Supplier News: Week of July 20

New Features Announced on Stuller’s Website

Stuller.comStuller has announced new features on its stuller.com website, in response to a number of customer requests. The enhancements, in addition to the ongoing product imagery and detail updates, include the following:

  • Stuller Showcase: Any mention of Stuller has been removed while in showcase mode, giving jewelers more control over their own branding and experience. Learn more at stuller.com/showcase.
  • Chain Suggestions: Visitors to stuller.com will now notice suggestions of chains to pair with hundreds of available pendants.
  • Search Mountings by Stone: Customers may input the stone’s type, shape, size, and desired product type, to browse results specified by their criteria.
  • Flexible 3C Designs: Throguh easy step-by-step customization, users can see changes made in real time to their 3C designs, along with semi-mount customization.

“This is only the beginning of the enhancements coming to stuller.com,” said digital executive officer Steven Domingue in a press release. “Customer feedback is really the driving force behind making stuller.com the best it can be.”

Visit stuller.com for more on the website updates.

 

UPS Capital Acquires Insured Parcel Services Business of G4S

UPS Capital, supplier of supply chain financial, insurance, and payment solutions, and a subsidiary of UPS, has announced its purchase of the Insured Parcel Services (IPS) business of G4S International Logistics (G4Si). G4Si is the logistics arm of G4S, the world’s leading global integrated security company. With this acquisition, IPS customers will now have access to the enhanced service offerings through Parcel Pro’s secure logistics solutions (also recently acquired by UPS Capital), including higher insured value limits, expanded international coverage, and superior technology.

“G4Si and Parcel Pro are both players in the secure transportation of luxury, high-value jewelry, which is an industry segment that UPS Capital and UPS are dedicated to serving,” said the president of UPS Capital, Ronald Chang, in a press release. “This acquisition complements and strengthens our commitment to provide high-value parcel shippers with increased supply-chain risk-mitigation capabilities and enhanced services across the globe, including the UK, Germany, Thailand, the UAE, and Hong Kong.”

For more information on the acquisition, and to learn about shipping high-value parcels, visit upscapital.com.