Entries by Leigh Gray

Pack and Send Packed with Promise

Pack & Send’s added-value service style proves a winner for franchisees  There are four swear words in the freight business: Fragile, Large, Awkward and Valuable, or FLAV for short. It was this area that Pack & Send specialised in when the company was founded in Australia 22 years ago, and it’s been so successful that […]

Pack & Send Packing a Punch

Our latest Article from Franchise New Zealand Magazine Pack & Send franchisees have enjoyed a big sales boom as business grow Garry & Cherry Le Verne, Pack & Send Albany franchisees At the end of 2015, Pack & Send can look back on a great year after a successful online marketing campaign saw sales across the […]

Save when Sending Overseas this Christmas

With time at a premium this time of year and lots to get done before Christmas day, it’s good to know that you won’t be wasting any of it waiting in a long, hot queue trying to send your gifts to family and friends. With time at a premium this time of year and lots […]

Wrapping up your Corporate Gifts for 2015

At PACK & SEND we see a number of businesses coming into our stores at this time of year wanting to send some Christmas cheer to recognise their customers and colleagues after a busy, and hopefully, productive year. Gift baskets, bottles of wine and coffee table books are the usual gifts of choice with unique New Zealand […]

Big Trophy no challenge for PACK & SEND Stores

There must have been something in the water in the South Island recently with two PACK & SEND stores asked to pack and send taxidermied animals to locations in the North Island. PACK & SEND Riccarton was recently asked to pack and send a large Kudu head to Wellington. A Kudu is a type of […]

Students getting ready to PACK & SEND

With the end of the year fast approaching students from all around the country are starting to “hunker down” in preparation for end-of-year exams. At the same time the team at PACK & SEND are getting ready for the annual student migration from their home stays, university halls and student flats back to their comfortable […]

Big freight savings for International senders with PACK & SEND

Think you’re paying too much for your international courier shipments? “You’re probably right” says PACK & SEND’s National Operations Manager, Nathan Paul. “Recently we compared a number of multi-national carriers as well as the local post office when sending anything from a 2 Kg to 100Kg parcel using an express international courier service to multiple […]

PACK & SEND goes over the top in Wellington

When Roger Tuarau and his team at PACK & SEND Thorndon Quay were asked to move furniture and personal belongings from a customer’s apartment in downtown Wellington even they were surprised as to the heights they would have to go to complete the job. “All of the personal effects, artwork and furniture was packed up […]

Excess Baggage avoidance almost deadly

With the advent of cheap airfares from the airlines due to increased competition, the cost of excess baggage has increased to help off-set the cost of a seat. At PACK & SEND, one of the biggest shippers of excess baggage around and out of New Zealand, we had to chuckle at a recent incident in […]