- Retail TV
DHL eCommerce, a division of the world’s leading logistics company Deutsche Post DHL Group, has launched a new commercial international shipping product facilitating Singapore-based e-tailers, online merchants, manufacturers, and traditional ‘brick and mortar’ retailers to ship their products to consumers in the U.S. using the reliable DHL network in a simple and cost-effective manner.
Parcel International Direct U.S. is geared towards the burgeoning e-commerce market and seeks to respond to the growing appetite for cross-border e-commerce in the Americas region, allowing businesses to ship products up to 6.5 kg to their customers across the U.S.
With 71% of retailers and 76% of manufacturers expecting the share of cross-border revenue to grow in the future, Parcel International Direct U.S. aims to enable Singaporean retailers to grow their business in the U.S. market with ease.
The cross-border market is the newest blue chip of the digital retail industry and shows great promise, projected to grow at a rate of 25% annually between 2015 and 2020. This growth will bring the value of the market from USD300 Billion in 2015 to 900 billion in 2020 — almost triple in a matter of half a decade.
The product offers simple and cost-effective international shipping option with end-to-end tracking and a competitive transit time of 4-6 business days. Through IT integration, the DHL eCommerce Web Portal enables e-tailers to seamlessly integrate their orders into the DHL network by preparing orders for shipping individually or in bulk, track and generate reports all from a single portal. This product follows the company’s launch of Parcel International Direct Australia in October 2016.
“DHL eCommerce aims to provide best-in-class e-commerce logistics for both merchants and end consumers through high quality, cost-efficient logistics solutions as well as a positive delivery experience. We want to enable local businesses to reach their international consumers with ease and allow them to fully leverage the massive potential that e-commerce brings,” said Sham Alexandra, Managing Director, DHL eCommerce Singapore. “Through Parcel International Direct U.S., we enable retailers in Singapore to expand beyond borders and reach out to the huge consumer market potential in the U.S.”