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Call us toll-free 1-800-248-8424
ATTENTION! Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon and Washington

ATTENTION! Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon and Washington

Shipping

Sudden Service Across the USA from our Athens Location:

Shipping
Most material is shipped UPS. Please refer to charts on this page for estimated freight charges and delivery time. Shipments become property of purchaser when received by transportation agencyand we will not be responsible for any damage en route. We are willing at all times to help a customer establish any just claim for damage. 

Now shipping larger orders of 1000+ containers with an LTL Carrier!!

  • Possible savings from 20-40% under UPS Freight by shipping with an LTL carrier.
  • If your order is for 1000+ containers we will check UPS vs. LTL for the most economical freight. 
  • If shipping by an LTL carrier (Tractor Trailer) plants will be boxed, palletized and shrink wrapped.  Delivery location must be able to receive a tractor trailer delivery.  Please let us know in Comments if you do not accept palletized shipments.
  • Once your order is placed we will calculate freight and determine the best way to ship.  We will confirm this with you before shipping.  Your payment will be adjusted when we finalize the shipment.

UPS freight estimations and charges:

  • Minimum UPS freight per order - $15.00.
  • C.O.D. orders - add $13.60 for C.O.D. charge.
  • 3 Day Select cost - 2.5 times estimated freight. Minimum $21.00
  • 2nd Day Air Cost - 4 times estimated freight. Minimum $30.00
  • Next Day Air Cost - 6-9 times estimated freight. Minimum $50.00
  • Residential Deliveries add $3.60 per box -  add 10%-20% more to freight listed below.
  • Address changes in route - $15.90 per package

Attention! Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon and Washington

Dept of Ag Restrictions require all soil washed from roots on shipments to AZ, CA, HI, NV, OR and WA.  We no longer wash roots to ship to these states.

 

Estimated UPS Freight Cost Per Plant

For your Zone, see zip code chart below.

Plant Size Zone 2 Zone 3 Zone 4 Zone 5 Zone 6 Zone 7 Zone 8
Standard BR $0.02 $0.02 $0.03 $0.04 $0.06 $0.08 $0.10
BR Lirope/Hosta $0.04 $0.05 $0.06 $0.07 $0.08 $0.09 $0.10
Daylily/Fern $0.17 $0.19 $0.22 $0.24 $0.26 $0.28 $0.30
2.5" Pots $0.18 $0.20 $0.23 $0.25 $0.26 $0.30 $0.32
Classic Pints™ / 3.25" Pots $0.36 $0.39 $0.42 $0.51 $0.58 $0.61 $0.68

To determine UPS Zone, take the first three digits of the destination zip code and refer to the chart below. We will deliver by truck if less expensive.

UPS Zone Chart

Zip Code Prefixes

UPS Zone

004-005

5

006-007

-

008

-

009

-

010-042

5

043-044

6

045

5

046-049

6

050-079

5

080-083

4

084-089

5

090-099

-

100-149

5

150-168

4

169

5

170-179

4

180-189

5

190-192

4

193-194

5

195-199

4

200-239

4

240-243

3

244-245

4

246-248

3

249-254

4

255-259

3

260-268

4

270-277

3

278-279

4

280-283

3

284-285

4

286

3

287-293

2

294-295

3

296

2

Zip Code Prefixes

UPS Zone

297

3

298-299

2

300-314

2

315-316

3

317-319

2

320-324

3

325

4

326

3

327-339

4

340-341

-

342

4

344

3

346-349

4

350-361

3

362

2

363-364

3

365-366

4

367

3

368

2

369

4

370-372

3

373-374

2

375

4

376

3

377-379

2

380-383

4

384-385

3

386-396

4

397

3

399

2

400-402

4

403-405

3

406

4

407-409

3

410

4