Learn About Economy Shipping from ClearBags
Put simply, you let us pick the shipping method for you and we give you a subsidized shipping rate.
We're here to give you the best packaging experience and pricing in the industry. That means the best products, wholesale pricing, and transparent shipping. We pass on our negotiated rates, which are what shipping carriers charge us. As we continue to grow, we'll do our best to negotiate the best possible rates and pass on every discount that our shipping carriers offer. You deserve 100% transparency when it comes to pricing and shipping.
What is the program?
Simply put, this is deferred or no-rush shipping. Economy shipping is ideal for time flexible orders. Orders are fulfilled within two business days and usually shipped at the lowest-cost method available. The good news is that these types of shipments often arrive within 14 days. You save some money and we'll still get your order out quick.
Why are you doing this?
As a company, we've been lucky to see continued growth and reach new shipping milestones. We're finally at a point where we get better discounts and can pass these additional savings onto you. Our continued goal is to get better carrier rates and pass that discount over to you. We want you to save on the cost of shipping and firmly believe that transparent shipping rates are better than padding products prices to hide costs.
How can I qualify?
You're already qualified to take advantage of our Economy Shipping. Every customer located in the contiguous U.S. (lower 48 states) will see this option during checkout. Look for the option labeled "Economy Shipping" to claim this reduced rate. Your package will be sent via the lowest-cost method (still within a reasonable timeframe to get to you). It will usually arrives within 14 days. If you're flexible and in no rush, Economy Shipping could be a great way to save.
FAQ Economy Shipping Questions
"Economy Shipping" is a shipping method available to those in the contiguous United States (i.e., lower 48-states). "Economy Shipping" is subsidized by ClearBags to allow for a 1-3 day longer shipping time than standard UPS® Ground (that means that you can check the expected arrival time of UPS Ground and add in 1-3 extra business days to get your expected arrival date). We pick the best method to get your order to you in a timely and cost-effective method.
Don't worry! You're not being overlooked. Shipping costs vary much more when it comes to HI, AK, and international shipping methods. For U.S. customers that are not part of the lower 48, we have USPS Flat Rate available to give you a more economic option. We also have affordable First Class Mail options available for many of our products. Refer to the USPS section of your shipping estimates to see the incredible savings that the Postal Service can provide.
For Canadian customers, we have a few options for you to consider. UPS options (specifically Standard) is for import experienced businesses with bonds+permits for UPS and Customs. Retail customers should select other shipping services. You can also shop direct from www.ClearBags.ca to avoid delays and fees at the border. Please keep in mind that Crystal Clear Bags Canada is a sister company and you'll be working with their team for any orders placed on their website.
Good news! We have reduced our rates for international shipping as well. Sometimes your shipping quotes may still be higher than you expected. For international customers, you may opt to request a quote to make sure we find the most economical shipping option that works for your situation. When you select the "Request a Shipping Quote" method, a ClearBags representative will call you before we process your order to help you find the most economical shipping option. This might not be the most convenient but it will be the best way to make sure we find a shipping solution that is both affordable and timely. Additionally, for international customers in Europe, consider ordering from our sister company located in The Netherlands www.packlinq.com.
Lucky for you, we have a shipping and returns page up and ready.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact one of our customer service representatives at 800.233.2630.