Miva Merchant Announces Strategic Partnership with ShipWire

San Diego, CA, August 23, 2008 --(PR.com)-- Miva Merchant (www.mivamerchant.com), a leading supplier of e-commerce software and services to small and medium-sized businesses, has joined with ShipWire (www.shipwire.com), a leading provider of e-commerce order-fulfillment services, to help merchants eliminate the hassle of storage and shipping and focus on growth.

Shipwire is powered by a global warehouse network and its Store-Sell-Ship platform. With warehouses in Los Angeles, Reno, Chicago, Toronto, Vancouver and the UK, Shipwire allows merchants to drastically reduce shipping costs by locating inventory closer to buyers. Usage-based plans start at just $29/month, and enable merchants to locate inventory in all warehouses, with no contract commitments. Shipwire is the only logistics transportation warehouse distribution service that instantly integrates with shopping carts and inventory management systems.

According to Nate Gilmore, VP of Marketing, Shipwire.com, "Shipwire merchants have repeatedly requested a connection between Shipwire and Miva Merchant. The Miva Merchant and Shipwire teams worked together to created a module that allows merchants to easily connect Shipwire to Miva so that orders completed through Miva can be automatically fulfilled from Shipwire warehouses in the U.S., Canada and Europe."

To celebrate the release of the Miva connection and to help merchants prepare for the 2008 holiday season, Shipwire offers a "Five Steps to Holiday Success" Guide and promotion for free order fulfillment in the U.S., Canada and Europe for Miva Merchant customers. Visit http://www.mivamerchant.com/partners/strategic/shipwire to find out more.

Miva Merchant
Penni Walraven
858.490.2570 x100