Can I Pick Up My Generator During Hurricane Season?

How to Pickup Your Emergency Generator at a Freight Terminal

By  | Portable Generator Product Expert

The imminent threat of hurricanes can make preparations complicated. From diminishing local supplies to delaying deliveries. We're here to help you! Below are tips to get you the items you need this hurricane season.   

Most generator shipments over 150 pounds are made using freight carriers and loaded on trailers. Smaller inverter-type generators under 150 pounds may ship using ground shipping like FedEx and may be eligible for 2nd-Day and Next-Day Air.  

Each storm brings its own challenges. Weather and road conditions change rapidly by the minute and we cannot guarantee delivery as a result of shipping challenges like mandatory evacuations, road closures, and container or driver shortages, etc. Please check your carrier for the most up-to-date information below:

ALERT: Due to the remnants of Hurricane Michael, some of our freight carriers are announcing closures and delays. Please refer to the shipping sites below for up-to-the-minute information. 

Shipping Company Service Advisories 
FedEx  | UPSR&L Carriers | ABF Freight Old Dominion |  Saia

 

Shipping Alerts

 
Generator Availability 
By the time you drive down to the hardware store, the shelves are bare, and you realize everyone else had the same plan. 

When shopping for generators online, it's important to see what is in stock so it will ship quicker than if it ships directly from the manufacturer, or worse, is on backorder.

Luckily, you can filter your results to shop "In-Stock Only". That way, you will only see generators that are currently in-stock and ready to ship. 

 In-Stock Generators

 

Delivery Delays
Home deliveries may be delayed depending on where you live. Hurricanes and the complications they bring can be notoriously unpredictable. 

If you do happen to have power, you are lucky. However, power outages can be random, and we encourage everyone to have at least an emergency backup to protect themselves from an extended power outage. By placing your order NOW, your generator will eventually be delivered to your doorstep – even if it’s a few days delayed or before stocks run out.  

 

Pick Up at Local Freight Terminal
If you order a generator that ships by freight carrier and want to shave time off of the delivery, we STRONGLY RECOMMEND contacting the freight carrier to see if you can pick up your order at their local freight terminal. 

Once your order is placed and shipped, you will receive an email with a tracking number and the name of the freight carrier for your order.

Please Note: You must call the freight carrier to make arrangement for a pickup. Generators are not stocked at shipping terminals. All generators will ship from one of our warehouses before they arrive at the local freight terminal. You will need to bring a photo ID that matches the name on the order to receive your generator. Your order will not be released if it doesn’t match.

 

Florida Terminal Locations

ABF Freight

JFL | Jacksonville, FL

6900 Broadway Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32254

Phone: (904) 786-4052

DBF | Delray Beach, FL

14045 South Military Trail, FL 33484

Phone: (561) 499-4080

MIA | Miami, FL

6402 NW 74th Ave, FL 33166

Phone: (305) 592-1950

ORL | Orlando, FL

3732 Bryn Mawr, FL 32808

Phone: (407) 295-1331

TPA | Tampa, FL

3725 East Martin Luther King Blvd, FL 33610

Phone: (813) 626-5114

FPF | Riviera Beach, FL

7506 Byron Drive, FL 32254

Phone: (561) 842-1508

SRT | Bradenton, FL

6215 31st Street E, FL 34203

Phone: (941) 753-5581

FTM | Fort Myers, FL

4550 Laredo Ave BLDG #2, FL 33905

Phone: (941) 753-5581

OCA | Ocala, FL

841 NW 24th Court, FL 34475

Phone: (352) 732-8118

PEN | Pensacola, FL

2450 West Nine Mile Road, FL 32534

Phone: (850) 478-1274

TAL | Tallahassee, FL

4539 Moore Circle, FL 32304

Phone: (850) 210-0092

                                                                          

 

