AUSTIN, Texas, July 15, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- ShipStation, the world's leading web-based e-commerce shipping solution, announced today that it has launched a new partnership with Mercado Libre, the largest e-commerce and payments system in Latin America, offering merchants on the ShipStation platform new opportunities to scale international operations and seamlessly sell and ship to customers in the region.
Through this new partnership, U.S. merchants will gain access to 600 million Latin American buyers through Mercado Libre. Mercado Libre hosts the largest online commerce and payments ecosystem in Latin America, is the fourth largest marketplace in the world by visits per month, and the largest in Latin America, with presence in 18 countries across the region, including Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Chile, Venezuela, and Peru.
Mercado Libre enables its sellers to contribute to the development of a large and growing e-commerce community in Latin America. The new partnership will enable ShipStation merchants to access a new gateway to Latin America with access to its e-commerce and payment tools, such as a centralized seller account, simplified end-to-end shipping solutions, and the ability to finance in installments by MELI.
"We are extremely excited to kick off our partnership with ShipStation, offering U.S. merchants a gateway into one of the world's fastest-growing e-commerce regions," said Mariano Migues, CBT Supervisor, Mercado Libre. "The combination of the leading shipping software and the biggest Latin American marketplace provides an unmatched opportunity for U.S. merchants to grow their business and access a market of over 600 million potential customers."
"We are thrilled to partner with Mercado Libre to offer ShipStation merchants new and exciting opportunities to sell into the Latin America region," said Krish Iyer, Head of Industry Relations, ShipStation. "Mercado Libre hosts the largest online commerce and payments ecosystem in Latin America and is one of the most respected names in e-commerce globally. This partnership will give merchants on the ShipStation platform quick and seamless access to one of the world's fastest-growing e-commerce regions."
The collaboration will officially kick off on July 15th, 2020. You can find more information at https://www.shipstation.com/partners/mercado-libre/.
Every day, tens of thousands of e-commerce retailers rely on ShipStation to solve the day-to-day challenges of importing orders and processing shipments. The trusted leader in shipping software since its founding in 2011, ShipStation helps online sellers scale their businesses and deliver exceptional customer experiences, with an intuitive online solution that allows them to efficiently ship orders -- wherever they sell and however they ship. The multi-channel and multi-carrier platform offers the most integrations of any e-commerce solution, with more than 300 partnerships with leading shopping carts, marketplaces, carriers, and fulfillment services, including FedEx, USPS, UPS, Amazon, Shopify, and BigCommerce. ShipStation is headquartered in Austin, TX, with offices in Sydney and London, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Stamps.com (Nasdaq: STMP). For more information, visit https://www.shipstation.com.
About Mercado Libre
Mercado Libre hosts the largest online commerce and payments ecosystem in Latin America. Our efforts are centered on enabling e-commerce and digital and mobile payments on behalf of our customers by delivering a suite of technology solutions across the complete value chain of commerce. Mercado Libre is present in 18 countries including Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Chile, and Peru. Based on unique visitors and page views, we are market leaders in each of the major countries where we are present.
Through our online commerce platform and related services, we provide our users with robust online commerce and payments tools that not only contribute to the development of a large and growing e-commerce community in Latin America (a region with a population of over 635 million people and one of the fastest-growing Internet penetration rates in the world) but also foster entrepreneurship and social mobility. Our main focus is to deliver compelling technological and commercial solutions that address the distinctive cultural and geographic challenges of operating an online commerce and payments platform in Latin America.