Orders are typically shipped within 24 to 48 hours of receipt, & are primarily shipped via UPS or the US Postal Service (USPS). Transit time for all shipping methods do not include weekends or major holidays.
Shipping rates are calculated & displayed during the checkout process. The exact rate is determined by UPS or USPS according to the total weight of your order & the method used to ship your order. All orders are subject to a $2.00 handling fee which is included in the shipping charge.
In general, most in-stock items are ready to ship from our warehouse within 1-2 business days from the time your order is placed. Transit times are listed below in a chart outlining the various domestic shipping options. Please note that the timelines given are estimates & vary by order destination. Sundays & federal holidays may affect transit times as well. Hardwick & Sons is not responsible for delays caused by UPS or USPS.
|Domestic Shipping Methods||Estimated Delivery Time|
*UPS Next Day Air delivers typically by 10:30 am, 3:00 PM, or the end of the next business day depending on location. Hawaii may take an extra day & Alaska may take an additional 1-5 days.
|USPS First Class Mail (up to 13 oz.)||1-3 business days|
|USPS Priority Mail||1-3 business days|
|USPS Priority Mail Express||1-2 business days or overnight|
|USPS Retail Ground||2-8 business days|
|UPS Ground||1-5 business days|
|UPS Next Day Air*||Next business day*|
|UPS Next Day Air Early A.M.*||Next business day*|
|UPS Next Day Air Saver*||Next business day*|
|UPS Second Day Air A.M.||2 business days|
|UPS Second Day Air||2 business days|
|UPS Three-Day Select||3 business days|
P.O. Boxes and APO/FPO Addresses
Please note that UPS does not ship to P.O. Boxes and APO/FPO addresses. Because of this, we are only able to ship to a P.O. Box or APO/FPO address if you select a USPS service as your shipping method. If you select a UPS option, your order will be delayed as we attempt to contact you to obtain a physical street address.