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…

PACK & SEND Tauranga avoids extermination from collector piece

When Richard Dagg, franchisee at PACK & SEND Tauranga was asked to pack and send a collectors piece from Tauranga to Otago he presumed it would be a framed All Blacks rugby shirt or a small model, which are often sent through his store. Upon…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Trade Me Car Parts move well on PACK & SEND Freight Service

Over the last six years PACK & SEND Riccarton has moved at least three cars - in parts - which have all been sold on Trade Me. Engines, body panels and bumper bars, windscreens, complete exhaust systems and most commonly Mag Wheels have…

Sending Lithium Batteries by Air Freight - Just how dangerous is your smart phone?

Need to send a smart phone, tablet or something similar overseas that is powered by a Lithium Battery? Did you know that these items are regarded as Dangerous Goods and a number of freight, courier companies and Postal providers are now refusing…

Don't get tipped up when sending overseas with Sea Freight

Sea Freight is an economical way to send lots of stuff overseas. Whether you have items of furniture, lots of packing boxes or you're looking to export your products to another country, Sea Freight can be an excellent alternative to Air Freight.…

Now the World Cup is over send your courier company for six!

With the Cricket World Cup a distant but cherished memory and the new financial year rolling over, it's about time you took stock of your courier and freight providers for 2015 and beyond. There are a number of factors to consider when looking…

Retro suitcases all the rage in Asia

When a young Japanese couple contacted Grant Dalgarno at PACK & SEND Newmarket about sending excess baggage back home, he thought he was back in the 70's when he picked up 19 retro suitcases full of nick knacks from the couple's travels. Apparently…