Wholesale Terms and Conditions

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SZCO Supplies, Inc., a family owned business since 1984, is your premier manufacturer and importer of knives, swords, sporting goods and hobby items. We are committed to providing quality products and exemplary service to our customers. This commitment to excellence has helped SZCO Supplies become the preeminent wholesale knives supplier in the United States.

Our warehouse is located in Baltimore, Maryland, and we ship our products all around the world. With a wide and constantly growing collection of products, we have quality items for every customer.

In addition to the nearly 3000 products that we have available in our warehouse, SZCO Supplies can easily manufacture custom items that would feature your own company logo or brand. Please be sure to speak with one of our representatives for pricing and more information

We distribute for several renowned brands, and have a great selection of our own house brands:

  • Rite Edge
  • WatchFire
  • DeadWalker
  • Angler Tools
  • Steel Stag
  • Fatima

Purchase Terms

SZCO Supplies, Inc. sells wholesale for resale only.

Required Account Information:

  • Name
  • Billing Address
  • Shipping Address
  • Contact Person
  • Type of Business
  • Phone/Fax Number
  • Email
  • Tax ID Number

HOURS:
Hours of operation are Monday through Friday 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time). We are closed for lunch 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM. Faxed orders accepted 24 hours/7 days a week.

ORDERS:
Minimum order accepted is $100.00 of shippable merchandise. Backordered items also must meet the $100.00 minimum. Toll free orders ONLY 800-232-6998, fax (410) 368-9366, online www.szco.com, or mail your order to:

     SZCO Supplies Inc.
     2713 Merchant Drive
     Baltimore, MD 21230

Calls other than to place an order should use our regular business number, (410) 368-8300. Please use our product numbers listed in the catalog and have your customer number ready along with your order before making your call. Orders sent by fax or mail should have the following information clearly marked:

  • Customer Name
  • Customer Number
  • Ship to address
  • Payment Terms
  • Phone number
  • Ship Via

DISCOUNT POLICY:
1. Effective immediately this price list supersedes all previous price lists. Prices are subject to change without notice.
    Discounts are available based on the shipment total:

    • Shipment total $251 - $500: 10% off
    • Shipment total $501 - $1000: 15% off
    • Shipment total $1001 - and over: 20% off

2. Volume discounts do not apply to dozen/case prices.
3. Volume discounts do not apply to items on sale or close out.
4. Volume discounts do not apply to Smith & Wesson, United, Schrade products.
5. Dozen prices apply to one color or style only.

TERMS:
All orders are FOB Baltimore, MD. We accept the following types of payment: COD money order, Certified check, wire transfer, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express. For credit card orders, credit card authorization form must be signed and on file prior to order processing.

COD Company Check & Net Accounts. Given only with credit approval. The following must be submitted:

  • A signed and completed SZCO Supplies, Inc. credit application
  • A copy of the state tax resale certificate
  • A copy of current business license
  • One bank reference and at least three current, accepted trade references.

All orders paid with a personal check will be held for 15 days for check clearance. There will be a $25.00 fee for any returned checks.
SZCO Supplies reserves the right to pre-authorize the provided credit card at least $100 greater than the order total, but by no more than 25%. By placing a credit card order web order, the customer agrees to a pre-authorization to confirm sufficient funds are available for the shippable merchandise and freight amount. A pre-authorization is NOT a transaction charge and will not be reflected in one’s credit card statement. At the time shipment, the credit card will only be charged the exact order amount and freight amount.

NOTE: Szco Supplies Inc. reserves the right to deny credit to any applicant or revoke terms at any time. In the event Szco Supplies Inc. is required to employ counsel to enforce these terms and conditions, the prevailing party shall recover its reasonable attorney's fees and costs incurred in any litigation

SHIPPING:
Unless otherwise specified, orders will be shipped out “Best Way”, meaning the cheapest way decided between USPS, FedEx, and UPS. COD customers refusing COD packages once will be switched to prepayment only (buyer will be responsible for refusal charges, and restocking fee).

LTL carriers may be used upon request, or depending on order size.

NOTE: All claims of shortages or damages will only be accepted if LTL Bill of Lading receipt notes such at time of delivery from recipient. Please count the total number of cartons received and that it matches the number of cartons stated on the LTL Bill of Lading receipt. SZCO Supplies Inc. will not be responsible for any shortages or damages if LTL Bill of Lading is signed for without notations of such.

RETURNS:
A returned authorization number must be obtained from Szco Supplies Inc. during our regular business hours within seven business days of receipt of shipment. When calling for a return authorization number please specify refund or account credit (merchandise amount ONLY not shipping and handling). Used or misused merchandise, items without original packing or with price tags will not be accepted. All return authorization numbers will expire 30 days after issue date. Returned merchandise must be received by this date. The return authorization number must be written on the outside of each box being returned underneath the ship to address. A copy of the invoice or a letter listing items being returned with the reason for return must be included in the box. All returns must be pre-paid by the customer and returned to our warehouse at 2713 Merchant Dr, Baltimore, MD 21230. Returns made to our PO Box or any other location will be refused. All returns, refused shipments/canceled orders are subject to a 15% restocking fee. Unauthorized returns will not be accepted and will be returned to shipper at the expense of the customer. Buyer is responsible for all transportation and shipping fees on orders that are refused, returned to sender or undeliverable by carrier.

ORDER VERIFICATION: Orders are subject to verification and acceptance before shipping. We are not responsible for typographical errors.

CATALOG ERRORS: : 
Extreme care and effort is made to avoid errors in catalogs, price sheets, specification sheets and on the official www.SZCO.com website. We will not accept responsibility in connection with errors of pictures, measurement, price, description, etc. Dimensions of items are subject to change.

RELEASE, ASSUMPTION OF RISK, WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT :
By purchasing any items sold by Szco Supplies Inc., the buyer expressly warrants that he/she is in compliance with all applicable International, Federal, State, and Local Laws and regulations regarding the purchase, ownership, and use of item. It shall be the buyer’s responsibility to comply with all International, Federal, State, and Local Laws governing the sale of any items listed, illustrated or sold. The buyer expressly agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Szco Supplies Inc., for all claims resulting directly or indirectly from the purchase, ownership or use of the item in violation of applicable International, Federal, State, and Local Laws or regulations

In the case of any merchandise that is returned to Szco Supplies Inc., the purchaser will be responsible for return shipment charges. (keep here or delete above?)

Should any shipments be confiscated, Szco Supplies, Inc., will be held harmless, and assume no liability for the merchandise.