, the market leader for providing
fast and instant courier rate searches, today announced the launch of two new
tools to compare shipping rates. ShipGooder’s new iGoogle Gadget allows users
of Google’s iGoogle service to use ShipGooder’s courier rate comparison
service on their homepage, while ShipGooder’s new Shipping Calculator allows
users to embed ShipGooder’s rate comparison service on any web page, including
listings for eBay and Craigslist.

Both utilities are available free of charge, free of advertising, and do
not require users to register any personal information. Rate comparisons are
generated virtually instantaneously simply by entering the package weight,
origin and destination zip codes. ShipGooder provides rate quotes from FedEx,
UPS, DHL, the U.S. Postal Service, and Canada Post, as well as rates from
local and regional couriers.

“There is no question that Google’s iGoogle service is nothing less than
a new and exciting platform for application development,” stated Franc
Vodopivec, President of ShipGooder, Inc. “Our new Google Gadget and Shipping
Calculator are easy to install, extremely fast, and very simple to use,” he

“In these uncertain economic times, is once again setting
the industry standard for innovation by providing effortless tools that save
money on shipping costs,” said Nancy Chafee, V.P. of Sales and Marketing. “As
we approach the height of the shipping season in the U.S. and Canada, we are
confident that ShipGooder’s new Google Gadget and Shipping Calculator will
provide our website visitors with additional tools to save money and remain
competitive,” she added.

Visitors to the website can add the new Google Gadget to
their iGoogle web page simply by clicking on the “Add to Google” icon on the
ShipGooder homepage. ShipGooder’s Shipping Calculator can be found at this web