Last update: 4/4/2018

Temperature Controlled Trucks


To facilitate shipments to the Midwest, East Coast and Southern states, WineDirect offers refrigerated line haul trucking services from our Napa Valley (WDI) fulfillment center to Ohio, Texas and Florida, protecting your wine from extreme temperatures without the added expense of air shipping.

  • Time in transit: 5 to 8 days
  • Cost: same as ground


Carrier Code:

To ship via Temp Control Trucks, orders must be submitted with the specific carrier code:CST8 (UPS) or CST9 (FedEx). If an order is
submitted with any other carrier code, it will not be loaded onto the
Temp Trucks.  The order will be handed off to the carrier at WDI for
standard delivery.

Order Cutoff:  DAILY orders must be received and cleared of any errors or holds by
1:00pm (PST) Thursday for Friday truck. CLUB orders follow the Club
Checklist timeline.
Rates: Weight based fulfillment rates are calculated using WDI as the origin


Northern Route Via Ohio

  • Weekly service available year-round
  • UPS (use carrier code CST8): AL, AR, CT, DC,DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, NC, ND, NE, NJ, NH, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA,VT, WI & WV
  • FedEx (use carrier code CST9): AR, CT, DC, DE, IA, IL, IN, KS, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, NC, ND, NE, NJ, NH, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, VA, VT, WI & WV

Southern Route Via Texas and Florida

  • Peak season weekly service available starting April 6, 2018
  • This is a FedEx ONLY (use carrier code CST9) route with service to AL, FL, GA, LA & TX


* If CoolPacks are included, refrigerant bricks will be inserted in Ohio/Texas before handoff to the carrier or continuation to Florida.


  • Weight-based fulfillment rates are calculated using WDI as the origin facility.
  • Orders without the CST8 and CST9 codes will NOT be loaded onto the temperature-controlled trucks and will be handed off to the carrier for standard delivery.

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