New offering gives Canadian e-commerce sellers
seamless and cost-effective shipping solutions
TORONTO, May 16, 2022
/CNW/ -- eBay, one of the world's largest online marketplaces, and
FedEx, the world's largest express transportation company, today
announced that Canadian sellers will be able to access FedEx
shipping services directly through eBay Labels, a proprietary label
printing solution. The integration of FedEx technology gives eBay
sellers a seamless, on-platform experience to access FedEx domestic
and international shipping tools and services – all at preferential
This Canadian technology enhancement builds on the long-standing
relationship between eBay and FedEx in countries around the world
and empowers eBay sellers to harness the unprecedented demand in
e-commerce. Pre-COVID, FedEx projected the U.S. domestic market
would hit 100 million packages per day by 2026, with 96 per cent of
volume coming from e-commerce. This projection is now expected to
be hit in 2022, with a similar trend anticipated for the Canadian
"Providing an exceptional selling experience to the hundreds of
thousands of Canadians that leverage our global marketplace remains
a top priority for eBay, and FedEx is key in delivering on this
experience," says Robert Bigler,
General Manager, eBay Canada.
"With this extended FedEx alliance, we're making shipping even
easier and more cost-effective for our eBay sellers, which in turn
allows them to bring the best value and service to our
"FedEx enjoys a strong alliance with eBay," says Lisa Lisson, President of FedEx Express Canada.
"FedEx and eBay share a commitment to helping our Canadian
customers—including thousands of small and medium businesses—expand
through innovation, growth, and e-commerce. We are excited to see
how these enhancements improve our customers' fulfillment needs so
they can continue to drive their business forward."
About eBay Labels:
eBay Labels is an on-platform label
printing solution that helps customers easily manage their shipping
label needs on eBay without having to create individual accounts
with shipping couriers.
With eBay Labels:
- All required information to print a label (such as buyer
address and contact information) is automatically pre-filled.
- Tracking numbers are automatically added to orders on eBay so
buyers can stay informed with the progress of their shipments.
- Including this tracking information helps with any disputes
down the line.
- eBay sellers can purchase a new label on a desktop computer or
on the mobile app - whichever is most convenient for you.
- eBay sellers will save time and resources by printing multiple
labels in bulk.
- For multiple orders to the same buyer, eBay sellers can save
money by purchasing and printing only one shipping label instead of
multiple labels using the "Combine" feature. This feature updates
on eBay's end as well, automatically informing customers and
thereby saving sellers both time and effort.
Learn more about all the features eBay Labels offers.
eBay Inc. (Nasdaq: EBAY) is a global
commerce leader that connects millions of buyers and sellers in
more than 190 markets around the world. We exist to enable economic
opportunity for individuals, entrepreneurs, businesses and
organizations of all sizes. Founded in 1995 in San Jose, California, eBay is one of the
world's largest and most vibrant marketplaces for discovering great
value and unique selection. In 2021, eBay enabled over $87 billion of gross merchandise volume. For more
information about the company and its global portfolio of online
brands, visit www.ebayinc.com.
FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) provides customers
and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation,
e-commerce and business services. With annual revenue of
$92 billion, the company offers
integrated business solutions through operating companies competing
collectively, operating collaboratively and innovating digitally
under the respected FedEx brand. Consistently ranked among the
world's most admired and trusted employers, FedEx inspires its
600,000 team members to remain focused on safety, the highest
ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers
and communities. FedEx is committed to connecting people and
possibilities around the world responsibly and resourcefully, with
a goal to achieve carbon-neutral operations by 2040. To learn more,
please visit about.fedex.com.
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SOURCE eBay and FedEx