Two-year-old ShipStation nears $2B in processed orders

Sep 11, 2013
Austin Business Journal

Two years after launching, a local company that developed shipping software is poised to reach an impressive milestone

ShipStation, which was launched in October 2011 by Austin-based Auctane LLC, is on track to reach $2 billion in the value of orders processed using its online tool, CEO Nathan Jones said

Self-funded ShipStation, which now employs 20 workers, markets software designed to enable e-commerce companies to ship products

Selling over the Web can be a low-cost and lucrative approach. But processing orders and fulfilling in a timely manner can make or break such ventures, Jones said

The shipping software market is fragmented and crowded with competitors. In Austin, Ordoro Inc. and ShippingEasy Inc. develop similar software

The best e-commerce companies focus on making the fulfillment process efficient and trouble free for customers. That’s where the best software plays an important role, Jones said

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