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SHIPPING METHODS: takes pride in the way we handle and ship all of our material. We only purchase prime material, and we do everything within our capabilities to ensure your material arrives to you the way it arrived to our plant. Once your order has been pulled and is ready for shipment, it is brought to our packaging department where it is double checked for accuracy of material and dimensions. 90% of our shipping packages are custom made to fit your material. Discount Steel orders are shipped via FedEx with the options of Ground, 3 Day, Next Day Air & LTL delivery.  Shipping costs include extensive packaging material and labor to ensure your order arrives to you in excellent condition.

 ***All web orders are processed & shipped out of our Minneapolis, MN location***


FedEx Ground is our most popular & cost effective method. Use this map to figure out how long it will take to get your package. 


Material Weight + Product Dimensions + Packaging Material/Labor + Destination Zip Code = Your total shipping costs

Our system calculates your shipping charges automatically as you go through the order process. Add items to your shopping cart and click the "Estimate Shipping Link" right above the “Begin Checkout button. Fill out the information and select “Go”. Depending on your selection, you will either receive a FedEx Ground quote, Freight Shipment quote, or both.


Sheet material and bar/structural material rarely fit into the same package. If youorder contains bothit is likely that you will receive two or more packages. We ship all packages for your order out the same day, however, they may not necessarily arrive to you at the same time.

FEDEX GROUND DELIVERY:                      Residential                            Commercial

- 8ft Max                          - 8ft Max

- 60lb max                        - 120lb Max


Your package will be required to ship on a flatbed if it exceeds the shipping specifications of FedEx ground. Anything over 15ft will be charged an extreme length fee. This is included in your shipping cost.  Additional fees are also included in shipping costs for residential LTL deliveries.


If you have a personal account with FedEx, UPS, or any other carrier, this option allows you to ship material on your account.  When completing the checkout process, you will have an option to select "Use My Shipper".  Enter the carrier name and your account number in the "Special Processing/Handling Instructions" box.  This will occur in Step 3 of check out. Please note, when shipping via the Use My Shipper method, we do charge sales tax since we are releasing your good to you aour location.  There is also a minimum $15 packaging and handling fee applied to these orders.  


We are able to offer Will Call Service to our customers in Minneapolis, MN and Fort Worth, TX. (Please note for online ordering we only offer Will Call Service in Minneapolis, MN). For directions, click HERE



USPS is typically only used when shipping some of our smaller hardware items.


If you have any questions, or if your order requires faster shipment than what we've described above, please feel free to contact us at, or call us at 1-800-522-5950.