Monday August 08, 2022

Lenton Group selects Hurricane Commerce’s Duty and Tax calculator for global shipments

Lenton Group, the DPDgroup-owned global logistics and transport provider, is partnering with Hurricane Commerce to expand its e-commerce activities.

The Hong Kong-based company has selected Hurricane’s Duty and Tax calculator to support the launch of its Delivered Duty Paid (DDP) solution and its commitment to a seamless cross-border trade experience for its eCommerce customers.

The Duty and Tax calculator is available through Lenton Group’s Hub-Ez, a one-stop logistics platform for online sellers, marketplaces and others involved in cross-border eCommerce.

Lenton Group’s Alex Langslow said: “We are pleased to announce our new partnership with Hurricane Commerce, allowing all our customers access to a leading platform for calculating duties and taxes for international shipments around the world. The Duty and Tax calculator is available on our online portal, Hub-Ez, and will be integrated into many of our upcoming products.”

He continued: “eCommerce is a fast-growing and rapidly evolving part of the Lenton Group business and partnering with best-in-class technology companies like Hurricane is an important part of our strategy.”

Asia Pacific expansion

For Hurricane, establishing the partnership with Hong Kong-headquartered Lenton Group will form an integral part of its expansion into Asia Pacific.

The UK-based company was founded in 2016 to provide postal operators, carriers, merchants, marketplaces and platforms with a suite of solutions to enable clients to achieve frictionless eCommerce trade in the face of ever-increasing global regulation.

Hurricane’s industry-leading APIs cover data enhancement, duty and tax calculation, prohibited and restricted goods screening and denied parties screening.

Martyn Noble, CEO of Hurricane Commerce, said: “We are delighted to be partnering with the Lenton Group and for our solutions to be playing a critical role in ensuring the seamless cross-border trade of their customers’ international shipments.

“Major events like Brexit, the US STOP Act, ICS2 and EU VAT reforms mean that complete and accurate data on eCommerce parcels has never been more important than it is today. Hurricane’s leading-edge technology solutions have been specifically designed to simplify the complex and ensure frictionless cross-border trade.”

SourceHurricane Commerce, CEP-Research

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