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Shipwire Marketplace Fulfillment FAQ

What is an online marketplace? An online marketplace is a platform allowing vendors to sell products or services to a wide audience. Sellers can gain brand visibility and recognition by selling their products through online marketplaces and the marketplace typically earns a commission from each sale. Can you use Shipwire for marketplace fulfillment? Yes! Shipwire...
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2017 Small Parcel Published Increases

Each year, parcel carriers announce incremental published rate increases to ground, air, freight and surcharges. For most shippers, these costs quickly add up, especially in the era of free shipping. UPS recently announced its 2017 published rate increase plan, and FedEx followed with a similar update to its offering. What is changing? One of FedEx’s...
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A New Dashboard Experience

The Platform was first designed to present information about open orders, inventory levels, returns and backorders through an accessible dashboard view (what you experience as the “homepage” of the Shipwire Platform). However, much like our customers’ businesses, the platform has become more robust over time. Today, we’re excited to share a new Shipwire Platform Dashboard...
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Introducing Magento 2.0 Connector for the Shipwire Platform

Early in 2016, we announced our Select Technology Partnership with Magento. Today we are pleased to introduce a new Magento 2.0 shopping cart connector for our Shipwire Platform, the next logical step in the Ingram Micro Commerce and Magento relationship. The updated connector The new connector, accessible from the Magento Marketplace store, provides merchants with...
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3 things to look for when choosing an order fulfillment location

Picking a fulfillment center draws parallels to buying a house — but instead of looking for a good school district, granite countertops and a walk-in closet, you’re concerned about inbound transportation cost, transit time to customers and capabilities. In both scenarios, there’s a single shared concern: square footage. Our network of 154 locations in 45...
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New Network Optimization Service

We're excited to introduce our Network Optimization Service for our customers looking to expand into new fulfillment centers by helping them identify the most strategic locations to use based on individual business needs and goals. Effective July 6, you'll be able to leverage a team of subject matter experts for assistance in choosing the most...
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FedEx and UPS change Additional Handling Surcharge in June

In April, FedEx announced a modification to its Additional Handling Surcharge. In May, UPS followed suit and announced that its Additional Handling Surcharge would soon apply to packages with a side longer than 48 inches or (120 cm) when previously, it applied to products longer than 60 inches (150 cm). Both carriers put the surcharge...
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Is a Canada Post strike imminent?

Rumors of a strike for Canada Post have been circulating since late 2015, and in April 2016 the carrier filed a notice of dispute with the Minister of Labor to request help with negotiations between Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW). Canada Post and the CUPW are attempting to reach a...
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Meet the new

Our goal is always to deliver exceptional customer experiences — every order, everyday, everywhere, and we support that commitment with the combination of our world-class Ingram Micro facilities and award-winning technology. In alignment with the value we place on your experience, we’re excited to share a project long in the works: a new  ...
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Learn more about fulfillment

Our helpful resources can guide you through the entire fulfillment process. Get started with our topic-based collections, or browse through our white papers, case studies, product guides and more.

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