OTTAWA, Oct. 29, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada Post announces today that it's teaming up with 3dcart, an e-commerce platform that powers more than 16,000 online merchants, to provide retailers a user-friendly e-commerce platform with access to the suite of shipping tools already offered by the leading delivery network in the country.
By integrating Canada Post's web services onto the 3dcart software, small- and medium-size retailers will have access to a streamlined shipping process, resulting in an enhanced shopping experience for customers. Specifically, the addition of Canada Post's web services as native features inside 3dcart's shopping cart software will give online merchants the ability to:
- Provide accurate Canada Post shipping rates, both international and domestic, to shoppers during the checkout process
- Print and track shipping labels directly from the 3dcart's admin interface
- Have custom control over label options such as signature required, proof of age and more
- Include required information for customs exports, like reason for export, HS Code, country and province of origin
- Send a tracking number to shoppers once an order has been shipped
"As our merchant base continues to grow throughout Canada, we are very proud to offer Canadian retailers instant access to the largest delivery network in the country, designed to make shipping and order fulfillment easy and affordable for everyone," says Jimmy Rodriguez, CTO at 3dcart.
"By partnering with innovators like 3dcart, we extend our vast network and array of shipping solutions to more e-retailers, resulting in an enhanced customer experience," says René Desmarais, Senior Vice-President, Parcels at Canada Post.
About Canada Post
Canada Post is the country's leading provider of business-to-consumer delivery. By reaching more than 15.3 million addresses, and operating the country's largest retail network, with nearly 6,400 post offices, Canada Post is ideally positioned to offer affordable and reliable service, with convenient pickup and return options. Together, Canada Post, Purolator Inc. 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.
Founded in 1997, 3dcart is a complete and robust e-commerce platform designed to help e-store owners thrive in a competitive market. With hundreds of features built directly into the software, online merchants can effectively open, operate and maintain a successful online store with relative ease and efficiency. 3dcart currently powers more than 16,000 global merchants, and its support team is always available, at no additional cost, 24/7/365. 3dcart is a Visa PCI Certified provider and a pioneer in mobile commerce and social media marketing. Fully scalable and completely customizable, 3dcart continues to be the e-commerce solution of choice by industry experts all over the world.
SOURCE: Canada Post
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