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Pittsburgh’s Lowest Domestic & International Shipping Rates

May 18th, 2017 by

Specialty Freight Shipping Services

Specialt Freight Services Greater Pittsburgh, Eastern Ohio, Western Pennsylvania, West Virginia

Pak Mail Pittsburgh Crate & Ship has earned a reputation for excellence for our crating, packing and shipping services. Whether you need to ensure safe delivery of your items down the street or around the world, we offer innovative solutions for your packing and shipping challenges.

  • Lowest land, air, and ocean shipping rates in the industry based on our franchise network’s  buying power
  • Domestic and international air freight for your time sensitive needs
  • Less than truckload (LTL) consolidation to save you money
  • Full truckload (FTL) for your larger shipments
  • International full and less than container load for your ocean shipments.
  • Next day, 2nd day, deferred, ground and time definite services worldwide
  • Destination services include standard and premium level white glove delivery to businesses and residences. Upon request, we can also assist with unpacking and set-up at destination
  • We offer full-value shipping insurance from $100 to $10 million.

Contact us for a free in-person or phone consultation (English and Spanish spoken), or get a quote now via the web.

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We Ship Wonderful!

May 5th, 2017 by

Packing & Shipping Services for Hard to Ship Items from Pittsburgh

 

We recently export-crated and shipped this life-sized beautiful statue to Singapore via air …very fragile and very heavy! Pak Mail Pittsburgh Crate & Ship can pack and ship anything anywhere regardless of size, weight, or shape. Everything from pianos, exercise equipment, pool tables, chandeliers, sectional furniture, and hot tubs to ATVs, engines & truck parts, taxidermy, over-sized sculptures, stained glass windows, and canoes.

 

Pick-up and onsite packing and crating

  • For residents and businesses
  • In the Greater Pittsburgh, western Pennsylvania, and eastern Ohio areas

Sophisticated packaging and crating software

  • Based on the size, nature and fragility of item being shipped

Choice of transport modes

  • Across the country and around the world
  • Meeting your budget and delivery needs

The lowest shipping rates in Pittsburgh

  • Leveraging our franchise network’s buying power

International shipping

  • Using packaging and crating materials that meet export standards

Full-value shipping insurance

  • $100 to $10,000,000

Contact us for a free in-person or phone consultation (English and Spanish spoken), or get a quote now via the web.

See what clients have to say about Pak Mail Pittsburgh Crate & Ship’s service.

 

 

 

 

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ International Shipping Review⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

April 21st, 2017 by

Here’s a recent review on our international packing and shipping services:

 

International Shipping Greater Pittsburgh, Eastern Ohio, Western Pennsylvania, West Virginia

April 17, 2017

This was a very pleasant experience! We were quite anxious about the safety of the 17th century antique, how carefully it might be wrapped and crated and if it would arrive undamaged—or at least with only minimal damage. Well, it did arrive safely and without any damage at all– despite a transatlantic flight.
The administrative handling was equally professional. We especially appreciated prompt answers to any question we had concerning the transportation.
Thank you, Ana and the others at Pak Mail, for a job truly well done!

Greta and William Boggs, Bremen/Germany and Pittsburgh, PA

Here is how we can maybe help you:

  • We provide pick-up services for residents and businesses for western PA and eastern Ohio
  • We prepare all international and export documentation for you
  • We have the expertise to offer the optimal packaging plan to minimize weight and dimensional surcharges
  • We offer a choice of transport modes to meet your budget and delivery needs. We offer the lowest shipping rates in Pittsburgh for parcel (UPS, FedEx, DHL, USPS), blanket-wrap, and overland, air, & ocean freight based on our franchise network’s buying power.
  • We ship internationally using packaging and crating materials that meet export standards
  • We offer full-value shipping insurance from $100 to $10 million.

Contact us for a free in-person or phone consultation, or get a quote now via the web.

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Yup, We Crate Big Things!

April 21st, 2017 by

 

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Pak Mail Pittsburgh Crate & Ship is the area’s premier full-service logistics provider. Whatever the size, weight, or location of equipment or machinery is, you can count on us for pick-up, handling, packaging, crating, transportation, and delivery around the country and the world.

  • We provide pick-up and onsite packing services throughout the Greater Pittsburgh, western Pennsylvania, and eastern Ohio areas
  • We utilize sophisticated software to develop a packaging plan based on the dimensions, weight, fragility, value, destination, and special characteristics of the item being packaged
  • We engineer custom crates to prevent abrasion, vibration, shock, and moisture damage
  • We offer a variety of shipping modes (overland, air, and ocean freight) and discounted rates to fit your budget and delivery time needs for all national and international destinations. We have the lowest shipping rates based on our franchise network’s buying power
  • We offer full-value shipping insurance
  • We have the best pack and ship options for:

Contact us for a free in-person or phone consultation, or get a quote now via the web.

