Shipping Agreement, "Free Shipping" Terms, and Inspecting Your Freight for Damage
Last Updated: 08/20/2021
Free Shipping Defined
Our free shipping offer is available to products advertised by a "Free Shipping" icon within the 48 contiguous United States.
Offers of Free Shipping as denoted by an " * " may have additional fees and charges applied. Refer here for more details.
Under the Free Shipping Agreement, you are responsible for:
Freight Damage Policy
It is critical that you inspect your shipment for visible damage before signing for your delivery. Damages that occur in transit are unfortunate, and we do sincerely apologize. These policies are in place to protect everyone and expedite the process of sending replacements or repairing them as quickly as possible. We advise all dealers and end-users to carefully read our policies which contain information on what to do if your shipment is damaged and outlines our procedures for resolving the situation. Freight companies directly impact our policies as we must follow their rules and regulations when submitting a freight damage claim. Download freight damage policy.
StoreMoreStore will NOT be responsible for orders damaged in transit (including visible damage, concealed damage, and/or shortage of material) unless the receiver takes the following steps:
StoreMoreStore must be notified of any visible or concealed damages and/or product shortages within 3 days of shipment delivery. If this time frame is not met, you forfeit all rights to a freight claim and are fully responsible for any replacement costs.
IF YOU WISH TO RETURN MATERIAL AFTER RECEIVING:
If there is no damage, but you wish to return your order, please note the following:
We'll gladly pay for the return shipping cost and waive the restocking fee if you received a product in error.
General Shipping Information -
We will ship your order using the fastest, safest, and most reliable shipping method possible. We have established strong relationships with some of the best delivery companies nationwide. Every product on our site has been carefully selected to ship by a particular shipping method in order to provide you with an optimal delivery experience. We recommend you track your package online or on the phone with the freight carrier. Most freight companies can provide an estimated delivery date when provided with the tracking number. Please note we cannot ship to P.O. Boxes or Military APOs.
Truck freight shipments usually take between 3 and 10 days from when your order ships from our facility. Trucking companies make standard deliveries between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.
Small Parcel Shipments -
Whenever possible we will ship smaller, lighter items via UPS, FedEx, DHL, or USPS. These companies provide the fastest and most reliable method of shipping for smaller shipments. Depending on your location, your item will arrive in one to six business days (1 to 10 business days for USPS) from the ship date.
Free shipping means we will cover the shipping costs of your order to your office building or loading dock, it does not include inside delivery. This means it is your responsibility to unload the products from the freight truck and move them inside your facility or pay additional charges for the freight carrier to unload and move them inside your facility.
If you are unable to unload the products and move them inside your facility, please call us toll-free at 1-855-786-7667 for a quote.
We use truck freight carriers (also called LTL freight ) for products too large products typically weighing over 75 pounds. Unlike UPS and FedEx parcel shipments, freight carriers are only required to bring the products to the rear of the truck.
This means it is your responsibility to unload the products from the truck and move them inside your facility or pay additional charges for the freight carrier to unload and move them inside your facility.
If you are unable to unload the products and move them inside your facility, please call us toll-free at 1-855-786-7667 for a quote. Charges for inside delivery by the freight carrier at the time of delivery will be added to your credit card transaction. In addition, charges from the freight carrier for refusing shipments and re-deliveries because you are not able to receive your shipment will be added to your credit card as well. Our goal is to keep the cost of freight low by only providing charges for services you require. Please call us toll-free at 1-855-786-7667 for any questions concerning freight.
Free shipping is only available on products in the continental 48 contiguous states that are listed or advertised as "Free Shipping".
Other billable freight services include:
Please call us toll-free at 1-855-786-7667 if you have questions or need a quote for additional services.
Definition of terms:
The unloading and delivery of merchandise from a freight carrier's truck to the inside of a facility. Inside Delivery charges vary on how much merchandise needs to be moved, how far the merchandise needs to be moved, and stairs (or other conditions) encountered with moving the freight either outside or inside the facility.
A liftgate is a platform on the rear of the freight truck used to mechanically lower and raise large heavy items from the truck for loading and unloading of cargo.
A loading dock is an area of a building where trucks are loaded and unloaded. They are commonly found in the shipping and receiving areas of commercial, industrial, and warehouse buildings. Loading docks may be outside the building or fully enclosed. They are part of a facility's service or utility infrastructure, typically providing direct access to staging areas, storage rooms, and freight elevators.
Less than truckload (LTL) shipping is a transportation industry term to describe relatively small freight shipments that are too heavy or large for parcel carriers and too small to consume a full semi-truckload. LTL shipments are grouped and loaded into semi-trailers with other freight orders to make transportation economical. Typically, semi-trailers are between 26 and 53 feet long.