BigCommerce Australia Announces Deal with Shippit

BigCommerce’s Australian division announced a partnership with Shippit to offer its customers an easy-to-use and integrated shipping solution.

fastwayShippit is a Sydney based delivery facilitator that provides an integrated shipping platform for eCommerce merchants that utilizes popular Australian delivery carriers.

australia postFounded in 2014 and launched in February 2015, the company started with a small number of fashion and homeware boutiques in Sydney’s famous Surry Hills neighborhood.

couriers pleaseIn just over two years Shippit expanded its business to work with over 750 retailers across Australia handling 250,000 plus parcels every month.

tntThe company is trusted by retailers and eCommerce businesses of all sizes. With its partnerships of top notch couriers and carriers, it offers services from local delivery to global shipping.

dhlOne of its main features is the ability to take the package information from an eCommerce platform and find the best rate amongst its carrier partners. Simply put, this saves merchants time and money!

startrackMuch of Shippit’s growth is due to its technology and easy to use cloud-based GUI. However, setup is just as easy.

In just minutes, merchants can sign-up, integrate the platform into their store, and begin shipping all over the world.

shippit browser

Shippit’s cloud based service formats to any size screen, providing total flexibility for merchants. As an eCommerce business owner, you can check on tracking information on your computer, mobile, or tablet from anywhere in the world.

shippit screens

AUSTRALIA PARCEL BUSINESS IS GROWING

The Shippit integration takes advantage of an increasing demand for parcel deliveries in Australia.

Pitney Bowes, in a recent study revealed that Australia experienced double-digit growth in parcel volume in 2016 and is expected to grow 4.5% – 5.4% annually over the next five years.

“An increase in regional competition, combined with Amazon’s impending arrival in the region, has driven local merchants to seek new ways to improve the customer experience, and shipping is a critical element in that.
There’s been high demand for a shipping integration that specifically addresses the needs of Australian merchants, and Shippit provides fast, reliable and affordable post-purchase logistics options, making them an ideal BigCommerce partner.”

Jordan Sim, group product manager at BigCommerce.

This new partnership builds on Shippit’s recent momentum obtaining Series A funding to build its reach across APAC within the next 12 months.

BigCommerce started out as an Australian company, now headquartered in Austin, TX. This is the latest partnership in Australia to solidify BigCommerce as the leading eCommerce platform for Australian eCommerce merchants.

As an Australian BigCommerce merchant, to get started with Shippit, go to the BigCommerce Shippit landing page here. The company offers a 30-day free trial for new customers.

Do you use BigCommerce or Shippit in Australia? If so we would like your thoughts on this new partnership and how it may benefit your business. Please use the comments section below.

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