Archive for the General Category

Freight, General, International Shipping, Packaging, Stuff We've Shipped

Yes, we CAN ship that!

26 Dec 2009

Crate with sculpture being shipped to Christy’s Auction House, NY When customers come in to Pak Mail, the comment we hear most often (besides “What a cute dog! What breed is it?” — referring to Dandy, our Yorkie-Shih-Tzu mix  — or “Dandy, the Diva Dog,” as we refer to her ) is “I didn’t know […]

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Freight, General, International Shipping, Packaging, Shipping

Got something big, bulky, awkward to ship?

26 Dec 2009

If you have something “unshippable” that you need to get across the state, across the country, or around the world, bring it to Pak Mail! (Or call us for free local pickup.) Nothing is “unshippable” for us. (Well, almost nothing!) We specialize in the large, odd-shaped, unusual and/or high-value items that everyone else tells you […]

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Fun Stuff, General

Looking for some unique gift ideas?

26 Dec 2009

Try www.skarart.com . Here you will find a large assortment of hand made unique glass gifts ranging from wine bottle stoppers and fridge magnets to one-of-a-kind designer marbles. Miranda and Joe Skar have been making their amazing flame worked glass creations in Bellingham for over five years. Their items are featured in many shops around […]

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General, Packaging, Shipping

Father’s Day is June 19 – Ship to Dad at Pak Mail

26 Dec 2009

Hm-m, what to get Dad for Father’s Day? Whether it’s a gift card to his favorite home and garden store, a new drill, a fishing rod, or maybe a logo’d shirt or hat for his favorite sports team, you can depend on Pak Mail to pack and ship it and get it there safely, economically […]

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Business Services, General, Shredding

Practice Safe Shredding

26 Dec 2009

Isn’t it time to clean out those boxes and piles of papers in your home office – or your business? Those 10-year-old receipts, tax documents, credit card statements and other papers you no longer need (and you’re not required by the IRS to keep)? Sure, you have a shredder – one that shreds maybe 10-12 pages […]

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Fun Stuff, General

A great Bellingham bar/restaurant

26 Dec 2009

If you’re looking for a great view of Bellingham Bay with outdoor seating as well as indoor, good food, a super but moderately-priced by-the-glass wine list and ambience that allows conversation, try Harborside at the Hotel Bellwether. It’s one of the best local places we’ll bet you haven’t tried – but you should, especially if you […]

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Business Services, Freight, General, Packaging, Shipping, Stuff We've Shipped

“Can you ship X?” Yes, we can!

26 Dec 2009

We are often asked whether we can ship a boat, a car, a drill rig, a large piece of expensive artwork or sculpture, a rocking chair or rocking horse, dresser, cedar chest, tool chest, chest of drawers . . . the answer almost always is “Yes, we can ship that.” But sometimes, we recommend against shipping […]

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Freight, General, International Shipping, Packaging, Shipping, Stuff We've Shipped

Where do you need to ship today?

26 Dec 2009

Lately we’ve been doing a lot of international shipping – all sorts of things all around the world. For example, we shipped 6 large boxes of personal goods (mostly clothing and baby stuff) to Norway via DHL; a teddy bear to the Philippines; a full container of water purification equipment via ocean to China; a […]

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General, Uncategorized

Holiday Shipping Deadlines

26 Dec 2009

Pak Mail Holiday CalendarWant to get your packages where they belong on time for Christmas? Check out our Holiday Shipping Calendar. It has all the deadlines for shipping anywhere in the world, via postal service, UPS or Fed Ex. Questions or concerns about what to ship, when to ship or how to pack it? Give […]

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General

When a box is more than a box

26 Dec 2009

Most of the time when people buy a box, it’s because they plan to ship something. But sometimes, a box becomes . . . a playhouse or fort, a bridge, a boat, or a robot.  And this month, boxes are Halloween costumes. Last week, a customer bought 3 boxes to create Thor, the robot, for […]

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