Traffic Drums – Local or Online?

Monday, May 10, 2010 By: Transportation Supply

traffic drums, traffic drum, traffic barrel, traffic barrels, construction barrels, construction barrel, construction drum, construction drums, orange drum, channelizer, channelizers, traffic channelizer, traffic channelizersIs it better to buy traffic drums locally or online?  Well, this can be a hard question to answer because traffic drums are very expensive to ship, especially when you start to pile on the 30 lb bases for a traffic drum in your shipment.  But it’s not just about shipping, traffic drums are usually marked up very high when you buy locally versus online.

An online search will most likely let you pick up drums for way below the cost of going to your local traffic safety store (if you have one).  One suggestion is the buy the drums themselves online, and then buy the bases locally, so that you aren’t eating such a high shipping cost.

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