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Wholesale Shipping Times and Costs
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Our system will provide you a quote based on the information entered in your "Ship to" address book.
If the information is entered inaccurately (wrong address or type of destination), the returned quote may not be accurate and we may contact you to adjust your address and/or revise the shipping quote.
Please make sure that you accurately note whether your ship-to address is commercial* or residential** and whether you need a lift-gate or not (not applicable to UPS shipments).
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If the system displays "call for quote," you can still submit your order to us and we will contact you shortly with a shipping quote.
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Generally, pallet deliveries to a residence will require a lift-gate to lower the pallet(s) to the ground. Commercial locations, if not equipped with a loading dock or a forklift will also require a lift-gate. LTL carriers charge extra for residential deliveries. They will usually levy a flat fee of between $25-$75. Carriers also charge extra for trucks with lift-gates, typically a flat fee of around $25-$75.
Generally speaking, the cost to ship one pallet ranges from $90 - $200 and varies according to the weight and contents of the pallet. Shipping subsequent pallets is considerably cheaper, especially if shipping to a residence (for example it might cost $200 to ship 1 pallet, but only $275 to ship 2 pallets, and $310 to ship 3 pallets).
Visit our resource pages for more information on shipping pallets.
Truckload shipping is calculated based on mileage and usually ranges between $1.00/mile to $2.00/mile with a minimum charge of $350. Visit our truckload shipping page for more information.
Case-packed items shipped out with UPS or USPS generally cost approximately $25-$50 per box depending on the weight of the items being shipped.
Please note: all shipping quotes sent out by email or over the phone are only quotes, and are to be confirmed once order is placed. All shipping quotes are provided with minimal insurance. If you would like to purchase additional insurance, please let your account manager know before the order is finalized.
International Shipping Costs
The following figures are general ballparks and while they may apply to certain locations and certain items, they are provided as guidelines only:
The cost to ship one case typically ranges from $110 - $175 and varies according to weight and contents of the case.
Pallets are typically less cost-effective to ship by air. Prices can range from $800-$1,200 per individual pallet which we find to be prohibitive in most cases unless the value of the goods is rather high.
In such cases, we can either pack pallet items into boxes and ship them by the case, or we can ship them by ocean freight.
Ocean freight charges can run from $300-$700 per pallet, depending on the destination.