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Welcome to the OutletPC.com shipping resource page.  Here you will find information to help address any pre or post-sale questions you may have about our shipping policies.  For up to the minute tracking of your order status or for information on a topic not addressed on this page, please feel free to contact us for more information.
 
Frequently Asked Questions
  1. How much is shipping?
  2. What carriers/services are available at OutletPC?
  3. How long will it take to for my order to arrive?
  4. What is "Lowest Price Shipping"?
  5. What is OutletPC's policy on P.O. Boxes?
  6. Does OutletPC ship to APO/FPO addresses?
  7. Does OutletPC ship internationally?
  8. Can I have an order sent to an address not registered on my credit card?
How much is shipping?

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The OutletPC.com website features an interactive shipping calculator located on the shopping cart page.  To use this feature for domestic shipments please visit the shopping cart page and enter your Zip Code.  You may also use the calculator to calculate shipping costs for International orders.
 
What Carriers/Services Are Available On OutletPC.com?

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At OutletPC we offer shipping services to clients through UPS (United Parcel Services) and USPS (United States Postal Service) services. Other methods may be used in conjunction with our Lowest Price Shipping option. For Puerto Rico and Military (APO/FPO) customers who wish to purchase items please select the USPS Option - we do not ship outside of the domestic United States with our UPS options. Alaska and Hawaii customers are encouraged to select the USPS Priority Mail, FedEx Ground, or UPS Ground options for the best rates.   Our expedited shipment transit options include UPS 3 Day Select, UPS 2nd Day Air, and UPS Next Day Air. UPS 3 Day Select does not deliver to AK or HI.


 

How Long Will It Take For My Order To Get To Me?

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Time to delivery involves two components: the shipping method chosen + the time taken to ship off the item. 99% of orders placed on OutletPC.com that are in stock and do not require special assembly (systems, barebones, etc) ship Same-Day if received before our cutoff, or by the next business day if received afterwards. Orders involving assembly, customization, barebones, and systems will ship once the task/assembly has been completed and tested (including a 72-hour burn-in on all system assemblies). In cases in which an item is out of stock, the buyer will be notified and given the option to cancel or wait for the unit to come back in stock prior to shipping. If an item is not expected to come back in stock the item may be dropped from the order, placed on backorder, or upgraded to an identical or higher-valued unit. These factors and more can push the send-off date and thus alter the expected delivery date. Please plan accordingly and notify us of any deadlines/requirements. Please note that Weekend and Holiday dates should never be factored into a shipping time calculation.

Once an item is shipped it is no longer under our control so we reference the guidelines of our carriers. UPS Next Day Air, UPS 2nd Day Air, and UPS 3 Day Select are deadlined transit services that guarantee an item will be received within a certain number of days (after being sent off). UPS Ground, FedEx USPS Priority Mail, and USPS First Class Mail are not. Typically a USPS Priority Mail shipment will take 3-5 Business Days and a FedEx Ground or UPS Ground shipment will take 1-5 Business Days. However, because there is no guaranteed delivery time associated with either of these shipping methods, on occasion it can take a longer period of time depending on the efficiency of each organization.

 

UPS Ground Time-In Transit Map

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What is "Lowest Price Shipping"?

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"Lowest Price Shipping" is intended to be our most inexpensive shipping solution for consumers concerned primarily with final delivery cost (over transit time, tracking ability, and other factors). By selecting "Lowest Price Shipping" you allow us to select between one of our available shipping methods (FedEx Ground, UPS Ground, USPS Priority Mail or USPS First Class Mail) to offer the best rate possible. Note: Due to limitations set down by the US Postal Service, all packages shipped via USPS Priority Mail & USPS First Class Mail will only feature Delivery Confirmation numbers, which are updated by the Postal Service only after they have been delivered to their destination.
 
Lowest Price Shipping Carrier Chart (We choose from the following methods)

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Shipping Method USA International
Lowest Price Shipping DHL Global Mail
USPS First Class
USPS Priority
UPS Ground
DHL International
USPS First Class Mail International
USPS
Priority Mail International
Free Shipping USPS First Class
USPS Priority
UPS Ground
Not Available
   
What Is OutletPC's Policy On P.O. Boxes?

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PO Box addresses must be shipped to using USPS Priority Mail.  Please select the Priority Mail option when checking out for delivery to a Post Office Box.  All FedEx, UPS and "Lowest Cost Shipping" methods must be destined to Physical (Residential, Commercial, etc.) addresses.
 
Does OutletPC Ship to APO/FPO Addresses?

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APO/FPO and PR addresses must be shipped via USPS Priority Mail. Please email us if you are a military member and wish to obtain a rate quote.
 
Does OutletPC Ship Internationally?

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We do ship internationally.  For our international shipping policy please visit our International Shipping Page.
 
Can I Have My Order Shipped To An Address Not Registered On My Credit Card?

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To cut down on fraud, we require orders to be shipped to an address registered with the credit card company.  If the address you want to ship to is not registered with your credit card company, all you have to do is call the number on the back of your card and you can add it as an 'Alternate'.  Once that is completed, we will be able to confirm that with them and ship off your order.