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Our Distribution Cluster

  • The Home Shopping Network has a 1 million sq. ft. fulfillment center in Sullivan County which employs 350 people
  • FedEx has ground and freight facilities in Sullivan County
  • Our labor shed has seen the following growth in numbers of employees from 2011-2019:
  • 89% growth in General Warehousting and Storage
  • 32% growth in General Freight Trucking, Long-Distance, Less than Truckload
  • 6% growth in General Freight Trucking, Long-Distance, Truckload
  • Over 15,000 people are employed in transportation/warehousing in our labor shed
    • 3,298 of them are heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers (this has grown by 8% since 2014)
    • 1,416 of them are light truck or delivery service drivers
  • Our labor shed has more people employed than the average US labor shed in the following areas:
    • 3 times more in mixed mode transit systems
    • 2 times more in more general freight long-distance trucking
    • 3 times more in more general warehousing and storage
  • Over 4,202 temporary help workers in the labor shed
  • Under 3.5% of employees in Sullivan County are a member of a union
  • Tennessee is a Right-To-Work state
  • $52 billion in products are exported from our labor shed annually
  • Interstates 81 & 26 intersect in Sullivan County
  • Norfolk Southern and CSX provides Class I Rail Access to Sullivan County
  • Tri Cities Regional Airport provides commercial and cargo air services
  • We have available prepared sites with access to airport runways
  • There is no Inventory tax on finished goods in Tennessee.
  • East Tennessee State University, the University of Tennessee, and Virginia Tech all have Logistics/Supply Chain Management degree programs within 2 hours of Sullivan County.
  • We are home to Foreign Trade Zone #204 and have our own US Customs Port




No Inventory Tax

  • Tennessee has no inventory tax on finished goods.




  • Sullivan County is located at the intersection of Interstates 81 and 26. Additionally, we are served by:
  • 88 Common Carriers serve the area
  • 63 Common Carriers Have Local Terminals



  • Sullivan County has Class I rail access via the NS and CSX main rail lines.


Air Access

  • Tri-Cities Airport (TRI) is a full-service commercial airport serving Northeast Tennessee, Southwest Virginia, Western North Carolina and Eastern Kentucky. The Airport offers nonstop flights to five hubs (Atlanta, Charlotte, Dallas/Ft.Worth, Orlando and Tampa/Clearwater-St.Petersburg) on Allegiant, American, and Delta.




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Our Community

Sullivan County, Tennessee is home to companies and attractions known around the world.  Browse our website to learn all the reasons you should join Eastman, Bell, Domtar, Teleperformance, Home Shopping Network, Bristol Motor Speedway, and many others by locating a facility in Sullivan County!


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  10368 Wallace Alley St., Suite 1, Kingsport, TN 37663
PO Box 747, Blountville, TN 37617

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