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The Buy.com Module for ReadyShipper was designed for seamless expansion and unprecedented flexibility.
SCOTTSDALE, AZ. – October 16, 2012 – TrueShip®, a leading shipping software developer for small and mid-sized businesses, today announced the release of a direct shipping integration supporting Rakuten Buy.com merchants. The new integration is now available as a module for TrueShip’s ReadyShipper shipping software and enables any existing or future ReadyShipper user to effortlessly import, organize and ship their Buy.com orders.
Buy.com is one of the fastest growing marketplaces on the web and a natural avenue for ecommerce merchants to expand their sales. Key elements for expanding into any new sales channel are process efficiency and how will it impact the merchant’s existing infrastructure. The Buy.com Module for ReadyShipper was designed for seamless expansion and unprecedented flexibility. When active, it silently goes to work to import the merchant’s Buy.com orders in tandem with any additional ecommerce storefronts or marketplaces the merchant may already have in place. From a practical perspective, there is no learning curve, new orders are easily fulfilled and updated to Buy.com for new growth opportunities without additional resources.
This is an exciting new development for TrueShip, a company that has been building demand for a direct Buy.com integration among its rapidly growing user base. This enthusiasm is shared by George Chang, Rakuten Buy.com’s Head of Seller Acquisition, he comments; “We are excited to partner with TrueShip as our first shipping software provider, their modules work seamlessly with our platform, helping to save our sellers time and money."
The Buy.com integration delivers more than a fast and efficient way to fulfill online sales. It displays the item level details for every order so that merchants can make the most accurate and cost effective decisions for their shipments. It is a quick and comfortable process that translates to better customer service through faster shipping and improved Buy.com merchant fulfillment ratings.
ReadyShipper and the Buy.com Module combine to create a robust and affordable shipping solution for the Mac and PC. It is a featured Buy.com Seller Tool and is available today for $19.95 per month. Visit TrueShip.com for more information or to download a free trial.
About Rakuten Buy.com
Buy.com Rakuten strives every day to build a platform which delights customers and creates value for merchant partners. Buy.com continuously leverages their leadership in technology, merchandising, and customer service, to deliver an experience which empowers Seller Partners to drive an unparalleled customer experience. Buy.com recognizes one of the fundamental keys to success lies in enabling and unlocking the full potential of each seller. These fundamentals are at the core of their parent company, Rakuten and have helped to power their metoric rise to global recognition and fame. This Seller Empowerment philosophy is woven into every fabric of the business and is clearly evident from Merchant Stores, to innovative seller tools, and merchandising programs.
TrueShip is a Scottsdale, Arizona, based company. TrueShip is committed to developing best of breed shipping software and product returns solutions designed to complement today’s popular ecommerce, accounting and order management systems.
TrueShip’s core product line includes ReadyShipper and ReadyReturns. Designed for the small and mid-sized business, these subscription-based services can stand on their own or be combined to create a powerful outbound and return shipping software suite. Each is Mac and PC compatible and built around the TrueShip philosophy that shipping software must be quick to implement, easy to learn and expandable with the needs of the business.
TrueShip software delivers enterprise-level shipping efficiency that any business can afford. For more information look to http://www.trueship.com or contact us directly at 877-818-7447.