WESTERVILLE, Ohio (Oct. 30, 2013) – Exel, the North American leader in supply chain management and a Deutsche Post DHL company, and Borderfree, the market leader in global ecommerce solutions, today announced the opening of a 20,000 square foot distribution warehouse in Romulus, Mich. The new warehouse will be used to process international parcels for Canadian customers and is expected to generate more than 50 new jobs for the Romulus community. The facility officially opened on August 7, 2013.
Many of the world’s top brands, such as Gilt, Macy’s, Party City, Saks Fifth Avenue and Sephora use Borderfree’s technology and services platform to facilitate transactions with customers in more than 100 countries and territories and in more than 60 currencies.
“Leading retailers in the U.S. rely on Borderfree to help them break down the barriers to selling internationally; one of the keys to success is ensuring that packages are delivered seamlessly to customers no matter where in the world they are located,” said Michael DeSimone, CEO, Borderfree. “Exel has been an excellent partner in helping us launch and implement our global shipping platform at our hubs in Lockbourne and Romulus and we’re excited to work with them to strengthen our capabilities.”
Exel has been Borderfree’s logistics partner in Lockbourne, Ohio, since September 2010, enabling the company to successfully orchestrate logistics and seamlessly providing Borderfree with the agility and flexibility it needs to continue to grow the business.
“We are excited to expand our partnership with Borderfree by opening this new facility,” said Daryl Knight, Vice President of Customer Development at Exel. “As a company with more than 500 sites throughout the U.S., Canada, and Latin America, Exel has the cross-border expertise to provide Borderfree with fast and reliable e-commerce distribution services that will help them reach their customers globally.”