See what clients have to say about Pak Mail Pittsburgh Crate & Ship’s service.

 

 

 

 

Who Do You Trust To Ship Your Tiffany Lamp?

April 13th, 2017 by

We recently packed and shipped a beautiful Tiffany lamp purchased from a Pittsburgh auction company. Pak Mail Pittsburgh Crate & Ship is the trusted name in online auction shipping. Around the world and across the web, buyers and sellers rely on us to carefully pack and ship items of all type and value. We help online and traditional auction businesses receive 100% positive feedback from buyers.

  • We gladly provide pre-auction estimates to help buyers determine the delivered cost of the items they are interested in bidding on
  • We provide pick-up and onsite packing and crating for residents and businesses in the Greater Pittsburgh, western Pennsylvania, and eastern Ohio areas.
  • We utilize sophisticated packaging and crating software based on the size, nature and fragility of item being shipped
  • We offer a choice of transport modes to meet all budget and delivery needs,  and discounted shipping rates for parcel including UPS, FedEx, DHL, and US Postal Service (for international), blanket-wrap, motor carrier, and air and ocean freight
  • We ship internationally using packaging and crating materials that meet export standards
  • We offer full-value shipping insurance from $100 to $10 million

Contact us for a free in-person or phone consultation, or get a quote now via the web.

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Specialized Packaging, Crating, & Shipping For Auction Purchases In The Pittsburgh Area

April 10th, 2017 by

B2B Auction Shipping

B2B Auction Shipping Pittsburgh

Pak Mail Pittsburgh Crate & Ship is your “go-to” company for packing, crating, and shipping anything bought at auction. We provide you with our trusted expertise as well as full coverage insurance on all your auction purchases. Whether you buy large items at industrial auctions, fragile merchandise at art & antique auctions, or anything in between, you can count on us to get it to wherever it needs to go domestically or internationally.

  • We gladly provide pre-auction estimates to help buyers determine the delivered cost of the items they are interested in bidding on including:
  • We provide pick-up services for residents and businesses for the Greater Pittsburgh,  western Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio areas
  • We utilize sophisticated packaging and crating software based on the size, nature and fragility of item being shipped
  • We offer a choice of transport modes to meet your budget and delivery needs. We offer the lowest shipping rates in Pittsburgh for parcel (UPS, FedEx, DHL, USPS), blanket-wrap, and overland, air, & ocean freight based on our franchise network’s buying power
  • We ship internationally using packaging and crating materials that meet export standards
  • We offer full-value shipping insurance from $100 to $10 million

Contact us for a free in-person or phone consultation, or get a quote now via the web.

See what clients have to say about Pak Mail Pittsburgh Crate & Ship’s service.

 

 

 

 

College Student Moving & Shipping: DOs & DONT’S

March 31st, 2017 by

Pitt Mover, University of Pittsburgh Mover, Pitt Moving

If Spring Break is over, can end of term be far behind? Here’s a quick list of our choice “DOs and DON’Ts” when it comes to shipping your stuff.   

DOs

  1. Do your homework – Yup, just like mom always says. Check out the shipping company you are planning on using. Look on the internet for reviews. There are a lot of “actors” out there that may improperly package your stuff and/or lose it in transit. Look for a company that is locally-based.
  2. Do look for a shipping company that has the option of either sending your items via ground (UPS or FedEx) or via motor freight. General rule is that if you have more than seven-eight boxes, your most economical mode will be shipping via freight on a pallet.
  3. If you are flying home to an international destination and have only a few things, do consider packing and checking them as extra luggage. If you have more than 7-8 boxes and you are not in a particular hurry, shipping via ocean is an economical mode.
  4. Do select your boxes well! “Moving boxes” sold by big box retailers and rental agencies are not great for shipping via FedEx or UPS Ground due to their thin-wall construction.  They are okay if shipping via freight.  Do use new boxes – old boxes are significantly less strong because of moisture absorption as well as wear & tear. Do use as many same-sized boxes as possible for easy stacking if shipping via freight and storage.
  5. Do let professionals pack your fragile items and electronics, and remember that the retail packaging (if you still have) your TV or computer came in is not suitable for shipping via FedEx or UPS Ground.

