s Day Gifts In Time for WinterMother’s Day is just around the corner, and so is winter. Why not get your mum a gift she can make the most of throughout the cold winter months? No more getting a dull candle or new pair of slippers, time to think outside the square. Here are some great Mother’s Day gifts in time for winter. Continue reading Mother’s Day Gifts in Time for Winter

What to Consider When Hiring Movers

What to Consider When Hiring Movers

Hiring good movers is one of the most important decisions you’ll make when moving. You’ll want to be confident that the movers you’ve chosen will take care of your valuable items, offer the best prices, and move your belongings in a timely manner.

Here’s what you should consider when hiring movers. Continue reading What to Consider When Hiring Movers

Sell your unwanted summer items

Make Room for Winter and Sell Your Unwanted Summer Items!

Winter is around the corner and balmy nights in the backyard enjoying a BBQ or lounging on the outdoor couch are fast becoming a memory. So, why not make some extra cash and sell a few items? Maybe it’s time for an upgrade or maybe that item just isn’t getting any use. It’s common for people to have unwanted items in perfect condition just lying about. It’s time to sell your unwanted summer items and make some decent money. Continue reading Make Room for Winter and Sell Your Unwanted Summer Items!