Trilby Rajna

Head of Content & PR at FlavorCloud, with a passion for combining creativity and data. Please get in touch with any PR requests, relevant guest post pitches, and collaboration ideas at trilby.rajna[at]favorcloud[dot]com.

Posts by Trilby

Beginner’s Guide to Tariffs & Trade Barriers | FlavorCloud

By Trilby Rajna | January 12, 2022

The rise of technology has helped make everything more accessible. The exchange and availability of information, ideas, products, and services multiplied exponentially once the internet helped ease the logistical obstacles that previously presented a challenge. The result is an entire world full of options versus the local communities we were once limited to—benefitting consumers and…

How Merchants Can Prevent Fraud | FlavorCloud

By Trilby Rajna | January 11, 2022

Every $1 lost due to fraud in the U.S. actually costs merchants $3.60. That’s an increase of 7 percent over 2020 and 15 percent over 2019. And researchers expect these costs to continue growing. In addition to the cost of the stolen goods from fraudulent orders or credit card transactions, merchants must cover chargeback fees,…

GDPR Compliance for Merchants | FlavorCloud

By Trilby Rajna | December 13, 2021

There’s a lot to successfully selling internationally with many things to manage, including branding, marketing, fulfillment, and customer service. Data privacy is a vital aspect too. It continues to increase in importance for consumers and has become an essential element of customer satisfaction and retention. According to McKinsey, 87% of surveyed consumers said they would…

FlavorCloud Alerts: Weather Delays in Canada, Dynamic Changes to Landed Costs and Omicron Impact on Transit Times | FlavorCloud

By Trilby Rajna | December 10, 2021

Ecommerce is booming, and the Holiday season is in full swing. Demand is high, but managing the mayhem of supply chain issues has not made it easy. We have a few important updates to make you aware of, relevant to your shipments now and in the future. The good news is FlavorCloud is here to…

We’ve Joined Forces with ShipperHQ | FlavorCloud

By Trilby Rajna | December 2, 2021

FlavorCloud Brings the Power of International Shipping to Leading Shipping Rate Optimization Platform We’re excited to announce FlavorCloud’s integration with leading shipping rate optimization platform ShipperHQ, merging the benefits of our vast global carrier network with ShipperHQ’s innovative shipping logic and tools. Pairing ShipperHQ’s robust suite of built-in features and shipping API with FlavorCloud’s guaranteed…

What is an HS code? | FlavorCloud

By Trilby Rajna | November 23, 2021

Preparing to ship products across borders can seem daunting. But if you’re doing so, you’ve probably come across the term ‘HS codes’. If you haven’t, we’re glad you’ve found yourself here—HS codes are fundamental to shipping internationally, as is getting them right on your international shipping documents. If you get your HS codes wrong, you…

What is DDP? A Complete Explanation of DDP Shipping | FlavorCloud

By Trilby Rajna | November 17, 2021

There are billions of consumers around the globe, presenting a huge opportunity to grow your business through selling internationally. However, consumers considering cross-border purchases cited high shipping costs (51%) and long delivery times (47%) as their top two concerns. Interestingly, these are also two of the top three reasons cited by consumers for cart abandonment.…

International Shipping 101: DDP, Returns, Undeliverables & Insurance | FlavorCloud

By Trilby Rajna | November 15, 2021

Shipping internationally is no easy task and comes with a lot of complexity. At FlavorCloud, we make it simple by taking care of everything for you—wherever you’re shipping. Leveraging FlavorCloud’s Global cross-border carrier network gives you high-quality shipping at the best rates across our algo-optimized routes. Wherever you’re shipping, there are important pieces of information…

Understanding Landed Costs: Duties, Taxes, and Fees | FlavorCloud

By Trilby Rajna | November 9, 2021

As an ecommerce merchant, determining shipping costs is an essential and ever-present part of doing business. At first glance, it doesn’t seem like it would be a complicated calculation—just put some information into an online tax and shipping calculator, hit enter, and go about your day, right? Not quite, but it’s a start. The duties,…

What is DDU? Risks, Responsibilities, and Usage | FlavorCloud

By Trilby Rajna | November 9, 2021

Selling globally is a huge opportunity for merchants, allowing you to reach billions of consumers and grow your business. But intricate regulatory practices and procedures make international shipping a challenge, so it’s important to understand the basics. If you’ve been researching how to handle your logistics internationally, you might have come across the term DDU in…