Export to the United States of America
with our help

Thinking of exporting to the USA? Look no further. As we are now part of FedEx, and their home country is the USA, we know a thing or two about this thriving e-commerce market.

The USA is the world’s leader when it comes to cross-border shipping. E-commerce sales reached $602 billion in 2019 and it's predicted that there will be over 227 million online shoppers throughout 2020, the online USA e-commerce market is booming.

Due to its mature market and high customer industry standards, shipping to the USA requires clear USP’S to help you differentiate your brand from others. We aim to guide our customers into leading markets and destinations, with our multi-channel distribution solutions and key partnerships we can help you build a strong foundation into e-commerce markets across the globe.

OUR SOLUTION TO
THE USA OFFERS:

  • By being part of one of the largest USA shipping providers FedEx, our direct entry solution allows us to utilise not only their ground home delivery service but also their downstream access to USPS for final mile delivery
  • Full P2P management for linehaul, clearance and delivery
  • 37 strategically located hubs nationwide
  • One delivery attempt made with FedEx SmartPost via USPS
  • Up to three delivery attempts made with FedEx Home Delivery
  • Consumer communications sent via email/SMS on key tracking events
  • 100% coverage of USA residential addresses, including services to Alaska and Hawaii
  • From 3 days
  • 5 gateways used across the USA to improve service performance and transit times
  • Choice of clearance options – Container Freight Stations (CFS) and Express Consignment Carrier Facility (ECCF)

E-COMMERCE IN THE USA

The USA has a 65% e-shoppers rate with an internet penetration of 88%, therefore exporting to the USA gives your brand opportunities to explore lucrative markets.

Shoppers in the USA mostly shop from UK based sites and the average annual spend per shopper is $3,428, giving UK based brands ample exposure when considering shipping to the USA.

Before you begin exporting to the USA consider popular locations, payments methods and product types to gain the best market position.

Who

Although the majority speak English, 29% of the population speak Spanish, therefore this is something to consider when implementing your website and digital marketing activity.

What

The most popular products exported to the USA are clothing and footwear.

How

38% of Americans prefer to pay for their online shopping by credit cards.

FIND AMERICAN SHOPPERS ON...

When considering exporting to the USA and where to promote your products you will find customers on the below social media channels. 25% of USA shoppers consult social media before purchasing a product.

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SHOPPING BEHAVIOURS

In the USA, it’s worth taking into account 30% of online shoppers are more likely to make an international purchase if they are provided with an appealing offer. 

When shipping to the USA, make sure your delivery aim times are made clear as 25% of shopper's decisions are influenced by when they will receive their parcel.

The most popular purchases made from the USA sit within the Clothing & Accessories categories, with 35% of online shoppers accounting to this.

30% of consumers purchase overseas from the USA due to appealing offers.

At P2P, A FedEx Company we aim to help guide our customers by identifying potential growth opportunities into new markets utilising analytics tools. We improve retailer’s growth into these new and existing markets by following simple and easy to implement strategies that we’d encourage any business, with ambitions beyond the borders of the UK, to consider.

Our sales experts will take you through things like: Language, Payment options, Taxes and Customs and Returns policies, to help your business reach consumers and convert online traffic to sales.

We’re there at every stage of your parcels’ journey, from preparations to its destination. Even during the busiest times of the year, our innovative global delivery solutions break down the barriers of international trade and introduce your business to a worldwide audience.

 

If you’d like to learn more about how we can help your company, get in touch today.