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Burlington firm simplifies global Web commerce

i-parcel finds niche handling currency exchange, delivery

When online shoppers rev up for Cyber Monday, a sea of Furbys, Barbies, and Kindles will start traveling across the globe at a rate that would make Santa’s reindeer take note, and many of them will get to their destinations with an assist from a local company.

Popular e-commerce sites such as and are using i-parcel, based in Burlington, to speed up thousands of international deliveries. Through a matrix of technology and old-fashioned courier services, i-parcel provides service in 92 countries, processing orders and payments in 56 currencies.

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