E-commerce logistics company From2.com launched a service that allows
Internet merchants to serve international customers by overcoming
international shipping and delivery cost obstacles and foreign customs issues.
The technology, called the Global Delivered Cost Calculator (GDC Calculator),
can be linked directly into a merchant’s Web site to calculates all freight,
insurance, duties, taxes, customs clearance fees and other import charges
associated with shipping a product overseas.
The company said customers get instant, accurate delivery quotes and air and
ocean shipping options, prior to purchase.
“The GDC Calculator is a true breakthrough in the world of e-commerce,” said
Leon Falic, president and co-chief executive officer of From2.com. “A recent
study by the Direct Marketing Association found that 54% of e-commerce
merchants refuse international transactions. This invention simplifies the
purchasing, shipping and delivery process and b