ShipStation extends reach

UK customers of ShipStation are now to be offered discounted rates from Hermes through the ShipStation Carrier Services Program that might otherwise be out of reach due to minimum volume requirements.

The ShipStation Carrier Services platform is a feature that gives ship station customers access to carrier labels through a single online postage account.

“We are thrilled to be able to provide UK merchants with immediate access to great Hermes rates within ShipStation,” said Robert Gilbreath, CMO and VP of Partnerships at ShipStation. “Merchants will benefit from the ability to start printing labels without contracts, minimum commitments, and without delay.”

The new integrated relationship is hopes to enable new businesses and online entrepreneurs to benefit from a level playing field with the larger players in the market. They will have access to the same tools and discounted rates. Meanwhile established merchants he also be able to expand their delivery and fulfilment choices to fit their strategy and business needs.

Claire Phelan, Head of Hermes Send and Partnerships, said: “Our relationship with ShipStation is a step forward for the smaller seller community, who can now access great rates with this partnership. We’re also pleased to collaborate with ShipStation to continue our growth in the UK and overseas, specifically the US, and are looking forward to working together.”