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Fast Shipping: A Luxury Lost as COVID-19 Redefines Expectations?

At GELF LA 2020, the popular morning breakout session on International Shipping covered many topics, including demand for fast shipping.  Fast shipping has been a hot topic as leaders debate growing expectations for same-day, two-day and other express shipping options. The conversation has expanded beyond domestic shipping to include cross-border/international shipping.  Yes, consumers – and […]

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GELF LA ’16: International Shipping Powering Cross-Border Growth

Recent GELF research unveiled at GELF LA ’16 confirms that international shipping remains the top cross-border ecommerce fulfillment model. Insights and Answers at GELF LA ’16 – and in our new GELF White Paper Executives we interviewed confirmed that 1) reducing the cost of international shipping and 2) providing more transparency throughout the order fulfillment process are two […]

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How Brexit Impacts eCommerce Expansion into France and Germany

The GELF team chatted recently with Chris O’Shea at Meridian Global Services, a well-established source of data and insights based on their VAT solutions – and one of GELF’s trusted market scouts on European ecommerce trends. Initially we were curious whether online retailers and marketplace sellers expanding into the EU prioritized Germany over France – or […]

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