Jordan is in Canada - some things they will ship here, while others ....
“Photography is a complex and fluid medium, and its many factors are not applied in simple sequence. Rather, the process may be likened to the art of the juggler in keeping many balls in the air at one time!”
Ansel Adams, from the introduction to The Negative - The New Ansel Adams Photography Series / Book 2
I have dealt with McMaster quite a bit commercially. Personally I wouldn't worry about them requiring the account setup on the front end, but it isn't an international shipping issue for me, so that puts things in a very different perspective. You have to make your judgements based on your circumstances.