Shopify Bulks Up Online Fulfillment Logistics Services

The e-commerce company will offer ocean freight tracking, inventory management to retailers
Link: Shopify Bulks Up Online Fulfillment Logistics Services - WSJ

How does this help small to medium-sized businesses? Large brands are already using Flexport…

Flexport got funding from Shopify and Shopify needs its SMEs to start using Flexport. They released an app and PR…

The same Aaron Brown who never stepped foot in a logistics facility in his career prior to Shopify.
He is putting together “marchitecture” and hoping the Lego blocks fit.

Nothing more. If Shopify was smart, it would pick a very limited set of flows and really try and get them right.

Like try to figure out why some merchants go out of stock, try to help them with that first.

We’re happy to announce the launch of the Flexport App on Shopify—a one-stop, integrated solution designed for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to meet their global trade needs.
Link: The Flexport App Launches on Shopify to Make Global Trade Easy for Merchants Everywhere