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November 29, 2013

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Canada Post added to Miva Merchant platform

November 29, 2013

Posted in News Releases

Ottawa (ON) – Canada Post announced today a new collaboration with Miva Merchant, a leading provider of e-commerce solutions that continues to improve the online shopping experience for Canadian consumers. More than 300,000 online merchants have used Miva Merchant's e-commerce platform worldwide.

With the integration of the Canada Post platform into the Miva Merchant ecosystem, customers will now have access to Canada Post's unparallelled network and delivery experience – including the most convenient return process possible in the country.

"This is another step for Canada Post to continue expanding the e-commerce experience in the country, says René Desmarais, Senior Vice-President, Parcels at Canada Post. "We continue to work with the top retail platform providers to ensure that retailers – and ultimately consumers – have access to the best online shopping experience possible in Canada."

Among the key features added to the Miva Merchant platform:

  • Accurate calculated rates both Retail and Contract based rates;
  • Tracking links directly from the merchant's online store;
  • Works seamlessly with advanced built in Shipping and Boxing rules from Miva Merchant;
  • Automated order fulfillment by printing shipping labels directly within Miva Merchant;
  • Support for both 8.5x11 Paper Labels and 4x6 Thermal Labels natively within Miva Merchant.

"We are very excited about Canada Post's integration with Miva Merchant," said Rick Wilson, CEO of Miva Merchant. "Our vision is to propel powerful e-commerce by developing a better online shopping experience for consumers. Our collab oration with Canada Post will enable Miva merchants to provide the speed, accuracy and convenience that Canadian merchants and consumers desire when shopping online."

About Canada Post
Canada Post is the country's leading provider of business-to-consumer delivery. By reaching more than 15.1 million addresses, and operating the country's largest retail network of nearly 6,500 post offices, Canada Post is ideally positioned to offer affordable and reliable service, with convenient pickup and return options. Together, Canada Post, Purolator Inc. (Canada's largest logistics company) and SCI Logistics offer market-leading end-to-end solutions for e-commerce shippers by leveraging the assets and expertise of the Canada Post Group of Companies.

About Miva Merchant
Miva Merchant offers a complete e-commerce solution consisting of PA-DSS validated e-commerce software, PCI compliant e-commerce hosting, credit card processing services and custom website design and development.