How to Deal with Long Cross-Border Shipping Times

| Benjamin Powell

Cross-border shipping times are a big deal and can heavily influence the conversion rate on your ecommerce website. But depending on your product line, it is possible to minimize their impact. Here are some tips to follow to improve your operations and keep customers happy.

FedEx Reorganizes Units to Focus on Cross-Border Ecommerce

| Mike O'Brien

Continuing its push into cross-border ecommerce to take advantage of rapid growth in that area, FedEx is consolidating a few different business units under existing freight forwarding division FedEx Trade Networks (FTN) as of March 1. See what FTN is now comprised of, and how FedEx views the opportunity.

DHL Expands in North America to Meet Peak Demand

| Mike O'Brien

Looking to make up ground on rivals UPS and FedEx during peak season, DHL is in the midst of an expansion effort that includes hiring 6,000 temporary workers across its four business units in North America, adding flights and piloting robotic and augmented reality technologies.

Overcoming 5 Key Cross-Border Fraud Issues

| Tom Donlea

Serving customers in new global regions is an exciting venture for any ecommerce business, but it can be a large undertaking for the fraud team. Here are five major identity and fraud issues businesses face when going international, and how you can overcome them.

Ecommerce in the UK Sees 17.8% Growth in 2016

| MCM staff

Ecommerce in the UK grew 17.8% in 2016 and was worth 174 billion euros or approximately $205 billion. A report by the Ecommerce Foundation revealed that in 2016, 82% of shoppers in the UK shopped online. Find out more about ecommerce growth in the UK as well as popular online categories and predictions for 2017.

Lamps Plus Inc. Launches New Website in Canada

| MCM staff

Lamps Plus Inc., a specialty lighting retailer in the United States, announced its expansion into the Canada market with the launch of LampsPlus.ca. See why the company decided to make the move and how its business has grown north of the border.