Data Center Shipments

Here’s how to ship your IT equipment to a Deft data center.

Shipment Instructions

You must provide notice for all incoming shipments at least 24 hours in advance.

Please include the following information via


Shipment Method

Tracking Number

Storage Location

Expected Arrival Date

Number of Boxes

Description of Contents

Related Ticket Number

Shipping Addresses

Here’s where to send your gear.

Silicon Valley

Deft c/o DRT-SJC1
ATTN: Your Company
2820 Northwestern Pkwy
Santa Clara, CA 95051

Elk Grove

Deft c/o DF-CH1
ATTN: Your Company
2200 Busse Rd.
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007


Deft c/o EQ-CH1
ATTN: Your Company
350 E. Cermak Rd. 5th Floor
Chicago, IL 60616


Deft c/o DRT-IAD1
ATTN: Your Company
43830 Devin Shafron Bldg F
Ashburn, VA 20147


Follow these rules to make sure your shipments are handled properly.

  • Visibly damaged shipments will be accepted. We will photograph the damage and notify the proper contact.
  • The shipper must pay all charges. Deft will not accept cash-on-delivery shipments on your behalf.
  • International shipments must be marked as “Free Domicile.”
  • Deft has the right to inspect the contents of all shipments.
  • Shipments must be picked up or installed within three business days to avoid fees.
  • Deft will not accept liability on a shipment without an associated ticket. 
  • Deft is not liable for missing or damaged equipment.
  • Lost package claims must be made within five business days of package receipt.
moving a data center shipment
Open A Ticket

Notify Deft of an incoming shipment.

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2200 Busse Rd.
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
+1 (312) 829-1111