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FAQs

Find answers to common questions.

At Gator Gypsum, Olympia Building Supplies, and Kimco Supply Company we believe in keeping our residential and commercial construction customers throughout Florida informed and empowered. Here’s what else you should know:

Gator, Olympia, and Kimco are now united?
Yes. As fellow GMS companies in Florida, Gator Gypsum, Olympia Building Supplies, and Kimco Supply have always supported each other. Combining operations allows Gator, Olympia, and Kimco to all empower more success for Florida commercial and residential construction customers, across an expanded service area.
What are the advantages of the Gator/Olympia/Kimco partnership?
Together, as fellow GMS companies, Gator Gypsum, Olympia Building Supplies, and Kimco Supply Company offer an unmatched combination of customer service, commitment to safety, competitive pricing, and product availability – along with fast, efficient delivery service from multiple building supply yards in Florida.
What is your service area?
Gator Gypsum, Olympia Building Supplies, and Kimco Supply all offer full service and delivery within a 75-100 miles radius from our yard locations.

Gator Gypsum serves residential and commercial construction customers through its building supply yards across northern and central Florida. (Clearwater, Gainesville, Lakeland, North Fort Myers, Ocala, Orlando, Sarasota, and Tampa).

Olympia Building Supplies serves commercial and residential customers through its construction materials yards across central and southern Florida. (Mangonia Park/Palm Beach, Miami, Pompano Beach, Port St. Lucie).

Kimco serves construction customers through its building supply yards across southern and central Florida. (Brooksville and Tampa).
How are your crews trained?
Gator Gypsum, Olympia Building Supplies, and Kimco Supply Company train and certify all operators in-house to ensure they are prepared to safely deliver materials to your jobsite. We hold regular training sessions on safety for all employees, and even offer a safety incentive benefit program for our stockers and warehousemen.
What type of fleet do you have?
Together, fellow GMS companies Gator Gypsum, Olympia Building Supply, and Kimco Supply Company command a delivery fleet of expertly maintained vehicles, including 80+ trucks and some of the most innovative material handling equipment in Florida.

Our fleet is dispatched from multiple yard locations covering Florida from Gainesville to Miami, offering commercial and residential delivery service within a 75-100 mile radius. So yes, chances are there is a truck near you!
Do you offer before and after-hours and weekend delivery?
Yes. If you need commercial construction jobsite delivery in Florida, before or after business hours, or on weekends, our crews can do that too. Gator/Olympia/Kimco is dedicated to going the extra mile in order to provide excellent customer service.
What types of commercial deliveries do you provide?
Our expert staff are fully trained for delivery to commercial construction sites across Florida, and understand the unique demands of the environment. We can deliver your materials using walk ups, walk downs, elevator roll-ins, buck hoist and high-rise cranes. Our delivery fleet is modern and well-maintained, with the capacity to deliver your materials when and where you need them.
Do you perform site inspections?
Yes. We regularly perform pre- and post-delivery inspections of jobsites to check safety, stocking conditions, equipment, and quality control.
Do you deliver to residential sites?
Yes. We use off-road drywall carts for sand and grass, and we can pre-deliver your drywall before your window installation if you need them. We can also perform on-site delivery access evaluations.
Can you do a walk up, walk down, or hand up at a residential site?
Yes, for a small additional charge.
Can you special order a product for me?
Yes. We can order many specialty products like fry reglet aluminum trim, Armstrong® Axiom ceiling systems, colored ceiling tile, non-stock FRP colors, and a variety of tools and fasteners. If you need an item that you don’t see at one of our yards or on the website, let us know and we’ll help get it for you.
Can you help me with my product warranty?
Absolutely! We can assist you with manufacturer warranty issues and manufacturer representation when necessary. We want you to be completely satisfied with your purchase.
What types of steel framing do you carry?
We stock 25-gauge to 16-gauge steel framing in a variety of lengths. We also offer full manufacturer support for all technical and engineering aspects of our steel framing and accessories.
Are you OSHA compliant?
Yes. We believe nothing is so important that it can’t be done safely. We are committed to full compliance with OSHA and DOT laws and regulations, and we conduct regular jobsite visits to check for crew compliance.
Can I pick up an order myself at a yard?
Absolutely! Customers can call orders in advance, or they can visit a showroom to speak directly with our knowledgeable staff. about specific needs. If you don’t see the tool or product you need, we will work with you to special order it.
Do you sell directly to homeowners?
Yes, we do! There is no project too small or customer too new for us to provide the high level of service we’re known for throughout Florida.

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