1. Review our catalog and make an order.
A&E Clothing wholesaler offers used clothes, shoes, bags and other goods in container loads. Most items come packed in 100 lb bales or 55 lb bags. Browse our catalog for products info, photos and pricing. Some items might be out of stock at the moment so we advise to call or e-mail us for availability.
HOW MUCH DOES A CONTAINER COST?
The price vastly depends on the type of clothing you are going to order. We are happy to provide you with a quote once we know more about your order. Prices are also given in the catalog.
WHAT WILL I FIND IN ONE BALE OF USED CLOTHING?
In each first category bale you will find 100 lb of single category goods e.g. 100 lb of women's jeans, 100 lb of men's long sleeve shirts or 100 lb of winter jackets.
Premium category clothes are usually packed in 55 lb bags. All categories can be found in the catalog.
Each bale/bag is always a mix of brands, sizes (S - XL) and colors.
I DON'T NEED A FULL CONTAINER, JUST A FEW BALES.
Sure, there's no minimum order if you pick up the order from our warehouse or take care of shipping it to your address. We can also ship your order using 3rd party company to any address in the United States. To estimate your shipping cost we would need your order list and ZIP code of destination address.
2. We need 1 week to complete order & load container.
Usually it takes about 1 week to complete your order, sometimes it might take a bit longer and we will let you know in advance.
HOW MANY BALES CAN YOU LOAD IN ONE CONTAINER?
Physically container could hold up to 25,000 lb (11,500 kg) in 20 ft container or up to 53,000 lb (24,000 kg) in 40 ft container.
20 ft container can hold up to 250 bales of 100 lb or 450 bags of 55 lb.
40 ft container can hold up to 530 bales of 100 lb or 950 bags of 55 lb.
DO YOU OFFER ANY DISCOUNTS?
We run promotions on selected products, be sure to check our website or Facebook for updates.
3. Inland transportation
The cost of inland transportation of a container to nearest port is about $500. A&E Clothing negotiated good rates with insurance carriers. Average insurance for 20 ft container is $100. For 40 ft container this cost is around $200.
CAN I ORDER HALF OF CONTAINER, 50 BALES, 10 BALES?
There's no minimum order if you:
- pick up items by yourself or assigned agent from our warehouse
- take care of shipping
WHAT IS THE SIZE OF SINGLE BALE OR BAG?
100 lb bale is around 32" x 18" x 16" or 80 cm x 45 cm x 40 cm.
55 lb bag has dimensions of 30" x 24" x 15" or 76 cm x 60 cm x 38 cm.
DO YOU SHIP TO OTHER STATES?
We can ship any order within the United States using LTL carrier. The price vastly depends on the weight and distance. Please contact us for details.
4. Sea freight.
It takes about 2 weeks for shipment to reach its destination in Central America. It's usually 3-4 weeks to reach any port in Europe. Goods are delivered to most of African ports within 4-5 weeks.
Freight cost is subject of frequent updates so we will calculate it for you once we know your order, destination and container size.
5. Total costs
The cost of container load depends on the items you request. Please review our catalog to get a rough estimate.
Contact us to get exact quote -please provide a list of clothing items you are interested in. After you specify port of destination we will be able to calculate freight cost. In cooperation with our long time partners we can negotiate one of the lowest shipping rates for our customers.
Please note that we always insure the load so it will safely reach the destination in timely manner.