Outlet of the Month – July 2015

Wantirna South 2We are proud to announce 7-Eleven Wantirna South as the recipient of Droppoint’s Outlet of the Month Award for the month of July.

Positioned at the High St Road exit, just off the Eastlink Highway in Melbourne, it is in an ideal position to service our customers. The location has ample parking, great facilities and outstanding customer service. Eugene, Chloe and the rest of the staff at 7-Eleven Wantirna South embraced Droppoint from the start, showing great commitment in their helpful and friendly way. Continue reading

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Network Update

7ElevenWe have been working tireless at further expanding our network for our customers.

In the last six months we have opened new Droppoints in most States and New Zealand. The new sites have been chosen for their strategic location close to engineers as well as their accessibility and security. All of our Droppoints are open 24/7, have CCTV and parking facilities. Continue reading

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Visit Us at CeMAT 2015

CeMAT LogoCeMAT is the world’s leading fair on intralogistics and materials handling, organised by Deutsche Messe, the largest and most successful event company in the world.

In May 2015, CeMAT comes to Australia for the first time, delivering the event that the Australian logistics industry has been waiting for. CeMAT AUSTRALIA 2015 will showcase how to create a smart, integrated and efficient approach to materials handling and transport logistics and will highlight innovation in process improvement, including the role of automation in engineering the warehouses of the future.  

Visit Droppoint at CeMAT, 5-7 May 2015. Find us at stand K3.

For a complementary expo pass and train ticket, please click here.

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New at Droppoint – International Drop

value_img_04We are currently providing a solution for customers that receive international in-bound freight.

We will pick up your incoming parts from the airport and deliver them directly to our Droppoints. Customers choosing this delivery method will be able to sustain substantial savings by technicians not having to drive to the airport. Please contact us, if you’re interested in this solution.

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Staff Spotlight – Michael Collins

Michael CollinsMichael “Mick” Collins is Droppoint’s State Service Manager for WA and SA.

He enjoys his role with Droppoint because of the different challenges it brings each day. Before joining Droppoint he worked for Loscam in a State Service Manager role. An active person, Michael is also a Personal Trainer in his free time. He enjoys cycling, boxing and going to the gym. His favourite sports are AFL (Go the Western Bulldogs) and baseball (supporting the Boston Redsox). Mick also loves to travel. He got married earlier this year and just moved into a new house with his wife.

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Business as usual during the Christmas Period

christmasDroppoint will operate as usual during the Christmas period.

We will be available 24/7 for your enquiries, except on public holidays. Although Christmas falls before a weekend, there will be minimal disruption to our service.
The whole Droppoint team wishes you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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Highly Commended in IBC Awards

finalistDroppoint was highly commended in the Illawarra Business Chamber Award of Excellence in Innovation.

Innovation is an integral part of our business. Striving for continuous improvement and adjusting our services and technology to customer demands, sees us innovate constantly. As innovation is at the forefront of our solution, challenging the status quo of spare parts delivery, we are very pleased to receive a highly commended in this category.

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G20 in Brisbane – Road Closures

AnnouncementJust a heads up that the G20 will be held in Brisbane on 15 and 16 November at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Bank.

Road closures will be in place around the Brisbane CBD from Tuesday 11 November and over the summit long weekend. There will also be stricter security measures in place and traffic will operate differently around the CBD. Please be aware that while we will do everything in our power to deliver your parcels on time, there may be some delays due to unannounced road closures. Impacts will be greatest in the Brisbane CBD, South Brisbane and routes to and from the airport and the city, and there may be flow on effects and congestion across Brisbane.

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Staff Spotlight – Alex Dunster

Alex DunsterAlex Dunster is Droppoint’s Business and Finance Analyst. He joined the company earlier this year after obtaining a degree in Finance at the University of Wollongong.

Next to his work at Droppoint, Alex also works on his family’s farm – looking after cows, paddocks and fixing fences. In his free time, Alex plays Rugby for the Kiama Cow’s. He is also interested in obtaining his Pilot’s licence and has even had a few solo lessons. Alex is popular around the Droppoint HQ, as he takes the responsibility of ordering the “Cheaper” Tuesday pizzas. He is also a passionate supporter of Movember, his current Moustache being proof of that. http://mobro.co/11229393

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Making Droppoint more Environmentally Friendly

DSCI0096_3In conjunction with our continuous improvement plan and our drive for a positive impact on the environment, Droppoint ran an internal competition asking our staff “How can Droppoint be more environmentally friendly?”.

The feedback was overwhelming. It is a pleasure to see that our people care so much. We believe continually improving our environmental footprint is ingrained in the essence of Droppoint. It goes hand in hand with our values “loyalty, integrity, initiative, respect”. One of the reasons we do business is to improve our customer’s carbon footprint and have a positive impact on our community and environment. We would like to thank all our staff for their suggestions. The implementation of your ideas will start immediately. We will announce the winner this week. Stay tuned!

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