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Article by Robert Segall, Paralegal at Amazon Sellers Lawyer   Amazon is no stranger to the international eCommerce marketplace, dominating the industry with platforms based in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Japan. However, even with all this international success, when Amazon entered the Chinese marketplace in 2004, they were not welcomed with open arms. Alibaba, a Chinese based eCommerce platform, maintained its dominance and greatly limited...

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e commerce ticketing system

Pictured: Yashica Christian, Software Developer at Parcelhub.   Parcelhub has developed a new internal ticketing system to help the customer service team track and solve customer enquiries more efficiently.   A significant internal change, it combines a number of current procedures to make monitoring and responding to queries simpler and quicker for both customers and the customer service team.   The system has been built entirely by in-house developers and as...

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eBay Small Business PowerSeller Case Study of Courier Services for Online Sellers in the UK

Many small but flourishing eCommerce businesses find themselves in a difficult position as they grow: how to find time to manage increasing sales while also working on business strategy and future growth.   It’s the problem that faced Jane Green, owner of eBay shop Pro Car Mats, who has seen orders increase by 600% in the 12 months since she gave up her manufacturing job to launch...

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eCommerce Parcel Shipping Case Study Interview

Online retailer Buydirect4u has been enjoying business success and growth since it was formed in 2005. However, as the company grew and its requirements became more complex, Buydirect4u needed an efficient logistics partner to meet its ambitious delivery needs.   Part of Charles Bentley & Son Ltd, the £28 million turnover manufacturer, importer & online retailer sources home, garden, DIY, toys, games, and sports and leisure products...

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3D Printing for eCommerce Merchants

Guest post from Paul Munos at Uppler.com   Manufacturing costs can be reduced thanks to innovative technologies. 3D printing is one such technology that looks to steal the show and provide new possibilities to many industries. There are already several companies using the technology including Boeing, General Electric, Ford and Hasbro and whilst the technology has not reached its full potential, there are still some pretty amazing...

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Amazon negative feedback software UK

Guest Blog by Chris Dunne from FeedbackExpress.   FeedbackExpress is a powerful, cloud-based software solution that helps Amazon sellers automate and manage their feedback communication with buyers.   The software is proven to help sellers get more positive seller feedback and product reviews as well as removing any negative and neutral feedback quickly and effectively.   If you sell on Amazon, sooner or later you’ll find yourself with a negative review....

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3D photography for eCommerce

In the past decade, we have witnessed the internet becoming an increasingly visual space. Our Facebook and Twitter streams are flooded with colourful images, and companies like Pinterest or Instagram have achieved success by building their business around what can be seen, rather than what can be said.   The world of eCommerce hasn’t been immune to this trend, as a matter of fact online shoppers are...

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Outsource eCommerce customer service in the United Kingdom

Parcelhub has launched a ground-breaking logistics support solution for its eCommerce clients, providing them with levels of service and transparency never before seen in the industry.   The fast-growing firm now handles parcel shipping for over 500 eCommerce, eBay and Amazon retailers and has become known for its innovative technology and intuitive solutions for the ‘final mile’, often the most complex, time consuming and costly part...

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Lake District Three Peaks Charity Challenge for Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance

Raises £2,449.50 of £2,000 target for Lincs and Notts Air Ambulance   Back in July, 12 members of the Parcelhub and Mail Workshop teams attempted three of the highest peaks in the Lake District; Skiddaw, Helvellyn, and Scafell Pike, all of which exceed 3,000 feet in height.   However, due to adverse weather conditions, the team was advised to abandon the attempt to climb England’s highest peak, Scafell Pike,...

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Courier management software development career opportunities in the Nottingham area

Role: Junior Applications / Software Analyst and Developer   Location: Nottingham   Time: Full time   Application deadline: August 31st 2016   Closing date for interviews: Sept 20th 2016   Role description: You will need to have a working knowledge and proven skills in ASP, .NET, MVC, C#, and SQL, and will be required to maintain existing projects as well as managing, analysing, designing and developing new ventures.   This role will suit someone who has a background...

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