A cloud-based shipping solution company and a marketplace integration platform are partnering to help e-commerce merchants sell more of their goods.
ShipStation’s web-based shipping software is designed to help retailers easily process and ship their e-commerce orders. It has direct integration with over 70 selling channels and partners with companies like Amazon, eBay, Walmart, UPS and DHL. The business’s software allows e-commerce companies to keep track of their orders.
ChannelEngine was founded in 2013. The company helps brands and retailers to sell over 11 million products across more than 700 sales channels worldwide. It also helps brands and retailers access more channels so they can optimize sales.
The company’s solution gives retailers and brands complete control over their product listings, pricing, and sales strategy, ensuring retailers sell their products in the right places at the right prices. It has a presence in Europe, the US, Canada, Australia, and the United Arab Emirates.
Automate s processes
The partnership sees ShipStation now integrate with ChannelEngine. This is now live in the UK, France, Germany, Australia, and North America. Merchants will be able to import orders directly from ChannelEngine to ShipStation. In addition, merchants can automate related shipping and warehouse processes. Eliminating manual tasks will allow merchants to have a more efficient shipping workflow.
ChannelEngine customers will gain access to discounted carrier rates on the ShipStation platform.
Company CEO Jorrit Steinz says partnering with ShipStation says, “We empower global sellers to sell more on marketplaces while ShipStation simplifies their shipping logistics, creating a winning formula for increased sales and customer satisfaction.”
ShipStation on the path of growth
Founded in 2011, ShipStation has constantly moved forward and grown. Just two years after its inception, the company hired e-commerce entrepreneur Nathan Jones. The company operates under the Auctane brand.
Recently ShipStation announced a partnership with leading independent parcel carrier Yodel for last-mile deliveries across the UK.
The collaboration sees Yodel join ShipStation’s platform which will allow merchants to select Yodel as a delivery service. This integration will allow small and medium enterprises to enhance their delivery experience and allow them to meet changing customer demands.
Global software market
Grand View Research reports the market is estimated to experience good growth from 2023 to 20230. “A surge in the volume of enterprise data, rising automation of business processes, and growing digitization are the major drivers of the market. Moreover, rising network security and privacy concerns support the industry’s growth.” Meanwhile, Research and Markets reports the global e-commerce market is set to soar by 2028. “Rapid urbanization across the globe is one of the key factors driving the growth of the market. Furthermore, increasing internet penetration and usage of devices, such as smartphones, laptops and tablets to access e-commerce portals, is also providing a boost to the market growth.”
About the author
Sharl is a qualified journalist. He has over 10 years’ experience in the media industry, including positions as an editor of a magazine and Business Editor of a daily newspaper. Sharl also has experience in logistics specifically operations, where he worked with global food aid organisations distributing food into Africa. Sharl enjoys writing business stories and human interest pieces.