ESS ships 98% of all expedited orders the same day that they are received, and with direct distribution from four locations, we can service customers within two days to 80% of the United States.  Click here for international distributors.


Shipping days are based on UPS zone charts for ground (most economical) shipments. ESS also uses LTL/common carriers for larger sized shipments.

Other shipping services include:

Next-day delivery for emergency situations (FedEx account number required)

Drop shipments to your clients or to field locations

Split shipments for your just in time inventory

Worldwide shipping capabilities

ESS Distribution Locations:

Oakland, CA

Houston, TX

Richmond, VA

ESS packing features include:

Double Pack® Parcel shipments of glass containers are double packed in recycled cartons with reusable, recyclable kraft paper

Direct Blank® A travel blank for all VOA/VOC shipments

Chain of Custody Slip® A packing slip for QC Class containers that is our chain of custody release form

DOT/CFR/IATA/ICAO® approved packaging for PrePreserved®orders

Date Stamp® To monitor container shelf life

THE ESS GUARANTEE** If anything breaks during shipment, ESS will replace it free of charge.

** This excludes our Ultra Pure Blank Water Containers