What Does a Pak Mail Franchise Cost?

Cash Required:$50,000
Net Worth Required:$150,000
Total Investment:$136,780 - $167,840

Franchisor Details

Incorporated Name:Pak Mail Centers of America, Inc.
Industry:Services - General
Subsector:Mailing, Packaging, Shipping
Total Units:263
Franchising Since:1984

About Us

Pak Mail: Together, We Can Think Beyond the Box


For more than 25 years, we've been proving that we can pack and ship anything anywhere. We are the world's premier franchisor of packing, shipping and business support services for commercial and residential customers. Our franchisees are empowered to build diverse, rewarding businesses while leveraging unique strengths and talents. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion to succeed, inquire about opening a Pak Mail franchise today.

Pak Facts

  • We began franchising in 1984.
  • We operate over 400 stores in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Panama, and Japan.
  • Over 430 franchisees have joined the Pak Mail team.
  • Our total investment cost is an average of 25% lower than other top packing and shipping franchises.
  • We offer a VetFran incentive of 50% off franchise fee, which is the highest veteran discount amongst the top 4 franchisors in our industry.


  • Variety. As a Pak Mail franchisee, you have the power to offer a number of different services, from shipping to crating and beyond, in one convenient location.
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  • Versatility. We supply you with the tools to provide solutions for today's commercial and residential customers. You create the right store for your target market.
  • Diversity. Your options go beyond an individual store franchise with Pak Mail's enterprise and special franchising program, with opportunities including international options and existing store conversions.
    • Enterprise Franchising
      • Multiple franchises. Open several locations and receive a discount on our standard franchise fee.
    • Special Franchising Opportunities
      • Retired U.S. military veterans. We offer competitive discounts for veterans.
      • Existing and independent store conversions. We invite independent packing and shipping stores to join the Pak Mail team.
    • Resources. We provide our franchise owners with unparalleled support, including training and education, marketing materials, location and negotiation assistance, and immediate access to our franchise network.

Competitive Advantage

  • Learn from the pros. Our International Support Center, Area Developers and community of franchise owners are here to support you throughout your experience with Pak Mail, from your initial contact to your final farewell.
  • Enjoy a work-life balance. Our store hours are open during normal business hours, giving you plenty of time to enjoy your family, friends and favorite activities.
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  • Your ideal business. Are you looking for a business where you can build a community of customers and staff? At Pak Mail, customer experience is our business; we pride ourselves on providing quality products and unparalleled service.
  • We're about relationships. Not only will you build relationships with your customers, you'll also become part of the Pak Mail team by connecting with our Area Developers and other store owners.

Next Steps

If you're ready to be in business for yourself, it's time to join the Pak Mail team. Here are the steps you'll follow to become a business owner:

  1. Complete the form to request more information about franchise opportunities in your area.
  2. Gain access to Pak Mail's Benefits Guide, Cost Comparison and Franchise Application.
  3. A franchise licensing representative will contact you to field your questions and discuss the prospect of Pak Mail franchise ownership.
  4. At any point in the process, feel free to contact Pak Mail for more information.

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Please Note:

Pak Mail is currently accepting inquiries from the following states: West Virginia, Wisconsin, Washington, Vermont, Virginia, Utah, Texas, Tennessee, South Carolina, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Oregon, Oklahoma, Ohio, New York, Nevada, New Mexico, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Nebraska, North Carolina, Mississippi, Missouri, Minnesota, Michigan, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Louisiana, Kentucky, Kansas, Indiana, Illinois, Idaho, Iowa, Hawaii, Georgia, Florida, Delaware, Washington, D.C., Connecticut, Colorado, California, Arizona, Arkansas, Alabama.

Interested parties should have at least $50,000 in liquid capital to invest.

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