Shyp Now Ships Your Items Straight From eBay
Simply in time for the excessive holy season of giving and getting packages from distant, on-demand delivery startup Shyp is profiting from one of many largest on-line outfits in want of supply for these packages – eBay.
Very similar to when Paypal first provided a 3rd-celebration cost system for the the e-commerce website, Shyp hopes to be the third-social gathering delivery supplier, with a promise to sellers of no ready in line on the submit workplace and no assembling and stuffing bins.
Stamps.com tries to make the primary a part of that straightforward for sellers by providing a postage machine within the comfort of their residence. eBay additionally began providing an worldwide delivery program in 2012, however until the vendor makes use of a drop delivery service, they nonetheless need to package deal and ship it off themselves.
eBay consumers fee sellers on the standard and timeliness of their shipments for items gained so Shyp’s new addition might probably assist out sellers, particularly across the vacation season.
Actual numbers for what number of sellers are at present on the location are scant, however the corporate reported its most up-to-date gross merchandise quantity at $19.6 billion. The potential for Shyp is nothing to sneeze at, ought to the startup even get a fraction of these sellers taking advantage of the service.
It’s not unfathomable the startup might prolong this service to different ecommerce platforms with particular person sellers like Amazon, which doubled its particular person service provider numbers final yr, or Alibaba – which broke almost $6 billion in gross sales throughout this yr’s singles day.
Shyp’s new service works similarly to the common service on the app. Based on a Shyp submit:
- Join your eBay account within the Shyp app to see an itemized feed of your just lately bought gadgets.
- Choose the gadgets you’d wish to ship.
- Request a pickup and a Shyp employee might be there in 20 minutes to “maintain the remaining.”
The eBay integration will proceed after the vacations, however is free to sellers until January 31, 2016.