Vegan Athletic Fulfillment and Shipping Operations Update
Hey VA Fam!
We're super excited to announce some new changes in the way we produce and fulfill our orders now. We have taken a step forward to providing a quicker and more improved way to get your orders to you. We're even more excited to announce that this new model will not sacrifice any of the sustainability goals we have previously set and that it will actually allow us to reduce our carbon footprint even more.
Ethical Express is Vegan Athletic's updated answer to manufacturing environmentally sustainable apparel and products for ethically conscious consumers... worldwide.
Our commitment to providing you high-performance apparel that is designed, manufactured and shipped in the most ethically and sustainably way possible, knows no limits.
In partnership with our factory in Guangzhou, China we are getting ahead of the orders by placing larger batch orders for production. We have found that in an effort to reduce resources we could become more efficient by producing many units of one design at a time. Each batch will be dependent on styles and designs and some may have limited quantities.
Our goal is to streamline the fulfillment of orders while reducing resources to produce each piece of apparel. We are now working hand in hand with our manufacturer to ensure they get the most efficiency out of each manufacturing run.
The main objective from here is to have these units on hand so that when an order comes in we can fulfill it right away to anywhere in the world using express shipping. We realize that in this day of e-commerce many of you do not want to wait 4-5 weeks for your order. Under this new model, we will be able to give you a heads up on the batch orders as they come in so you can place your order and get it shipped out the next day.
While we are moving to a model with express shipping on all orders, we will make no sacrifice in our efforts to remain as sustainably efficient as possible. All orders will be sent using express shipping and will get sent out within 1-2 business days of the order being placed.
Every order we send will be using our 100% EcoEnclose recycled bags. These bags are also great because of the dual adhesive strips that allow you to re-use the bag for future shipments or returns.
We will also reduce our carbon impact by limiting extra plastic packaging inside each shipment. When you receive an order from us there will only be the product inside the 100% recycled mailer, no added plastic shipping wrapping or plastic product bags. We will also reduce the need for large labels and tags on each garment as this is an added waste product as well.
We offer our express shipping worldwide. No matter where you are in the world, don't worry, we got you! We are here to support your efforts to be a proud plant-based athlete. So where ever you are we'll find a way to get you your order as quickly as possible. If you have any questions or specific shipping instructions for your orders please feel free to reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Depending on where you are in the world we are happy to offer you free express shipping. Unfortunately, we can not offer free shipping to all countries in the world but we will do our best to make shipping as quick and affordable as possible.
Currently, the following regions qualify for free shipping:
- USA - Free shipping on orders over $50
- Canada - Free shipping on orders over $180
- Australia - Free shipping on orders over $180
- Europe - Free shipping on orders over $200
We want to sincerely thank all of you from the bottom of our hearts for all you have done to support us and our efforts to provide the best ethically and sustainably made performance apparel in the world.
Daniel, Cameron & Daniel