You could be leaving a large amount of potential revenue on the table because you are not set up to sell and ship internationally. In fact, the Chinese ecommerce market alone is $1 trillion dollars, about 3 times that of the US market of $396 billion. Factor in other countries like the United Kingdom, Japan, Germany, France, South Korea, Canada, Russia, Brazil, and Australia and these total another $581 billion – significantly larger than that of the US market. If you are not selling internationally, you are missing out on a great way to double or even triple your online sales. In fact, by the year 2025, this is what the worldwide commerce landscape is expected to look like according to ystats.
I get it, selling overseas can be daunting, if not downright scary. Filling out the paperwork for customs is frustrating. And then, how do you ship your products economically to your customers? How do you collect payment and avoid fraud? As a result of these questions, most US-based websites have simply avoided selling internationally. But what if I told you there was a way that you could export your products as simply and easily as making a sale within the United States? Read on to learn how you can do this.Fraud is a big concern for international sales. as a result, it is recommended that you only accept PayPal and wire transfers for international shipments. You should be able to set those parameters within your shopping cart. WebStores Ltd. has partnered with a company called InXpress to make international shipping available for every ecommerce merchant. Your local InXpress shipping specialist will determine the best shipping solution for you at the best price and deal with all of the complexities and issues. Inxpress offers a plugin for WooCommerce, Shopify, Magento and other popular ecommerce platforms. If you want to start selling internationally, WebStores Ltd. will install and configure the plugin on your website, then set you up with a local Inxpress expert. Your dedicated InXpress shipping expert will help you every step of the way. You will receive exclusive, preferred rates and personal service.
The preferred shipping carrier for overseas shipments is DHL. InXpress will help you set up an account with DHL and insure that all the paperwork is properly filled out. You simply package up your shipments the same as you would for shipping to another state. Shipments typically arrive within 3 to 5 days anywhere on the planet, and the cost of shipping and import taxes is bourne by the customer.
Are you interested in increasing your sales by shipping internationally? Fill out this form today and we will get you set up and started right away.