FlavorCloud Team

FlavorCloud is a cloud-based cross border logistics platform that powers international shipping

We are a team of cross border logistics experts with technology DNA and deep operational expertise in international eCommerce and global trade. We built FlavorCloud ground up, as an “anywhere to anywhere” logistics platform, to solve the enormous challenges of navigating the antiquated, manual and deeply fragmented, global shipping and trade landscape.

FlavorCloud makes international shipping and returns easy, affordable and friction-free, enabling retailers and brands in any part of the world go global.

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What is Cross-Border? A Guide to Cross-Border Shipping and Commerce | FlavorCloud

By FlavorCloud Team | October 26, 2021

In ecommerce, “cross-border” is when the customer and merchant are located in two different countries. Although the definition for cross-border is simple, the logistics involved with selling internationally can be overwhelming when you dip your toes into international waters. Before your store is ready to sell worldwide, there’s a lot to consider, from the various…

New EU VAT Changes For Ecommerce Merchants | FlavorCloud

By FlavorCloud Team | June 10, 2021

International shipping can be a headache for e-commerce retailers – and that’s before rules start changing. In addition to new regulations in the UK that went into effect Jan. 1, new VAT e-commerce rules in the European Union add another compliance layer for companies carrying out cross-border sales. Here’s what you need to know: The…

Cross Border Ecommerce Changes To UK and VAT With Brexit | FlavorCloud

By FlavorCloud Team | December 28, 2020

It has been over 4 years since the vote for the UK to leave the EU and the time has finally arrived where changes will occur and new rules for cross-border sales into the UK.  These changes are not only for EU based merchants , but all merchants , including US based , who sell to…

Get Ready For The 2020 Holiday Season | FlavorCloud

By FlavorCloud Team | October 14, 2020

International shipping during the holiday season can be an incredible way to increase your sales but can also be stressful if you are not prepared.  To help you get ready for the upcoming season, you will find below a few tips to increase your global sales and improve customer experience. In addition, we are sharing…

Origin Story of FlavorCloud | FlavorCloud

By FlavorCloud Team | September 18, 2020

Our CEO and Founder, Rathna Sharad had the opportunity to discuss FlavorCloud with Ramon Vela, the founder one of our favorite podcasts , The Story of a Brand . The Story of a Brand Podcast is a show focused on e-commerce brands and the entrepreneurs, products, and customers that make up the brand and a perfect…

Tax & Duty Calculator vs. Guaranteed Landed Cost | FlavorCloud

By FlavorCloud Team | September 1, 2020

Here at FlavorCloud we receive a lot of requests from merchants when looking for an international shipping solution, for a tax and duty calculator. They may have read about other services offering such a calculator and believe that is the answer for their cross-border needs.  While a tax and duty calculator can be helpful, for…

Goodbye NAFTA – Hello USMCA | FlavorCloud

By FlavorCloud Team | June 25, 2020

The topic of COVID-19 and how it has affected worldwide shipping has overshadowed a major change coming to cross-border shipping in North America, The United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA) officially replaces the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on July 1, 2020. The USMCA includes a number of changes to NAFTA, across a variety of issues,…

DDP Shipping – How COVID-19 Is Changing How You Should Ship | FlavorCloud

By FlavorCloud Team | May 20, 2020

As the world navigates the coronavirus outbreak, many stores are turning to contactless delivery, to help protect customers and delivery personnel by reducing transmission opportunities of the virus. Customer places an order, completes payment for all services online so there is no need to pay upon delivery and item is left at the door. This…

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update | FlavorCloud

By FlavorCloud Team | March 19, 2020

We have a number of important updates for our FlavorCloud family regarding shipping and delivery times due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). We want to let you know that we hope you, your family and friends are all safe and healthy in these trying times and the team at FlavorCloud is here to help and answer any…

FlavorCloud Success Story – Firefly Chocolate | FlavorCloud

By FlavorCloud Team | February 24, 2020

We at FlavorCloud have some great insights into the world of international shipping, logistics and e-commerce that we like to share with you, but sometimes we like to share another point of view , our amazing customers. Hearing their journey, how they started their business , how they grew their business and of course ,…