ShopVisible and Pitney Bowes to Help U.S. Retailers Deliver Seamless International Purchasing and Shipping Experience
ATLANTA, April 26, 2011 - ShopVisible, a leading provider of on-demand ecommerce solutions, today announced it is collaborating with Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI) to offer ShopVisible merchants the ability to expand their reach internationally with an integrated technology and logistics solution.
Through the integration of Pitney Bowes’ international ecommerce solutions with ShopVisible’s on-demand ecommerce solution, retailers can access global markets with confidence and ease by providing international shoppers in 200 countries with a seamless purchasing and shipping experience.
The combined ecommerce solution from ShopVisible and Pitney Bowes will allow retailers to grow their international businesses without the complexities and compliance issues associated with servicing global buyers today. Through the ShopVisible platform, retailers can now gain access to affordable global delivery services, customs and brokerage management, and a full suite of logistics web services. The partnership makes it simple for retailers to sell globally.
“Pitney Bowes is excited to be teaming up with ShopVisible to offer integrated ecommerce solutions that provide their retail customers the opportunity to tap into the surging international market,” said Craig Reed, vice president of Ecommerce solutions at Pitney Bowes. “Our collective solution can help retailers reduce the challenges associated with global ecommerce enabling them to seamlessly grow their international business.”
“There has been an incredible amount of growth in this area and we are excited to collaborate with a company like Pitney Bowes that is dedicated to raising the bar for international ecommerce,” notes Sean Cook, CEO of ShopVisible. “We’re confident that our ecommerce platform will be a key component in meeting the unique challenges associated with worldwide ecommerce and simplify the notoriously complex issues surrounding customs regulations, import duties, shipping rules and foreign taxes.”
ShopVisible’s ecommerce platform provides retailers with the necessary tools and services needed to drive customer satisfaction and ROI, including:
- Growth through proven multi-channel strategies based on a SaaS model delivery;
- A tailored ecommerce platform solution that increases sales; and
- Search engine optimization and the flexibility and insight to meet the most complex business needs.
Pitney Bowes offers a comprehensive suite of ecommerce solutions for international ecommerce. The company's SaaS-based solutions help leading retailers sell to international customers, solve the challenges associated with international ecommerce, and grow their international retail business. The Pitney Bowes ClearPath™ Services Suite offers a full suite of API-driven (Application Programming Interface) web services to facilitate sales to 200 countries. Through one integration, retailers can access ClearPath™ services including: duty and tax calculation, fully landed and guaranteed costs at checkout, customs and brokerage management, import and export management, optimized global shipping, international address validation, denied parties screening, and parcel insurance. For more information, visit www.pb.com/ecommerce
ShopVisible is an on-demand ecommerce solution provider that delivers tools and services designed to streamline and advance retailers’ online businesses. ShopVisible offers unified management of the entire ecommerce ecosystem, providing the flexibility and insight to meet even the most complex business needs. Its rapid development and deployment model ensures speed to market and constant innovation. ShopVisible merges all systems and processes into a single, intuitive interface allowing customers to focus on growing their business instead of wrestling with technology. For more information, visit www.shopvisible.com, or call (866) 493-7037.
About Pitney Bowes:
Delivering more than 90 years of innovation, Pitney Bowes provides software, hardware and services that integrate physical and digital communications channels. Long known for making its customers more productive, Pitney Bowes is increasingly helping other companies grow their business through advanced customer communications management. Pitney Bowes is a $5.4 billion company and employs more than 30,000 worldwide. Pitney Bowes: Every connection is a new opportunity™.