Pak Mail


  • Pak Mail Centers of America, Inc.
  • PMCX
7173 S. Havana St., # 600
Centennial, CO 80112
  • (800) 833-2821 / (303) 957-1000
  • (800) 336-7363 (Fax)

For 30 years, PAK MAIL has been the world’s premier franchisor for packing, shipping, crating, and freight services for both commercial and residential customers. With more than 300 stores worldwide, PAK MAIL is a one-stop source for domestic, international, and freight shipping, including services for furniture, art, and antiques. PAK MAIL partners with FedEx, UPS, DHL, The U.S. Postal Service, and other trusted freight carriers for worry-free delivery. PAK MAIL finds the most cost-effective and safest ways to pack and ship items worldwide by air, ocean, or ground. For further information, please visit

Franchisor Background

Year Established: 1983

Franchising Since: 1984

Operating Units

Franchised Units 231 99.6%
Company-Owned Units 1 0.4%
Total Operating Units 232 100%

Geographic Distribution

USA 231 55.7% In 42 States
Canada 11 2.7% In 1 Provinces
International 173 41.7% In 3 Foreign Countries
Total 415 100%

Multi-Unit Operators

Multi-Unit Operators 17
Franchises Owned by Multi-Unit Operators 31

North American Unit Density

Density Units
Florida 91
Georgia 41
California 22

Registered in the following Registration States

California, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, District of Columbia, Alberta

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Support and Training

General Information

IFA Member Yes
CFA Member Yes
Franchisee Association? Yes, is a member
Size of Corporate Staff 16
Site Selection
Lease Negotiation Assistance Yes
Financial Assistance Yes, Direct

Marketing Support

Co-Op Advertising Yes
National Advertising Yes
Regional Advertising Yes
Local Advertising Yes

Ongoing Support

Central Data Processing N/A
Central Purchasing Included
Field Operation Evaluation Included
Field Training Included
Initial Store Opening Included
Inventory Control Included
Franchisee Newsletter Included
Regional or National Meetings Included
800 Telephone Hotline Included


Existing Center 3 Days
New Center at Opening 3 Days
Englewood 10 Days
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Financial Requirements


Minimum Net Worth $150K
Cash Investment $50K+
Total Investment $138-180K
Average Total Investment $165K


Initial Franchise Fee $30K
Average Franchise Fee $30K
On-Going Royalty 5%
Average Royalty 5%
Advertising Fee 2%

Site Information and Requirements

Average Number of Full-Time Employees 1
Average Number of Part-Time Employees 1
Space Needs (in square feet) 1,200
Preferred Site Types Strip Center
Encourages Conversions Yes
Item 19 (Earnings Claim) Provided? Yes
Listed in the SBA Registry? Yes
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Franchisee Qualifications

Financial Net Worth 3
General Business Experience 2
Specific Industry Experience 2
Formal Education 2
Psychological Profile 2
Personal Interviews 5
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Terms of Contract

Term of Initial Contract 10
Term of Renewal Period 10
Passive Ownership? Not Allowed
Area Development
Yes, for 1 year
Franchisees Allowed to Expand Within Territory? Yes
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Expansion Plans

Projected New Units Over Next 12 Months 20
USA Yes, All United States
Canada Yes, All Canada
Overseas Yes, All Countries
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