New Website

Introducing our brand new website! The entire site was designed around improving the customer experience. Please let us know what you think by commenting at the bottom of the page.

Here are some of the highlights of the new site:

Conforms to Any Size Screen

The new site features responsive design, which conforms the website on the fly to any screen size without losing functionality of the full site. It’s a different take on the mobile website concept. With a mobile website, the full website recognizes you’re accessing it from a mobile device and redirects you to a version of the website they’ve built for mobile browsers. The mobile site mirrors the main site, but is often watered down and lacks certain functionality to make it simpler on the smaller device. With responsive design, you never leave the full site; the full site merely conforms its layout and functionality to your screen. Nothing is lost.

Responsive design also allows for more variation. Take Apple for example: Between iPhone and iPad you have 10 different screen layouts possible when you consider all the models and portrait and landscape configurations. Where do you draw the line? Who gets the full site and who gets the mobile site? Intermediate sizes like iPad Mini or one of the new, larger-screened iPhone 6 or 6 Plus get stuck in between. Responsive design accommodates for these variations resulting in a better experience on any device.

Delivery Tracker

We’ve used smart GPS technology to track our drivers in real-time years but have never made it available to you. Shame on us! Now you can track your delivery from the time it leaves Grand to the time it arrives at your house. Simply click Track Your Delivery in the upper right of the page. You can begin tracking your order the day before delivery. In the early evening, usually around 5PM, you’ll be able to log on and check your time window for the following day’s delivery. On the day of delivery, you can track your truck’s progress as it nears your stop. Need to run a quick errand, you’ve got instant access to your truck and can gauge your opportunity accordingly.

Enhanced Product Listings

We’ve beefed up our product listings to include more content and a better layout. From improved photos, descriptions and specs to more content like spec sheets, manuals, guides and even videos, we set forth to design a site that provided industry leading information in a visually pleasing way.

Enhanced Searching

We worked hard to make sure it was easy to find what you wanted regardless of how you searched. The search box features smart functionality for mid-search suggestions and partial model numbers. When you shop by category you’ll find a simple layout with easy to navigate drop-down options. Shop by brand or even shop for items that are on sale or discontinued by clicking Deals or Outlet. Once you get into our search, you’ll find a greatly improved catalog layout complete with a full array of filters and options for narrowing your search to find the right item for you.


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