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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 e-commerce 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 e-commerce software is accelerating, and we are tremendously excited to be recognized by our peers for moving the e-commerce 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 e-commerce 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 e-commerce 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 e-commerce 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 fulfillment centers around the world. Online sellers send their inventory to one of Shipwire’s fulfillment centers 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 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

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+1-415-738-7718
sammy@bocacommunications.com

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