We’re still in this together. We’re still going the extra mile.
During times of uncertainty, the health & safety of our clients, Stitchkraft team and business partners is our number one priority.
Even though Australian’s have managed to get through this Covid-19 pandemic in the most resilient fashion, it is time to come together, to unite, to act responsibly and to care for those around us. For this, we have put measures in place that bring us closer than ever before – despite of physical distance.
The Stitchkraft family is working hard every day for you to remain as safe as possible during this time. For this we have put in place a number of additional precautionary measures. We’ve summarised these below in the hope they will answer some of your questions.
We are working hard to bring you all that you expect from Stitchkraft so you can keep on shopping for the finest safety shoes & work boots without worry. We will continue to bring you a fresh collection of durable & comfortable safety footwear ensuring a reliable supply chain from Elten footwear in Germany to your door step wherever that may be in Australia.
We are closely monitoring the latest advice from the World Health Organisation (WHO), along with local and national Government bodies in Australia to review our approach as we are moving out if the pandemic.
Covid-19 Frequently asked questions
Today more than ever, e-commerce services are providing a vital service to people across our country and we are committed to being a part of this to help local communities continue purchasing essential work boots, safety shoes & work sneakers in these times of uncertainty.
Stichkraft is a tight-knit team which is in the fortunate position to tightly control the health and safety measures around Covid-19 retail restrictions that keep local team in Melbourne physically & mentally sound - in the safest possible way.
We are working closely with our supplier Elten footwear in Germany as well as local partners to ensure parcels arrive in the quickest & safest way possible.
This includes Australia Post drivers conducting contactless deliveries and ensuring they have access to hand sanitiser, using protective gloves and are adhering to hygiene precautions as advised by local government and health authorities. Click on the links for further information around additional measures our shipping partner Australia Post is doing to keep our clients safe.
Your Stitchkraft orders are safe:
Our local Melbourne warehouse is being cleaned more frequently as usual. We are following advice from the World Health Organisation and local health authorities and all our packaging staff have increased access to hand sanitisers, along with personal protective equipment where required and relevant.
Our local staff are upholding high hygiene standards as advised by local VIC authorities including the use of gloves and strict hand sanitisation procedures.
We have a number of extra steps we’re supporting our teams during this time across all areas of our business. Stitchkraft team members who can complete their job offsite are currently working from home.
For our key operations, where our people continue to work on site (such as pick & pack, fulfilment, order returns & exchanges), we are committed to going over and above when it comes to health and safety. Our priority is taking all actions and precautions to protect our team on the ground, and to ensure they feel safe and comfortable in their working environment. These measures include, but are not limited, to:
Stitchkraft is providing hand sanitisers and personal protective equipment to all staff.Australia Post is ensuring that loading and unloading of materials and parcels at our sites are conducted outdoors at safe distances. The team at Stitchkraft is split into multiple groups so only one team is on site at one time. This allows for greater physical distancing (1.5 metres distancing and one person per four square metres) between employees as required by the Australian Government.Stitchkraft is supporting all employees in their decision to stay at home or in arranging flexible work-from-home options.
Comfort, style and durability are all features of StitchKraft's selection of safety footwear.
Options include high-cut lace up boots, mid-cut safety boots, zip sided boots, work boots in smooth genuine leather, vegan friendly (non-leather) options safety boots for working close to electrical hazards.
The Wellmaxx insole is considered pinnacle of comfort when it comes to prevent sore feet at work. The comfort insole is implemented in a selected range of our steel toe cap and composite toe cap boots and shoes.
Explore optimal work boot comfort with Stitchkraft, online and in-store.
Lightweight work boots and safety shoes are the right option in certain occupations and StitchKraft has what you are looking for!
Examples of lightest work boots that don't sacrifice strength and durability include lace-up and BOA safety sports shoes from ELTEN.
Lightweight materials such as the robust CORDURA upper and comfortable walk-on-air Wellmaxx insoles topped off with Elten's Made In Germany footwear quality make those lightweight work boots & shoes a delight for all hard working feet!
Click here for our range of lightweight safety runners & work sneakers. The choices are all yours at StitchKraft for shopping online or in person in our Melbourne showroom.
If shopping online, simply make a wish list, add products to your shopping cart and proceed to checkout for speedy delivery to your door.
All items showing as available are in stock in our local warehouse in Melbourne and ship within 24hrs of ordering.
If an item is showing out of stock, please contact us directly so we can notify you ASAP when the item will be in stock again.
We have put together a COVID-19 FAQ in order to answer all your questions during these challenging times.
For any specific questions not answered here, our local customer service team in Melbourne is working with less on-the-ground members, so expect some delays as we work hard to get back to you as soon as we can. If you can’t get through to us on our customer service line 03 6161 3933, please send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and our customer service team will aim to get back to you within 24hrs.