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Attention, online retailers! The industrial tariff and VAT review will be applied in Switzerland in 2024

Starting from January 1, 2024, Swiss e-commerce is set to undergo a significant transformation as a vast majority of industrial tariffs become a thing of the past. If you're an international online retailer, you might be wondering what this development means for your business. Let's look into the details here.


E-Commerce return rate in Switzerland - how to reduce it

The return rate has a direct influence on your costs in e-commerce. Even more complicated is the return handling in cross-border e-commerce. But not only that: Returns from abroad are also much more expensive. Learn how to reduce the returns rate in Switzerland and save cash.


Can e-commerce be eco-friendly? Your guide to sustainable logistics.

E-commerce and sustainability - for many a contradiction! For you too? Swiss Post shows you that e-commerce can also be environmentally friendly. This blog provides you with a guide on how to make your logistics more sustainable.


Eco-friendly online store: this is how it works!

In this blog we show you how to make your online shop more sustainable. And, by the way, exceed customer expectations by far!


Minimise customs duties and increase customer satisfaction with Swiss Post

"Customers are only satisfied when they get the goods quickly and without fuss."


Incoterms DDP and DAP

In cross-border e-commerce, the customs clearance Incoterms DDP and DAP are often referred to, but what do they actually mean, and why are they so important for you as an online retailer? We'll give you the lowdown! We’ll also explain why you can sell even more with DDP. Intrigued? Then keep reading!


Case Study Elephbo

It all started with a trip to Cambodia in South-east Asia. Nicolas Huxley noticed how carelessly cement bags were handled in this country: the plastic bags were lying in the streets, in meadows, in refuse dumps – but they always remained intact. This gave him the brilliant idea of making something out of these robust sacks.