Frequently Asked Questions about Pak Mail

Here are some of the common questions asked about shipping and packing with Pak Mail

Yes. We inventory many box sizes, have access to hundreds more, and can custom-make any unusual sizes you may need.

By offering everything you need! We have fax machines, copy machines, and mailing and shipping services. We are your convenient one-stop shop!

Convenience! Privacy! Security! A physical address! If you run a small business out of the home, a private mailbox is a must-have. We offer 24-hour access. We accept package delivery, overnight letters, and registered mail (all items that a PO Box will not!). If you travel from time to time or are at your southern address for the winter, we can forward what you want to wherever you are!

Ensure a quick and easy move with our box selection guide. We've also got tape, labels, packing paper, and bubble wrap.

Yes, Get a Free Quote before you post your item.

If it's an in-town move we'll coordinate it all. If it's an out-of-town move, we recommend our "Blanket Wrap" service to save the cost of packaging labor and materials. Get a Free Quote

Absolutely. This is just the type of work that we can handle professionally and affordably. Let Pak Mail do this so you can focus on your business.

Yes, we will arrange pickup starting at $50/hour up to $95/hour from most locations.

Yes, and if we package and ship your items, declared value coverage is available that covers for both loss and damage. Our claims ratio is less than 1%. Many carriers will deny coverage if your shipment is deemed improperly packed. Make sure this doesn't happen to you. Bring it to Pak Mail to pack.

Yes, there is nothing that we cannot pack or ship, with the exception of hazardous materials or items prohibited by law.


Question: Downsizing or distributing an estate?
Answer: Read more about shipping life’s treasures. Read More…

Question: Are there items that cannot be shipped?
Answer: Yes, you cannot ship anything that is hazardous or illegal. Read more…

Question: What information is needed when shipping a package?
Answer: At Pak Mail we strive to make your shipping experience quick and easy. 

Before your trip to Pak Mail – especially if it’s part of your “honey do” list – be prepared with the following information:

  • Address and phone number of the recipient (must be a physical address for UPS, FedEx, and DHL)
  • Contents of the package (if already packed and sealed)
  • Value of the items
  • When you would like the package to arrive

Pak Mail will pack your items appropriately and ship your package to meet your needs.

Question: I was told Grandma’s china should be double-boxed. What does that mean?
Answer: Very fragile items are packaged using two boxes. This ensures a safe trip to the recipient. Read more…

Question: How can I send large pieces of furniture?
Answer: At Pak Mail we ship furniture with a variety of carriers. Read more…

Question: My package is too big or too heavy for UPS, FedEx or DHL. Can Pak Mail still ship it for me?
Answer: Yes, we can! In addition to UPS, FedEx and DHL, Pak Mail has national contracts with LTL trucking, blanket wrap moving, and air and ocean freight companies. Read More…