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Shipwire Opens Australia to Global E-Commerce With State-of-the-Art Sydney Warehouse

Shipwire, the world’s leading provider of e-commerce fulfillment, today announced the general availability of a new Sydney warehouseto help brands reach buyers in fast-growing AU$36.8 billion Australian e-commerce market. Sydney is the 8th global warehouse integrated into the Shipwire web-based logistics platform, working seamlessly with Shipwire facilities throughout North America, Asia, and Europe.

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Shipwire Wins Award for Best Supply Chain Company

Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) awards Shipwire “Best Supply Chain Management Software” CODiE

 

Palo Alto, CA, June 18, 2013Shipwire fulfillment services has been recognized by the globally recognized Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) as the best supply chain company at the 2013 CODiE awards. The announcement, presented at the 28th Annual SIIA Content CODIE Awards Celebration, celebrated Shipwire as the industry leader for supply chain software. Shipwire was a finalist for the ecommerce software award in 2009.

“We are extremely honored to receive the SIIA’s prestigious CODiE award,” said Evan Robinson, Shipwire CTO and Co-founder. “The evolution of ecommerce software is accelerating, and we are tremendously excited to be recognized by our peers for moving the ecommerce supply chain into the future.”

The “Supply Chain Management Solution” award covers all logistics and supply chain software globally. The SIIA Award process is a rigorous multi-month process. Each SIIA CODiE Award candidate is first assessed by a field of software industry executives. The category finalists are determined via these evaluations and a series of interviews and reviews. SIIA members then vote to select a winner in each award category.

Momentum for Shipwire

Shipwire has been long recognized by partners and developers as the best supply chain company. Leading up to the award, Shipwire built momentum by partnering with the top ecommerce platforms to help product brands, entrepreneurs, and retailers go to market. “Shipwire was brought to our attention by our clients.” said Rick Del Rio, CEO & Founder of Lime Light CRM “The Shipwire API was well-documented and easy to work with. Their team proved to be very responsive and we anticipate a long term partnership with them.”

Max Rice, the 25-year old developer of the WooCommerce integration for Shipwire states “The community was asking for a Shipwire connection. I was able to build it in short order, fund it with the Shipwire partner program, and get it approved by the WooCommerce community. It’s a real win for the community, and Shipwire was more than willing to help us introduce it on the website.”

“We strongly endorse Shipwire. When it comes to outsourced fulfillment, their global infrastructure, their business model, and ease of getting started puts Shipwire at the top of the list. We were thrilled that they had a partner program, a well-documented API, and a team willing to work with us. We were up and live in short order,” said Aaron Cuker, CEO, Web Cube

Shipwire welcomes the following partners to our growing list of fulfillment web-services automation connections in in 2013:

Web Cube – Web Cube is the premier all-in-one mobile responsive web platform for brands, empowering customers with one turnkey platform for their website CMS, eCommerce, mobile, and social media.
Lime Light CRM – A marketer friendly integrated CRM and e-commerce platform for brand marketers to run e-commerce campaigns.
WooCommerce – A free ecommerce toolkit built for WordPress by the WooThemes team and developer Max Rice.
Netsuite SuiteCommerce – A fully customizable connection for all types of NetSuite SuiteCommerce subscribers, including custom integration and configuration for each customer.
Spree Commerce – Spree Commerce is a 100% open source ecommerce platform based on the Ruby on Rails framework.

“A big part of what always impresses customers about Shipwire is the breadth of integrations and partner connections to the platform,” said Nate Gilmore, VP of Business Development and Marketing. “We have developed relationships with the top e-commerce platforms, so that sellers can grow globally with little or no development cost. I believe our ecosystem of integrations and partners has validated Shipwire as the go to shipping platform for rapidly growing brands.”

About Shipwire (http://www.shipwire.com)
Enterprise logistics for everyone®

Shipwire provides cloud-based logistics services, shipping software and outsourced pick-pack and ship fulfillment services from warehouses around the world. Online sellers send their inventory to one of Shipwire’s warehouses in the U.S., Canada, or Europe, and instantly connect Shipwire to their online store or marketplace. Customers buy from the merchant online. Shipwire uses “least-cost routing” to optimally pick, pack and ship the order to the buyer faster, and for less shipping cost. For a free trial contact 1-888-SHIPWIRE or sign-up at http://www.shipwire.com/trial.

About the SIIA CODiE™ Awards
The SIIA CODiE™ Awards, originally called the Excellence in Software Awards, were established in 1986 by the Software Publishers Association (SPA), now the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), so that pioneers of the then-nascent software industry could evaluate and honor each other’s work. Since then, the CODiE Awards program has carried out the same purpose – to showcase the software and information industry’s finest products and services and to honor excellence in corporate achievement.

CONTACTS:
Shipwire
Nate Gilmore
888-Shipwire
press@shipwire.com

BOCA Communications
Sammy Totah
+1-415-738-7718
sammy@bocacommunications.com

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Ecommerce: 5 Things You Need To Know

“With an ecommerce store, your business is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. You don’t pay rent or the salaries of sales associates. You don’t have any geographical limitations that restrict your customer base, which means you can sell to any country in the world, any time zone and in any language. Also, with shipping companies like ShipWire and Amazon Fulfillment you don’t need to worry about storing or shipping your product. You can automate nearly every aspect of the business.”

So now that you’re convinced, what’s the best way to get started in the ecommerce world? Here are five things you need to know.

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Shipwire Expands Reach to More Than 100,000 New Online Brands with Four New Integrated Partners

Palo Alto, CA, May 9, 2012 – Leading order fulfillment service Shipwire today announced four new partners with the release of its integration modules for leading ecommerce solutions Miva Merchant, PrestaShop, LemonStand and Virtuemart. These new partners join Shipwire in providing Enterprise Logistics for Everyone™, a push that seeks to help ecommerce merchants increase revenue opportunities by outsourcing shipping and fulfillment.

Shipwire’s partner network now includes more than 50 partners. The new integrations will give Miva Merchant, PrestaShop, LemonStand, and Virtuemart customers access to Shipwire’s global fulfillment network, which includes warehouses in the U.S., Canada, U.K., and Asia. Shipwire’s warehouse network will allow ecommerce merchants to store inventory in its warehouses and do on-demand shipping and fulfillment through Shipwire’s four ecommerce APIs.

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Miva Merchant, Inc and Shipwire Announce Strategic Partnership, Integrated Module

Miva Merchant, May 9, 2012

Ecommerce software and hosting company, Miva Merchant and ecommerce order fulfillment service company, Shipwire, have released a module integrating Shipwire’s services into Miva Merchant’s core software.

“We are constantly searching for new ways to make the experience of running an online business effortless and more streamlined,” says Rick Wilson, Miva Merchant President and COO. “We’re excited to have the opportunity to partner with Shipwire to allow ecommerce store owners the opportunity to make the most of what our combined services have to offer.”

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