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So you have an e-commerce business. You’re passionate about your product, excited to get it to your customers and grow your business. But, like so many merchants in 2020, you’re wary of intense competition. Almost anything a consumer could possibly want is available at the tap of a finge...

Using Packaging to Boost Your Brand and Gain a Competitive Advantage

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Shippo Updates | January 26, 2015

Launching the Shippo Blog

We are getting started with blogging today. This will be our curated Shippo blog on which we write and share content that we hope you will find relevant for your e-commerce business.

You can expect content around optimizing shipping for e-commerce and updates from the shipping industry, content to help you build a better e-commerce store and reach more customers, developer specific content around our shipping API and of course we will share exciting Shippo updates & customer stories on here as well.

The road to a real blog will be a bit bumpy, we’ll start with a blog post every week and if you like what we share we’ll of course share more.

Follow us on Twitter or be friends with us on Facebook for more updates.

The blog is brought to you by the Shippo team.


Shippo is a multi-carrier API and web app that helps retailers, marketplaces and platforms connect to a global network of carriers. Businesses use Shippo to get real-time rates, print labels, automate international paperwork, track packages and facilitate returns. Shippo provides the tools to help businesses succeed through shipping.

Shan Lian does Product Marketing at Shippo

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