Melbourne, Australia, November 12, 2013 – Intershop Communications APAC today announces that the Australia Post’s direct to consumer online store at shop.auspost.com.au has successfully been launched on the Intershop 7.3 e-commerce platform.
The Intershop team based in Melbourne built and managed this first project in conjunction with Australia Post’s internal digital team, planning not just for a standalone web shop, but creating a true digital platform that can be leveraged for future online initiatives as required. Leveraging an Intershop managed virtualized infrastructure, the system was deployed in under six months and is now being run by Intershop via a 24 x 7 x 365 Managed Services based agreement.
The shop itself includes a number of unique features, including the ability to ship internationally, an ability to purchase pre-paid credit cards, and a variety of other parcel products. A front end responsive design based user interface has been included, allowing the same look and feel to be seen by most leading smart phones and tablets – including via the native Australia Post app – with non-technical Australia Post staff able to manage all product, catalogue content and order data as needed through the same web based back office.
Intershop Communications AG (founded in Germany 1992; Prime Standard: ISH2) is the leading independent provider of omni-channel commerce solutions. Intershop offers high-performance packaged software for internet sales, complemented by all necessary services. Intershop also acts as a business process outsourcing provider, covering all aspects of online retailing up to fulfillment. Around the globe more than 300 enterprise customers, including HP, BMW, Würth, and Deutsche Telekom run Intershop solutions. Intershop is headquartered in Jena, Germany, and has offices in the United States, Europe, Australia, and China. More information about Intershop can be found online at www.intershop.com.
This news release contains forward-looking statements regarding future events or the future financial and operational performance of Intershop. Actual events or performance may differ materially from those contained or implied in such forward-looking statements. Risks and uncertainties that could lead to such difference could include, among other things: Intershop's limited operating history, the unpredictability of future revenues and expenses and potential fluctuations in revenues and operating results, significant dependence on large single customer deals, consumer trends, the level of competition, seasonality, risks related to electronic security, possible governmental regulation, and general economic conditions.