Wholesale Ordering Info
The following information should answer any questions you may have about becoming one of our beloved stockists.
Internet Sales: The World's Coolest Rain Gauge can be sold only on the original wholesaler's website and cannot be sold on Amazon, eBay or similar websites and cannot be re-sold to wholesale or discount outlets, either online or otherwise.
When you become a retailer, your location and contact information will be added to our store finder. See our rain gauge store finder here. If you’re already a retailer and you’re not listed, please let us know!
Placing Orders: Phone (845-255-0197) Fax (845-419-2284) or online at WholesaleRainGauge.com.
Minimum Order/Reorders: Minimum initial opening order is $100. No reorder minimum but case pack quantities are required.
Case Packs: Please see our order form for item case pack quantities. Broken case upcharge is $3 per case.
Sales Aids and Signage: Each gauge comes with an oversized hang tag that explains its use and gives a brief bio of the company. In addition, each order ships with a table tent that describes how the rain gauge works and a “Made in America” sign.
Samples: For sampling purposes, individual units are available for purchase at wholesale. Please call for details.
Product Guarantee: Our rain gauges come with a five year no-questions-asked repair/replacement guarantee.
Terms of Sale: Credit Cards (Amex, Discover, Visa and MasterCard), checks drawn on a US bank or net 30 terms with approval.
Drop Ship: We can drop ship individual items to your customers for a $3-$5 per unit upcharge. Drop ships must be prepaid. Shipping label will identify World’s Coolest Rain Gauge as shipper. Packing slip will show originating order company name with no price listed. Package inserts (hang tags and other promotional material) may identify World’s Coolest Rain Gauge as manufacturer.
Turnaround: For most orders, we ship within ten days of the receipt of order. For large orders, we request at least a four-week lead time.
Backorders: Backordered shipments will be shipped as soon as they are available.
Shipping Charges: For standard orders within the continental US, we ship UPS ground at the following rates:
Orders up to $400: 10%
Orders $401 and up: 7%
Minimum charge $5.00
Canadian Shipments: We ship via UPS standard service and you will be billed at the actual rate.
Freight: Palletized orders ship collect, FOB Gardiner, NY.
Damage Claims: If your order is damaged in transit, please report it to us within 10 days receipt.
Returns: Unwanted/unsold product can be returned at buyer’s expense for a 20% restocking fee. Goods must be in like-new, resellable condition. Original shipping charges will be deducted from refund.
Defective Returns: Incorrect orders, missing parts, defective product…it happens. If your order isn’t right, we’ll make it right at no cost to you.
Location Exclusives: If we notice a zip code duplication, we bring it to our merchants' attention although we cannot guarantee exclusivity.
Minimum Advertised Price (MAP) Policy: Dealers may advertise World’s Coolest Rain Gauge products within 25% of the MSRP displayed on our retail website or within 10% of MSRP shown on our wholesale price list.