Calculating Ice Pack Supplies

HOW MANY DO I NEED?

Cool Shield Thermal Envelopes

As a general rule you will need one (1) thermal mailer for each of the following:

  • 1 XXL item (greater than 1.5lbs)
  • 2 XL item (1-1.5lbs)
  • 3-4 large items (12-16oz)
  • 4-6 regular items (7-11oz)
  • 6-10 small items (up to 6oz)
Ice Packs

 As a general rule you will need one (1) ice pack for each of the following:

  • 1 XL item (1-1.5lbs)
  • 2 large items (8-16oz)
  • 3-4 regular items (up to 7oz)
  • For items larger than 1.5lbs (24oz) we recommend 2 ice packs per item.

I NEED HELP!

If you have questions on how many thermal mailers or ice packs you think you might need please feel free to reach out to Kevin at kevin@fiveanddimesweets.com.

 

ADDITIONAL NOTES

  • Thermal envelopes are not the outer shipping packaging. Your items will be placed inside the thermal envelope along with any ice packs purchased, thermal envelope will be sealed and then placed in an outer cardboard shipping box.
    For more details please see our shipping policies as well as our Warm Weather FAQ page. (Opens in a new tab)