San Jose Mercury News, February 1, 2007
â€œShipwire.com charges $30 to become the shipping and warehouse arm of a small business. It will stock the small business’s inventory in its warehouse and ship it to dozens of countries, expanding the reach of companies across the globe.â€Â Read more. | PDF Version.
InfoWorld, January 31, 2007
â€œIf there is a poster child for empowering the people perhaps it is Shipwire. This company will give small companies the ability to compete with the largest retailers by offering a SaaS (software as a service) solution for warehouse management and for the pick, pack, and ship process.â€Â Read more. | PDF Version.
CIO, January 31, 2007
â€œShipwire is a soup-to-nuts shipping service for small businesses, particularly those who are outside the U.S. It includes warehouse services, manages inventory, helps you with customs, and lets your suppliers ship directly to the warehouse. For the e-commerce customer, the shipping process is the same — only more efficient. It could be a boon for small businesses, especially those outside North America.â€Â Read more.
Kauffman eVenturing, January 31, 2007
â€œShipwire.com is remarkable for many reasons, chief among is that their technology has the potential to literally fuel new company formation. Shipwire.com, in a nutshell, enables a merchant to go online with their business, and then can use Shipwire to take care of nearly all logistics involved in getting product into the customers hands.â€Â Read more.
CNet, January 31, 2007
â€œLick and stick, or pick and pack? I don’t know. And if you don’t either, and you’re trying to start an online store, you might want to check out Shipwire, which will handle your online business’ shipping needs for you. Instead of having your suppliers ship goods to you that you then have to warehouse and ship to your customers, you ask your suppliers to send everything to Shipwire, which will handle all the heavy lifting, licking, sticking, and packing.â€Â Read more. | PDF Version.
The World Technology Roundup, January 31, 2007
â€œThe idea of working anywhere doesn’t just apply to nomadic executives. Now a new company called Shipwire has done the same thing for companies which want to have remote shipping and inventory management. The beauty of Shipwire is how they have made their presence transparent to their customer’s customer. What’s more their geographic spread and planned buying power to bring costs of shipping down makes this something perfect for the cottage industry of eBay sellers. As a matter of fact if this company takes off look for them to be a perfect buy for eBay as they are already accepting PayPal.â€Â Read more. | PDF Version.
San Jose Mercury News, January 31, 2007
â€œShipwire.com is operating some big warehouses where it can stock inventory and allow small businesses to extend themselves into new markets. If youâ€re a small business in England, you could open a virtual office in the United States with Shipwire.com. Your manufacturer, perhaps in Taiwan, could ship directly to the Shipwire warehouses. You can take orders over the web and Shipwire.com would fulfill them. You can log in at a portal to monitor sales, add new products to your line, send merchandise, process orders and do other work for you.â€Â Read more.