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How Shipmates is Helping E-commerce Businesses Grow in 2023 and Beyond

If you're an e-commerce business owner, you know that the landscape of online retail is constantly changing. With new technologies and platforms emerging daily, it can be challenging to keep up with the ever-evolving trends.

However, one company stands out in the world of e-commerce, specifically in shipping - Shipmates. Shipmates have been helping small businesses thrive by providing innovative shipping solutions tailored to their needs for over a year already. So now, let's explore how our shipping platform is helping local e-commerce businesses in the country grow in 2023 and beyond.

Who are we and what do we do?

Shipmates is a shipping platform and a courier aggregator that helps e-commerce businesses save time on shipping. If you've been taking the whole day to process all the requirements for shipping, such as filling up waybills and choosing different couriers on multiple websites to cater to your customer's needs, then Shipmates can definitely help!

How does Shipmates work? While using our shipping platform, you'll be able to ship and book multiple couriers in just under ten minutes—packing time not included, of course! But once you've created a free Shipmates account, you'll have access to all our features, including being able to tie up your Shopify website with our entire shipping process. We'll also have Facebook integration in the future, so stay tuned!

For now, check out some of our features that you'll definitely enjoy.

1. Book multiple couriers all in one go.

In the past, online businesses had to look back and forth at their customers' messages or emails just to copy their details, book multiple couriers, and fill up waybills one by one to get their products shipped. If you're still shipping this way, you're doing it wrong.

Booking couriers one rider at a time is a time-consuming and tedious process. However, Shipmates has made it easy for e-commerce businesses to book multiple couriers on one platform. This makes it easier for businesses to get their products shipped without having to worry about the hassle of booking multiple couriers one by one.

2. Generate waybills and print them in bulk.

Look at an email or a Facebook message to look at your customer's order details, fill up a waybill, go to your next customer's email or message, and fill that up on a waybill as well— you get the point. So what do we mean by generating waybills in bulk? By using our platform, it just takes a few clicks to generate your customers' waybills, and voila! You can print it immediately.

3. Choose from same-day and standard delivery couriers.

Shipmates offers two delivery options for e-commerce businesses: same-day delivery and standard shipping. But before we get into that, you're probably wondering about our capacity for handling all your orders. We have partnered up with six big courier companies in the Philippines, which you can access with Shipmates.

● Grab

● Lalamove

● J&T Express

● Entrego

● LBC Express

Same-day delivery is available for any business operating within NCR or Metro Manila. You can choose between Grab and Lalamove.

Meanwhile, standard delivery is the cheaper shipping option and takes about 3-5 business days for transit time. It is available for businesses looking to send out packages within the Philippines. This includes all provinces, including Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. Our standard delivery couriers are J&T Express, Entrego, and LBC Express.

Now, if you're wondering if we have a cash-on-delivery (COD) program for 2023, yes, we offer cash-on-delivery, bringing us to the next and probably an important factor for you when choosing a courier service for your online business.

4. Our Merchant Remittance Program

Our Merchant Remittance Program is designed to help e-commerce businesses grow. By providing a streamlined way to send and receive payments, we're making it easy for businesses to connect with their customers and get paid fast. With that, we do a weekly remittance to help both small and big online businesses reinvest the money into marketing or buying more stocks.

What makes us different from courier services?

There are a few key things that make Shipmates different from your typical courier service:

·   We focus on helping e-commerce businesses: We understand the unique shipping needs of online businesses. We can help you save time by streamlining your shipping process.

·   We offer multiple courier services and automated features: You can choose the services you need, whether having the option to choose from different couriers under one platform or automating your entire shipping process. This makes us very flexible and able to tailor our services to your business's specific needs.

·   We have years of experience: Our team has years of experience in the e-commerce and shipping industry. We know how to get your packages where they need to go quickly and efficiently.

Shipmates is revolutionizing e-commerce businesses, giving them the tools and resources they need to grow in 2023 and beyond. It offers a wide range of features that help streamline operations, increase productivity, and provide customer insights so businesses can focus on what matters most - growing their business. With Shipmates' advanced technology platform and its experienced team of experts providing ongoing support, any e-commerce business will be confident to move its business forward into 2023 and beyond.