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Unless you specify otherwise, we will ship your order in the most efficient way possible. If you have a preference of carrier, please tell us; we’ll do our best to honor your request. Packages up to 60 pounds are usually shipped via a parcel service, with charges prepaid and added to your invoice. Larger or bulky items are shipped via common carrier, with charges prepaid and added to your invoice. If you need your order fast, please ask our representatives for a quote on expedited next-day or second-day air service.

International Orders
We accept international orders by mail, phone, fax, e-mail and Internet. All international shipments must be prepaid in US currency via bank wire transfer. Any applicable duties, taxes and customs charges are the responsibility of the customer. Residents of Canada and the U.S. Virgin Islands can reach us by calling 1.800.677.4710. From all other areas, please email us at or call us at +1.813.677.4000.

Volume Discounts
Please call us when you need large quantities of an item. We may be able to offer you special discounted pricing.

Special Orders
Please let us know if there is something you need that is not listed in our catalog. We can often special order those items for you. Special orders are non-returnable and are non-refundable.

Would you like a quote based on your unique configuration requirements? Give our sales team a call and tell us what you’re looking for. We can often provide you with a cost estimate and drawings that meet your needs.

Gift Certificates
We issue gift certificates in the amount of $50 or more, and mail them to either you or the recipient, along with a catalog. Certificates may be ordered by phone and can be paid for via credit card. They may be redeemed in person, by phone, or by mail and only by the person named on the certificate when originally purchased. Gift certificates are valid for one year from the date of purchase.

We try very hard to make sure you’ll be satisfied with your purchase. If for any reason you’re not, please complete the following:

1. Call your Dock Builders Supply representative at 1.800.677.4710 and request an exchange, credit or refund.
2. Your representative will issue a return authorization number – just include it with your package when you return it. We highly recommended that you use a shipping system that can track your shipment such as UPS or FedEx. If your order was sent to you via common carrier, then it will likely need to be returned using common carrier. All returns must be returned to Dock Builders Supply freight PREPAID. Dock Builders Supply is not responsible for freight charges on merchandise being returned for credit.
3. Refunds and exchanges are typically processed within 3-7 business days following the receipt and inspection of your return. Refunds will be made using the same method and to the same credit card used on the original order. Please note that all merchandise returned NON-DEFECTIVE will be charged a 15% inspection and handling charge. Refunds are calculated based on the purchase price of the merchandise only. All shipping & handling fees are non-refundable. Merchandise that is returned damaged, cosmetically or otherwise, is subject to an additional fee on a case-by-case basis (please call for details). Items showing obvious signs of misuse and/or consumer abuse are not eligible for return. Items returned with missing parts and/or accessories will be charged accordingly. Items that cannot be returned include, but are not limited to: Custom colored dock sealants, aluminum gangways, rope, chain, cable, piling wrap, custom configured power pedestals, bead board and Dow Styrofoam Billets.

All returns and/or exchanges must be made within 30 days of the date of purchase. Please note that the shipping costs for returns may be higher than the original shipment costs. The customer is responsible for ensuring that the merchandise arriving to Dock Builders Supply is in the same condition as when you received it.

The prices shown are in U.S. currency. They are FOB shipping point and do not include freight, applicable federal, state or local taxes, customs duties or export packing charges. Prices, specifications and availability of items are subject to change without notice.

At Dock Builders Supply, we strive hard to ensure that our website and catalogs are correct, but occasionally errors do occur. Dock Builders Supply cannot be held responsible for typographical errors.

Sales Tax
We are required by law to add sales tax to orders shipped to certain states. If your company or your order is tax exempt, please send us a copy of your sales tax exemption certificate. Sales tax certificates can be e-mailed to or faxed to 1.800.734.0335.

Claims for Shortages or Damaged Goods
Our packaging is expertly done with consideration given to type of article and carrier. Each shipment is double-checked for accuracy before leaving our facility. On a rare occasion, a package may be lost or damaged in transit. For your protection, you should always carefully inspect any shipment before accepting delivery. If damage has occurred, you must note it on the delivery receipt. If a common carrier (truck) shipment is damaged, you must also immediately have the shipment inspected by the carrier. Obtain an inspection report from the carrier and forward a copy to us. All claims must be filed within 10 days after receipt of the shipment. Your Dock Builders Supply representative can help you with this process. Please call us at 1.800.677.4710

Local Standards and Regulations
Certain products sold by Dock Builders Supply are designed to satisfy most state and federal requirements. Because local standards and regulations may vary significantly, Dock Builders Supply cannot guarantee that those products meet all applicable requirements in each locality. The purchaser assumes responsibility for compliance with such standards and regulations in those localities where the products will be shipped, sold and used.

Payment Methods
We accept U.S. bank drafts, money orders, Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. All returned checks are subject to a service fee of $32.00

Open Accounts
It is the policy of Dock Builders Supply to reserve open account privileges for businesses that have been established for a period greater than twelve (12) months. Standard terms are Net 15 from the date of the invoice. Payments not received within 15 days of the date of the invoice will be considered past due and the account will be subject to prepaid terms. Interest charges of 1-1/2% per month (18% per annum) will be charged on all past due invoices.

We are an authorized distributor for many nationally recognized manufacturers producing goods for the marine industry. All products are warranted (1) by the manufacturer to the extent of the manufacturer’s express warranty or (2) by Dock Builders Supply to be free from defects in materials and workmanship under normal use and service for one year. A copy of each manufacturer’s warranty is available upon request. As a distributor, we assume no liability for the use of any item not of our manufacture, and offer no warranty, either expressed or implied, for such products. If failure of a product purchased through our company occurs during the manufacturer’s warranty period, a claim for adjustment may be submitted directly to the manufacturer, or our company will assist on submitting such claims. Products sent to our company for warranty consideration are accepted only under the conditions stated in the manufacturer’s policies. Please note that acceptance of such items by our company for submission to the manufacturer does not imply validity to any claim. All decisions regarding the repair or replacement of any items are the sole responsibility of the manufacturer. Under no circumstances are we as a distributor, authorized to replace a defective item prior to submitting such item to the manufacturer. Dock Builders Supply’s sole liability shall be limited to repair, replacement, credit or refund, at Dock builders Supply’s discretion, of products returned to Dock Builders Supply pursuant to our instructions.

Dock Builders Supply, nor its parent company W.R. Williams Enterprises, Inc. shall be subject to, and disclaims: (1) any obligations or liabilities arising out of breach of contract or of warranty, (2) any obligations whatsoever arising from tort claims (including negligence and strict liability) or arising under other theories of law with respect to products sold or services rendered by Dock Builders Supply, or any undertakings, acts or omissions relating thereto, and (3) all consequential, incidental and contingent damages whatsoever including, but not limited to, labor costs or loss of profits arising out of or in conjunction with the manufacture, sale, delivery, use of, or inability to use any products purchased from Dock Builders Supply.




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Prices, specifications and availability of items are subject to change without notice. All orders are subject to our Terms & Conditions.