ShipEngineer Spotlight: Alec Sherwood

ShipEngineers is a regular series that highlights members of the ShipEngine team. See below to learn more about Alec from our sales team. Contact us anytime to speak to an expert about your business and its shipping needs.

What is your role at ShipEngine?

I am a sales development representative.

What does your typical workday look like?

I spend my days helping prospects understand our services.

What tech do you get to work with?

APIs, EDIs, ERPs, WMSs.

What’s one feature of ShipEngine you want more users to discover?

Our LTL carrier integrations.

How did you get into this type of work?

Through an internship at ShipStation.

What did you want to be when you grew-up?

A director of sales.

How long have you been working on ShipEngine?

Two months.

What are you most excited about when it comes to the future of ShipEngine?

The LTL carrier integrations are going to be huge for ShipEngine. We are aware of the pain that comes with rate shopping between LTL carriers. Our services allow clients to save both time and money on LTL fulfillment.

Do you have any hidden talents?

Nobody at Auctane would be able to beat me in an ice-skating race. It’s in my Canadian blood.

What is one of your proudest achievements?

Graduating college!

How do you spend your free time?

I watch a lot of sports, especially hockey. I keep up mainly with teams in Toronto. I love to kayak and play lacrosse and frisbee golf. I also love to travel.

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