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Discovering trust in team

For Director of Engineering Andrew Wu, growing with Shipwire has meant identifying his goals, looking them in the face, and discovering that Shipwire's are very much the same. There have been challenges along the way, but as Andrew puts it, "That tangible connection with so many customers paves the way for many possibilities I continue to be excited about and proud of." In this post, Andrew describes the reasons he's continued to work at Shipwire and why he feels it's never been a better time to be part of this tight-knit team.
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Shipwire at 3PL Summit and Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum

Shipwire is headed to the 13th Annual North American 3PL Summit and Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum hosted by Eye For Transport in Chicago from June 16-18th. On June 17th, during a series of discussions about E-Commerce, Consumer Delivery, and the New Logistics Economy, Phil Guindi, VP of Product at Shipwire, will join CEOs and GMs from Uber, LoadDelivered, Transfix, and FLEXE on a panel to address New Innovative Business Models Challenging the Logistics Norm. The panel will be moderated by Brett Bissel, COO of CEVA.
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Australia's 2015 federal budget boosts e-commerce, SMEs

Australia's 2015 federal budget targets small businesses, startups, and online entrepreneurs with tax cuts and other forms of support. You may be interested in the details of these decisions totalling $5.5 billion, as they have the potential to add over half a million jobs and stimulate e-commerce globally. Plus, what does Australia's budget mean for order fulfillment? From incentivized SMEs to Shipwire's own facility in Sydney, 2015 is looking good Down Under.
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Mobile-friendly site ranking

This blog post is applicable to anyone managing a web domain, but is particularly intended to inform Shipwire merchants of an update to Google's algorithm that will impact the way Goole ranks websites. Starting April 21, 2015, Google will factor mobile-friendliness into its search results. An algorithm will label sites as mobile-friendly (or not) and will use the information to determine a website's rank in search results, which Googles says will have a "significant impact" in mobile search results worldwide.
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Australia ecommerce: getting goods to Australia

So you’ve decided to expand your business to Australia, drawn by its advanced economy, favorable growth prospects, and considerable spending power. But you might be wondering how to actually get started. Fortunately, doing business in Australia is pretty straightforward. The biggest question you should be weighing is what goods to bring down under—and how to get them there.
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Australia ecommerce: building your brand and increasing sales

There is a wide range of things to bear in mind as you triangulate a new ecommerce selling territory, especially one as far-flung as Australia. As much as you might be getting familiar with the country — by learning about how it boasts one of the fastest-growing ecommerce markets, or how its shoppers have impressive buying power — Australia needs to get to know your business, too. You might be wondering, then, about how you actually import your brand to the country. After all, that's how you’ll build your reputation and bolster sales among buyers who don’t yet know your business.
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Shipwire at Catalyst 2014

ChannelAdvisor's Catalyst conference is just around the corner and Shipwire will be there. We will be stationed at Booth #13 on March 11th and 12th. If you are there, we would love to meet you. This is a great event to network and collaborate with others in the ecommerce industry, so please drop by to...
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Shipwire is hiring

You may have heard by now that it is hiring season at Shipwire. We were acquired by Ingram Micro, a Fortune 100 company, at the end of last year. Now, we are adding talented people to the team at a record rate and the office is buzzing (and literally overflowing) with activity. There's never been a better time to join us!
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7 Ecommerce Predictions for 2014

Moving into 2014, big ecommerce trends like social, mobile, and local optimization are continuously on the upswing. But certain aspects of these digital revolution criteria are positioned to become even more influential than anticipated. Without further ado, here are our ecommerce predictions for 2014.
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