ShipStation Grows Presence in United Kingdom E-commerce Market

ShipStation is excited to enhance its compelling value proposition to the UK and help merchants, small and large, to get more ship done in less time.

Today ShipStation, the leading web-based e-commerce shipping solution, increased its presence in the UK, the world’s most advanced e-commerce market.

According to data from the Office for National Statistics, UK online sales increased by 21.3% during 2016 and should increase by 30% in 2017. ShipStation helps UK online sellers by providing a powerful, easy-to-use web-based shipping solution which supports multiple selling channels and marketplaces, such as Amazon.co.uk, ebay.co.uk, Shopify (Plus), Magento, Magento 2, BigCommerce, Squarespace, PrestaShop, Rakuten, Groupon Goods and more, as well as major UK shipping carriers, including Royal Mail, DHL Express, FedEx and UPS.

The UK is a perfect fit for ShipStation’s continued international expansion. UK shoppers spend more online than anyone else in the world: £4,611 in 2015. This was about 30% more than U.S. households at the same time. In addition, 35.6% of all e-commerce spending was made on mobile devices in the UK – higher than others EU countries and more than in the U.S (33.9%), according to the Centre for Retail Research.

UK sellers will have access to ShipStation’s branding options, such as branded labels, packing slips, tracking page and even a Branded Returns Portal, to create a professional, memorable shopping experience from order placement to delivery.

ShipStation also helps save time and money on shipping from the UK to countries around the world. In addition to integrating with every Amazon and eBay locale around the globe, ShipStation’s functionality validates every UK address including postcode, and gives users the ability to set up Automation Rules which automatically populate customs forms and generate the best shipping rate, based on geography and product.

Automation rules can also be set-up to include return labels in shipments, send tracking information to buyers, email shoppers with updates, and more.

UK multi-channel sellers will be able to import all orders into ShipStation’s system, to make managing shipping and fulfillment much easier. ShipStation’s mobile app, an…

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