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Ordoro brings discounted shipping rates to Etsy merchants

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AUSTIN, Texas, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ordoro, a fast growing shipping platform for small businesses today announced their tie-up with Etsy, a marketplace for crafters and artists who sell handmade creations. With this new partnership, Etsy sellers benefit from the unique pre-negotiated USPS shipping rates that Ordoro offers.

"Etsy customers have been flocking to us because of the ease of use our interface provides and the pre-negotiated shipping rates we offer. The overwhelming feedback has been that Ordoro is the most user friendly shipping software they have ever used. And coming from these design-oriented artisans who sell on Etsy, that's a great compliment for us," said Jagath Narayan, the CEO and Co-founder of Ordoro.

With the new integration, Etsy sellers can now take advantage of the powerful multi-carrier fulfillment features available to larger sellers on other marketplaces like Amazon and eBay. Ordoro is a welcome addition to the Etsy app-store providing sellers with a robust back-office tool.

Founded in 2005, Etsy has over 1 million active shops with over 25 million items listed. Etsy merchants have sold more than $1B in merchandise across 200 countries in 2013. Etsy is different from other popular marketplaces in the type of clientele they attract and the type of products they encourage selling.

Package shipping primarily driven by e-commerce is a fast growing segment in the logistics space. Driven by the explosive growth of ecommerce fueled by marketplaces such as Etsy, more and more retailers are getting into ecommerce. Companies like Ordoro are making shipping easier by simplifying the workflow for merchants and removing many of the hurdles involved in setting up an ecommerce business.

Naruby Schlenker