2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Ranked #380 last year
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Initial investment
$164K - $244K
Units as of 2020
352 8.1% over 3 years

Company Overview

Pak Mail provides specialty crating and international shipping as well as private mailbox rental and business support services. Based in Englewood, Colorado, Pak Mail Centers of America Inc. is a publicly held company traded under the symbol PMCX.

Ninety-eight percent of franchisees are owner/operators. Pak Mail has international franchise developers operating in Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Venezuela, Argentina, Chile and parts of Mexico.

About Pak Mail

Industry
Services (Other)
Founded
1983
Parent Company
Annex Brands Inc.
Leadership
Patrick F. Edd, CEO & President

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1984 (37 years)
# of employees at HQ
42
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is seeking new franchisees worldwide.

# of Units
352 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Social
Facebook
Corporate Address
7580 Metropolitan Dr., #200
San Diego, CA 92108

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Pak Mail franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$29,950
Initial Investment
$164,300 - $244,350
Net Worth Requirement
$200,000
Cash Requirement
$50,000
Veteran Incentives
20% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
5%
Ad Royalty Fee
2%
Term of Agreement
20 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

Third Party Financing
Pak Mail has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
36 hours
Classroom Training
76 hours
Additional Training
At existing center
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Marketing Planning & Support
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
Yes
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
1-5
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Ranked #105

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Updated: February 8th, 2021