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Shippo Updates | May 17, 2017

Shippo Presenting at 2017 National Postal Forum

By Shippo

Shippo NPF 2017

Every year the National Postal Forum (NPF) works to create an educational program that addresses the needs of the ever challenging mailing and shipping businesses.

Taking place this year, May 21 – 24th in Baltimore, Maryland, NPF is bringing together over 100 USPS representatives and industry experts to teach business owners and industry professionals how to improve their shipping operations.

Shippo’s co-founder, Simon Kreuz has been chosen be one of the presenters to speak about
“The Evolving Shipping Marketplace” [PDF]. There, he will discuss how to leverage shipping data across all e‐commerce operations. Simon will be presenting May 21st, at 1:30pm.

In addition to Simon, the Shippo team will be in Baltimore for the duration of NPF, exhibiting at booth 1502. If you’d like to make an appointment to meet with them, please contact us today or stop by the booth at the show. We look forward to meeting you in person.


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