Linnworks to Offer 24/7 Support; Carrier Integration with GFS; Linn Academy

Inventory and channel management tool Linnworks has announced plans to provide 24/7 customer support, and has also released a new integration with shipping consolidator GFS.

Around-the-clock support will be provided for all pricing tiers, following a customer survey showing 86% of Linnworks wanted 24/7 phone, live chat and ticket support. The change will be made "in the coming months". Linnworks has hired additional Customer Support Representatives, currently undergoing intensive training, to meet the demand.

Linnworks will be changing their pricing model to accommodate the support changes. The new pricing will be based on the number of users, and will not have commission or per-transaction charges, or limit functionality.

Linnworks Support Manager Anton Tshubarov said, "Our goal is to ensure that every single customer gets access to unlimited 24/7 support and are not being limited based on the package they are on, by no later than early 2017. Migrating thousands of customers onto a new pricing model and ensuring that we are offering an outstanding level of support is no easy task, but 86% of our customers wanted this to happen and it's our responsibility to listen to their needs and make sure that we succeed."

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Linnworks has partnered with Global Freight Solutions (GFS), so customers can easily access GFS's wide range of shipping services and solutions directly from within Linnworks.

The new integration will give customers access to a range of delivery services and UK carriers via GFS. A single portal is provided by GFS for shipment tracking.

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Finally, Linnworks have announced the return of their annual online seller event, Linn Academy. Now in its 4th year, Linn Academy provides online sellers with the chance to meet other online retailers, industry experts and Linnworks staff.

Senior management from Linnworks will discuss updates to the system and support, and ecommerce experts from eBay, UKTI, Tamebay and World First will discuss some of the most popular industry topics.

Linn Academy is taking place at Old Trafford Football Ground in Manchester, on the 19th of October.

Linnworks expects 500 online sellers to attend Linn Academy, which is not limited to Linnworks' customers. Find out more.

Source: Linn Systems for 24/7 support, GFS integration and Linn Academy

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