Alcohol Shipping Management

Wineries, breweries, distilleries and retailers trust our cloud-based, real-time shipping compliance solutions to ensure they efficiently meet all federal and state regulations for direct-to-consumer distribution. Sovos ShipCompliant is the safest solution in the risky world of beverage alcohol shipping management and compliance.


DtC alcohol shipping compliance, tax, license management and more for wineries, breweries, distilleries and retailers

ShipCompliant Direct offers all essential alcohol shipping logistics and compliance automation tools in one package

  • Real-time compliance checks and tax rates (available via partner and custom integrations)

  • Automated monthly, quarterly and annual state sales and excise tax reporting, filed directly to state agencies by our managed services team
  • Full accounting visibility into tax filings and reporting in case of an audit

  • Unlimited integrations across the ShipCompliant partner ecosystem, including ecommerce, point-of-sale, wine club, fulfillment
 and carriers
  • State details: State-by-state compliance rules and regulations maintained by our expert regulatory team
  • License management
 tools to organize license data
  • Data analytics reports for tracking and benchmarking
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License Management

Organize and manage license data

ShipCompliant License Management keeps track of alcohol license deadlines and renewals, provides links to state forms, and helps ensure timely renewal submissions

  • License renewals project management tool, including automatic reminders starting 90 days before a license expires
  • Links to forms for getting licensed and renewing licenses in each state
  • Data analytics reports for tracking and benchmarking
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Delivery Experience

Ensure first-attempt delivery success for DtC wine, beer and spirits shipping

Manage your customers’ shipping experience for delivery success on the first attempt, and minimize expensive, frustrating returns.

  • Fulfillment management, including integrations to FedEx, UPS and fulfillment houses
  • Delivery re-route and hold-at-location options that promote first-attempt delivery
  • Delivery experience dashboard—easily filter by shipping status to identify at-risk packages
  • Automatic, branded, personalized emails to customers at designated points in the shipping process
  • Temperature monitoring and customer scoring to prevent costly returns or delays
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Visual search engine for brand protection and market intelligence

Protect your brand by monitoring all beverage alcohol labels in the TTB COLA registry, saving time and legal fees when launching new products and expanding into additional markets.

  • Instant discovery and monitoring of potential brand and trademark infringement
  • Research into new product names to discover if they are already being used in the market
  • Insight into recent label-based design and product trends
  • Discovery of new, competing products coming to market before they arrive on the shelves
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Our Clients

Sovos ShipCompliant is the trusted beverage alcohol compliance partner for more than 2,000 wineries, breweries, distilleries, importers, distributors and more.

Success Story: Moshin Vineyards

ShipCompliant Direct saves Moshin Vineyards more than 50 hours a month in managing its DtC compliance processes.
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