Orders of 80°F items of 20 lbs or more are packed in FREE insulated boxes when needed.
The majority of items sold by Bulkfoods.com are unaffected by high temperatures, there are products that may melt in hot weather, especially in hot summer months. Most locations do not experience high temperatures until the summer, usually ranging from May - August; however, some Southern States may have higher temperatures beyond summer months, in particular: Florida, Louisiana, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, and Southern California.
Insulated Boxes hold 10 to 30lbs per box. Below is a brief guide of standard temperatures in which insulated boxes protect.
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Insulated Box by UPS
- 1 Day Transit - Protects up to 15°F to 20°F higher temperature. Order before Wednesday, cools overnight, ships Thursday.
- 2 Day Transit - Protects up to 10°F to 15°F higher temperature. Order before Monday/Tuesday, cools overnight, ships Tuesday/Wednesday.
- 3 Day Transit - Protects up to 10°F higher temperature. Order before Sunday to cool overnight and ship on Monday/Tuesday.
- 4 Day Transit - Protects up to 10°F higher temperature. Order before Friday to cool over weekend and ship on Monday. Not 4th of July week.
The Bulkfoods Advantage
We use a custom propriatary software system that is able to calculate btu available and loss by each days travel temperature to assure that no melting of product will occur.
We are able to ship out up to 4 day ground deliveries without the risk of having the items melt during transit.
Communication and Flexibility
Our customer service team does an exceptional job of notifying customers of any order that would melt during shipping. Our team is able to provide flexible solutions to get your order delivered. Whether it is having your order put on hold until temperatures decrease, or adding an insulated box for your heat sensitive items, our team is able to offer the right solution for your needs.
We have been selling quality products for over 50+ years. Before the internet! You can trust us, we know how to protect produsts from heat.
For larger orders over 250lbs. Delivers via Truck. Much more cost effective vs Refrigerated Truck. An Insulated Chest Protects pallet orders.
- For 1 Day Transit 200lbs- Protects up to 15°F higher in temperature
- For 1 Day Transit 450lbs- Protects up to 20°F higher in temperature
- For 2 Day Transit 250lbs - Protects up to 10°F higher in temperature
- For 2 Day Transit 300lbs - Protects up to 15°F higher in temperature
- For 3 Day Transit 300lbs - Protects up to 10°F higher in temperature
- For 3 Day Transit 350lbs - Protects up to 15°F higher in temperature
- For 3 Day Transit 550lbs - Protects up to 20°F higher in temperature
Product Melting Temperatures
Chocolate Pretzels, Yogurt Pretzels
Chocolates and Melting Wafers.
Yogurt Confections, Carob Confections.
Snack Mixes containing Chocolate or Yogurt.
Medjool Dates: Small sizes can ship as 80°F items. Cases can only ship in insulated pallet size box by Truck.
Coconut Almond Date Rolls: Small sizes can ship as 80°F items. Cases can only ship in insulated pallet size box by Truck.
No heat restrictions when using a Refrigerated LTL. Controlled temperature shipping ensures product does not melt. Ships anywhere in the contigous 48 states. Typical rates:
- Over 1000 lbs - Ships Free
- Over 600 lbs - $100-$200
- Over 300 lbs - $200-$400
- Under 300 lbs - $300-$600