Fastway Couriers (Australia) News
Fastway Couriers fight against multiple sclerosis
16/05/2013 - As part of the Kiss Goodbye to MS fundraising campaign, Fastway Couriers has partnered with MS Australia to collect and deliver around 1000 boxes of merchandise to individuals
Fastway Couriers gives online businesses a better alternative
7/05/2013 - Fastway Couriers has reaffirmed its commitment to providing online businesses with affordable, efficient and more personalised courier services.
Fastway Couriers celebrates 30 years of courier excellence
2/05/2013 - Fastway Couriers is celebrating two major milestones this month, with May marking 30 years since the company was founded in New Zealand and 20 years since the courier franchis
Wide Bay bushfire aid arrives in Tasmania as floods hit again
20/02/2013 - The St Vincent De Paul Society depot in Hobart has received five tonnes of bushfire relief from the Queensland communities of Maryborough, Bundaberg and Hervey Bay.
Fastway Couriers ready for biggest Valentine’s Day ever
13/02/2013 - More than 300 Fastway Couriers vans will be delivering thousands of Valentine’s Day gifts across Melbourne and Sydney tomorrow as some of Australia’s leading online florists are swamped with orders fo
Fastway Couriers franchisee aids Tasmanian bushfires
21/01/2013 - After the recent bushfires in Tasmania, Wide Bay locals have come together and contributed to a relief shipment to communities affected.
Fastway Couriers save a horse's life
21/11/2012 - Graeme and Trudi McMurtrie helped to save a horse's life after making a 200km trek from Dunedin to Invercargill late on Friday, 2 November to deliver crucial medical supplies.
Fastway Couriers group managing director wins Business Person of the Year
6/11/2012 - Fastway Couriers group managing director, Brem Ellingham, has been recognised as 2012 Business Person of the Year.
Fastway Couriers appoints new marketing manager
1/11/2012 - Courier franchise, Fastway Couriers, has appointed a new marketing manager to its Sydney franchise support office.
Courier franchise opportunities for sale
1/11/2012 - Fastway Couriers are currently available in a number of regional areas Australia-wide.
Fastway Couriers wins national marketing award
11/10/2012 - Courier franchise, Fastway Couriers, has won the FCA Excellence in Marketing Award for 2012.
Fastway Couriers and Sail Vega deliver hope
9/10/2012 - Courier franchise, Fastway Couriers, teams up with humanitarian tall-ship Vega to deliver medical and educational supplies to isolated island communities in East Timor.
Most prized NRL Trophy entrusted to Fastway Couriers regional franchise
27/09/2012 - Rugby League's most prized possession, the NRL Trophy, was entrusted to Fastway Couriers for delivery to a charity breakfast at Penrith Panthers yesterday.
Fastway Couriers successfully delivers almost half a million daffodils
28/08/2012 - Fastway Couriers franchisees from depots in NSW, VIC and QLD delivered 480,000 fresh daffodils in support of the Cancer Council’s Daffodil Day, 24 August 2012.
Committed to a cause: Fastway Couriers franchises finalises preparations for Daffodil Day
23/08/2012 - Fastway Couriers is finalising the preparations to deliver 480,000 daffodils for Friday's Daffodil Day in regions across NSW, QLD and VIC.
And the Top Franchise award goes to: Fastway Couriers Gold Coast
22/08/2012 - Gold Coast courier and delivery services franchise, Fastway Couriers, named Regional Franchisee of the Year.
Fastway Couriers Wollongong names Courier Franchisee of the Year
22/08/2012 - Fastway Couriers franchisee wins coveted Franchisee of the Year at the Fastway Couriers Annual Excellence Awards.
Fastway Couriers Sydney franchise appoints new General Manager
7/08/2012 - Leading courier delivery services franchise, Fastway Couriers, has appointed a new GM for its Homebush Regional Franchise.
Fastway Couriers continues to break new ground in the online retail revolution
24/07/2012 - Fastway Couriers redesigned its iFastway phone app.
Customer exchanges a breeze with new Returns system
19/07/2012 - Fastway Courier franchises has launched a new Returns system for effectively managing customer returns.
Fastway Couriers franchises team up to deliver aid
13/07/2012 - Fastway Couriers' Albury, Melbourne and Adelaide regional franchisees transports medical and educational supplies to Darwin.
Fastway Couriers takes a proactive stance to prevent price hike
1/06/2012 - Prices for customers purchasing online are set to rise thanks to changes to the NZ Road User Charges system, which unfairly affects the courier services industry.
Fastway Couriers franchises provide the ideal solution to those seeking a change of career
9/05/2012 - A Fastway courier franchise is an ideal way to own your own entry level business especially if you have limited, or even no previous business experience.
