UK direct retailers, take heed: Express delivery and logistics
company DHL signed a five-year agreement with Borderlinx, a
UK-based provider of cross-border eCommerce services, that will
give shoppers outside of the US the opportunity to order from any
Borderlinx will provide online merchants with payment solutions,
order fulfilment and DHL delivery services for product delivery
to any of the 225 countries and territories served by DHL. DHL
also says it will scale operations to “adjust to retail
cycles throughout the year”.
Separately, electronic payments provider CyberSource is hoping to
make it easier for UK merchants to set up shop in China. It has
partnered with China-based PayEase Technology to facilitate
eCommerce in China and navigate the various regulatory
requirements in association with accepting online payments.