Quick answer: Think globally! Establish which countries want what you’re selling?
There’s a big world out there, full of potential customers ready to snap your products up – you just need to know where to find them.
How to start shipping internationally
Before you throw open your online doors to the world, there’s a lot to consider. Like using analytics to find which countries have the biggest demand for your product. And understanding their tax and duties regulations. Not forgetting translating your e-commerce website into the local language.
Country Guides: your secret weapons
Do you know the main products Italians like to buy from overseas brands? Or which dates are China’s biggest shopping holidays? Or how about Dutch shoppers’ preferred payment methods online? These are the local insights that will help your business when tapping into a new market.
One of our partners, DHL, has produced a very informative set of resources which we are pleased to share: Country Shipping Guides >
Shipping your goods internationally can be a daunting experience, but relax! At IFS we have a dedicated team of knowledgeable staff who will help you every step of the way in processing your shipment to ensure a seamless delivery.
Guidance is provided in all aspects of worldwide shipping documentation with advice on customs regulations. We are here to take care of your International shipping leaving you free to take care of your own business needs. For more information simply call our friendly and helpful team on: +44 (0) 1709 610 000, or simply send a message >