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Ahead of the pack - The next generation of shipping


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This talk was given in front of 25 E-Commerce experts from Finland at the Händlerbund office in Berlin

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Ahead of the pack - The next generation of shipping

  1. 1. Ahead of the pack - The next generation of shipping September 24, 2015 - Berlin, Germany
  2. 2. © 2015 shipcloud GmbH · Slide Current state of e-commerce in the nordics 2 Source: “E-commerce in the Nordics Q2 2015”
  3. 3. © 2015 shipcloud GmbH · Slide 3 1.1 billion packages to private households Source: “E-Commerce und Paketdienste” bevh, July 2014 Current state of e-commerce in Germany
  4. 4. © 2015 shipcloud GmbH · Slide Why shipping is important 4 Source: “E-commerce in the Nordics Q2 2015”
  5. 5. © 2015 shipcloud GmbH · Slide 5 78% choose shop 
 based on returns policy Source: “JDA & Centiro Customer Pulse Report 2015” Returns are important in Germany
  6. 6. © 2015 shipcloud GmbH · Slide With a single carrier integration: competitive in the logistics field • Do I have the best rates at the carriers? • Would my customers buy more if given the choice of multiple carriers? • What do I do when my carrier goas on strike? With multiple carriers integrated: • How do I optimize shipping using multiple carriers? • How can I remove obsolete systems? Development and maintenance: • How can I code the optimal integration for my customer? • How do I fathom all those carrier specifications? Without carrier integration: • How can I avoid having to fill out shipping labels manually? • How can I avoid typing errors when filling out? • How can I avoid having to stand in line at the post office? • How can I automate and speed up my processes? Historical problems - How to become 6
  7. 7. © 2015 shipcloud GmbH · Slide 7 Lock-In !! Reality: Most merchants only use one carrier!
  8. 8. © 2015 shipcloud GmbH · Slide 8 E-Commerce is growing rapidly - so does Logistics. New players /new services
  9. 9. © 2015 shipcloud GmbH · Slide 9 FedEx Shipping Service Provider
  10. 10. © 2015 shipcloud GmbH · Slide RESTful API 
 fast integration into already existing shipping solutions
 Out-of-the-box integrations Prebuilt plug-ins for major shopping / erp systems make it easy to use shipcloud without having to write code. No need for hosting when using one of the available platforms that integrate shipcloud. Plug-ins Magento, OXID, Shopware, Prestashop, Modified, eMatters, WooCommerce, Microsoft Dynamics Nav, SAP Business by Design, WooCommerce, Pixi (in development)
 Platforms Commercetools /, Jimdo, weclapp, Actindo, shopify (in beta), Gambio (in development) 10 easy to integrate Shipping 2.0
  11. 11. © 2015 shipcloud GmbH · Slide 4. Automatic tracking emails to your customers 6. Add your own logo
 to shipping labels 5. Tracking update
 notification (push) 1. Shipping labels 
 for all major carriers 3. Create shipping labels from your own software 2. All major carriers
 with a single account to optimize shipping using shipcloud Six reasons – 11
  12. 12. André Cedik shipcloud GmbH · Mittelweg 158a · 20148 Hamburg