• Shipmates: Philippines' e-commerce game-changer, simplifying shipping chaos for online sellers.
  • Founded by Josh Supan and David Marquez, it boasts features like bulk booking and a diverse courier crew.
  • Riding a wave of success with 30% monthly revenue growth and $2.2M seed funding in December 2022.

Hey there, fellow e-commerce adventurers! Ready to set sail in the vast seas of online selling but drowning in shipping chaos? Fret not! Enter Shipmates – your trusty ship in the world of Philippine e-commerce. Let's dive into the story of Shipmates, making shipping as breezy as a day at the beach.

Shipmates origins – Where vision meets shipping woes:

In the summer of 2021, two shipping trailblazers, Josh Supan, and David Marquez, decided enough was enough. The Philippines needed a hero to untangle its shipping mess, and Shipmates was born.

Josh, the Captain, and David, the Navigator, envisioned a platform that would cut through the choppy waters of manual and sluggish shipping processes. A consolidated hub where multiple couriers dance to the same shipping tune.

Features that set Shipmates apart – Your e-commerce sidekick:

1)Courier Crew: Shipmates teamed up with the big guns – Lalamove, Borzo, Grab, XDE, Entrego, and J&T. All aboard to choose the best mate for your shipping needs.

2)Bulk Booking Bliss: Say goodbye to the headache of manual bookings. Shipmates lets you book shipments in bulk, so you can focus on growing your online empire.

3)Island-Hopping Delivery: Whether your customers are in bustling Manila or serene Siargao, Shipmates ensures your products reach every nook and cranny of the Philippines.

4) Cash on Delivery Capers: Offering cash on delivery? Shipmates have your back. Plus, enjoy the luxury of free courier pick-ups, making life easier for you and your customers.

5) User-Friendly Helm: Shipmates prides itself on simplicity. No need for a pirate's treasure map; the platform is designed for smooth navigation, ensuring you're always in control.

From seed to ship – Shipmates' success voyage:

Since setting sail, Shipmates has been riding the waves of success. With revenue soaring 30% month-over-month, the platform has become the wind in the sails of online sellers. The climax? In December 2022, Shipmates secured a whopping $2.2 million in seed funding from the best backers in the business.

Against the Tide – Shipmates vs. the Competition:

Sure, there are other ships in the sea, but Shipmates isn't just any vessel. It's the one flying the Philippine flag high. Its focus on the local market, coupled with a treasure chest of features, makes Shipmates the go-to choice for online businesses. User-friendly interface? Check. Multiple courier hook-ups? Double-check. Bulk booking superpowers? Triple-check. Shipmates leave competitors in its wake.

Anchors aweigh for e-commerce success:

In a world where shipping can feel like navigating a maze blindfolded, Shipmates emerges as the lighthouse guiding your way. With its user-friendly interface, diverse courier crew, and the ability to handle bulk bookings, Shipmates is your all-in-one solution.

So, hoist your sails, fellow merchants! Let Shipmates take the wheel, and together, let's sail towards e-commerce triumph!


Edited by Shruti Thapa