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How Long Will it Take to Get My Order?

Truck on High BridgeOne of the most common questions that we get asked at National Event Supply is how long will it take to get my order? This of course varies dramatically by your location relative to where the order is shipping from as well as the shipping method. Since the shipping method can have such a huge impact on the delivery time, today I am going to provide you with a guideline for our most cost effective LTL (less than truckload) shipments. This is the most common method that we use when you purchase many of our larger products including plastic folding tables, plastic folding chairs, wood folding tables, resin folding chairs, Chiavari chairs, and when you place a larger order for porcelain. It is additionally important to remember that major centers enjoy faster delivery than most secondary points, especially if our carrier needs to hand the shipment off to a smaller local carrier. When our carrier needs to do a hand-off it will take a minimum of 1 additional business day before the order is delivered to your location by the local carrier. It is additionally important to note that these are estimates only and delivery can be effective by factors outside of our control like the weather.

We'll start by looking at the transit times from Toronto, and then the transit times from Vancouver. So what are the approximate LTL transit times for orders shipping from our Mississauga, ON (Toronto) location?

  • Victoria, BC—6-7 Business Days
  • Vancouver, BC—5-6 Business Days
  • Edmonton, AB—5-6 Business Days
  • Calgary, AB—5-6 Business Days
  • Saskatoon, SK—5-6 Business Days
  • Regina, SK—5-6 Business Days
  • Winnipeg, MB—4-5 Business Days
  • Sudbury, Hamilton, London, Windsor, the Greater Toronto Area, Peterborough, Belleville, and Kingston, ON – 1-2 Business Days
  • Ottawa, ON—1-2 Business Days
  • Montreal, QC—1-2 Business Days
  • Quebec City, QC—2-3 Business Days
  • Saint John, NB—2-4 Business Days
  • Moncton, NB—2-4 Business Days
  • Charlottetown, PEI—2-4 Business Days
  • Halifax, NS—2-4 Business Days
  • Sydney, NS—3-5 Business Days
  • St. John’s, NF—6-7 Business Days
  • Corner Brook, NF—6-7 Business Days

Shipping from Vancouver of course gives different transit times, most of which are much faster for the western provinces. We currently stock most sizes of our Plastic Folding Tables, Wood Folding Tables, and a variety of Chairs in Delta, BC at our third party warehouse. This location in the Vancouver metro area not only allows for faster deliveries, it can also dramatically reduce the cost of shipping. So what are the approximate LTL transit times for orders shipping from our Delta, BC (Vancouver) third party warehouse location?

  • Victoria, BC—1-2 Business Days
  • Duncan, BC—1-3 Business Days
  • Nanaimo, BC—1-2 Business Days
  • Courtenay, BC—1-3 Business Days
  • Comox, BC—1-3 Business Days
  • Campbell River, BC—1-3 Business Days
  • North Vancouver, Vancouver, Burnaby, Surrey, Delta, New Westminster, Richmond, Langley, Whistler and Coquitlam, BC—1-2 Business Days
  • Kelowna, BC—1-2 Business Days
  • Kamloops, BC—1-2 Business Days
  • Penticton, BC—1-2 Business Days
  • Calgary, AB—2-3 Business Days
  • Medicine Hat, AB—3-4 Business Days
  • Lethbridge, AB—3-4 Business Days
  • Red Deer, AB—3-4 Business Days
  • Edmonton, AB—2-3 Business Days

If you have any questions about your shipment, please don’t hesitate to contact your customer service representative for more information about your estimated delivery date.

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