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General FAQs

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Why should I choose AML?

AML has been in business since 1992. We sell business to business on a wholesale level with thousands of truckloads sold to satisfied customers. We have an A+ BBB rating. We have direct contracts with sources that insure you are buying the best merchandise at the best price.

Why would I buy returned merchandise?

To qualify as a return, the item must have first be sold. If it was once sold, someone once had a desire for the item. If there was once a desire, chances are the item will sell again, if it’s in good condition. The average cost of customer returns to the reseller is approximately 20-25% of the original cost.

Is there a minimum purchase requirement?

You can buy individual pallets and lots or truckloads, it’s up to you. However, you should keep in mind the cost of freight. In some cases the cost of freight makes the purchase of some pallets cost prohibitive.

Do you carry the same items continually?

Yes, we do have some truckloads and pallets that are recurring. But we are also opportunistic buyers, so our product mix does change frequently.

Are there any guarantees on merchandise?

We sell liquidated, off-price, closeout and distressed merchandise at reduced prices and make no promises of profits to be made. Unless otherwise disclosed there may be some waste within each lot or truckload sold. This is the nature of the liquidation business.

Returns or exchanges are not accepted.

Do you export merchandise?

Yes, we can provide merchandise for export, however, it is the responsibility of the buyer to provide the method of transport and all applicable documents required for exportation. We’ll load your container when it arrives at our warehouse. Some load fees may apply, please contact us for more information.

Are sample products available?

We do not provide samples, however, in some cases you may purchase a smaller amount of the merchandise you are interested in. For more information check out the pallets category or contact us.

What is a truckload?

A truckload is generally a large volume of merchandise which range in category and condition. Our truckload trailers vary in length from 40 feet to 53 feet and hold an equivalent of 22 to 24 pallets in total.

When purchasing by the truckload we place a seal on the trailer door to insure that your shipment’s doors haven’t been opened and that your load hasn’t been tampered with. If you find that your seal is not intact when you receive your shipment, you’ll know there’s a problem and to refuse the shipment.

What is a lot?

A lot is a smaller assortment of consumer goods that can consist of multiples of one item or a mixed variety of items. Some lots are manifested and some are sold in bulk. In general this grouping is called a “lot” because it is less than a pallet load. It may often be shipped by UPS or FED EX in lieu of an LTL carrier, which usually delivers the pallet quantities.

What does 'distressed merchandise' mean?

Distrssed merchandise includes products which are being sold off with heavy discounts in order to raise cash or make room for incoming stock. Customer returns can also be included in this description.

Lean more about the different conditions we buy and sell in our merchandise glossary.

Who are your typical customers?

We sell “Things to resell” to anyone in the business of buying and selling merchandise.

Our customers include:

  • Discount stores
  • Online sellers
  • Flea market vendors
  • Auctions
  • Exporters