Shipping Charges within the United States (including HI, AK & Puerto Rico)
Shipping costs for orders placed on this site are based on the total weight of your order and the delivery location. Because the cost is based on the weight of the order and not the number of items purchased; orders with multiple items will normally be charged less shipping than if they were purchased individually. Shipping charges include carrier costs (including fuel surcharges), handling and processing fees and are subject to change without notice.
Depending on the total weight, value of your order and the delivery location, different shipping methods will be available. Prior to checkout, while viewing your cart you will be offered the opportunity to enter a destination zip code to determine available shipping methods and charges. During checkout you will also be allowed to choose your desired shipping method. A small percentage of orders may have only one shipping method available. Orders over $500 dollars will be shipped with a signature required for delivery.
Available Shipping Methods
- 3 Day (3 Business Days) - Orders placed via this method will be delivered by either USPS First Class, Priority Mail, UPS or FedEx
- 2 Day (2 Business Days) - Orders placed via this method will be delivered via FedEx or UPS
- 1 Day (1 Business Day) - Orders placed via this method will be delivered via FedEx or UPS
Carriers We Use
USPS First Class Mail* (Business Days****) - Orders shipped via this method are normally placed in a large plastic envelope and delivered by your regular mail carrier. To be eligible for this method orders must weight less than 13 ounces and be able to fit in the envelope.
USPS Priority Mail* (1-3 Business Days****) - Orders shipped via this method will be delivered by a mail carrier.
UPS or FedEx Ground*** (3-7 Business Days****) - Orders shipped via this method will be delivered by UPS or FedEx. Tracking information is available for all orders sent via this method. UPS and FedEx will generally not deliver to PO Boxes.
UPS or FedEx 3 Day** (3 Business Days****) - The same information, rules and restrictions as FedEx or UPS Ground apply to this method. Orders arrive by the end of the third business day after being shipped. In addition a signature will be required for this method.
UPS or FedEx 2 Day Air** (2 Business Days****) - The same information, rules and restrictions as FedEx or UPS Ground apply to this method. Orders arrive by the end of the second business day after being shipped. In addition a signature will be required for this method.
UPS or FedEx Next Day Air** (1 Business Day****) - The same information, rules and restrictions as FedEx or UPS Ground apply to this method. Orders arrive by the end of the next business day after being shipped. In addition a signature will be required for this method.
*USPS delivers packages Monday through Saturday excluding federal holidays.
**FedEx and UPS 1,2 & 3 Day delivers packages Monday through Friday excluding holidays. Saturday delivery is not available.
***FedEx Ground delivers packages Tuesday through Saturday excluding holidays for residences and Monday through Friday for businesses. UPS Ground delivers packages Monday through Friday.
****Business days are considered to be M-F. The first day of shipping would be the first business day after the order has shipped.
International Shipping Charges
Canada- Canadian shipments are normally sent via FedEx and arrive within 3-7 business days. Rates are calculated based on the actual weight of the items on your order. Taxes are calculated using rates for Manitoba (GST+PST). Duty is calculated and charged at the time of shipment using the best information available to us at the time.
International orders other than to Canada are charged based on the destination country and the method of shipment.
Certain items cannot be shipped internationally. If one of these items are in your cart you will be unable to checkout, however you will be informed as to which items are unavailable.
Shipping time is based on a number of factors. First it depends when you place your order, our warehouse processes orders Monday through Friday (excluding US Holidays). Generally if you place your order before 2PM EST (11 M-F and we have the item in stock the order will be shipped that day. If you order on Saturday or Sunday your order will generally ship Monday afternoon. The second factor that determines when you receive your order is the shipping method you choose, please consult our shipping chart to determine length of time we estimate an order will be in transit.
Items that are out of stock at the time your order is placed will be put on backorder and your credit card will not be charged for that item until it ships, in addition if your order requires more than one shipment due to a backorder you will not be charged shipping for the additional shipments. If an item is listed as out of stock and you would to like purchase it, we suggest you do so, backordered items normally ship in 2-4 weeks and are shipped on a first come first served basis via either First Class Mail, Priority Mail or FedEx Ground. You may cancel a backorder order at any time before it ships. Please click here for other important Terms & Conditions, including our return policy.
At checkout time you may optionally choose to add priority processing to your order for a fee of $2.95. Priority Processing guarantees that your order will ship on the date indicated, pending credit card approval and availability of the items purchased. If for any reason your order does not ship on the date indicated you will not be charged the fee or it will be refunded to you. Priority Processing DOES NOT guarantee a delivery time, simply that your order will be processed on the date indicated.
We make every effort to process all orders as quickly as possible, priority processing is an optional service we provide to customers who may have time sensitive orders.