Shipping Policy

AISC does not ship printed publications outside of North America. If you are outside of North America, you can order a copy from a variety of resellers including:

The International Code Council 
IHS Global

Digital versions of most AISC documents are available from the AISC Bookstore, including the 14th Edition Steel Construction Manual and all AISC Design Guides.



Location  Type of Shipping  
Continental U.S.& Puerto Rico UPS Ground
Canada UPS Surface
Mexico UPS Expedited

All packages are automatically insured and are tracked from the time they leave AISC Distribution Center until they reach the buyer.

Express Shipping:

  • Orders only taken via telephone
  • Rates for special routing i.e. Overnight, Two-Day, Express Saver, ect. will be quoted upon request
  • A street address must be provided


  • UPS requires a physical address for all deliveries. Submitting a P.O. Box will result in a delay in processing your order.
  • Shipping & Handling charges are automatically calculated and will be displayed on your online order form.
  • Please allow one to two weeks from the time of receipt of your order for delivery within the United States.

For information on delivery times, to request alternate or express shipping, or for questions, contact the AISC Distribution Center at 1-800-644-2400 or [email protected]