   Old Dominion

DHN | Dothan, AL

3026 Westgate Parkway, AL 36303

Local: (334) 673-2526

Toll Free: (888) 549-2910

FMY | Fort Myers, FL

16250 Old US 41, FL 33912

Local: (239) 437-8075

Toll Free: (866) 872-7016

JAX | Jacksonville, FL

720 Scotia Road, FL 32254

Local: (904) 388-6567

Toll Free: (800) 433-6195

MIA | Miami, FL

12500 NW 107th Ave, FL 33178

Local: (305) 805-9156

Toll Free: (800) 247-6335

OCL | Ocala, FL

1702 SW 42nd Ave, FL 34474

Local: (352) 854-5169

Toll Free: (866) 872-7017

ORL | Orlando, FL

1001 Jetstream Drive, FL 32824

Local: (407) 852-5670

Toll Free: (800) 368-1925

PEN | Pensacola, FL

85 E Olive Road, FL 32514

Local: (850) 471-0172

Toll Free: (855) 860-3974

POM | Pompano Beach, FL

1601 NW 18th Street, FL 33069

Local: (954) 974-1184

Toll Free: (866) 372-9452

SAR | Sarasota, FL

6216 31st Street East Bradenton, FL 34203

Local: (941) 751-9301

Toll Free: (866) 367-6335

SYV | Sylvester, GA

110 EAST Industrial Blvd, GA 31791

Local: (229) 777-8307

Toll Free: (800) 982-7250

TPA | Tampa, FL

8950 Maislin Drive, FL 33637

Local: (813) 988-5480

Toll Free: (800) 282-4761

WPB | West Palm Beach, FL

1102 Australian Ave Riviera Beach, FL 33404

Local: (561) 844-6230

Toll Free: (800) 295-6335

 

  Saia 

FTM | Fort Myers, FL

4507 Cummins Court, FL 33905

Phone: (239) 334-3454

JAX | Jacksonville, FL

555 Whittaker Road, FL 32218

Phone: (904) 751-0019

MIA | Miami, FL

11405 NW 36th Avenue, FL 33167

Phone: (305) 685-1047

OCA | Ocala, FL

6681 NW 3rd Place, FL 34482

Phone: (352) 854-8240

ORL | Orlando, FL

10451 Rocket Court, FL 32824

Phone: (407) 859-6540

PEN | Pensacola, FL

3233 N. Market Street, FL 32505

Phone: (850) 432-0259

TAL | Tallahassee, FL

4855 Gum Road, FL 32304

Phone: (850) 576-1102

TPA | Tampa, FL

2414 North 70th Street, FL 33619

Phone: (813) 623-2447

WPD | West Palm Beach, FL

5303 East Avenue, FL 33407

Phone: (561) 845-6311

 

 R&L Carriers

Bradenton, FL

Toll Free: 800 970 8400

Local: 941 756 8476

Broward, FL

Toll Free: (800) 881 2600

 

Clearwater, FL

Toll Free: 800 793 7358

Local: 727 441 8661

Cocoa Beach, FL

Toll Free: 800 940 8550

 

Daytona Beach, FL

Toll Free: 800 940 9470

Local: 386 253 0832

Delray Beach, FL

Toll Free: 800 940 5801

 

Fort Myers, FL

5500 W 4th Street Lehigh Acres, FL 33971

Toll Free: 800 793 4452

Local: 239 303 2479

Fort Pierce, FL

3207 Industrial 27th St Fort Pierce, FL 34946

Toll Free: 800 940 5801

Local: 772 468 0027

Jacksonville, FL

10319 General Ave Jacksonville, FL 32220

Toll Free: 800 940 9470

Local: 904 378 4840

Lakeland, FL

8425 Epicenter Blvd Lakeland, FL 33809

Toll Free: 800 940 7811

Local: 863 984 4811

Lehigh Acres, FL

Toll Free: 800 793 4452

Local: 239 332 7710

 

Miami, FL

1000 NW 209th Ave Pembroke Pines, FL 33029

Toll Free: 800 881 2600

Local: 954 432 2600

Milton, FL

Toll Free: 800 940 8141

Local: 850 983 0063

Naples, FL

Toll Free: 850 983 0063

Local: 239 597 1410

Ocala, FL

Toll Free: 800 527 4623

Local: 352 622 7070

Orlando, FL

Toll Free: 800 940 8550

Local: 407 578 8553

Panama City, FL

Toll Free: 800 940 0138

 

Pembroke Pines, FL

Toll Free: 800 881 2600

Local: 954 432 2600

Pensacola, FL

8165 Progress Rd Milton, FL 32583

Toll Free: 800 940 8141

Local: 850 983 0063

Sanford, FL

Local: 800 940 8550

 

 

St. Petersburg, FL

Toll Free: 800 793 4358

Local: 727 441 8661

 

Tallahassee, FL

1351A NW Capital Circle Tallahassee, FL 32304

Toll Free: 800 940 0138

Local: 850 576 0138

Tampa, FL

Toll Free: 800 940 7811

Local: 813 621 7811

 

 

West Palm Beach, FL

Toll Free: 800 940 8501

Local: 772 468 0027

 

 

 

 

Inventory and delivery information is changing constantly during these times, we strongly encourage you to call us at (800)800-3317 during normal business hours to speak with one of our representatives and place your order over the phone.

To learn more visit our contact us page.  Our hours of operation are:

Mon-Thurs: 8am - 6pm CST | Friday: 9am - 5pm CST

Sat: 9am - 3pm CST | Sun: Closed

 
 

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