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PACK & SEND; the unique packing and shipping solutions business which launched in the UK at the start of last year, have officially opened their first store in Birmingham.
Pack & Send Unpacks in Birmingham PACK & SEND; the unique packing and shipping solutions business which launched in the UK at the start of last year, have officially opened their first store in Birmingham. Birmingham, England, October 07, 2010 -- PACK & SEND; the unique packing and shipping solutions business which launched in the UK at the start of last year, have officially opened their first store in Birmingham. Located on Coventry Road in Sheldon, the new store is ideally located close to the Birmingham NEC and the International Airport and provides an unmatched range of packing and shipping options to and from worldwide destinations. Personal and business customers requiring excess baggage shipping, specialist packing and transportation and courier services in Sheldon, Solihull and the wider Birmingham area can now call upon PACK & SEND’s unique range of services for all their packing and shipping requirements from Sheldon and Birmingham to the UK and over 220 countries worldwide as well. PACK & SEND’s first Birmingham store is in Sheldon and easily accessed from the City centre and the M42 and National Exhibition Centre and local interest in the vast range of secure packing and shipping and freight solutions is already proving strong. PACK & SEND are delighted to be in the UK’s second city and the Coventry Road location is ideal for customers in central Birmingham as well as those in locations such as Solihull, Acocks Green, Shirley and Henley-in-Arden as well as Hall Green, Earlswood, Dorridge and Lapworth. PACK & SEND Sheldon Birmingham is owned and operated by Mr Haq Khan – a local JP and businessman who is well-known to the Sheldon and Solihull communities - under the PACK & SEND franchise programme. Haq, working with his son, Anwar, took the decision to open a PACK & SEND earlier in the year and have spent time training with the business as well as locating a convenient site and then preparing for launch. Any new business is always good news for the community and Haq and Anwar hosted an open lunch at the store to mark the formal launch and were joined by other local business owners, business advisors and Lorely Burt – MP for Solihull - and Yardley MP, John Hemming as well as Mike Ryan; CEO of PACK & SEND UK. PACK & SEND make a simple promise – ‘We send anything, anywhere!’ - and all their stores provide a unique combination of highly secure packing and shipping solutions with overnight UK deliveries and next day to most European and US destinations. Every store has the option of over 30 freight shipping options via air, road and sea including door-to-door delivery across the globe. Business and personal customers will find the helpful and professional service that PACK & SEND provide a breath of fresh air in a traditionally complicated market. They can handle virtually anything, but are specialists in shipping large, fragile, awkward or valuable items where high quality packing is essential. Typical shipments managed by UK stores in the last 12 months have been: £1 million specialist lab equipment moved from Oxford to the United States 4 metre circumference Meccano model ferris wheel model sent to Australia Specialist server and switch units to data centres in the UK and elsewhere Around £1/2 million of original artwork to various locations Rare Norton motorbike sent to a collector in the US Grandfather clocks shipped to buyers in the UK and abroad Sports car hardtops to the USA Excess baggage for tourists and travellers to countries across the globe For customers wanting to call into the Sheldon store, not only does it carry the distinctive PACK & SEND signage, but there is plenty of easy parking for delivery and collection of packages at the front and rear. Of course, as with all PACK & SEND stores in the UK and across the world, there is no need to come to the shop at all! PACK & SEND can collect your goods and parcels from any location and secure packing can be undertaken either on-site or at the local store. The Sheldon store has already worked on shipments from Sutton Coldfield, Castle Bromwich and Coleshill, and is able to collect from locations across the county when required. Just call or e.mail your details and Haq and the team will be delighted to help. The contact details for PACK & SEND Sheldon are: 2248 Coventry Road, Sheldon Birmingham, B26 3JH, Telephone: 21 741 2737, e.mail: firstname.lastname@example.org PACK & SEND are planning up to 240 stores across the UK; many of which will be operated through a franchise license. Individuals interested in owning a PACK & SEND store can find more information at http://www.packsend.co.uk and anyone needing to ship items (however unusual) in the UK or to anywhere else in the world can request a quote online or call 0121 741 2737. Note: Attendees included: John Hemming - MP for Yardley Lorely Burt - MP for Solihull Mike Ryan - CEO Pack & Send Dr Mohammed Shireen Dr Rab Khan Councillor Tariq Khan Riaz Mohammed Amir Khan Debbie Shaw - HSBC Bank Marion Taggart - Business Advisor For further information, please contact: Graeme Rhodes – PACK & SEND UK: email@example.com, Website: www.packsend.co.uk Note to Editors Pack & Send is a company that offers a complete range of postal, freight, courier, packing and removal services operating through a national retail network. We were founded in 1993, establishing the first Pack & Send Store in Parramatta, NSW, Australia. Pack & Send has expanded over 18 years from the one store and is rapidly becoming a global brand. We are continuing to grow our retail network through franchising. Every moment, of every day there is something that was packed and sent by a Pack & Send store being moved somewhere on the planet. Open 5 days a week, we manage packaging, freight and message sending services for businesses of all sizes, as well as for householders and tourists. Our freight solutions range from sending a 20gm letter to a 1 tonne consignment. We are the industry leader with respect to handling goods that are fragile, large, awkward, and valuable. We offer over 30 different freight services, enabling us to deliver to any destination on the planet. We sell packaging supplies and can custom pack items of any size or weight. Through our retail network, we differentiate ourselves from the traditional methods of servicing customer needs in the freight ma rket by offering powerful freight solutions through a combination of experience, first class operating systems, strategic partners and the entrepreneurial spirit of our franchisees. Every day Pack & Send is asked to deliver the ‘weird and wonderful’, some of which have included: A Salt encrusted rams head, delivered to a salt industry conference. Enormous Olympic Games Sets, Costumes and Props – some at over 8 meters high. 60 Mars Ice Cream bars half way around the world. A Jet Boat engine from Dorset to Sydney. The largest consignment that Pack & Send has managed so far was eight 40 foot sea-containers of computer equipment that had to be professionally packed and sent to the USA. Contact: Graeme Rhodes PACK & SEND UK Birmingham, England 21 741 2737 firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.packsend.co.uk
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