MBE Worldwide is a leading global platform providing e-commerce, merchandise, shipping, marketing and printing solutions to SMBs and individuals. In 2022, MBE served more than 1,000,000 business customers worldwide, generating 1.3 billion euros (1.4 billion dollars) in aggregate billing through more than 3,150 service centers in 52 countries, and 22,000 million euros (23,000 million dollars) in gross merchandise value. sold through its PrestaShop e-commerce solutions.
PACK & SEND SYSTEMS (“PACK & SEND”), a franchisor of PACK & SEND systems, which was acquired by MBE Worldwide in 2021, was founded in Sydney, Australia in 1993. Since then she has worked in the transportation and logistics sector. through a network of franchisees and master franchisees. PACK & SEND UK has been operating in the United Kingdom since 2009 as a PACK & SEND master franchisee, a network of franchisees currently made up of 20 Business Solutions Centres.
With this acquisition, MBE strengthens its direct presence in the UK market, where it currently operates under three brands: Mail Box etc., PACK & SEND and Global Options. PACK & SEND UK will continue to operate as an independent company in the UK. All MBE group companies operating in the UK will retain their own business concepts and brands.
“This is an exciting event for PACK & SEND UK,” said Mike Ryan, General Manager of PACK & SEND UK. “Joining forces with MBE creates unique opportunities to compete with peers with similar experience in a customer-focused network.”
“PACK & SEND UK is an excellent strategic partner of MBE for its employee-oriented, people-oriented and customer-focused approach, which complements MBE’s business and culture very well,” said Paolo Fiorelli, President and CEO of MBE Worldwide. “We welcome PACK & SEND UK to the MBE family. Together we will work to increase the value-added payment solution for customers in the UK market.”