Postal Connections Introduces Premier Pack & Ship Services to Puyallup
Local Entrepreneurs Sign Franchise Agreement With Shipping & Ecommerce Service Provider to Open Second Washington Location
May 12, 2020 // Franchising.com // PUYALLUP, Wash. - Texas-based Postal Connections®, one of the nation’s premier providers of retail packaging, shipping, mail receiving and eBay customer-sales support announced the opening of a new location, conveniently located at 14312 Meridian Ave. E. in Puyallup next to Walgreens and 24 hour Anytime Fitness. The service center is scheduled to open late May and will be operated by local entrepreneurs Rob and Rosalie Docktor.
The new Postal Connections/iSOLD It® store will serve the fast-growing Pierce County area. Fulfilling the area’s need for convenience, the store will offer retail shipping, packaging and printing, as well as notary services, passport photos and 24/7 access to personal PO Boxes. The store will also offer the new eBay sales assistance service to turn unwanted items into cash, iSOLD It®. The eBay sales assistance service provides free item evaluation and online listing with no payment down until an item sells.
“Rosalie and I have been impressed by the Postal Connections/iSOLD It franchise model since day one and have witnessed firsthand how a business service center with time-saving, personalized service will meet the needs of the Puyallup community,” said Rob. “I’m looking forward to building a business that offers the greatest convenience to our community.”
Rob, a Navy veteran, served 6 years as a submariner, FTB2 and knows the importance of receiving mail from anywhere in the world. Postal Connections offers 24 hour access to patrons mailbox, a virtual mail service, notifying customers when mail arrives via email with a scan of the contents. Customers can then decide what to keep with an option of opening and emailing the documentation or discarding it. These are some of the offerings available with the new Postal Connections Store.
As co-owners of Postal Connections Rob and Rosalie bring valuable experience to their store. Rosalie worked as a Special Educational Teacher and Rob works as a Project Manager in the Healthcare industry. The Docktors will oversee the day-to-day operations for the Postal Connections/iSOLD It service center and their daughter (Elisha) will work in the mailroom portion of the store.
Headquartered in Frisco, TX, Postal Connections/iSOLD It has established itself as a leading provider and innovator of a wide array of business and personal services, offering access to postal products, mail receiving, shipping with leading carriers, freight, printing, creative services, copying, fax, passport photos, notary, shredding and online sales assistance.
Through its iSOLD It online sales service, Postal Connections’ customers can enlist the digital sales knowledge of trained staff who handle the selling of their items in the fastest time and at the best prices. Seller-customers pay nothing until their item has sold and typically receive 60-70% when sold. iSOLD It sales assistance also sells on Amazon Marketplace and other specialty ecommerce websites. The most commonly sold items include home electronics, sporting equipment, designer fashion items, collectables, bicycles, auto parts, musical instruments and valuable art.
“Our stores frequently add services to make life easier for the everyday resident and business owner. The Docktors are the perfect entrepreneurs to carry out our operating values,” said Fred Morache, COO of Postal Connections/ iSOLD It. “I’m confident with their business proficiency and customer focus, Rob and Rosalie will thrive in the Puyallup market. Today’s e-commerce brings us wonderful products at affordable prices, yet people appear to be starved for customized services when tasks are time consuming or simply a benefit to have someone else do it.”
There are 47 Postal Connections/iSOLD It franchise stores in 21 states across the United States. The retail business model is awarding franchise opportunities to qualified individuals who share the company’s commitment to owner/operator involvement in the business and who will be dedicated to superior customer service.
About Postal Connections/iSOLD It
Founded in 1995, Postal Connections is a national franchise chain of postal, shipping and business service stores. C. “Andy” Thompson and Fred Morache, Co-Directors & Franchisors, purchased the Postal Connections franchise in 2007 and later purchased iSOLD It. Both brands are part of Blue Stamp Franchise Company, Inc. headquartered in Frisco, TX. The franchise is the largest retail chain offering third party services to help customers sell their items on eBay, Amazon and other specialty ecommerce internet sites. A customized software system enables franchisees to successfully sell the vast majority of items listed and serve buyers with fast shipping receiving their purchased items in the advertised condition.
SOURCE Postal Connections/iSOLD It
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