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New Guide Offers Tips on Selling and Shipping Internationally

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ShipStation logoShipStation published a free guide for US sellers on how to ship internationally and avoid some common pitfalls. For example, the guide lists product restrictions for each country, along with information about taxes, duties, and customs documentation for popular shipping destinations.

ShipStation is a shipping solution for online merchants and integrates with over 150 shopping carts, marketplaces, shipping carriers, and fulfillment services.

Press release follows:

ShipStation, the leading web-based e-commerce shipping solution, today announced the launch of a free guide titled “International Shipping for U.S. Sellers.” The mini e-book offers useful information to U.S.-based e-commerce merchants who are interested in selling to customers in other countries.

While the U.S. is the second largest e-commerce market in the world at $340 billion (according to Business.com), other countries have large and growing e-commerce markets – for example, China at $672 billion, the United Kingdom at $99 billion, and Canada at $30 billion.

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The free guide lists specific weight and size limits in each country, as well as product restrictions and limitations. Online retailers can learn about taxes, duties, and customs documentation for popular shipping destinations. The mini e-book also illustrates the benefits of each international shipping carrier, helping e-commerce merchants make more informed decisions.

Available in an easy-to-read format with quick tips and key takeaways, readers can get instant access to “International Shipping for U.S. Sellers” on this page.

“E-commerce is growing rapidly around the world,” said Robert Gilbreath, ShipStation Vice President of Marketing and Partnerships. “Offering ideas and tips on international shipping to our customers helps them become a part of that growth.”

SOURCE: ShipStation Press Release

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