S07 EP19: Your Cross-Border Commerce Experience Stack w/ Matthew Merrilees

On today’s episode, Kunle is joined by Matthew Merrilees, the North America CEO of Global-e, a FinTech cross-border eCommerce enablement platform that enables brands and retailers to deliver purchase experiences to worldwide customers.
On today’s episode, Kunle is joined by Matthew Merrilees, the North America CEO of Global-e, a FinTech cross-border eCommerce enablement platform that enables brands and retailers to deliver purchase experiences to worldwide customers.
 
After being injected into international logistics right after college, Matthew saw brands voicing out opportunities on how logistics partners can help to drive more upstream impacts to merchant customers before having to ship the package. That’s where his interest piqued and began his journey. He began his career in DHL Express before moving on to FedEx. That’s when he saw that both powerhouses had the goal of bringing international expertise to brands. 
 
With the knowledge and experience he has garnered from two logistic powerhouses, he went on to join Global-e. Matthew opens the doors and shares how Global-e uses a Geo-IP detection system to instantly apply pricing strategies to cater to local and international customers. He even goes in deeper and unveils the fundamental-first principle for cross-border eCommerce and how Global-e is operating a business-to-business-to-consumer transaction.
 
It’s an enlightening episode as you’d hear Kunle and Matthew talk more about cross-border commerce, Global-e’s pricing rounding engine, and their method of keeping their merchants safe from international fraud. They also share their views on the cash-on-delivery approach that is widely popular in Eastern European geos, Middle East, and Southeast Asia. This is truly an episode of merchants looking into cross-border eCommerce to further the reach of their brand.

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