UPS and Shippo today announced their collaboration which set to offer UPS® marketplace shipping rates to the more than 35,000 small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) that use Shippo’s platform. With this new collaboration, Shippo will offer their users seamless UPS account creation and discounted UPS shipping rates.
The move will see the duo supporting merchants’ multichannel deliveries on funnels including – Wix, Magento, eBay and Amazon – to manage all of their orders in one place.
“We are excited to present competitive UPS shipping options to our customers. This collaboration validates UPS’s commitment to accelerating the growth and success of small online merchants. Shippo is confident that we can build a true multi-carrier shipping platform that will help our customers succeed.”
– Laura Behrens Wu, chief executive officer and co-founder, Shippo.
Businesses that use Shippo will now have access to UPS® marketplace shipping rates with a discount of up to 55% off, including various waived surcharges. Several services including UPS 2nd Day Air® and UPS® Ground are also available to give merchants the flexibility and speed needed to meet e-commerce customer expectations.
“UPS is committed to providing SMBs with the technology, services and value they need to be successful. UPS and Shippo help SMBs simplify complex fulfilment processes and ensure timely delivery so they can focus on what they do best – running their business.”
– Kevin Warren, chief marketing officer, UPS.
UPS’s collaboration with Shippo adds to a rapidly expanding portfolio of UPS relationships with digital service platform companies specialising in one or more aspects of the ecommerce value stream.
The partnership is designed to enhance merchants’ access to UPS services and to simplify their lives by making a seamless connection between their platform provider and UPS® shipping and logistics solutions. In addition, platform providers have the ability to offer their customers UPS rates designed specifically with SMBs in mind.