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We’re Open & 100% Operational

March 23rd, 2020 by Michael MacDonald

This is a crazy time for all of us, but we will persevere.  We just wanted to let you know our business is considered an “Essential Business” and we are fully open and operational.

  • If you need items to be packed/crated, we are here
  • If you need something shipped via FedEx, UPS, DHL, or via LTL, ocean, or air freight, we are here

We are 100% operational and ready to service in any capacity needed.

Thank you!





Another 5 Star Review!

May 14th, 2019 by Michael MacDonald

At the risk of tempting fate, here another 5 star review adding to our never, ever broken streak of five star reviews on Google (75), Facebook (5) and Yelp (45)...yup, we're a little proud!

Ana at Pak Mail was terrific. Thorough and professional in every respect. All the quotes I received were accurate and did not change form the time of agreement. I could to have expected a smother process and a more professional outcome. Everything that was shipped to three different locations arrived in excellent condition and earlier than expected. What impressed me the most was the great line of communication throughout the entire process. I knew every step of the process from start to finish!

Tom Milman, May 9, 2019





Yes, We Ship Art!

April 8th, 2019 by Michael MacDonald

One of our favorite local artists, Vanessa German has two large art installations travelling the country this year. One of them “sometimes.we.cannot.be.with.our.bodies.” was last seen at Pittsburgh’s Mattress Factory Museum in 2017 and is now at The Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville until July 7th. We picked-up, wrapped, and crated the ten life-size sculptures along with many ancillary pieces. We then delivered the pieces on a dedicated truck. Got a similar challenge to ship artwork or antiques?Give us a call at 724-382-5147 or contact us here . What do other folks say about our services? Click here to find out.

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Upcoming 4-13 Auction @ Concept Art Gallery

April 3rd, 2019 by Michael MacDonald

Be sure to check out (in person or online) the Concept Art Gallery auction being held on Saturday, April 13th. The auction features many fine pieces of furniture, art, and jewelry from the Pittsburgh estate of Jane Roesch. If you are looking to purchase online and ship out of the area, please visit our website for a no obligation packing and shipping estimate. We’re Concept’s most highly regarded shipper.





Onsite Packing, Palletizing, and Crating In Greater Pittsburgh Area

July 2nd, 2018 by Michael MacDonald

Onsite Packing & Crating Services


Onsite Packing & Crating Services Pittsburgh

Need help at your place of business with packing, palletizing, or crating? Our fully-insured onsite team can come to you with a wide range of services:

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.





Pittsburgh’s Export Crating Professionals

June 28th, 2018 by Michael MacDonald

Export Crating Services

Export Crating Greater Pittsburgh, Eastern Ohio, Western Pennsylvania, West VirginiaThere are many factors to consider when packaging and crating for international shipments. Many foreign countries require that all crates made out of wood being shipped from the U.S. be heat treated to reduce the risk of pest infestation. These crates require an approved stamp known as the “bug stamp” or ISPM-15 mark, certifying the crate meets international shipping standards. However, just because heat-treated lumber is used to build a wood crate doesn’t mean that it is certified for international export.

That’s where we come in! Pak Mail Pittsburgh Crate & Ship is Western Pennsylvania’s leading crater. We can assist you with all aspects of export crate building. We are the Pittsburgh area’s leading expert in packaging and crating items for international export from the US.

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

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.





Crate & Freight Services For Lease Returns In the Pittsburgh Area

May 6th, 2018 by Michael MacDonald


Lease Returns PittsburghPak Mail Pittsburgh Crate & Ship can take the hassle and the cost out of lease returns for copy and IT equipment. Our packing and shipping experience combined with our great customer service will ensure that your equipment is returned correctly, on time, and on budget.

  • We provide pick-up and on-site packing services for business and home offices throughout the Greater Pittsburgh, western Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio areas
  • We offer our onsite services during normal business hours as well evenings and weekends. Whatever works best for our clients.
  • We can perform work on very short notice
  •  We use a wide variety of anti-static packaging materials, including wraps, cushioning  and barriers to prevent electro static discharges from damaging your sensitive items
  • Our crews can disconnect equipment in different areas of the building or work within a designated area for onsite packing
  • We provide free, short-term storage
  • We offer a variety of shipping modes (parcel, motor, air, and ocean freight) and discounted rates to fit your budget and delivery time needs. We have the lowest shipping rates based on our franchise network’s buying power
  • We offer full-value shipping insurance

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.





Got Something Large To Wrap For The Holidays?

December 7th, 2017 by Michael MacDonald

Something big to pack, wrap, and ship to that special someone this holiday season? Contact the Pittsburgh area’s most highly rated packing and shipping company. Nothing too big for us to send…gift wrapping just a little extra!





M. Davis Group Industrial Equipment Auction This Saturday

November 29th, 2017 by Michael MacDonald

The M. Davis Group is hosting an in-person and online auction at The Erlin Co. in Latrobe, PA on Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 10:30 AM EST. A complete concrete inspection lab to be auctioned off including: Diamond & Slab Saws, X-Ray Machines, Mills, Water Baths, (12+) Microscopes, Lapping Machines & X-Ray Diffraction Equipment, and Much More! Check-out all the lots available at their website. We are the shipper for this auction, so give us a call at 724-382-5147, drop us an email at customerservice@pakmailpittsburgh.com, or visit our website if you would like a packing and shipping estimate.





Concept Art Gallery Auction This Saturday

November 29th, 2017 by Michael MacDonald

Concept Art Gallery has an estate antiques and fine arts auction this Saturday, December 2nd starting at 9:30 AM EST. Check out the 400 lots they are offering for in-person and online bidding at their web site. If you’re interested in getting a pre-auction packing and shipping quotation, please visit our web site. We are Concept’s highest rated shipping partner!






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