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COVID-19 Update April 7

Good Afternoon, We hope you and your families are doing well. We know these are challenging times and we want to assure you that Sweetwater Logistics is doing everything we can to support you. As always, our highest priority is to help ensure the health and safety of our employees, customers, and suppliers while maintaining […]

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COVID April 1st Update

We hope this email finds you well. We want to take a moment to thank you, our clients, for your patience and understanding at this unprecedented time. Sweetwater Logistics is still open and operational, though we are still working with a reduced staff due to childcare and school closures. Our order volumes have caught up […]

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COVID Update March 25

Good morning from Sweetwater Logistics. First and foremost, we hope everyone is staying healthy out there. We are still open and operational, albeit with a reduced staff. Our neighboring county has mandated a “Shelter in Place” ordinance and we assume that Union County (where SWL is located) will follow suit in the coming days. Per […]

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COVID March 23rd Update

Friends, At Sweetwater Logistics, we’re closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and continue working to serve the needs of our clients and your customers. We understand that everyone is adapting to new ways of life as we all pull together to curtail this outbreak. We ensure you that Sweetwater Logistics is open and intends to stay […]

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COVID March 16th Update

With our continued efforts to keep Sweetwater Logistics running as usual during this turbulent time; we have implemented a flexible work schedule for our employees. This will allow our employees to better balance the home and family needs with their spouse/family members while schools, daycares and senior care facilities are closed due to COVID-19. We […]

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COVID March 16th

As we navigate the rapidly evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation together, Sweetwater Logistics is taking extra precautions to keep everyone safe. At this time the following measures have been put into place to ensure such: All workstations are being sanitized multiple times per day (morning, after each break and at the end of the day). Any […]

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2020 Holiday Schedule

Please take note of the Holiday closures for Sweetwater Logistics in 2020: Wednesday, January 1 New Year’s Day Monday, January 20 Martin Luther King Jr. birthday Monday, February 17 Washington’s Birthday (observed) Monday, May 25 Memorial Day Saturday, July 4* Independence Day Monday, September 7 Labor Day Monday, October 12 Columbus Day Wednesday, November 11 […]

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2019 Holiday Shipping Deadlines

The following are the 2019 date and time shipping deadlines to observe to get your orders where they need to go prior to Christmas by carrier and service: 12/6, 12pm – last order in by for USPS APO/FPO/DPO 12/7, 12pm – last order in by for UPS SurePost / Fedex Smart Post to arrive by […]

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Sweetwater Logistics Certified to ISO 9001:2015 by DEKRA

INDIAN TRAIL, NC DEKRA Audits has certified Sweetwater Logistics’ quality management system to the ISO 9001:2015 standard for provision of third party storage and order fulfillment services. Sweetwater Logistics uses industry knowledge and technology to assist business owners with logistics support and supply chain management. “We are proud to certify Sweetwater Logistics’ quality management system,” […]

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Sweetwater Logistics: Quality Policy

Sweetwater Logistics has developed and implemented a quality management system (QMS) which uses ISO 9001:2015 as a framework that allows our organization to document and improve our practices in order to better satisfy the needs and expectations of our customers, vendors and employees.  The following is our Quality Policy. Sweetwater Logistics: Quality Policy In order […]

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2019 Holiday/Closure Dates

Please take note of the Holiday closures for Sweetwater Logistics in 2019. As we strive to ensure quick and reliable service to our clients; it is also important to allow our associates well deserved time with their family throughout the year. Jan 1 New Year’s Day Tuesday Jan 21 Martin Luther King Day Monday Feb […]

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2018 Holiday Shipping Deadline

The following are the 2018 date and time shipping deadlines to observe to get your US domestic packages where they need to go prior to Christmas: 12/4, 12pm – last order in by for USPS APO/FPO/DPO (Zip code 093) 12/8, 12pm – last order in by for UPS SurePost / Fedex Smart Post to arrive […]

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Location, Location, Location

The heart and soul of a successful business is a well-designed supply chain. The speed of your product’s movement from the manufacturer to warehouse to consumer needs to be a quick, fluid process. How do you ensure your timeline is as efficient and functional as possible? Select a warehouse that is easily accessible to interstates, […]

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Return Policies: What You Need to Know

When it comes to returns, even the most successful companies have them. The important, and sometimes overlooked, part of starting an E-commerce business is nailing down your company’s Return Policy. A Return Policy can be as strict or liberal as you see fit for your company.  Keeping in mind “92% of consumers surveyed said that […]

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Amazon Seller Fulfilled Prime

Amazon marketplace is a fantastic sales channel and one that we recommend nearly all clients to consider.  It is relatively easy to setup an account and with the use of FBA the coveted ‘Prime’ designation can be invaluable to gaining market share. Once on Amazon there is a means to reduce costs while also maintaining […]

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2018 Holiday/Closure Dates

Sweetwater Logistics is focused on ensuring our clients orders are delivered timely and efficiently while also respecting our employees time with family and friends. We are closed on the following dates this holiday season, which mirrors the closure dates of the United States Postal Service. Monday, May 28 Memorial Day Wednesday, July 4 Independence Day […]

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What International Companies Need to Know about Choosing a US Fulfillment Company

Looking for a way to sell products to customers in the United States, but don’t have a US-based company? The answer is to work with a US fulfillment company – one that can get your products to your customers in good time. However, there are quite a few things that you’ll need to know here. […]

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2017 Holiday/Closure Dates

Sweetwater Logistics is focused on ensuring our clients orders are delivered timely and efficiently while also respecting our employees time with family and friends. We are closed on the following dates this holiday season, which mirrors the closure dates of the United States Postal Service. Monday, October 9 Columbus Day Thursday, November 23 Thanksgiving Day […]

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2017 Holiday Shipping Deadlines

The following are the 2017 date and time shipping deadlines to observe to get your packages where they need to go: 12/9, 12pm – last order in by for UPS SurePost / Fedex Smart Post to arrive by Christmas 12/14, 12pm – last order in by for UPS/Fedex Ground / Home Delivery to arrive by […]

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2016 Holiday Shipping Deadlines

The following are the 2016 date and time shipping deadlines to observe to get your packages where they need to go: 12/19, 12pm – last order in by for USPS First Class to arrive by Christmas 12/20, 3pm – last order in by for USPS Priority Mail to arrive by Christmas 12/16, 3pm – last […]

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Great news for Sharp Hill Designs

We are thrilled to hear that Sharp Hill Designs has been accepted as an exhibitor at Accessories the Show, the largest juried accessories show in the world. http://sharphilldesigns.com/blog/2012/07/accessories-the-show/

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Answer Connect Interview

We were recently asked to be interviewed by Answer Connect for a blog posting of theirs. Read the interview here : http://www.answerconnect.com/blog/client_spotlight/client-spotlight-sweetwater-logistics

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Why Dim Weight Matters?

Shipping companies generally charge based on weight. It makes sense and frankly is one of the simplest means to do so. On that charge basis, though, they then are interested in being able to convey as much weight as (legally?) possible in a given vehicle. What’s the Challenge? The challenge, though, is the vehicle costs […]

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Welcome

Welcome to our blog. My name is Steve Thomson, the President of Sweetwater Logistics. We cater to small businesses and startups that recognize the value in outsourcing the product handling and order fulfillment tasks to a trusted partner. They do this to free up time, capital and energy that can be focused on selling, developing […]

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