SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 17, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ContextLogic Inc. (d/b/a/ Wish) (NASDAQ: WISH), one of the world’s largest mobile ecommerce platforms, today announced its partnership with two Auctane brands: ShipStation, the world’s leading cloud-based ecommerce shipping solution, and ShippingEasy, the easy-to-use, cloud-based shipping, tracking, and customer marketing platform for ecommerce sellers. As part of the agreement, Wish merchants in the US, Canada, UK, Australia and New Zealand will gain access to both ShipStation and ShippingEasy fulfillment software. This investment is part of Wish’s continued commitment to further improve its shipping logistics and Time-to-Door (TTD).
The ShipStation and ShippingEasy APIs connect Wish merchants to both platforms’ robust shipping and fulfillment software capabilities. ShipStation automates many aspects of fulfillment, including order processing, inventory management, the creation of shipping labels, and customer communication. ShippingEasy offers powerful shipping automation, low carrier rates, multi-channel order processing, and branded tracking tools.
“We’re always looking for ways to team up with best-in-class partners to provide more value for our global merchant base, while also positively impacting our consumer experience,” said Mauricio Monico, Chief Merchant Officer, Product Management at Wish. “I am pleased that our merchants will benefit from access to significantly discounted shipping rates, as well as more resources and end-to-end support across every stage of fulfillment.”
“This partnership connects our merchants with the tools they need to enter Wish’s unique, mobile-first shopping app,” said Chris Vaughn, General Manager of ShippingEasy.
“We aim to help our merchants make connections with new customer bases, and consumers increasingly want to shop on their phones. We’re thrilled to offer our merchants access to the fast-growing mobile marketplace, in tandem with our leading ecommerce workflow capabilities,” said Robert Gilbreath, General Manager of ShipStation.
Wish brings an affordable and entertaining shopping experience to millions of consumers around the world. Since our founding in San Francisco in 2010, we have become one of the largest global ecommerce platforms, connecting millions of value-conscious consumers to hundreds of thousands of merchants globally. Wish combines technology and data science capabilities and an innovative discovery-based mobile shopping experience to create a highly-visual, entertaining, and personalized shopping experience for its users. For more information about the company or to download the Wish mobile app, visit www.wish.com or follow @Wish on Facebook, Instagram and TikTok or @WishShopping on Twitter and YouTube.
Every day, tens of thousands of ecommerce retailers rely on ShipStation to solve the day-to-day challenges of importing orders and processing shipments. The trusted leader in shipping software since its founding in 2011, ShipStation helps online sellers scale their businesses and deliver exceptional customer experiences, with an intuitive online solution that allows them to efficiently ship orders -- wherever they sell and however they ship. The multi-channel and multi-carrier platform offers the most integrations of any ecommerce solution, with more than 300 partnerships with leading shopping carts, marketplaces, carriers, and fulfillment services, including USPS, UPS, FedEx, Amazon, Shopify, and BigCommerce. ShipStation is a member of the Auctane family of companies and is headquartered in Austin, TX. Auctane brands include ShipStation, Stamps.com, Packlink, ShippingEasy, ShipWorks, ShipEngine, Endicia, Shipsi, GlobalPost, and Metapack, with offices in Austin, El Segundo, London, Madrid, Sunnyvale, Zielona Gora, and Atlanta. For more information, visit https://www.shipstation.com.
ShippingEasy is the easy-to-use online shipping platform for growing businesses. With ShippingEasy, merchants can access discounted shipping rates, automate shipping, and focus on building their businesses. Robust integrations with leading online channels allow merchants to manage orders, shipments, and customers from everywhere they sell. With an award-winning support team in Austin, Texas, ShippingEasy helps tens of thousands of small businesses grow by simplifying their shipping, saving time and money, and creating repeat business. ShippingEasy is a member of the Auctane family of companies and is headquartered in Austin, TX. For more information, visit https://shippingeasy.com.
Carys Comerford-Green, Wish
Maggy McGloin, Auctane
Ralph Fong, Wish
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