Shipping Information

 

 

Shipping to NAFA
Shipping - USA
Shipping - Canada
Shipping to NAFA

Why Ship to NAFA?

  • The world’s largest and oldest wild fur auction.
  • The only auction company willing to spend money to protect your future through international promotion of wild fur.
  • Largest buyer attendance guarantees highest prices and clearances for wild fur.
  • NAFA offers our shippers online access to their accounts. You can securely view receipts, lotting letters, sales summaries and financial statements.
  • Access your account on our web site by completing our Registration Form.

First-Time Shippers

  • You do not need to have an account number before sending your skins; an account will be created for you after your first shipment.
  • Shippers have the option of joining NA Wild Fur Shippers Council (more on WFSC benefits). As a NAFA shareholder, the WFSC gives trappers a voice in guiding NAFA’s operations.
  • Carefully read “Shipping Info” and “Conditions of Sale” for your country to ensure you know the shipping requirements.
  • Pelts can be shipped directly to NAFA, dropped off at a NAFA depot or given to one of our collectors on a pick-up route.
  • Please be aware of the last receiving dates for each auction, some collectors have earlier last receiving dates.
  • Pelt handling information can be found in NAFA’s Anniversary 2004 issue magazine.
  • Access your account on our web site by completing our Registration Form.

Conditions of Sale
Condition of Sale USA
Condition of Sale CDN

Shipping - USA

Shipping Bags & Pelt Handling

To request shipping bags & tags please contact your local agent or NAFA’s office in Stoughton, WI. For detailed pelt handling information, order the International Trapper; 2004 Anniversary Edition.

Avoid disappointment by honoring
LAST RECEIVING DATES

Shipping Information

    • Fur parcels should be secure and well identified, with the shipper’s name, address and account number. Please number each package (i.e. 1 of 3, 2 of 3 etc.). The quantity and type of pelts should be clearly marked on the tag on the outside of each package. Please mark the total number of bags on your receipt.
    • Please print clearly on tags and receipts. Your account number and name are critical to the receiving of your furs. First time shippers should write “New” in the account number box.
    • Ask at the depot or the driver for additional bags or tags if needed.
    • Due to limited quantities of fur late in the season, there will be NO pick¬up for late season auctions. Please ship directly to your depot.
    • All fur must be scraped and completely dry prior to shipping with all nails and staples removed from pelts.
    • Never roll or fold beaver pelts. Pack flat, fur to fur and leather to leather.
    • Do not ship green or frozen castoreum. Dry properly and ship in cardboard or burlap bags, with your name, address and account number written on the outside.
    • Due to increased regulations, we no longer handle bear gall bladders or claws.
    • Please keep your fur pick¬up schedule for the new season in a safe place for future reference

SHIPPING USA PDF

UPS, Mail or Truck

You may ship directly to one of our convenient depot locations, ship directly to our office in Stoughton, WI or look on our website at www.nafa.ca. Simply bag or box your fur, following the above instructions and ship by UPS, mail or truck.

Scheduled Pick-Up Service

As a service to our customers, many of our receiving agents run a scheduled pick-up service prior to every sale. For information on pick-up locations, call your local agent or contact our office in Stoughton, WI.

To assist our receiving agents at the time of pick-up, please follow these instructions:

  • Please have fur bagged or boxed, tagged and ready to put on the truck.
  • Shipping bags and tags will be available at time of pick-up.
  • Receipts will be issued at the time of pick-up, on a subject-to-count basis. Shippers will be notified of any discrepancies in the count.
  • Please use your preprinted receipts and bag tags whenever possible, otherwise have your receipt filled out and ready to hand to the collector.
  • If you cannot make it to pick¬up stops, please ship fur direct to your agent or to our office in Stoughton, WI prior to Last Receiving Dates.
  • Weather conditions may cause a delay in schedule, please be patient.
  • Minnesota shippers – Please have available at time of pick-up: Registration numbers for Fisher, Marten, Otter and Bobcat; individual names and addresses with trapping license numbers and reserve or coded territory numbers where necessary.

Shipping C.I.T.E.S. Articles
(Bobcat, Otter & Lynx)

Pelts requiring C.I.T.E.S. tags are easily shipped providing a few special instructions are followed:

  • All pelts must be correctly tagged with the C.I.T.E.S. tag through the pelt and properly sealed.
  • Improperly tagged pelts or untagged pelts will be immediately returned to the shipper or may be subject to seizure.
  • If you require information on shipping C.I.T.E.S. articles or obtaining C.I.T.E.S. permits, please contact your local agent or our office in Stoughton, WI.

SHIPPING TAGS AND BAGS: Customers requiring shipping tags and bags, please contact your local agent or our office in Stoughton, WI. The requested shipping material will be sent to you.

PELT HANDLING INFORMATION: Please contact your local agent or our Stoughton, WI office for pelt handling information or a copy of our pelt handling manual.

MARKET INFORMATION: Please contact one of our offices for up¬to¬date market information and auction results, or check our website at www.nafa.ca.

Shipping - Canada

Shipping Bags & Pelt Handling

To request shipping bags & tags please contact your local depot/agent.

For detailed pelt handling information, order the International Trapper; 2004 Anniversary Edition.

Avoid disappointment by honouring LAST RECEIVING DATES.

Shipping Information

• DO NOT SHIP fur out of province without proper export documents.

• The most important way for us to identify you, is your account number. Please use the pre-printed shipping tags and collector receipts we send you each Fall. These forms are for your personal use only! Do not allow others to use your forms. If corrections are necessary, please write clearly on the collectorreceipt.

• Complete the shipping tags and collector receipt at home before you bring your fur to the truck. Please make sure that your trapper license is correct on the form.

• Use one shipping tag per bag of fur. The larger portion should be tied to the bag and the small portion inside the bag. The quantities per species should be only what are in that bag.

• If you have multiple bags, use a separate tag for each and number the tags 1 of 3, 2 of 3, 3 of 3, etc.

• The collector receipt should show the total for each species for the whole shipment. If there are multiple bags also mark on the collector receipt the number of bags.

• Please print clearly on tags and receipts. Your account number and name are critical to the receiving of your furs. First time shippers should write “New” above the account number box.

• Ask at the depot or the driver for additional bags or tags if needed.

• Due to limited quantities of fur late in the season, there will be NO pick-up for late season auctions. Please ship directly to your depot.

• All fur must be scraped and completely dry prior to shipping with all nails and staples removed from pelts.

• Never roll or fold beaver pelts. Pack flat, fur to fur and leather to leather.

• Do not ship green or frozen castoreum. Dry properly and ship in cardboard orburlap bags, with your name, address and account number written on the outside.

• Due to increased regulations, we no longer handle bear gall bladders or claws.

• Please keep your fur pick-up schedule for the 2016-2017 season in a safe place for future reference.

SHIPPING CANADA PDF