Fastway Courier veteran saves a young life
2/03/2012 - Fastway Courier veteran, Dennis Roderick, has performed an act of bravery in saving the life of a toddler who had wandered into the middle of the State Highway 1 near Plimmerton.
Fastway Couriers unveils new interactive packaging delivery service
13/02/2012 - Fastway Couriers have unveiled a new range of ‘interactive’ delivery satchels, to be dispatched to customers around Australia from February 2012.
Fastway gives its iFastway app a facelift
19/01/2012 - After a recent major facelift, Fastway Couriers’ popular iFastway app will now sport a more user-friendly interface as well as improved look and feel.
Fastway Couriers appoints new Marketing Manager
30/11/2011 - Fastway Couriers announces the appointment of Christine Guy as the delivery franchises’ new Marketing Manager.
Fastway Couriers unveils major brand refresh
25/11/2011 - Fastway Couriers is rolling out a major brand refresh, which will pave the way for continued growth into 2012 and beyond.
Fastway Couriers promotes Goodrick to operate westerly regional franchises
15/11/2011 - Fastway Couriers has appointed Tony Goodrick to operate the westerly regional courier franchises in Perth.
Fastway Couriers appoints new Melbourne Regional Franchise Manager
7/11/2011 - Fastway Couriers has appointed John Young the new Melbourne Regional Franchise Manager.
Fastway Couriers Showcases at Online Retailer Conference and eCommerce Expo 2011
28/09/2011 - Fastway Couriers will be showcasing their delivery service solutions at the Online Retailer Conference and eCommerce Expo 2011.
New Fastway Courier franchises now available for the motivated and customer focused
27/09/2011 - Fastway Couriers now have a number of exciting opportunities for interested parties to join the award winning team.
Wollongong team recognised in awards for Fastway Couriers delivery services franchises
29/09/2010 - Fastway Couriers recently recognised its Regional Franchise of the Year, with the team at Wollongong taking out the award from a field of 25 delivery services franchises.
Fastway Couriers delivery franchises awards Australia’s best courier
27/09/2010 - Teddy Fenton, owner/operator of two Fastway Couriers delivery franchises on the Gold Coast, has been named Australia’s best courier in the company’s annual Excellence Awards.
A Fastway to Cancer Research for delivery services franchises
17/08/2010 - Fastway Couriers delivery services franchises are once again signing on to the Cancer Council’s biggest cancer awareness and fundraising event, Daffodil Day, this year.
New smaller satchel size released to Fastway Couriers franchises
16/07/2010 - Due to increased customer demand and the popularity of their existing satchel range (A3 and A2 sizes), Fastway Couriers delivery services are launching a new smaller A5 satchel size.
The franchising dream is alive and well according to Fastway Couriers
29/03/2010 - At one time or another most people dream of becoming their own boss; to take control of their own future; to get a piece of their own proverbial pie.
Fastway Couriers service Roses Only during Valentines peak period
16/02/2010 - For the men and women charged with the responsibility of delivering Valentines Day items of endearment it’s all about doing their best to get the love delivered on time, and with care.
Fastway group grows turnover to $458 million
28/07/2009 - The Fastway group of companies has achieved a positive sales growth result despite trying economic times, with the announcement of their 2008/2009 annual turnover figure today of $458 million.
Delivering community spirit: 100 tonnes of relief transported to bushfire victims by Fastway Couriers
4/03/2009 - In an outpouring of community spirit, Australian residents and business owners have opened their hearts and wallets to lend a much needed helping hand to the victims of the Victorian bushfires.
New COO for Fastway Couriers
25/02/2009 - Fastway Couriers has appointed its Sydney regional franchise CEO as chief operating officer of the Australian operation.
Fastway group to enter South African market
8/10/2008 - Fastway Couriers, the world’s largest courier franchise will establish their first South African operation in Pretoria later this year; bringing the number of countries the Fastway group operates in to ten.
John Key to officiate
22/08/2008 - The Leader of the Opposition John Key will officially open the new purpose built offices of the Fastway group of companies on Friday 15th August in Ahuriri, Napier. The occasion will also mark Fastway’s 25 year anniversary.
Fastway group announces $441 million turnover
22/08/2008 - The Fastway group of companies announced today that their annual turnover figure has reached $441 million.
Fastway Couriers: franchisees to watch
25/07/2007 - Husband and wife team, Marilyn and John Bruton purchased their Fastway Couriers franchise on the Gold Coast in 2006 for a change in lifestyle. Since then, they have harnessed the power of LAM to expand their customer base.
Fastway franchise fast facts
7/12/2006 - The Fastway courier franchise: Is the world largest courier franchise. Established in 1983 in New Zealand. The Fastway franchise was first franchised in 1984. Was the world’s first transport company in the world to franchise.
