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WridgWays Handy Guide to Transit Times in Australia

Would you like to know how long your personal goods will be in transit for before they arrive at your new home? Wouldn’t it make life so much easier to plan ahead of time! Well lucky you can, with the help of WridgWays. It is important to note that time frames for household deliveries around Australia depend largely on where your goods are being moved from and to and how much you plan to take with you.

Once you have determinedLoading Cartons Container Shipping Removals Relocation what you’re taking, making the decision of whether to have the sole occupancy of a 20ft or 40ft container, or whether you would prefer to share a container with other peoples goods going to the same destination is so much easier! Both options have their advantages; sole occupancy containers are sent to your new destination straight away so you will have much a shorter transit time from uplift to delivery. Shared containers are great if you don’t require the full container and would like to save some money by combining with other peoples items headed for the same location. Sharing a container can have a longer transit time for this reason as the other consignments may not be ready to be sent on the same day.

Here’s Our Guide to Transit Times for Sole Occupancy Containers:

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2007

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2006

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2005

Annual Report
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2004

Annual Report
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Half Year Report – Media Release
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2003

Annual Report
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Quality assurance

Quality Assurance

Quality Assurance

WridgWays have proudly provided professional moving services throughout Australia and the rest of the world for over 120 years! We are leaders in the removals industry; at the forefront of new technologies, innovative packing and packaging and transport solutions.

Australian Furniture Removers Association (AFRA)

We ensure that your professional WridgWays removalists are all highly trained in the correct methods for packing and transporting your precious furniture and possessions. The Australian Furniture Removers Association (AFRA) is the highest authority in the removals industry and will only accredit furniture removalists that have the necessary equipment, vehicles, premises and staff training needed to complete a professional move. WridgWays only uses AFRA accredited removalists. Look out for this logo:

WridgWays is the only removal company with 20 fully-operational branches located throughout Australia. Proudly part of the Santa Fe Group, WridgWays combined with sister companies Santa Fe and Interdean provide a world-renowned moving experience with exceptional customer service standards. Our Mission, Vision and Values are devoted to efficiency, quality and people. This is further enhanced based on our performance with regards to areas such as claims incidence, customer feedback, occupational health and safety and continuous improvement processes.

WridgWays is proudly a quality accredited company, certified under ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Systems. WridgWays is also a long standing member of the following industry bodies:

 

– Australian Furniture Removers Association (AFRA)

– Australian International Movers Association (AIMA)

– Overseas Moving Network International (OMNI)

– Federation of International Removalists (FIDI)

– FIDI Accredited Mover (FAIM)

– FIDI Branch Affiliation Scheme

– International Association of Movers (IAM)

 

Santa Fe WridgWays proudly supports Redkite Cancer Charity

Proudly Supporting Red Kite

Redkite

WridgWays is a proud sponsor of Australian charity Redkite, which offers support to children who are living with cancer, and their families.
Our affiliation with such an important organisation is one that we value highly, and it is for this reason that we want to make the most of every opportunity we can to contribute to this great cause.

RedKite Morning Tea 1

For five years we have been supporting Redkite through regular donations, and strive to make the most of every opportunity to raise funds and generate awareness. This begins with simple initiatives such as morning teas and raffles which are a great chance for our staff to bond while contributing to the lives of sick children.

In 2015 our staff members participated in the Trade a Treat campaign, which involves sacrificing a luxury item such as chocolate or coffee for a week, and donating the money saved to Redkite. Participants can also seek sponsors, which allows other members of our team to support them in their fundraising goals. We are looking forward to participating again in September 2016 and joining all the great Australian celebrities who also support this cause.

Red Kite Team

On a grander scale, we make the most of the events that we are involved in as a business, and invite Redkite volunteers to attend and speak directly with our potential customers. We are passionate about using these opportunities and our influence across multiple industries to help raise awareness about a charity which does so much for those who need it most.
We applaud the work of Redkite, and the work of those who can often go unseen in supporting this cause. The contributions of the volunteers, the tireless employees, the corporate sponsors and the everyday Australians who donate are absolutely vital to sick children’s wellbeing, as well as their amazing families.

WridgWays would like to encourage you to donate to Redkite and help to ensure that a wide range of essential support services is available to children and young people with cancer, and their families, throughout the cancer journey.

Redkite receives no government funding and relies on the generosity of people like you.

Donate now by visiting www.redkite.org.au/donate-now or by calling 1800 REDKITE (1800 733 548). You will receive a receipt via email and all donations of $2 and above are tax deductible.

Environmental Contributions

Environmental Sustainability

Removals Sustainability

WridgWays Planet Commitments

Environmental management

The Santa Fe Group complies with all the environmental regulations and standards that apply to its various offices and has implemented ISO 14001 (environmental management system) in 26 offices.

ISO 14001 certification has proved to be a useful management system allowing ownership at the executive level and contributions by all staff throughout the company. ISO 14001 certification has allowed locations to actively think about their contributions to preserving the environment and seek ways to improve.

In 2013 four offices in Europe will undergo internal and external audits to evaluate their environmental management systems and will seek ISO 14001 certification.

