Tech Unicorn ShipBob appoints Guillaume Deront as General Manager of Australia

Melbourne, Australia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ShipBob, the leading global omnifulfillment platform and US-based supply chain technology unicorn, today announced that Guillaume ‘G’ Deront has been appointed Managing Director of Australia. He will lead ShipBob’s current and future business initiatives in Australia and New Zealand. Deront joins ShipBob from Shippit, where he led the Sales and Success teams, working with omnichannel retailers to optimize their last mile strategy.

“Australia is fertile ground for successful e-commerce brands, and ShipBob is uniquely positioned to help businesses expand their footprint across diverse sales channels and geographies,” Deront said. “As more Australian and New Zealand brands seek to reach a global customer base, ShipBob’s offering of premier fulfillment services and its logistics hub in Australia continue to set a standard of l industry, and I’m thrilled to be a part of it. I look forward to building the future success of ShipBob’s Australian office.

According to International Trade Association, e-commerce sales in Australia are growing rapidly, up 15.5% year-on-year, making it the eleventh largest e-commerce market in the world. With revenues expected to reach AUD 46.44 million by 2024, this makes hiring Deront essential to lead ShipBob’s capabilities as the market continues to grow rapidly.

In the 2022 edition of ShipBob’s Ecommerce Fulfillment Status ReportShipBob found that over 70% of e-commerce brands surveyed will add a new sales channel in 2022 and nearly 32% plan to begin physically fulfilling orders in new countries in 2022. Sourcing, expansion and internationalization remain top priorities for e-commerce brands. who want to reach new audiences and provide a positive customer experience.

Deront, who last worked at Shippit and previously held senior roles at Google and Gleam Futures, will be responsible for securing ShipBob’s technology achievement, advanced analytics, no minimums, billing and pricing structure. seamless, product bundles and global expansion capabilities across Australia, EU, UK, US and Canada, in the hands of Australian merchants. The ShipBob platform integrates with many of Australia’s leading eCommerce tools, including Shopify, BigCommerce, Amazon, Klaviyo, and Gorgias, delivering best-in-class eCommerce solutions.

“Having Deront lead ShipBob in Australia is very exciting for our business,” said Divey Gulati, Chairman and Co-Founder of ShipBob. “Australia is a key global market for ShipBob, and we are delighted to have Deront and his many years of leadership and experience front and center, especially as ShipBob experiences growth across Australia. . With the help of Deront, we are excited to help Australian brands grow locally and globally through our network and execution capabilities.

To learn more about ShipBob, please visit shipbob.com/au.

About ShipBob

ShipBob is the leading global omnifulfillment platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses to give them access to the best supply chain and fulfillment capabilities. The ShipBob platform gives merchants a single view of their business and customers across all of their sales channels, and allows them to manage products, inventory, orders and shipments, and leverage analytics and insights. reports to effectively manage their business.

Founded in 2014 in Chicago, ShipBob was launched through Y Combinator by co-founders Dhruv Saxena and Divey Gulati, two entrepreneurs who saw the need for more efficient shipping for e-commerce businesses. Today, the company has raised $330.5 million in funding and operates a global logistics network with 30 distribution centers in Australia, the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and the European Union. Learn more by visiting shipbob.com/au.