Shipping Gifts
10:02 am
Tue December 24, 2013

From bean bags to rocket fuel – the “Head Packer” has seen it all

Santa has a lot of helpers getting those Christmas gifts to their destination, including Dave Shappee.

This is one of the busiest months of the year for  the founder of The Shipping Depot in Missoula. And he's still busy today, as last minute shoppers rush to ship their Christmas presents on the eve of the holiday.

"My favorite was the black velvet Elvis...Elvis at his prime."

 In this feature interview, Shappee talks with News Director Sally Mauk about the unique items people try to ship - and about their procrastination this year.

Sally Mauk talks with the founder of The Shipping Depot, Dave Shappee, about some of the unusual gifts people send (or try to) for Christmas