Using the Shopping Cart
Adding Items to Your Cart
To add items to your Cart, browse the site to find the products you want to purchase. There are several methods of finding what you are looking for. Read more about how to navigate our site under Using This Website.
Once you have located the page for the item you'd like to buy, scroll down to find the table listing individual products to be purchase, and enter quantities for the items you'd like to by in the fields in the "Qty" column.
Then, continue scrolling to the bottom of this table to find the "Add Items to my Cart" box. Click the "Add to Cart" button to add the selected items to your cart.
If you would rather add these items to one of your lists, you may also do that by selecting a list and clicking the "Add to List" button in the "Add Items to my List" box.
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Catalog Item Quick Order
If you have a catalog, packing list, or invoice, you may use the "Add by Item #" feature at the top of the Cart to add items to your Cart quickly.
All of our item numbers use the same format on the website: "99999-9999." Enter the item number in the box, enter or select a quantity, then click the "Add to Cart" button.Return to Top
Making Updates to your Cart
Once items are in your Cart, you may find that you want to make adjustments. The Cart provides a variety of features to help you do this.
To update quantities for items in your cart, update the numbers in the fields in the "Qty" column for the items you'd like to change, then click the "Update" button at the bottom of the Cart. You may also update a single item by clicking the "Update" button that appears to the right of the quantity field after making a change to the quantity.
Saving Items to be Purchased Later
If you decide you'd like to save items to purchase later, you may do so either one item at a time or for many items at once. To save items for later one at a time, click the "Move to list" option under the Quantity column and select "My Saved Items" in the dropdown that appears. To save multiple items, check the checkbox at the left of the row for each affected item, then click the "Move to list" button at the bottom of the Cart and select "My Saved Items" in the dropdown that appears.
Saved items will be displayed in a separate list under the "My Saved Items" tab you will see at the top of the page if you are logged in. You will be able to move them back to the Cart at any time. Please note that saving an item does not guarantee price or availability.
You may remove items from your Cart one at a time or multiple items at once. To remove items one at a time, either click the "Remove" option under the quantity field for the item you'd like to remove, or update the quantity for each of these rows to 0. To remove multiple items, check the checkbox at the left of the row for each affected item, then click the "Remove" button at the bottom of the Cart.
You may also remove all of the items at once by clicking the "Empty Cart" button at the bottom of the Cart.
Moving Items to a List
If you decide you'd like to move items from your Cart to one of your Lists, you may do so either one item at a time or multiple items at once. To move items one at a time, click the "Move to List" option under the Quantity column and select the List you would like to move the item to in the dropdown that appears. To move multiple items, check the checkbox at the left of the row for each affected item, then select a List from the dropdown that appears by clicking the "Move to List" button at the bottom of the Cart.
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Estimate Shipping and Tax
In order to get an estimated shipping and tax calculation you must enter a valid Zip Code. There are two places to apply a Zip Code to your order, towards the bottom of the right rail or the bottom of the left side of the gray box at the bottom of the Cart is an input field. Input your Zip Code and click "Estimate." Once a valid Zip Code is applied you will see an estimated shipping and tax calculation field appear under the Subtotal and Handling charges.
To remove a Zip Code from your order, click the "Remove" option that appears after the code has been applied.
Recalculate Total after making changes
A "Recalculate" button and message appears above the total price of the Cart when any changes are made to the Cart and a Zip Code has already been applied. Once you make your adjustments to your Cart click this button and it will recalculate the estimated shipping cost and taxes.
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Applying a Discount or Bid Quote Code to Your Order
There are two places to apply a Source Code or Promotion Code to your order to either take advantage of a discount or recall pricing quoted to you in bid. Look for the section titled, "Have a discount, bid quote or catalog code?" located at the bottom of the right rail or the bottom of the left side of the gray box at the bottom of the Cart. Input your code into the field and click "Apply." The code you entered will be applied to your order.
If you apply a Source Code to your order, prices in the Cart will be updated to reflect any discount applied; if you apply a Bid Quote Code to your order, prices will be adjusted upon Checkout.
To remove a Source Code or Promotion Code from your order, click the "Remove" option that appears after the code has been applied.
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When you are ready to check out, choose one of the checkout options in the gray box to the right of the Cart or at the bottom of the Cart. If you are placing a personal order and intend to use a credit card, debit card, Amazon Payment, or PayPal, click the "Check out," "Pay with Amazon," or "PayPal" button.
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Printing Your Cart
If you would like to print the contents of your Cart, click on the "Printer-Friendly Version" link near the top right of the Cart page. A new window will open and a printer-friendly version of your Cart will be displayed.Return to Top
All prices are subject to change without notice.
Prices shown in the shopping cart reflect pricing at the time items are placed into the cart. In some rare cases, prices may have changed between placing an item into your cart and the actual placement of the order. Final pricing will be shown at the Payment step of the check-out process.
We reserve the right to correct typographical errors. In regard to published prices in catalogs, we will try to absorb most cost increases from our suppliers; but if the increase is excessive, we will notify you and ask for your authorization to ship at the new price. Due to volatility in the paper and petroleum world markets, it may be necessary to increase pricing on paper and plastic items at any time. In addition, if product-specific trade tariffs or duties are imposed, we may have to pass along those charges as well.
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