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Managing Recurring Freight Shipments

For commercial and industrial businesses alike, managing a recurring freight schedule on your own is never easy, as the logistics involved are time-consuming and, for those unfamiliar with the process, relatively complicated.

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What Qualifies for Less Than Truckload (LTL) Shipping?

In the process of seeking out the best shipping options for your individual or business needs, you’ve no doubt come across “LTL Shipping” and wondered aloud “What does that mean?” Click to find out!

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Shipping a 250 lbs Statue Across the US | How One Pak Mail Did It

What do you do when you have to ship a 250 pound statue of a bronco made of bronze from Boca Raton, FL to Hampton Falls, NH? Click to find out!

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The “Last Mile” Delivery Problem

Struggling to close the gap between the consumer and that final mile of delivery? Pak Mail can help manage all aspects of your last mile delivery logistics.

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Moving? Residential Freight Services Save Time & Money

When moving to a new a home, the process of packing can be a real headache. If you’re planning a residential move, let Pak Mail handle all your residential freight logistics.

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How to Ship a Motorcycle?

Short of riding it to the destination, those seeking to transport a motorcycle are left with two options: open and closed shipping. While the method used is dependent upon the needs of the shipper, each comes with its own benefits and drawbacks.

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Shipping a Pallet: When Does It Make Sense?

Determining the best shipping methods for your business requires a lot of careful consideration. Business owners are left asking themselves, “How much will this cost me?”and “How can I ensure every item will arrive safely? Click to learn what you should consider when shipping a pallet.

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A Common Freight Logistics Oversight

For many business owners, managing freight logistics shipping can be a daunting task, leading to a number of common oversights. See how Pak Mail can help prevent shipping issues that can cost your business more money!

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Last Minute Shipping Tips & Deadlines for the Holidays

It’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the Holidays.  Between shopping, coordinating travel, and planning meals, shipping your holiday packages might not be the #1 priority on your list.  Here are some quick tips to help ensure that your packages arrive safely and aren’t mistaken as New Year’s gifts due to their late arrival. Make sure you know your deadlines. With today’s technology, it’s easy to expect things instantly – instant coffee, instant news, instant movies, instant shipping… and it’s all too easy to forget that shipping a package halfway across the country does take time.  From your friendly Pak Mail staff to final recipient, your package might go through 5 physical touch points, and …

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Pak Mail Austin Announces New Franchise Owners and Grand Re-Opening for Davenport Village Store

Pak Mail Centers of America, Inc. announces the grand re-opening of Pak Mail Austin in Davenport Village at 3801 N. Capital of Texas Hwy, Suite E240 in Austin, Texas. Long-time Austin residents Jerry and Susan Gatlin purchased the store in August, which has been in business and serving Westlake customers since 1998.

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