Shipwire in the News

Shipwire Closes Strong 2013 With Marquee-Name Customers; Completed Acquisition by Ingram Micro to Build E-Commerce Powerhouse

Wall Street Journal, December 12, 2013

Shipwire Inc., a leading provider of outsourced fulfillment services for emerging brands, today announced new research demonstrating its impact on e-commerce fulfillment and global brand distribution. With the addition of new branded customers such as The Grommet and SOL REPUBLIC, and Shipwire’s acquisition by Ingram Micro, the company validates its broad impact on the SMB e-commerce marketplace and importance of a flexible supply chain strategy. Shipwire’s momentum is underscored by new research unveiled today that details the company’s economic impact within the SMB e-commerce marketplace since 2006.

“Our growth and acquisition by Ingram Micro demonstrate that we’re building a global e-commerce engine and provide us with additional resources to do more innovation a lot faster,” said Damon Schechter, founder and president of Shipwire. “Throughout this growth period and into the future, our mission remains the same: to provide ‘Enterprise Logistics For Everyone,’ which means simplifying the complex world of global distribution while being flexible enough for enterprise brands to deliver all of their multi-channel buyer experiences.”

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Ingram Micro Buys Shipwire to Expand e-Commerce Services

Transport Topics, December 5, 2013

Ingram Micro Inc., a wholesale distributor of electronics and mobile phones, said it will expand its supply chain services after purchasing Shipwire Inc., a global company that ships products ordered online.

“The addition of Shipwire will enable us to accelerate our growth in a $40 billion market for e-commerce fulfillment,” Micro Ingram CEO Alain Monie said.

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Shipwire Acquired by Tech-Distributor Ingram Micro

Daily Deal Media, November 11, 2013

Shipwire Inc. is being usurped by Ingram Micro, though it hasn’t been revealed whether the tech distributor will pay for the warehousing/fulfillment-services company.

Distributing computer parts to more than 150 countries, Santa Ana, Calif.-based Ingram Micro handles a full range of big-name manufacturers, including Apple, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Microsoft and Samsung.

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Distributor Ingram Micro buys shipping service Shipwire

Internet Retailer, November 8, 2013

Shipwire Inc., which provides warehousing, fulfillment and logistics services to more than 1,000 web merchants and brands, will become part of technology products distributor Ingram Micro Inc. Ingram Micro did not report what it will pay for Shipwire.

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Distribution Watch: Novus, Tech Data, Ingram Micro

The VAR guy, November 8, 2013

Greetings, sports fans, and welcome to Distribution Watch, our weekly recap of all things distribution-related. This week we’ve got news from Novus, Tech Data (TECD) and Ingram Micro (IM), so unpack the tailgate party, grab a cold one and settle in.

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Ingram Micro Expands Into E-Commerce with Acquisition of Shipwire

ColderIce, November 4, 2013

Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), the world’s largest wholesale technology distributor and a global leader in supply-chain and mobile device lifecycle services, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which it will acquire Shipwire, Inc., a leading provider of global fulfillment services for emerging multi-channel brands. The award-winning Shipwire platform provides on-demand e-commerce fulfillment and supply chain management from a network of global pick-pack and ship warehouses to more than 1,000 emerging brands and web retailers. Integrated into the top e-commerce platforms and based in Silicon Valley, Shipwire has pioneered cloud logistics with on-demand fulfillment center and shipping tools, Web services, and innovative developer tools, that can all be used together to solve complex global logistics problems.

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Ingram Micro Buys Shipwire

TechBeat, November 1, 2013

Ingram Micro has acquired the cloud logistics and supply chain management SaaS provider Shipwire, which is based in Palo Alto. The price of this acquisition has not been disclosed. Shipwire has established itself as one of the foremost cloud logistics platforms for e-commerce companies and retailers. The company also provides shipping and developer tools. Ingram Micro, on the other hand, is well-known for providing logistics and supply chain technology for the business market.

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