March 7, 2017 ChannelAdvisor to Announce Significant Platform Enhancements at Catalyst Americas 2017
David Spitz, ChannelAdvisor CEO, will unveil new ChannelAdvisor Fulfillment Network and Product Content Optimization during keynote
Research Triangle Park, NC – March 7, 2017 –– ChannelAdvisor Corporation (NYSE:ECOM), a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable retailers and branded manufacturers to increase global sales, today announced significant enhancements and additions to its platform at Catalyst Americas 2017, ChannelAdvisor’s annual e-commerce conference. David Spitz, ChannelAdvisor CEO, will present a keynote to Catalyst attendees, announcing that the company will support merchants partnering with Amazon, Jet.com, and Overstock in a wholesale or drop ship capacity.
“For 16 years, we’ve supported brands and retailers that wanted to sell on marketplaces as third-party sellers. With our added support for first party and dropship, we’re covering the entire spectrum of sales available on retail sites, simplifying e-commerce for our customers and helping them save time, money and effort,” said Spitz.
Spitz also introduced the new ChannelAdvisor Fulfillment Network. The network will support integrations with shipping label providers and fulfillment carriers including Amazon Seller Fulfilled Prime, Fedex, UPS and Stamps.com for USPS. These integrations help sellers get rate quotes, purchase and print shipping labels and barcode scan for quick order access directly from the ChannelAdvisor platform. In addition to these native integrations, the ChannelAdvisor Fulfillment Network will offer access to dozens of third-party logistics providers, freight forwarders and software solutions, to help simplify and economize e-commerce operations for customers.
In addition to this news, Catalyst attendees will get a sneak peek at new features that will be included in ChannelAdvisor’s expanded product suite. Namely, ChannelAdvisor is announcing Product Content Optimization, which syndicates valuable product data across multiple retailers, ad networks, and other destinations. ChannelAdvisor will offer support for content management, optimization and delivery to help customize product content for optimal performance on channels such as Google, Facebook, Amazon and Instagram.
Other significant developments scheduled to be announced at Catalyst include support for more sources of demand around the world, notably Tanga, Overstock, Pricefalls and Tophatter. ChannelAdvisor now supports 90 marketplaces worldwide.
ChannelAdvisor’s enhanced product suite, scheduled for release in March 2017, focuses on ways retailers and branded manufacturers can improve logistics, optimize for shopper product searches, predict consumer needs and promote relevant products.