AUSTIN, Texas, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ —
ShipStation, the industry’s leading web-based shipping solution for online retailers, announced today that it has joined the Magento family as a strategic industry partner. Magento, one of the world’s most recognizable names in the eCommerce space, and ShipStation, will now work more closely together to provide merchants with greater access to tools, services and information, allowing them to focus more of their valuable time on growing their online business.
ShipStation is a web-based multi-carrier, multi-channel shipping solution designed to facilitate the shipping and fulfillment process for online retailers. Now powering more than 5,000 online stores and processing over 2,000,000 shipments per month, ShipStation is able to save merchants time and money by maximizing their shipping efficiency. ShipStation automatically retrieves and consolidates order information from over 30 sales channels and automates many of the manual processes related to order fulfillment. As a multi-carrier solution, ShipStation gives Magento merchants the ability to prepare domestic and international shipping labels through an expanding list of carriers, including FedEx, USPS, UPS, and DHL Global Mail, while simultaneously keeping customers and sales channels up-to-date with shipping status and tracking information. For those looking to outsource their fulfillment, merchants can now also take advantage of ShipStation’s fully-integrated service with Fulfillment by Amazon.
“We’re very excited about our new relationship with Magento,” said Curtis Mitchell, Director of Business Development for ShipStation. “Through this relationship, we will be able to better serve our community of online sellers by providing them with all of the tools and information needed to support and facilitate their growth. Together, ShipStation and Magento breed success by streamlining and optimizing today’s online retailer experience.”
Magento is a powerful, flexible, and cost effective eCommerce solution designed to meet the unique needs of today’s online business owner. Online merchants continue to flock to Magento because their cost-effective solutions–built on open source technology–enable businesses of all sizes to control and customize the look and feel, content and functionality of their online stores.
“Through this value-add collaboration with ShipStation, online retailers can now more easily fulfill their orders and process their shipping labels in less time, resulting in greater overall efficiencies,” said Ryan Thompson, Director of Partnerships at Magento. “With similar core values including top notch customer service and platform excellence, Magento and ShipStation are working together to help mutual customers discover the strength and simplicity behind our combined offering,” said Thompson.
About ShipStationShipStation is a web-based shipping solution that streamlines the order fulfillment process for online retailers. With real-time integrations into popular marketplaces like Amazon, Amazon FBA, eBay, Sears, Magento and ChannelAdvisor, ShipStation handles everything from order import and batch label creation to customer communication. Advanced customization features such as Automation Rules and Product Profiles allow ShipStation to fit businesses with any number of users or locations. As a cloud-based / SaaS software solution, ShipStation is compatible on both Mac and PCs through any web browser – from anywhere! For more information, visit http://shipstation.com/.
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