NBMDA & NAFCD Annual Convention

Hyatt Regency Chicago

Wednesday, November 2 - Thursday, November 3, 2022

The deadline to order for this Show has already expired

Material Handling/Drayage Services

What is Material Handling?

The unloading of your shipment, transporting it to your booth, storing and returning your empty crates and cartons and reloading your shipment at the close of the show (also called Drayage). This service is not included in the cost of your booth space. Avoid unexpected costs at show site and pre-order this service below. Shipping/Logistics costs are separate and are not included in material handling rates. Material Handling surcharges may apply.

LTW Surcharge: 30.00 %
Special Handling Surcharge: 35.00 %
Uncrated Surcharge: 60.00 %
Return to Warehouse Fee: $39.25 per CWT (10 CWT Minimum)
Storage Fee: $10.20 per CWT per month

Please note: Shipments arriving before Wednesday, September 28, 2022 will incur a storage fee. Shipments arriving after Thursday, October 27, 2022 will incur a late to warehouse fee.

Need more info?

Read over the detailed Material Handling Information page.

GES is unable to receive flatbed shipments or any single piece weighing over 5,000 pounds at the Advance Warehouse.

Drivers with outbound shipments must check in at the exhibit site and the exhibitor must turn in the bills of lading by 12:00 PM to guarantee same day loading.