Fastway Couriers Appoints New GM Franchising


Fastway Couriers New Zealand has appointed Austin Mortimer to the role of General Manager Franchising. Working from Fastway Couriers’ Franchise Support Office in Hawke’s Bay, Mortimer will leverage his track record for implementing robust systems to bring further growth to Fastway Couriers’ franchise network.
Mortimer joins Fastway Couriers after holding executive and managerial positions across a range of large, US-based companies.
Fastway Couriers Executive Director, Jason Windhager, says Mortimer’s experience will be highly valued by the franchise.
“Austin has been appointed to support our regional franchisees with strategic guidance while looking for new growth opportunities, including partnering with major players to further capitalise on the rise of online retailing,” says Windhager.
Mortimer says he has been very impressed with the depth of expertise at Fastway Couriers.
“Fastway Couriers is a great Kiwi success story which I’m excited to be part of. Over the years, the franchise has experienced solid growth and attracted some dedicated people who have helped turn Fastway Couriers into a global name,” says Mortimer.