With the CSR software that has been implemented throughout the group we are now able to accurately record and track our environmental activities on a group-wide basis.

Promoting environmental awareness

We use both internal and external communication and training to increase our employees’ awareness of environmental issues. In 2013 our goal will be to create a virtual environmental team who will drive environmental awareness within their respective locations. The team will also track and monitor trends, seek out opportunities for improvement, share best practices and implement environmental initiatives across the group.

Total Waste Recycled

Recycling and material efficiency

The industry in which we operate is heavily reliant on natural resources, in particular materials such as paper, cardboard, plastic, tape etc. for office use and packing materials. Santa Fe Group tries to make efficient use of materials reusing and recycling these where quality will not be compromised.

Energy management

Potential areas for saving energy are systematically identified in many parts of the company, especially in locations that have achieved ISO 14001. The Santa Fe Group continues to work towards further reducing specific energy consumption by implementing initiatives like solar panels and energy-saving light bulbs.

Environmental contributions

Environment & Social Contributions

Social ContributionsEnvironmental Sustainability

Group Relocation Manager, Asia

Group Relocation Manager, Asia

Job Type: Permanent, located in Hong Kong

The Role:
Santa Fe is a leading global Relocation, Immigration and Moving Services provider to corporations and private individuals. We are seeking qualified candidates for Group Relocation Manager, Asia. This is a senior leadership role with oversight of relocation services within the Asia region. Following is a brief overview of the duties and responsibilities as well as the attributes and qualifications required.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Individual Attributes:

Qualifications:

To Apply:
We offer an attractive remuneration package and opportunities for the right candidate. Interested parties should submit their resume, contact details (phone and email) and date available to:

By email
Santa Fe Relocation Services
Attn: personnel@santaferelo.com
Marked: Group Relocation Manager, Asia

By Mail:
Santa Fe Relocation Services
18/F C.C. Wu Building, 302-8 Hennessy Road,
Wanchai, Hong Kong
Attn: Human Resources Department
Marked: Group Relocation Manager, Asia

Training

Training

WridgWays Training

Santa Fe Group is committed to ongoing training of all employees and consistent delivery of a ‘first class service’. Quality can only be achieved through a proactive, managed training and development programme.

Induction programmes for all staff regardless of position and ongoing training typically includes training in the following areas:

WridgWays Training

All employees are encouraged to further their careers and development through recognised qualifications. For example, there are employees studying for qualifications in areas as diverse as finance, global mobility, business administration, sales management, health and safety, customer service and real estate. Santa Fe Group also runs exchange programmes allowing employees from across the region to experience working in another country.

Careers

Employment Opportunities

WridgWays Employment Opportunities

Current employment opportunities at WridgWays are listed below.

Become a proud member of the WridgWays family… more than a job, it is a sense of belonging to one of Australia’s finest organisations.

Employment Opportunities

Please click the name of the position to download or view more information.

Postion Vacancies in
Driver/Removalist Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, Adelaide, Perth, Rockhampton, Townsville, Bundaberg, Cairns, Canberra, Wagga, Albury, Darwin, Launceston, Bunbury, Geraldton, Kalgoorlie and Newcastle – contact: jobs@santafewridgways.com
Owner Driver / Removalist (Container Truck) Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Rockhampton, Townsville, Cairns, Canberra, Wagga, Albury, Darwin, Launceston and Kalgoorlie – contact: jobs@santafewridgways.com
A Brief Santa Fe WridgWays History

A Brief WridgWays History

Where it all began

When Ernest Wridgway loaded his first horse and cart of furniture in Camberwell in November 1892, he wasn’t to know he would pioneer the Australian transport and removals industry for more than a century! 120 years later, WridgWays removalists have moved millions of Australians around the country and across the globe, including: Amy Johnson’s shipment (the 1st female aviator to fly solo from Australia to UK in 1930), Prime Ministers, circus elephants, celebrities, army tanks, racing cars and basketball teams.

WridgWays Through the ages

Renowned for our strong community spirit; trucks and crews were sent to assist families affected by Cyclone Tracey 1974 in Darwin and again during the devastation the 1983 Victorian Ash Wednesday fire. We sponsor local sporting events and one of our removalists even delivered a baby on the side of the Hume Highway in 1986 and was thrilled when the mother named the baby Eric after him!

Ernest Wridgway was a visionary, ahead of his time, and when he completed his business application in 1892 he stated his occupation as ‘Furniture Removalist’, believed to be the first in the world. An agreement between two of the WridgWays brothers, Fred and Ernest, saw to a fee per mile for Fred and his workers, which began the first Owner/Driver contractor agreement in Australia. He went on to innovate the container transport system across Australia; security storage, hanging clothing wardrobe cartons and many more innovations that transformed the transport industry and revolutionised removals in Australia.

Today WridgWays manages hundreds of thousands of moves every year and has branches, offices and storage facilities throughout Australia and worldwide, as a prominent global market leader in the removal and relocation industry. We are also leaders in online customer engagement being the first removals company to use Facebook and Twitter for consumer communications and to continue their 1st class customer service standards!

WridgWays History Timeline

WridgWays Firsts

WridgWays Removals Truck