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Promoted Opportunities

#342

Initial Investment

LOW: $151,500
HIGH: $224,450

Change in Units

+1.3% +5 UNITS (1 Year)
-3.3% -13 UNITS (3 Years)

Company Profile

Founded

1983

Franchising Since

1984 (33 Years)

Corporate Address

7580 Metropolitan Dr., #200 San Diego, CA 92108

CEO

Jack Lentz

Parent Company

DP Kelley

About Pak Mail

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.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$151,500 - $224,450

Net-worth Requirement

$200,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$50,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$29,950 - $29,950

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5%

Ad Royalty Fee

2%

Financing Options

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

Veteran Incentives


20% off franchise fee

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: 4 days

Training at headquarters: 10 days

Additional Training: At existing center

Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
National Media
Regional Media

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 1 - 5

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Updated: September 20th, 2016

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