Shipwire in the News

Using Fulfillment Service to Enter International Markets

ShipStation, March 29, 2016

Did you know that cross-border online consumer purchasing is increasing 28% a year and will reach $1 trillion by 2020, according to a 2015 report released from consulting firm Accenture and AliResearch, and reported in Internet Retailer? In fact, that number is nearly twice as fast as the 15% annual growth rate for consumer’s web purchasing as a whole, which will reach $3.4 trillion by 2020, from the same report.

The bottom line: If you own an eCommerce business, selling to international buyers shouldn’t be a matter of if, rather it should be a matter of when.

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Serious Success: 5 Stellar, Often Overlooked E-commerce SEO Techniques

Business.com, March 11, 2016

Starting an E-commerce business has become accessible now that companies like Shopify have made it as easy as uploading a few images.

Everybody has the opportunity to sell their own products or start a drop shipping empire.

Whether you’re new to E-commerce or run a multi-million dollar online shop there’s one universal truth: SEO is vital for the majority of E-commerce websites.

With a few exceptions (like fashion), for an E-commerce business to be successful, they’ll need to drive organic traffic to the website.

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2016 Runner Up – Most Innovating Shipping Company

Trade Financial Global, February 23, 2016

Hats off to Shipwire, who were singled out due to their software being at the heart of their business with the end-to-end platform that they provide for tracking, shipping, warehousing and delivering goods! Shipwire were Runners Up the in Trade Finance Global Shipping Awards for Excellence under the category “Most Innovative Shipping Company”.

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73 Time Saving & Money Making Tools for Entrepreneurs

Zoey Commerce, January 27, 2016

Being an entrepreneur isn’t easy.

You’re bombarded with competing demands, customer needs and new ideas for growth, all while trying to maintain an edge over your competitors and see your vision come to life.

Smart eCommerce entrepreneurs know they can’t handle all of this themselves and are always on the lookout for new tools, services and technologies that can help them keep focused, stay productive and grow their business.

But there are so many tools and services out there, with new ones being launched every day, that it can be tough to find the best ones. That’s where this list comes in.

We’ve interviewed our customers, colleagues and partners to identify 73 of the top tools and services they use to get more done in less time.

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The Full Force of Retail Technology

LinkedIn Pulse, January 26, 2016

The retail industry is changing.

And it all comes down to one central shift, from a combative mindset to a collaborative one.

Today, systems of product development, design, prototyping, manufacturing, and go-to-market strategy are slow, expensive and inefficient. However, a new wave of technology solutions is revolutionizing how a product gets from idea to market.

Everyone saw the internet transform the very nature of what it means to be a “retailer.” All the steps that come before a consumer clicking Check Out on a screen are transforming, too. As a retail technology company with 6 Fortune 500 names on our customer list, we’re seeing it firsthand.

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As e-commerce thrives in Asia, so do these companies

CNBC, December 22, 2015

The month-long period following Black Friday is easily the busiest time of year for logistics companies as they compete to deliver packages in time for the holiday season.

Now, the prosaic yet crucial industry in Southeast Asia is witnessing a new burst of rivalry amid a thriving e-commerce boom, as reflected in the rise of ‘e-fulfillment’ firms.

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ULX: The Eclectic Tech Workplace

Urban Land Institute, November 9, 2015

Since the first dot-com era, technology firms have rewritten the rules of workplace design, eschewing traditional office towers in favor of renovated warehouses and shrinking individual desk space to make room for more collaborative areas. Today’s tech companies increasingly internalize the mix of uses found in cities, incorporating elements as varied as cafés and vegetable gardens. Design inspiration may come from a building’s historic elements, a company’s founding stories, and the interests of the workers themselves, lending the workplace a feeling of authenticity and personalization.

The following ten projects—all completed during the past three years—include adapted textile factory buildings and liquor distribution warehouses, workplaces with amphitheaters and secret rooms, and a net-zero-energy structure.

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