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Santa Fe 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:


Make Geraldton Your Next Home!

Evaluating where in Australia to make your next home? Think no further! Make it Geraldton, Western Australia.

Geraldton has long been the home of Australians seeking beautiful warm weather in a beach-side town rich with history, and it’s easy to see why it has a population of more than 35,000 people. From the much-loved windsurfing haven of Coronation Beach to the Batavia Shipwreck off the coast of Geraldton, there is plenty to do and explore for people of all ages. There’s even a miniature railway that everyone in the family can enjoy! Geraldton is an important service and logistics hub, with a large involvement in the fishing, mining, wheat, sheep and tourism industries. Located just 400km north of Perth, it’s easily accessed by air via Geraldton Airport or road. A beach lifestyle accompanied by plenty of extracurricular activities and sights to see; what more could you ask for?

We’ve provided more information on Geraldton and all that it has to offer below:

The best places to hang out?

There are plentyGeraldton Town Centre Esplanade Beach of seaside cafés and restaurants along the esplanade that make for a picturesque dining experience, as well as new barbeque facilities right along the water for social get-togethers. For a day trip it’s impossible to go past Waminda Wildlife Sanctuary or the Ellendale Pool; a waterhole located just 45km south east of Geraldton where you can stop for a picnic or even camp overnight. Learn about Geraldton’s vast history by visiting the HMAS Sydney II Memorial or the Western Australian Museum – Geraldton. You won’t leave disappointed or empty handed with all of the beautiful photo opportunities!

The most sought after locations

The most popular suburbs within Geraldton tend to be those within a fairly close proximity to the beach such as Beresford, Beachlands, Mahomets Flats, Tarcoola Beach and Wandina. All of these suburbs are conveniently located within a 10 minute drive of the main area of town so driving for a long time between town and home is never an issue! (more…)

Self-Storage in Hobart, Tasmania

Self-Storage in Hobart, Tasmania

Need flexible, secure self-storage? We’ve got you covered!

Our Hobart storage facility is offering opening special rates for your self-storage needs for the months of January & February.

Self-Storage Hobart

Short term and Long term Storage Options

Wridgways offer premium storage solutions with highly secure containers and facilities; this is further enhanced by our stringent processes to ensure the highest level of safety and care of your belongings at all times.

From just a carton or two to all of your homes’ contents, we can store your goods in our secure storage facilities for any time frame that suits you. Whether it’s a short term solution while you move house or longer-term while you renovate or live overseas, we have the answer to all of your storage requirements.

Safe, Secure Storage Facilities

Our storage containers are made to the highest quality to ensure your household items are kept clean, secure and free of dampness. To ensure the care of your goods when using our storage services we catalogue all of your items to make sure that you know where they are at all times; strict inventory checks keep track of all items entering and exiting our storage facilities. Items requiring maximum levels of care due to fragility such as pool tables and pianos can be stored in our VIP special goods area for added protection.

With your goods located conveniently nearby, you are able to access your goods whenever you need. Should you require delivery to your desired location at any time, we can arrange that too.

For further information or a free quote on storage in our Hobart facility please contact Wridgways or call us today on 03 6272 7434.

Global Mobility Survey

2017 Global Mobility Survey

 GMS 2017-embedding business strategy

The 2017 Santa Fe Global Mobility Survey report ‘Embedding Business Strategy in Global Mobility’ is now available. This 7th annual edition is among the largest and most robust studies on Global Mobility, and includes insights from the responses of over 950 professionals and business leaders from 56 countries.

Despite barriers to globalisation and geopolitics, the 2017 Santa Fe Global Mobility Survey finds that Global Mobility continues to be vital in organisational growth and business success.

The report also includes commentary from leading influencers within the Global Mobility sector, providing interpretation and analysis of the results, as well as recommendations for business success.

Topics explored in the report include:

– The latest trends in Global Mobility
– How to demonstrate strategic value of a Global Mobility function
– Digital impact on Global Mobility
– Enhancing the employee experience
– Managing risk and staying compliant

We would be pleased to meet and present the findings to you and your team, and encourage you to contact us if you would like to discuss the report further.

To access your complimentary copy, visit:

Santa Fe Relocation Services Contact:

Gregg Watt
Business Development Lead – Australia & New Zealand
Santa Fe Relocation Services
Ph: 03 9554 7300


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