Partnership Gives Yahoo! Small Business Subscribers Their First Integrated, Cloud-Based Shipping Resource; ShipStation Customers Can Now Expand to Yahoo! Services
AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 26, 2012
AUSTIN, Texas , Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — ShipStation, the leading Web-based shipping solution company for online retailers, today announced that it has become the first cloud-based shipping solution for Yahoo! Merchant Solutions, the #1 e-commerce platform in the Internet Retailer Top 1000™ . Now fully integrated, ShipStation gives Yahoo! merchants a powerful, Web-based resource for daily order fulfillment.
As part of the partnership, ShipStation, still an independent provider serving thousands of business customers, can now offer those users valuable integration with Yahoo! Merchant Solutions, online storefront, and management advisory services. All transactions and data generated through a Yahoo! Store will appear in the user's ShipStation dashboard.
“ShipStation is pleased to be able to offer Yahoo! merchants a multi-carrier solution that not only supports FedEx, UPS, and discounted USPS shipping, but also offers a host of ancillary services that can lower costs and increase customer satisfaction,” said Jason Hodges , ShipStation co-founder. “ShipStation's order management and analytics features provide batch shipping, customer email, returns management and so much more.”
ShipStation, now servicing over 2,800 online retail stores and processing over one million shipping labels every month, is available in five pricing plans to fit the needs of businesses from startups and home-based businesses to mid-sized and large enterprises. All plans include free Endicia and Express1 accounts; depending on subscription level, subscribers can enjoy additional features like branded shipping labels, user activity reports and integration with multiple sales channels.
All ShipStation users manage their daily shipping needs through a comprehensive online dashboard. The user interface supports consolidated views of orders from multiple stores, real-time shipping rate comparisons, discounts on Priority and Express mail, along with many other features and reports.
For the past 14 years, Yahoo! Merchant Solutions has provided a trusted solution to help merchants build and run their businesses. Supporting billions of dollars in transactions annually, Yahoo!'s award-winning platform offers insights, flexibility and proven reliability to more Internet Retailer Top 500 merchants than any other hosted ecommerce provider for 7 years running.
To learn more about Yahoo! Small Business, including pricing plans for Yahoo! Merchant Solutions log on to http://smallbusiness.yahoo.com/ecommerce. Additional information about ShipStation's range of online shipping and order fulfillment services can be found at www.shipstation.com.
ShipStation is a web-based shipping solution that streamlines the order fulfillment process for online retailers. With real-time integrations into popular marketplaces like eBay, Amazon, Sears andEtsy and shopping carts like Magento,Volusion, Shopify, and BigCommerce, ShipStation handles everything from order import and batch label creation to customer communication. Advanced customization features such as Automation Rules and Product Profiles allow ShipStation to fit businesses with any number of users or locations. As a cloud-based software solution, ShipStation is compatible on both Mac and PCs through any web browser Ð from anywhere! For more information, visit http://shipstation.com/.