Choose the Best Packing Materials for Fragile Items

Choose the Best Packing Materials for Fragile Items

Not all packing peanuts offer equal protection Pak Mail accepts clean packing supplies — packing peanuts, Styrofoam, bubble wrap, paper — for recycling. We recently received a small box of cornstarch peanuts. Since they break down with moisture, they are great for the environment.

Custom-made Boxes and Crates

Pak Mail builds custom corrugated boxes & wood crates Mailbox customer looks at the large corrugated box being prepared for a grandfather clock and says, “Now that’s a big box!” Another private mailbox renter comments on a very large (80″ tall) wood crate, “I

Pak Mail Is Open President’s Day

UPS, FedEx, DHL and freight carriers are operating February 19 President’s Day packing and shipping options: Pak Mail is open President’s Day, February 19. UPS, FedEx, DHL and freight carriers are following normal hours for delivery and pickup. The Post Office (USPS) is closed.

Pak Mail Celebrates a Year of Growth and Change

Commemorate 2017 and Welcome 2018 Thank you to our customers – both “old” and new – as we continue to thrive. Our 2017 was a year of growth and change. Customers can attest to the number of large freight shipments we did in 2017.

Pak Mail Holiday Countdown – Week Three

2017 Gift Packing & Shipping Tips Pak Mail recommends shipping gifts early in the month to ensure on-time holiday delivery by Friday, December 22. The carriers (USPS, UPS, FedEx, DHL) post holiday schedules. The following cut-off dates are based on these schedules and our

Pak Mail Holiday Countdown – Week Two

2017 Gift Packing & Shipping Tips Pak Mail recommends shipping gifts early in the month to ensure on-time holiday delivery by Friday, December 22. The carriers (USPS, UPS, FedEx, DHL) post holiday schedules. The following cut-off dates are based on these schedules and our

Pak Mail Holiday Countdown – Week One

2017 Gift Packing & Shipping Tips December has three full weeks before the Christmas holiday. Hanukkah begins in the middle of the second week. Pak Mail recommends shipping gifts early in the month to ensure on-time holiday delivery by Friday, December 22. The carriers

Pak Mail Prepares Items for Packing and Shipping

Fragility, value and shipping method determine packaging preparation Pak Mail prepares items for packing and shipping based on several factors including fragility, value, and shipping method. Packaging prep for non-fragile items like clothing or soft toys is simple: place the items in a bag

Ship Documents and Small Packages Internationally

Pak Mail offers international DHL shipping Pak Mail is the only shipping company conveniently located at the corner of Garden of the Gods Road and Centennial Boulevard that offers international shipping with all small-package carriers, including DHL. We also ship to countries outside the

Shipping a Package with “UP” Arrows

Directional arrows work… sometimes We recently had a discussion with a customer about shipping plants inside a box with “up” arrows. UPS, FedEx, DHL, USPS and other small-package carriers do not guarantee that a package will remain in the “up” position throughout its shipping