eBay Launches New International Shipping Option for U.S. Sellers

eBay International Shipping Service

eBay announced a new shipping program that is rolling to U.S. sellers this month called eBay International Standard Delivery. This new program supports shipments to over 210 countries, offers better tracking visibility and includes late delivery protections for standards, service metrics, and feedback. Sellers who ship to international buyers directly (not using eBay’s Global Shipping […]

BigCommerce Merchants Now Can Sell in Over 100 Currencies with No Fees

BigCommerce Global Trade

BigCommerce today introduced a comprehensive suite of multi-currency features to streamline merchants’ cross-border operations and provide international customers with localized shopping experiences tailored to their native language and currency. Available now across all plan types at no additional cost, BigCommerce’s multi-currency solution empowers its merchants to natively present, transact and settle purchases in more than […]

VISA Study Shows Online Merchants Expect Growth Through Global Sales

VISA GME Study

Online businesses see a world of opportunity for cross-border sales and executives are ready to take action. According to The Visa Global Merchant eCommerce Study (Visa GME Study), eCommerce leaders globally view international expansion and finding new cross-border customers as critical to driving growth, particularly heading into the prime holiday shopping period. A vast majority […]

Whistl and One World Express Form Partnership to Help UK Ecommerce Businesses

Whistl and One World

Whistl and One World Express have joined forces to offer ecommerce importers into the UK a tracked postal service, Insight, from 220 countries worldwide. Under the agreement, ecommerce importers will be able to print one label for an individual item in the country of origin and track it through the various transit stages, including customs […]

ShipStation collaborates with Alibaba.com to grow trading opportunities

ShipStation Alibaba.com Collaboration

ShipStation launched a partnership with Alibaba.com to enable US-based marketplace sellers on Alibaba.com to efficiently process, fulfill, and ship orders. US-based small businesses can take advantage of Alibaba.com’s recently added key features that enable US companies to do business locally (US-to-US) and globally. READ MORE: Alibaba opens up its B2B platform to US businesses For […]

UPS launches new affordable international shipping service for ecommerce

UPS Plane at cargo ramp

With global cross-border ecommerce sales expected to reach $1 trillion in value by 2020, UPS announced it is launching UPS Worldwide Economy, a new service to address small and medium-sized retailers’ needs for reliable, affordable and efficient international shipping. This new service connects key ecommerce destinations across the world and will initially be available to […]

eBay UK expands global shipping programme to more countries

eBay UK

eBay UK announced an expansion to their Global Shipping Programme for UK sellers. The Global Shipping Programme enables sellers to sell internationally as easily as selling to someone in the UK. All sellers need to do is send their orders to the UK Shipping Centre and eBay will take care of customs, clearance, tracking and […]

Track and Signed by Royal Mail Now Available to China

Royal Mail Export Sorting

Royal Mail has launched a Tracked and Signed service to China, in collaboration with China Post. With Tracked and Signed, customers can now track their package, from arrival in a UK mail centre to arrival in China, via Royal Mail. A signature is requested on receipt of delivery offering customers peace of mind that their […]

UPS enhances Asia trade connectivity with service and capacity upgrades

UPS 747 Flying over Ocean

UPS has revealed service enhancements across the Asia-Pacific region which impacts almost 1.4 million postal codes in 41 countries and territories, enabling worldwide connectivity for over 22 million businesses. “At the root of the investments in our Smart Logistics Network is a simple desire to make global commerce easier for Asian businesses—because when they grow, […]

BigCommerce releases major update to WordPress integration at WordCamp Europe

BigCommerce today announced the release of BigCommerce for WordPress 3.2.0 at WordCamp Europe. This update represents some of the most significant new features and enhancements made since the launch of the BigCommerce for WordPress plugin in December 2018, including the ability to create multi-region shopping experiences on a single or multiple WordPress sites. With BigCommerce […]