How do I determine the shipping charges on my order?
We offer LIVE shipping quotes for the order you are
placing (Fig. 1 and 1a). The shipping cost is based on weight, dimension, product value (for insurance purposes) and
of shipping. We do not add
a handling charge, however we do add a packaging material surcharge and - with today's fuel economy - a fuel surcharge at times. We split large orders into multiple boxes.
At times the actual shipping charges may be less than the online quoted charges. In such case - based solely on our discression - we will prorate the shipping charges at the time processing the order. Please note that the online shipping quote presented are the shipping charges that we will authorize and charge to your card.
Sometimes it is more economical - and at times necessary - to ship large quantity or large item orders via LTL or LCL. In such case we will contact you prior to shipment.
In most cases we will ship your order with the by you requested method at the time of check out. Even if the actual charges are higher than the quoted rates. We will try to absorb the difference - if any. We may however contact you at times if we have to change the method of shipment on our end.
We only ship orders with UPS at the current time. UPS can only
deliver to a physical address. P.O. Box shipping addresses are
Once you have placed the desired items in your shopping cart (click
here to learn more on how to
place an on-line order) and arrive
at the billing and shipping options page you can view accurate
price quotes for the different shipment options that we can offer
you for that order.
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