A history of successful franchises … with Fastway Courier franchise
28/06/2006 - According to the Fastway franchise, there are many examples of highly profitable master franchises that have advanced the concept of franchising to where it is today. Through the successful formulas used by these companies they are now household name
Wollongong Fastway franchise shines
28/06/2006 - The Wollongong Fastway franchise won the prestigious Regional Franchise of the Year beating 24 other regional franchises around Australia. What makes this win even more amazing is that the regional franchisee and owner of the business, Anthony Hamod
Gold Coast Fastway franchise scoops top awards
28/06/2006 - The Fastway franchisees in the Gold Coast were awarded the top two awards in the Fastway franchise network, that is Regional Franchisee of the Year plus Courier Franchisee of the Year. This is a tremendous achievement for one region to win both. Espe
Lifetime Achievement award for Fastway franchise founder
28/06/2006 - Fastway franchise founder and chairman, Bill McGowan has been recognised for his contribution to the New Zealand franchise industry with a Lifetime Achievement award from the Franchise Association of New Zealand. The award is one of only two the asso
“Want to lose weight fast and with no chemicals and stupid eating plans?” Try a Fastway franchise
13/06/2006 - It’s an inspiration to see how fit Fastway franchisee Richard Hard is, particularly for a man of 62. Since becoming a courier franchisee he has lost more than 16 kg and his sugar levels, and therefore his health, have improved dramatically. Perhaps t
Gold Coast Fastway franchisee and the big white van
13/06/2006 - When Joe Zerafa, a Gold Coast courier franchisee, found himself suddenly looking for a new van after a disagreement with a caravan, his wife and Fastway franchise partner Sharon insisted on a range of safety features like cruise control and ABS. Of a
Fastway franchise leads to second honeymoon
13/06/2006 - Amit Pillay’s hard work has also paid off, recently winning an all expenses paid weekend away for him and his wife, in the Auckland Fastway franchise sales competition. Amit provided more than 40 leads in one week, with a 44 per cent conversion rate
The Fastway franchise is “much fairer”
13/06/2006 - Colin Lowe was already a courier driver when he bought his Fastway franchise, but changing companies has meant better hours, a better deal and record sales. Colin bought a courier franchise and doubled its sales in the first month.
Fastway franchise keeping it in the family
13/06/2006 - Young Nicole, just 21 years old, has joined the Fastway franchise team on the Gold Coast. Nicole has bought a courier franchise, surprising her mum by wanting to follow in her footsteps. Kerry Noyes, Regional Franchisee of Fastway, is proud of her da
Key to Fastway franchise’s success is courtesy, thank you very much
13/06/2006 - Wanting an opportunity to work for themselves, Michael Song and his wife Nancy became Fastway franchisees in May 2005 and things have taken off since then. Within a couple of months, the income from their courier franchise has grown tremendously to o
Fastway franchisee’s eyes on the target
13/06/2006 - Fastway franchise’s “Courier Franchise of the Year” had his sights set on an even bigger target, the New Zealand Franchise Association’s top honour. Simon Carter took out this year’s “Fastway Franchisee of the Year” award at the national conference,
Brisbane Fastway franchisees get back their lives
13/06/2006 - Lou and Graham Phillipi started as courier franchisees with the Fastway franchise in Brisbane in 2001. By applying the tried and tested Fastway franchise “saturated marketing” process they steadily grew their courier franchise. By 2005, their run was
Fastway Couriers support for regional franchisees
6/06/2006 - Support for Regional Fastway Couriers Franchisees comes from the team at the courier Franchise Support Office. An initial three week training course is given for the Fastway Couriers franchise owners, which incorporates classroom and on the job train
Fastway franchisor awarded
17/05/2006 - Fastway Couriers founder and chairman, Bill McGowan, has been recognised for his contribution to the New Zealand franchise industry with a Lifetime Achievement award from the Franchise Association of New Zealand (FANZ). The award is one of only two t
Fastway to a successful franchise
5/05/2006 - There are many examples of highly profitable master franchises that have advanced the concept of franchising to where it is today.
Fastway to capital gain
12/01/2006 - THERE ARE MANY EXAMPLES OF HIGHLY PROFITABLE MASTER FRANCHISES THAT HAVE ADVANCED THE CONCEPT OF FRANCHISING TO WHERE IT IS TODAY.
Lifetime achievement for Fastway founder
11/01/2006 - Fastway Couriers founder and chairman, Bill McGowan, (pictured right above with Mike Henderson) has been recognised for his contribution to the New Zealand franchise industry with a Lifetime Achievement award from the Franchise Association of New Zea
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