Handle With Care Packaging Store in Des Moines

"We treat your items as if they were our own."

The Packaging Store in Des Moines has earned a reputation for excellence for our packing, palletizing, crating, boxing and shipping services.

Handle With Care Packaging Store in Des Moines

Franchise operator: Jeff carstens
Fax: (515) 255-0937
3200 Ingersoll Ave Ste C
Des Moines, IA 50312-3917

Location Hours in Des Moines

M-F 9:00a.m. - 6:00p.m. Sat: 10:00a.m. - 3:00p.m.

The Packaging Store in Des Moines uses methods and equipment you'd expect from a truly professional shipping company.

We know you want a company which views your belongings with the thought, "We treat your items as if they were our own." We know you want a company which is accessible and responsive to your questions from the time of pick-up to delivery. We know you want a company already tested by thousands of satisfied clients with happy endings.

That company is The Packaging Store. With over 30 years of knowledge and experience as our foundation, The Packaging Store in Des Moines has helped people just like you shipping all kinds of items including those which are Fragile, Large, Awkward and Valuable, creating the perfect custom packaging and shipping solutions. The Packaging Store. We get it there with care.

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to call us at (515) 255-4242. We'd enjoy the opportunity to learn more about your shipping needs.

Jeff carstens
The Packaging Store
3200 Ingersoll Ave Ste C
Des Moines, IA 50312-3917


We build custom crates.

Custom Packaging

Custom boxes, custom crates.

Foam in Place

Custom foam protects items.

Freight Insurance

Affordable freight insurance.

Fulfillment Service

Fulfillment solutions.

International Shipping

Worldwide shipping service.

Moving Supplies

Every moving supply needed.

Ocean Shipping

Protect for ocean shipping.

Packaging Supplies

We are the packaging store.


Full service packing.

Pickup & Delivery

Door to door service.

Senior Downsizing

Senior downsizing shipping.


Your shipping solution.

Small Shipments

We ship it, large or small.


Frequently asked questions.

We are the Des Moines, Iowa packing and shipping store that specializes in custom packaging. Get a shipping estimate today from the Packaging Store in Des Moines, Iowa! Choose the Packaging Store as your single-source antique shipping, furniture shipping, and freight shipping company. The friendly staff at our Des Moines packing and shipping store will dissolve the stress out of sending valuables and delicates from Des Moines doorstep to another, across the country, or around the world.

The Packaging Store has pride in its innovative systems for custom packaging, developed over 25 years. Custom packaging even the most awkward antiques or crating shipping artwork overseas, we’ve got it covered using our Foam-in-Place and custom-built boxes specifically designed for you and your items. Just say the word, and we will warehouse your goods, package them with the latest technologies, and use guaranteed methods to track them and keep them safe. Get shipping rates today from our packing and shipping store in Des Moines, Iowa. We take extra care to secure your valuables in impact-resistant padding to avoid damaging veneers, moving parts, or decorative pieces. Need fragile shipping services for light-weight or smaller items? No problem.

Get shipping rates today. With the Des Moines Packaging Store, you’ll never go wrong!