OTTAWA, Nov. 29, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada Post announced today a new
collaboration with Miva Merchant, a leading provider of e-commerce
solutions that continues to improve the online shopping experience for
Canadian consumers. More than 300,000 online merchants have used Miva
Merchant's e-commerce platform worldwide.
With the integration of the Canada Post platform into the Miva Merchant
ecosystem, customers will now have access to Canada Post's
unparallelled network and delivery experience - including the most
convenient return process possible in the country.
"This is another step for Canada Post to continue expanding the
e-commerce experience in the country, says René Desmarais, Senior
Vice-President, Parcels at Canada Post. "We continue to work with the
top retail platform providers to ensure that retailers - and ultimately
consumers - have access to the best online shopping experience possible
Among the key features added to the Miva Merchant platform:
Accurate calculated rates both Retail and Contract based rates;
Tracking links directly from the merchant's online store;
Works seamlessly with advanced built in Shipping and Boxing rules from
Automated order fulfillment by printing shipping labels directly within
Support for both 8.5x11 Paper Labels and 4x6 Thermal Labels natively
within Miva Merchant.
"We are very excited about Canada Post's integration with Miva
Merchant," said Rick Wilson, CEO of Miva Merchant. "Our vision is to
propel powerful e-commerce by developing a better online shopping
experience for consumers. Our collaboration with Canada Post will
enable Miva merchants to provide the speed, accuracy and convenience
that Canadian merchants and consumers desire when shopping online."
About Canada Post
Canada Post is the country's leading provider of business-to-consumer
delivery. By reaching more than 15.1 million addresses, and operating
the country's largest retail network of nearly 6,500 post offices,
Canada Post is ideally positioned to offer affordable and reliable
service, with convenient pickup and return options. Together, Canada
Post, Purolator Inc. (Canada's largest logistics company) and SCI
Logistics offer market-leading end-to-end solutions for e-commerce
shippers by leveraging the assets and expertise of the Canada Post
Group of Companies.
About Miva Merchant
Miva Merchant offers a complete e-commerce solution consisting of PA-DSS
validated e-commerce software, PCI compliant e-commerce hosting, credit card processing services and custom website design & development.
SOURCE: Canada Post
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