Services - Delivery



For wholesale orders, we recommend at least 250 board feet total in your order and we will ship to the following states:

  • Massachusetts
  • Rhode Island
  • Connecticut
  • New Hampshire
  • Vermont*
  • Maine*
  • New York*
  • New Jersey
  • Delaware
  • Maryland*
  • Virginia
  • Pennsylvania

States marked with an * may have certain areas of the state that we cannot deliver to within a timely manner. Please contact us for more information.


Delivery Charges (Downes & Reader Trucks Only)

All orders under $2500:

  • $50.00 Delivery Charge

All orders over 1000/BF or $2500:

  • $25.00 Delivery Charge

All orders over 2500/BF or $5000:

  • No Delivery Charge


Deliveries with Cape Cod Express, Sun Island, etc

Customers living in areas of Massachusetts that require the use of a ferry or boat to be reached can have the order delivered via Cape Cod Express, Sun Island, etc. If the customer has a COD account, the order must be paid in full the day before we send it the order out through these delivery services.


FedEx Ground or Online Deliveries

Small orders that are less than 8′ or less in length can be shipped via FedEx Ground.


Truckload, Full Trailers, or Container Shipments

Downes & Reader can supply full truckload, trailer load, or container shipments throughout the United States and shipments to many ports throughout the world. Questions regarding these types of delivery methods can be made by using our general question form or by calling our North Carolina office at 1-866-452-8622.