Shopify and DHL Express Team Up to Authorize Small Businesses to Expand Internationally

09:56 10/18/2017

The top performing multi-channel commerce platform SHOP  has partnered with DHL to assist small businesses access global markets. DHL express is the world’s leading international express services provider.

Terms of the agreement include Shopify adding DHL Express as a new international carrier to Shopify Shipping which in turn helps thousands of U.S small businesses increase sales overseas through lower shipping rates. This presents great opportunities for small businesses to compete against larger entities who have more resources and assets.

Shopify Shipping and DHL Express will successfully work together to offer a wide variety of features to help businesses ship their products overseas easily and more affordable. This features include:

• Fast Shipping: customers receive packages within two to five business days when sent to international countries

• International Rates: shipping rates are negotiated with no minimum shipping volume

• Free DHL Express pickups: unlimited for any number of packages

• Expanded Global Coverage: can be delivered to more than 220 countries and territories worldwide

Cristian Vera, VP of Sales for DHL Express Americas quoted, “Those on the Shopify Shipping platform can now access the growing global marketplace and take their business to new heights by shipping their products to any of the 220 countries and territories we serve.”

DHL and Shopify express satisfactory with the completion of the partnership to expand customer base for both companies.

Global Head of Shipping for Shopify, Maia Benson said, “This partnership with DHL express lets small businesses ship like enterprise companies: with fast, premium delivery, lower rates and a global brand consumers trust and choose at checkout. With Shopify’s massive scale, powering more than 500,000 businesses, we’re able to work with global shipping powerhouses to offer this premium solution to the small business owner.”

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