Wish Further Expands its Logistics as a Service (LaaS) Arm with the Launch of ‘WishPost Smart Parcel’
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 15, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ContextLogic Inc. (d/b/a Wish) (NASDAQ: WISH), one of the world’s largest mobile ecommerce platforms, this week announced the launch of WishPost Smart Parcel - a Logistics as a Service (Laas) product that is designed to provide a seamless and efficient shipping solution to non-Wish merchants, ensuring rapid, reliable, and cost-effective deliveries.
WishPost Smart Parcel’s end-to-end small parcel delivery service leverages Wish’s global network of Logistics Service Providers (LSP) which spans first mile, international line haul, customs brokerage and last mile delivery. Designed to meet the needs of non-Wish merchants, the innovative service underpins Wish's commitment to delivering operational excellence.
“As a global online marketplace that works with an extensive network of sellers worldwide, we have made it our mission to build a world-class logistics network that can stand up to scrutiny,” said Bill Zhang, VP of Global Logistics, Wish. “The launch of WishPost Smart Parcel marks a significant milestone in our journey as we deepen our investment in our logistics capabilities, in order to broaden the impact of our top-tier service that combines unbeatable value with speed.”
In its initial phase, WishPost Smart Parcel is set to support shipments from China to key destinations including the UK, France, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, the Netherlands, Japan, and the United States.
Earlier this year, Wish introduced flat rate shipping to customers in its major markets. The flat rate shipping fee is applied to all eligible items1 over $10, at no additional cost to merchants.
For more information about Wish, visit www.wish.com.
Founded in 2010 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wish is one of the largest global ecommerce platforms, connecting millions of value-conscious consumers in over 60 countries to thousands of merchants around the world. Wish combines technology and data science capabilities and an innovative discovery-based mobile shopping experience to create a highly-visual, entertaining, and personalized shopping experience for its users. For more information about the company or to download the Wish mobile app, visit Wish mobile app, visit www.wish.com or follow @Wish on Facebook, Instagram and TikTok or @WishShopping on Twitter and YouTube.
Carys Comerford-Green, Wish
Ralph Fong, Wish
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1 Eligible products are those that are shipped from merchants in China who use our A+ logistics network. All non-eligible items will continue to incur their own, separate shipping fees.