Amazon (AMZN) - Get Report has bought technology startup INLT in a transaction that it said will help its online marketplace merchants import goods into the U.S. more seamlessly, and at a lower cost. 

Reuters reported that Amazon purchased the Los Angeles-based company for an undisclosed amount. INLT, which the company said stands for IN:LET, makes software for sellers to manage the costs of customs clearance on their cross-border shipments. 

Amazon said it will offer INLT's cloud-based computing technology to its merchants. 

"INLT is a smart, nimble team that is helping companies simplify and lower the cost of importing goods into the U.S.," an Amazon spokeswoman said in a statement provided to Reuters. "We're excited to work with them to develop the next generation of solutions for their customers and Amazon selling partners."

"We have been acquired by Amazon and look forward to working with them to develop the next generation of solutions for our current customers and Amazon Selling Partners," INLT said on its website.

Amazon is looking to expand the services it offers merchants to add tools for complicated cross-border sales processes, which sellers largely needed to manage on their own.

Meanwhile, the e-commerce and cloud giant is expected to roll out a health-oriented set of earbuds on Wednesday that could compete with Apple's (AAPL) - Get Report AirPods.

Shares of Amazon were up 0.2%, or $3.45 a share, at $1,745.06 in early Wednesday trading.

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