ShipStation Expands Shopify Integration to Include POS Support
New Feature Allows Customers to Automatically and Seamlessly Import Retail and Web Orders into ShipStation
AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ShipStation the leading web-based shipping solution for online retailers, today announced an enhancement to the company's Shopify integration, allowing customers to import orders from Shopify POS. Business owners can now import retail orders directly into ShipStation from Shopify POS, just as they do with their Shopify web store orders.
The news follows the August 28th announcement of Shopify POS, an integrated point of sale system built by the ecommerce giant to bridge the gap between offline and online retail. "This enhancement will streamline the ordering process for a large group of current Shopify customers who also operate brick and mortar stores," said Robert Gilbreath, VP of Marketing for ShipStation. "Retailers without an ecommerce presence can now access ShipStation's powerful order automation and returns management software via their Shopify POS System.
ShipStation and Shopify first partnered in September, 2012 to offer ShipStation's powerful cloud-based shipping solution to Shopify's 60,000+ online retailers. Thousands of online retail stores now benefit from the partnership each month, saving both time and money thanks to a 35-50% reduction in shipping and fulfillment times made possible by the ShipStation solution.
ShipStation is a powerful, yet surprisingly simple web-based shipping solution that streamlines the order fulfillment process for online retailers. With integrations into popular marketplaces like Amazon, eBay, Sears, and Etsy and shopping carts like Magento, Shopify, Volusion 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 SaaS, cloud-based software solution, ShipStation is compatible on both Mac and PCs through any web browser – from anywhere! For more information, visit http://shipstation.com/.
Shopify is a commerce platform that allows anyone to easily sell online, at their retail location, and everywhere in between. Shopify offers a professional online storefront, a payment solution to accept credit cards, and the Shopify POS application to power retail sales. Shopify currently powers over 60,000 retailers in 100 different countries, including: Tesla Motors, Gatorade, Forbes, Amnesty International, Encyclopedia Britannica, CrossFit, and many more. Shopify was founded in 2006 and has received $22 million in Series A and B funding from Bessemer Venture Partners, FirstMark Capital, Felicis Ventures, and Georgian Partners. http://www.shopify.com.
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