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UPS Store of Lewiston is Moving!

10 Jul
July 10, 2014

UPS Store of Lewiston is Moving!

Well, the UPS Store is not going far! We are still in the same building, and we are still using the same address, so there’s no big change on your end. However, the space is much larger and we will be able to accommodate more customers in the bigger space.

The UPS Store will be CLOSED this upcoming Monday, July 14th to make the move into the new space a success.

We appreciate your patience and understanding and look forward to serving you in the near future!

July 4th Weekend Hours

02 Jul
July 2, 2014

AN Deringer - Closed Friday, open Saturday, July 5th 8am-5pm.
Houlton PowerSports - Closed Fri, Sat, & Sun
Norman G Jensen – Closed Friday
Business America Services – Closed Friday, open Sat and Sun 11am-12 noon
Border Mail Depot - Closed Friday
Bay Brokerage Champlain – Closed Fri, Sat, & Sun
Bay Brokerage Tonawanda – Closed Fri, Sat, & Sun
Bay Brokerage Alex Aby - Closed Fri, Sat, & Sun
Bay Brokerage Port Huron – Closed Fri, Sat, & Sun
Wellesley Island Building Supply – Closed Friday
Computing Express – Closed Friday
Pete’s Appliances – Closed Friday
Border Tire & Kinek – Closed Friday
NAC Logistics – Closed Friday
Triple A Building Center – Closed Friday
Red River Freight – Closed Friday
Edge Logistics – Closed Friday
Letterlock Kinek – Closed Friday
Appleway Video – Closed Friday
UPS Store of Lewiston - Closed Friday
New York Mailbox – Closed Friday
Storage Central - Closed Friday
FB Package & Shipping - Closed Friday

Memorial Day Weekend Hours

22 May
May 22, 2014

Please note the Memorial Day Weekend Hours for 2014 below. Some locations are closed during the weekend as well, so please take a close look for your KinekPoint border location before making travel plans!

Bay Brokerage (All 4 locations) – Closed Sat, Sun, & Mon
AN Deringer – Regular Hours
Border Mail Depot – Closed Monday
UPS Store of Lewiston – Closed Monday
Wellesley Island Building Supply (Open 7am-1pm Monday)
Business America Services – Closed Monday
Storage Central – Closed Monday
New York Mailbox – Regular Hours
NAC Logistics – Closed Monday
Edge Logistics – Closed Monday
Red River Freight – Closed Monday
FB Package – Closed Monday
Computing Express – Closed Monday
Pete’s Appliances – Closed Sat, Sun, Mon
Triple A Building – Open Monday 9-2pm
Letterlock Kinek – Closed Monday
Appleway Video – Regular Hours
Norman G Jensen – Closed Monday
Houlton Powersports – Closed Monday

Cyber Monday 2012

26 Nov
November 26, 2012

This post is going to be short and sweet. It’s Cyber Monday, the biggest online shopping day of the year! One of the best stops is www.cybermonday.com to search for today’s great deals.

If you plan on shipping to one of our KinekPoints you can always keep that Christmas gift a surprise. Who doesn’t want to save big and completely surprise their loved one?

Happy Cyber Monday from team Kinek.

Attention eBay.com Sellers

02 Oct
October 2, 2012

ebay logo

eBay sellers in the United States have been providing low prices on everything you can imagine for the past 17 years. It’s a great way to catch a great deal as most people love their bidding system that usually ends up providing Americans with a lower than retail price on the item they want.

eBay.ca does not provide nearly as much products as it’s .com counterpart. It’s the case for almost every Canadian version of a large online retailer. What Kinek enables sellers on eBay.com to do, is simply insert the below 3 lines into each of their listings, which allows Canadians to buy their items safely. For eBay sellers who do not know what Kinek is, it’s a network of trusted locations across the entire U.S./Canadian border that safely store Canadians purchases for up to 30 days.

Kinek also notifies the user via email and optional text when it arrives and also provides Android and iPhone apps to track their packages with the tracking# given to the customer. 80% of Canadians live within 60 miles of the border so they don’t mind traveling down to pick up their packages. If you want access to 25+ million new customers that are begging for the selection that Americans have simply enter these 3 lines below in your products descriptions for Canadian shoppers. If you would like your eBay store featured on our sister site, shiptotheborder.com, please email [email protected]

“Canadian customers can now save by shipping to a trusted KinekPoint border location. Save on international shipping, brokerage, and possibly duty as well. Sign up at www.kinek.com and chose your U.S. address at the border.”

