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

How to Recession-Proof your International Shipping

By Trilby Rajna | November 28, 2022

Global economics can get extremely complex, but certain principles of recession consumer behavior are straightforward. When people have less money and products are more expensive, the average consumer is going to purchase fewer or cheaper things. However, there are proactive ways to optimize your sales and shipping to stay strong against the currents of recession,…

Preparing for Black Friday & Holiday This Season

By Trilby Rajna | November 23, 2022

The Black Friday shopping event has become a global phenomenon that kick-starts peak season and often launches weeks before the ‘official day’. As a result, thousands of merchants are in the midst of peak season and will be shipping orders internationally and domestically until the end of the year. Ecommerce is key during this period,…

EU IMPORT GUIDE

By Trilby Rajna | November 18, 2022

TAX   |   DE MINIMIS   |   ADMISSIBILITY   |   PROHIBITED/RESTRICTED   |   CUSTOMS VALUATION Tax Considerations The EU VAT Directive establishes framework for EU VAT rates, but it gives national governments the ability to set the number and level of rates they choose, provided that they follow two basic rules. Under new regulations, there are currently four different categories under which…

International shipping from India: Expanded India Outbound Service and New Partnerships

By Trilby Rajna | November 18, 2022

FlavorCloud is thrilled to share that we are launching a full-scale expansion to our India outbound international network and services, with several exciting partnerships in the works. With our latest expansion, merchants shipping from India can look forward to: Full-suite of outbound shipping services to 200+ countries Network expansion covering more services with guaranteed DDP…

FlavorCloud Recognized as a Gartner® Cool Vendors™ in Logistics and Fulfillment Technology 2022

By Trilby Rajna | November 11, 2022

We’re proud to announce that FlavorCloud has been recognized as a Cool Vendor in the October 2022 Gartner Cool Vendors in Logistics and Fulfillment Technology. We believe that this is a powerful step forward in our work toward building a powerful technology and service in international shipping and logistics. Get your complimentary copy of the…

2022 Holiday International Shipping Deadlines: The Ultimate Guide

By Trilby Rajna | November 3, 2022

It’s the holiday season—and we all know what that means. Around the world, people of all cultures prepare to spend time with family, celebrate the season and exchange beautiful gifts. But for many merchants, October and November mark the beginning of a holiday marathon—and we know how much stamina it takes to make it through…

A Guide to Shipping Dangerous Goods: Beauty & Cosmetics | FlavorCloud

By Trilby Rajna | November 2, 2022

You might not automatically associate ‘Dangerous Goods’ with beauty and cosmetic products. But in transportation, many items such as perfumes, nail polish, or aerosols tick the ‘hazmat’ box. If you’re a merchant in this sector and you ship to customers, it’s essential to get it right. The beauty and cosmetic sector is a huge opportunity…

Declared Value & Customs Valuation

By Trilby Rajna | October 28, 2022

Along with other data points, chiefly among them the three international trade data elements (HTS, ECCN/export control classification, and Country of Origin), it is imperative that correct customs valuation is used for each international transaction. Correct trade data points along with proper customs valuation streamlines the export and import processes, ensures your goods flow smoothly,…

How to setup your products for international shipping

By Trilby Rajna | September 1, 2022

When you ship products internationally, there are a few things you’ll need to make sure of to enable the process:   Make sure every product has an HS Code HS Codes refer to the global, standardized ‘Harmonized System’ of product classification and are required for exporting traded goods. At checkout, FlavorCloud automatically takes the product and…

How do I enable international shipping for Optimizely?

By Trilby Rajna | September 1, 2022

If you sell products through Optimizely Commerce, you can integrate your cart to sell internationally through a simple API integration. This will take around 20 hours to complete before global sales can kick off.  Ready to get started? Schedule a demo here.