Australian retailers to benefit from intelligent shipping platform and easy access to Australia Post and StarTrack’s premium services
SYDNEY – 27 October 2015 – Temando, a leading shipping and fulfilment software platform for commerce, is set to deliver a seamless integration with Australia Post that will streamline access to its premium delivery services and provide intelligent, cost effective shipping solutions to Australian retailers.
With Australian eCommerce sales to top $10 billion in 2015 and online sales making up a larger percent of overall retail sales, Australia Post and Temando are perfectly poised to support the Australian retail industry through this dynamic period of growth.
Temando connects with any online store and through the partnership will allow retailers to easily access Australia Post and StarTrack services within their chosen eCommerce platforms.
Retailers will be able to offer their customers a range of delivery options from the Australia Post and StarTrack suite of services, and easily choose from a range of parcel, freight, express and courier solutions from one platform. Temando’s technology will also enable Australia Post’s business customers to provide online shoppers with tracking visibility every step of the journey.
CEO and co-founder of Temando, Carl Hartmann, said Australia Post’s customers now have the ability to use shipping as a powerful and smart retail tool.
“Temando empowers retailers of all sizes to convert shipping and fulfilment, a notoriously complex cost centre, into a retail weapon to be used in the battle for more sales and cost-efficient processes. Our technology will help Australia Post deliver on its promise to make it easier for businesses to sell online and for customers to receive, collect and return their online purchases.
“We will work together to adapt to the changing expectations of today’s consumers and offer solutions that provide choice, control and convenience.
“Retailers can now optimise their customers’ shopping experience with multiple delivery options that suit their busy lifestyles, easily manage free shipping promotions, and have the ability to create relevant experiences based on inventory availability, warehouse and store location and more,” he said.
Australia Post General Manager, Global eCommerce Platforms and Digital, Ben Franzi said the integration further cements Australia Post’s focus to become a trusted eCommerce solutions company.
“Joining forces with Temando bolsters our commitment to helping Australian businesses compete and succeed online. We’re proud to introduce an innovative solution that unlocks the potential of our combined services and offers retailers a competitive advantage in creating seamless, cost-effective delivery experiences for their customers,” he said.