DON’Ts

  1. Don’t over-pack or stuff you boxes.
  2. Don’t ship hazardous and/or flammable materials like alcohol, perfume, nail polish, or bleach. Check with your shipping company if you have any questions. If shipping liquids, make sure they are in break-resistant packaging and sealed in a thick plastic bag (Ziploc Freezer Bags).
  3. If planning on shipping via FedEx or UPS Ground, don’t use plastic totes as they tend to crack and shatter during transit and don’t seal very well. Totes are okay if shipping via freight.
  4. Don’t ask about student discounts until you already have a quoted cost. Some companies (not us) will inflate the cost if you mention student discounts at the beginning and then apply a bogus discount.

     5.  Don’t  wait to the last minute (again as mom always says) to plan your shipping.

Contact us for a free in-person or phone consultation, or get a quote now via the web. Make sure to ask about our student discounts.

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Recommended Pack And Ship Partner For Concept Art Gallery

March 24th, 2017 by

 

Check it out! Concept Art Gallery has an auction of fine art, antiques, and modern design tomorrow, Saturday, March 25th  beginning at 9:30am. Pak Mail Pittsburgh Crate & Ship is an approved shipper for Concept Art Gallery. We offer the following services for Concept clients:

  • Free no obligation pre-auction pack and ship cost estimates to help bidders determine their landed cost for items of interest
  • Free pick-up
  • We utilize sophisticated packaging and crating software based on the size, nature and fragility of the item being shipped. To help reduce shipping costs, we will disassemble, do frame removal, and sort items as directed.
  • Unlike UPS stores, we offer the most complete choice of transport modes to meet all budget and delivery needs including discounted shipping rates for UPS, FedEx, DHL, and US Postal Service (for international), blanket-wrap, motor carrier, and air and ocean freight
  • We offer a Concept Frequent Buyer Discount program where your third shipment with us earns a full 20% discount on all our services
  • We ship internationally by expertly preparing all paperwork needed and using packaging and crating materials that meet export standards
  • We offer full-value shipping insurance from $100 to $10 million

Contact us for a free no obligation phone consultation (English and Spanish spoken), or get a quote nowvia the web.

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Pittsburgh’s Crating Experts

March 20th, 2017 by

Custom Crating Services

Custom Crating Greater Pittsburgh, Eastern Ohio, Western Pennsylvania, West Virginia

Pak Mail Pittsburgh Crate & Ship is the area’s leading crater and specialty crating company. We offer custom crating and container options for all high value, heavy, fragile and unique items, regardless of size or weight.

  • We use sophisticated software to determine the best packing and crating design options based on fragility, item composition, value, and destination.
  • We design and build corrugate and solid wood crates.
  • We offer on-site packing and crating services.

Our crating solutions include:

Commercial Crates, Industrial Crates, Product Specific Crates, ISPM-15 Export Certified Crates, Re-usable Crates, Knock-down Crates, Mass Produced Crates, Tradeshow Crates, Display Crates, Military Crates, Computer Crates, Electronics Crates, IT Equipment Crates, Moving Crates, Furniture Crates, Museum Quality Crates, Art Crates, and Antique Crates.

Contact us for a free in-person or phone consultation, or get a quote now via the web.

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Pack and Ship Services For Senior Moves From The Pittsburgh Area

March 13th, 2017 by

Senior Moves & Downsizing Shipping

 

 

Senior Moves & Downsizing Pittsburgh

Relocating to a retirement community can be stressful. We make transitions to nursing homes, retirement villages, and assisted living apartments simple, easy, and affordable. We are a certified industry partner with the National Association of Senior Move Managers. For over 25 years, Pak Mail has been delivering packing, shipping, and move-coordination services with compassion and integrity.

Here’s a list of our services:

  • We and local senior transition specialists (see list below) can help you organize, pack, and label your household goods and precious items
  • If you won’t have room to take all your possessions, we’ll coordinate to have them shipped to family, friends, estate agents, or a favorite charity
  • Pak Mail Pittsburgh Crate & Ship will pick-up all your things – from large items like furniture and artwork to delicate pieces like antiques and heirlooms
  • We’ll professionally pack them with care and ship them to arrive safely…around the country or the world
  • We offer full-value shipping insurance

Contact us for a free in-person or phone consultation, or get a quote now via the web.

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Pak Mail Pittsburgh Crate & Ship

Pittsburgh
Crate & Ship
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Pak Mail Pittsburgh Crate & Ship

ADDRESS

1 Beynard Way
Irwin, PA 15642

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PHONE NUMBER
724-382-5147

FAX
724-515-7506

EMAIL
customerservice
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