Easyship, a logistics start-up that permits e-commerce sellers to include numerous carriers to their stores, announced it has actually joined the Shopify Plus Technology Partner Program. Easyship is headquartered in Hong Kong and New York. Co-founder Tommaso Tamburnotti informed TechCrunch it is the only shipping app in Asia for Shopify Plus, the e-commerce platform’s option for large business and high-volume carriers. Founded in 2015 by Tamburnotti and Augustin Ceyrac, both veterans of Southeast Asia e-commerce giant Lazada, and previous lender Paul Lugagne Delpon, Easyship’s platform is includes more than 250 shipping options from providers consisting of UPS, FedEx and DHL, pre-negotiated reduced rates and the automation of tasks like taxes and responsibility charges. Far, Easyship states it has actually served more than 100,000 customers. According to a report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Advancement(OECD), volumes of international postal plans dispatched have actually grown throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly for things like electrical equipment, pharmaceutical items, mechanical home appliances and devices . At the same time, custom-mades and movement restrictions, along with a drop in air traffic, have created new obstacles for cross-border sellers. Tamburnotti told TechCrunch that COVID” has been a huge shock to the logistics market, “beginning with makers shutting down in China, which resulted in delays for numerous e-commerce customer brand names. After factories in China resumed, however, Tamburnotti stated there was a surge in production, and about an 80 %increase in e-commerce orders worldwide. The drop in the number of business traveler flights, which generally likewise bring little parcels, resulted longer delivery wait times, and extra carrier charges. In addition to its head office in Hong Kong and New York, Easyship likewise has offices in Singapore, London and Australia, and Tamburnotti stated”being a really global company assists us supply shipping services to our clients that require to reach their customers worldwide.”Article curated by RJ Shara from Source. RJ Shara is a Bay Area Radio Host (Radio Jockey) who talks about the startup ecosystem – entrepreneurs, investments, policies and more on her show The Silicon Dreams. The show streams on Radio Zindagi 1170AM on Mondays from 3.30 PM to 4 PM.
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