Labor Day Holiday Hours

30 Aug
August 30, 2012

Border Mail Services – Closed Labor Day
Kinek Norman Jensen – Closed Labor Day
Bay Brokerage (Buffalo) – Closed the 1st and the 3rd
Bay Brokerage (WI/Fineview) – Closed the 1st and the 3rd
Bay Brokerage (Port Huron) – Closed the 1st and the 3rd
Bay Brokerage (Champlain) – Closed the 1st and the 3rd
Business America Services – Closed September 3rd, Open by appointment only on Sept. 1st
Malone Lumber – Closed Labor Day
Triple A Building Center – Open 9-2 Labor Day
FB Package and Shipping Center – Closed Labor Day
Computing Express – Closed Labor Day
Wellesley Isl. Bld. Supply – Saturday 8-3, Sunday 9-1, Closed Monday
The UPS Store of Lewiston – Closed September 3rd
Petes Appliance - Closed Labor Day
N.A.C. Logistics – Closed 3rd of September
New York Mailbox – Open on Saturday Sept 1, from 9 am to 2 pm and on Monday from 9 AM to 4 pm.
Storage Central - Closed September 3rd
Appleway Video – Open 10 am to 9 pm Labor Day
Edge Logistics – Closed Labor Day
Letterlock Kinek – Closed Labor Day
Border Tire & Kinek Pickup – Closed Labor Day
Ship-It - Closing 6pm Thursday, re-open 9am sept 4th
Red River Repair – Closed Labor Day
Calais Ace Homecenter – Closed Labor Day
Houlton Power Sports – Closed Labor Day
A. N. DERINGER INC – Closed 1 Sep – 3 Sep

Kinek on CNBC News

21 Aug
August 21, 2012

Word is spreading about our network of KinekPoint package receiving locations and the value they can bring to online shoppers and e-commerce companies. Check out the below video of recent coverage by CNBC:

http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000110757

- The Kinek Team

New Partner: Balsam Hill Christmas Tree Co.

23 Jul
July 23, 2012

Balsam Hill logo

We’re happy to announce Balsam Hill Christmas Tree Co. as our latest e-commerce partner to leverage Kinek’s Canadian Border Network for cheaper shipping to Canadian customers. It may be July, but there is no better time to find deals on Christmas trees (artificial ones that is), wreaths, and decorations. Balsam Hill sells some of the most realistic, premium artificial Christmas trees on the market. You don’t have to take our word for it either, they are routinely featured throughout the media and their trees are featured in hotels and embassies around the world.

Be sure to check out their site and bookmark it for the holiday season!

- The Kinek Team

Kinek featured on Lang & O’Leary

03 Jul
July 3, 2012

A couple weeks back we posted about our coverage on CBC. We are proud to announce that we were also featured on the July 2nd episode of Lang & O’Leary. Below is a clip of the episode where Amanda Lang talks with Kinek CEO Kerry McLellan  about the service and how Kinek is positioning itself for future endeavours.

Kinek featured on Lang & O’Leary from Kinek on Vimeo.

Border KinekPoints: July 4th Holiday Hours

28 Jun
June 28, 2012

For all our Canadian cross border shoppers, we’ve pulled together the holiday hours of our Border KinekPoints and posted them below. Some of them are closed for Canada Day as well so be sure to double check these hours before driving down to pick up your packages.

Border KinekPoints:

  • Edge Logistics – Closed July 4th
  • Letterlock Kinek – Closed July 4th
  • Appleway Video – Closed July 4th
  • Border Tire & Kinek Pickup – Regular hours
  • Red River Repair – Closed July 4th
  • Pete’s Appliance – Closed July 4th
  • Bay Brokerage Port Huron – Closed July 1st and 4th
  • Bay Brokerage Wellesley Island – Closed July 1st and 4th
  • Bay Brokerage Buffalo – Closed July 1st and 4th
  • Bay Brokerage Champlain – Closed July 1st and 4th
  • Border Mail Services – Closed July 2nd and 4th
  • FB Package & Shipping – Closed July 4th
  • Computing Express – Closed July 4th
  • Storage Central – Closed July 4th
  • Calais Ace Homcenter – Closed July 4th
  • Deringers – Closed July 4th
  • Wellesley Island Building Supply – Closed July 4th
  • NAC Logisitcs – Closed July 4th
  • Triple A Building Center – Closed July 4th
  • UPS Store of Lewiston – Closed July 4th
  • Disc and Belleville – Closed July 4th
  • Kinek Norman Jensen – Closed July 4th
  • Business America Services – Closed July 4th
  • Houlton Powersports – Closed July 4th
  • Malone Lumber & Ready-Mix – Closed July 4th

Have a great long weekend!

- The Kinek Team

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