HOD HASHARON, Israel, Oct, 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Master of the global fulfillment of international purchases of large-sized items, Ladingo announced today that it was awarded first place at the 2018 Retail Disrupt startup competition. Ladingo pitched its global shipping optimization platform to the competition's panel of seasoned retail technology leaders and decision makers, including top executives from Asos.com Uniqlo.com JD.com, winning their attention and their respect.
Ladingo is the first company to offer a technological solution that enables the simple, straightforward and automated purchase of large items to end customers via online-shops to be shipped internationally. The innovative platform introduces the possibility of the low-cost, international shipping of large items purchased through B2C e-commerce channels by:
- Automating the fulfillment process of large items from the online shop to the customer's doorstep
- Building a technology that leverages ocean freight to enable the international B2C e-commerce of items of all sizes
- Utilizing a container-sharing technology to dramatically lower shipping costs, per customer
- Digitizing all documentation and the calculation of all taxation, to present all costs to the shopper, upfront
With Ladingo, buying large items, such as furniture, bikes or home appliances, from international online shops is as easy as ordering a t-shirt online.
Taking first place at the Retail Disrupt startup competition, Ladingo was awarded access to several key networking opportunities in the coming year. The prize includes a booth at ShopTalk 2019, participation in the Merage Institute Leadership Program, and a booth and speaking session at Retail Disrupt's 2019 conference.
"We are honored to have been selected as Retail Disrupt's top new startup of 2018. This is an important step in the right direction as we see more and more online retailers choosing, supporting and believing in Ladingo's mission," said Hagar Valiano, Ladingo's co-founder and CEO.
Ladingo enables online-retailers to sell large items to international shoppers via ocean freight by utilizing its container-sharing optimization algorithms. With Ladingo, buying a sofa from overseas is as easy as buying an iPhone case and shipping costs are lower than ever.