MELBOURNE, Fla. – Postal Connections®, one of the nation’s premier providers of retail packaging, shipping, mail receiving and iSOLD IT on eBay sales support platform, will open a second east-coast Florida location. The new service center, officially called Postal Connections at Viera, is planning a February opening at 8530 N Wickham Rd suite 112 in Melbourne, situated just off the intersection of State Highway 95, in the mall anchored by Walmart. Local residents, husband and wife team, Bhavin and Shraddha Patel will own and operate the franchise location, which is the first in Brevard County.
“My upcoming service center will provide so many conveniences and friendly care for local residents and businesses with time-saving, personalized attention to meet their personal and professional needs,” said Bhavin Patel. “Whether to utilize our pack and ship services ecommerce drop-offs & pickups, use, a private mailbox to operate a business, Postal Connections will be a one-stop shop to meet your needs.” and we offer choices of carriers and the Post Office.
Melbourne’s Postal Connections service centers offer printing, notary services, passport photos, fax sending & receiving, digital fingerprinting, lamination and binding, shredding services and virtual mailbox service with email notification when mail arrives. Customers, located anywhere, can decide if mail should be held, opened and scanned to send them or discarded.
The location also will feature iSOLD It®, a unique online sales support service for people who want to turn items into cash. The service offers a free expert advice on pricing and online retail strategies. Many are uncomfortable dealing with strangers online, have concerns about computer hackers and just don’t have the time to do packaging shipping and manage potential returns. No fees due until an item sells. The listing is good for 30 days. If the item doesn’t sell, there is no charge and customers can either pick up their item, relist it or have it donated to charity.
As the owner of the soon-to-open Postal Connections/iSOLD It, Bhavin brings valuable industry experience to his service center. He most recently worked as a manager for a shipping and receiving store locally in Melbourne. Shraddha has held roles in customer service for many years as well. Together, they will oversee day-to-day operations and look forward to greeting and serving the community.
Postal Connections/iSOLD It will offer a virtual mailbox service with email notification to customers when mail arrives. Customers, located anywhere, can then decide if mail should be held, opened and scanned to send them or discard.
Headquartered in Frisco, Texas, Postal Connections/iSOLD It has established itself as a leading franchise and provider of an innovative array of business and personal service centers. It offers access to U.S. Postal products, FedEx, DHL, and accepts drop off ecommerce returns, along with receiving from all carriers.
“Our service centers make life easier for the everyday resident and business owners especially now where labor and service are hard to find. Bhavin and Shraddha are the perfect people to carry out our operating values,” said Fred Morache, COO of Postal Connections. Today’s ecommerce brings us wonderful products at affordable prices, yet people appear to be starved for customized services when tasks are time consuming or they simply want someone else do it.”
There are 44 Postal Connections/iSOLD It franchise service centers 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
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 and franchisors, purchased the Postal Connections franchise in 2007 and later bought iSOLD It. Both brands are part of Blue Stamp Franchise Company, Inc. headquartered in Frisco, Texas. The iSOLD It 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.
To learn more about Postal Connections services, visit www.postalconnections.com. For more information on franchise opportunities, visit www.postalconnections.com/franchise-opportunities/ or call 1-800-POSTALS (767-8257).