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Mailboxes Launches New Upgraded Website

Mailboxes Launches New Upgraded Website

Mailboxes today announced more developments in its modernisation drive, launching a brand new website Mailboxes.bm. President Kenny Thomson wants to push technology to help make the company more customer focussed, saying: “We are all living such hectic lives – we need to make our service as quick and easy a possible. My dad was innovative when... Read more of this article

Mailboxes Purchases New Jersey Consolidator

Mailboxes Purchases New Jersey Consolidator

Mailboxes have purchased Corporate Forwarding Services, a company based in New Jersey whose services they have been using for the past 20 years to sort and forward packages to Mailboxes Bermuda. Kenny Thomson, President of Mailboxes, is in New Jersey today, finalising the purchase from Jack and Karen Gannon, the previous owners. Kenny Thomson, Karen... Read more of this article

Upcoming: Winter Swimming Championships

Upcoming: Winter Swimming Championships

The Mailboxes Limited Winter Age Group Championships will take place this weekend and is the first championship level meet for the new season. The meet will be held on Friday evening [Dec 5] from 6 – 7:15pm, Saturday morning from 8:30 – 10:30am and Sunday morning from 8:30 to 10:30am. A spokesperson said, “Most of the swimmers have... Read more of this article

Courier Firms Notify Customers Of Rate Changes

Courier Firms Notify Customers Of Rate Changes

Following the recent Supreme Court ruling, the island’s courier firms have notified their customers the duty rate will be lowered to where it was before. An email sent out to Mailboxes US Express customers said: “I am happy to report that per the recent Supreme Court ruling, Mailboxes US Express is, in fact, entitled to have our goods cleared... Read more of this article

Court: Mailboxes Entitled To Business End-Relief

Court: Mailboxes Entitled To Business End-Relief

The Chief Justice has ruled that Mailboxes Unlimited Ltd is a “business” for the purposes of CPC4000. On 1 April 2012, the import duty on all items imported into Bermuda for personal use was fixed at a flat rate of 25%. However, the legislative changes also introduced tax relief for “business end-use” importers which entitles... Read more of this article

Thomson: “Sad Day For Consumer”

Thomson: “Sad Day For Consumer”

Mailboxes Unlimited president Steve Thomson said it is a “sad day for the consumer in Bermuda,” following the news in the 2012/13 Budget that duty at all ports of entry will be 25%. Noting it represents close to a 400% increase on duty on clothing, Mr Thomson questioned whether local clothing retailers were “negotiating the increase... Read more of this article

MailBoxes Reiterates Call: ‘Speak Up’

MailBoxes Reiterates Call: ‘Speak Up’

With the Premier scheduled to host the first of Government’s series of Town Halls this evening [Jan.18], Mailboxes Unlimited president Stephen Thomson has reiterated his call for residents to speak up against any potential duty hikes. An email sent out to Mailboxes 9,000 customers yesterday said, “Dear US Express Member, As promised in my... Read more of this article

Mailboxes Boss: Open Letter To Premier

Mailboxes Boss: Open Letter To Premier

In an open letter to Premier Paula Cox, Mailboxes Unlimited president Steve Thomson is urging her to reconsider proposals which could lead to the introduction of  a heavy new tariff on goods Bermudians import to the island using couriers. The Premier and Finance Minister recently said Government was considering introducing a 35 percent duty rate on... Read more of this article

Swimming Winter Age Group Champs Report

Swimming Winter Age Group Champs Report

From Friday December 3rd to Sunday December 5th, young swimmers from the Dolphin, Sharks, and Harbour Swim Clubs braved the cold weather, high winds and rain to participate in the Mailboxes Unlimited Winter Age Group Championships. Ben Smith, Aquatics Manager, National Swim Coach and Sharks swim Coach, stated, “The Winter age groups were a huge success... Read more of this article