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Shipping ARCHIVE

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.

Amazon Launches Sunday Delivery in India  Apr 30, 2015 2:06 PM By MCM Staff

Amazon has launched Sunday delivery in 100 Indian cities for all Fulfilled by Amazon products at no extra cost, with plans to expand the service.

TNT Express Reports Loss, Talks of Challenges Ahead of FedEx Acquisition  Apr 30, 2015 11:47 AM By MCM Staff

Dutch firm TNT Express reported an operating loss and lower comparable revenues for Q1 and said it faced a challenging 2015 ahead of the FedEx acquisition.

FedEx Will Buy TNT Express for $4.8 Billion  Apr 07, 2015 6:49 AM By Tim Parry

FedEx Corporation and TNT Express N.V. have reached conditional agreement on recommended all-cash public offer of €8.00 per ordinary TNT Express share. The transaction represents an implied equity value for TNT Express of €4.4 billion, or $4.8 billion U.S.

How to Create a Global Operations Strategy  Mar 09, 2015 10:32 AM By Tim Parry

Whether or not you optimize your ecommerce site—and your operations—for the global shopper, the global shopper is coming to America. Here’s a look at how U.S.-based merchants can fine-tune their global operations and delight the global shopper.

Free Shipping and Flexibility are Key Global Ecommerce Drivers  Mar 04, 2015 2:27 PM By Mike O'Brien

Convenience, flexible delivery and payment options continue influence online consumers worldwide, says a new study conducted by comScore on behalf of UPS.

Bergdorf Goodman Goes International with Borderfree  Feb 25, 2015 11:18 AM By MCM Staff

Luxury retailer Bergdorf Goodman announced that it has partnered with Borderfree to open its website and sell to international shoppers with BFX, Borderfree’s new global ecommerce platform for retailers.






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