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How to Take Your Startup Global

Damon Schechter, founder and CEO of Shipwire e-commerce product fulfillment service, addresses the “why” and “how” small businesses can begin selling their products around the world.

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6 Ways to Ease Exporting: Simple Steps to Help Steer Your Shipments Through Bureaucratic Red Tape and Complex Tax Laws

Entrepreneur Magazine, February 10, 2010

Among all of the president’s plans to boost jobs,  some economists say his goal to double exports in five years could do the trick… “oftentimes the most prudent first country for a small business to consider exporting to is Canada, thanks in part to the extensive bilateral trade between Canada and the U.S., and to the cultural and legal similarities”… Companies can ship products internationally from the U.S. via freight forwarders and fulfillment companies such as … Shipwire. [Shipwire] ships to Canada and the U.K., where it has warehouses that will transport goods internationally to any country covered by FedEx, UPS or the local parcel carrier…. See the six steps to grow your exports… Read more. | PDF version.

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Shipwire: Helping Entrepreneurs Build Their Business

Canadian Technology & Business, Winter 2010

“With one Shipwire account, merchants can now locate inventory in three countries, on two continents and up to six warehouses, extending their sales reach into three of the largest e-commerce markets…. Christy Cook, who runs her own business called Teach My Toddler, is realizing the cost saving benefits of using Shipwire. Cooks says, “When I was looking for distribution in Canada, on both the east and west coast, I found Shipwire to be an excellent solution; it was extremely easy to set up and use, and also delivered cost-savings. I”m now sending inventory to Shipwire warehouses in the U.S., and am looking forward to growing my business into the U.K. as well. I like that I can do that all with one fulfillment provider, and one account.” Read more.

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Cost Cutters: Reduce Shipping Costs

Wall Street Journal, September 22, 2008

As transportation costs continue to skyrocket, so too does the cost of shipping your business inventory and ordering supplies…try fulfillment services.
For businesses that have far-flung customers but don’t have a distribution partner, fulfillment services such as Shipwire…offer small-business owners a place to stow their products close to customers. For instance, a small U.S. company with customers in Montreal might consider a fulfillment service to house its inventory in Canada. While these services typically charge a monthly fee, business owners can avoid some international shipping duties, customs brokerage fees and other shipping costs. Read more. | PDF Version.

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