Shipping ARCHIVE

Hermes Strengthens Parcel Business in Russia in Concert with European Expansion  Aug 04, 2015 10:35 AM By MCM Staff

Hermes has announced new actions to strengthen its parcel business in Russia. As part of its overall European expansion strategy, the retail and logistics services provider has acquired the 49% share held by DPD in Hermes-DPD Russia. Under the terms of the agreement, DPD will continue to handle logistics transport services in Russia.

Brazil a Lucrative but Complex Market for Cross-Border Trade  Jul 23, 2015 2:07 PM By Mike O'Brien

Brazil represents a complex but lucrative market for cross-border ecommerce, one that Alibaba’s AliExpress discount marketplace has learned to crack.

UPS Capital Acquisition Enhances Luxury Goods Logistics Offering  Jul 17, 2015 3:48 PM By Mike O'Brien

UPS Capital has acquired the Insured Parcel Services (IPS) of G4S International Logistics, pushing further into the luxury goods market.

Amazon Creates Prime Day, Its Own Global Selling Holiday  Jul 06, 2015 6:25 AM By Tim Parry

On the eve of Amazon’s 20th birthday, the company introduces Prime Day, a global shopping event, with more deals than Black Friday, exclusively for Prime members. See how Amazon plans to take over the world on July 15.

Criteria for Entering New Global Markets  Jun 25, 2015 11:27 AM By Mike O'Brien

Jeremy Liebowitz, VP of global ecommerce for Newell Rubbermaid, talks about the company’s criteria for choosing which global markets to enter at IRCE 2015.

Pitney Bowes Rolls Borderfree Into New Global Ecommerce Unit  Jun 10, 2015 3:15 PM By MCM Staff

Pitney Bowes formed a Global Ecommerce business unit, combining the recently acquired assets of Borderfree with Pitney Bowes’ existing ecommerce business.

The Fate of Your Cross-Border Customer Could Hinge on Shipping  Jun 10, 2015 6:16 AM By Ahmed Naiem

Shipping matters big time to online consumers. And it matters even more to cross-border customers, because, most likely, shipping cost is a higher percentage of product cost for them than for domestic shoppers. For those that can provide superior customer experiences in this area, however, shipping and delivery can be a key differentiator.

Endicia Lowers the Barriers for Shipping to Latin America  Jun 09, 2015 3:38 PM By MCM Staff

Endicia Global Service eliminates pain points of shipping to Latin America, including customs delays, high shipping costs and lack of tracking visibility.

4 Ways to Prepare Your Site for Global Ecommerce  Jun 09, 2015 8:51 AM By Neal Kaiser

To successfully launch a global ecommerce site takes more than overcoming the language barrier. Here are 4 tips that will help ensure you’re ready on day 1.

Shoppers Choose Cost Over Delivery Speed on Cross-border Purchases  May 20, 2015 12:19 PM By Tim Parry

The survey found that 76% of Canadian consumers who made an online purchase from a U.S.-based retailer within the last six months, as well as 63% of U.S. online shoppers, identified shipping costs as very important; while 44% and 32%, respectively, said it was the single most important factor.

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