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November 8, 2016 News, Shop, What's New

Holiday Shopping and Shipping Tips

It’s hard to imagine, but the holiday shopping season is here! It is very important to us that you receive all your orders when you need them. Here are a few tips to help ensure your entire order arrives as expected.

shipping-estimator#1. Order early to allow for unforeseen delays! Winter happens and weather trumps delivery guarantees with carriers. Peak holiday shipments also cause delays.

#2. Use our shipping estimate tool to determine estimated arrival dates, and to determine which shipping method will work best for you. You’ll find the shipping estimate tool in your shopping cart. If you are wondering about shipping discounts, or why we don’t offer “free” shipping, it’s important to read this.

#3. Double check your order to ensure the lids will fit the style of jars you’ve selected. When ordering jars, the matching lids will be listed on the right-hand side of your screen under accessories. Be sure to also make sure you’ve ordered the proper number of lids for your jars.

#4. Re-Stock Alerts. We do our best to anticipate the needs of our customers, but we can’t always control the efficiency in which our manufacturers produce and distribute their products. We apologize if we are out of stock of your favorite item. Once it is back in stock, we will announce on our Facebook page.

UPS My Choice#5. Get home delivery on your schedule with the My Choice Program from UPS. It is simple to register, and it’s free! You’ll get alerts a day in advance of any UPS shipment coming to your address, have the option to instruct where to leave your package, sign for packages online if you might not be home, or even have them leave it with a neighbor (within walking distance). You only pay nominal charges if you change the delivery address (like to your work address), need to change the delivery date, upgrade the service level, or need a 2-hour delivery window.

#Fillmore Box6. Check out to ensure you get the items you want. Items placed in a shopping cart are not reserved. We cannot guarantee the stock of a product until the purchase is made. Once you’ve gone through the checkout process, you can be assured your items are being pulled from our shelves just for you.

#7. Provide a valid email address and Track your Package. A valid email address will ensure that you receive a shipment tracking email, which will allow you to track the timeline for delivery once it leaves our facility. Tracking information comes directly from UPS Quantum View Notify, so keep an eye on your email and you’ll know exactly when your package will arrive. This can be invaluable in situations when the timeliness of delivery is crucial.

#8. We celebrate the holidays, too (plus the ever-popular year-end inventory reconciliation)! Please note that we will be closed on November 24 & 25, 2016, and December 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 2016, and January 1, 2, 2017.Cookbooks Fillmore Container

#9. Books ship for just $5 with our media shipping option. So, if you are considering making a book only order, be sure to take advantage of the $5 media shipping rate.

Happy Shopping!

 

 

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  1. Ronni Posted December 3, 2016 at 3:15 pm | Permalink

    Oh media shipping! Great idea, thanks.
    Happy Holidays/Inventoridays