Get Ship Done
ShipStation is the UK's simple, flexible, and affordable delivery software. Save time and money. Dispatch like a high street retailer. Starting at £7.00 a month.
  • Wherever you sell:
    Import orders from Amazon, eBay, Shopify, and other channels.
  • However you deliver:
    Connect your Royal Mail, DPD, FedEx, UPS, or DHL Express account and keep your rates or pay-as-you-go with our low Hermes ParcelShop drop-off rates starting at £2.25 (excl. VAT). No courier contract needed.
No credit card required.

What UK Users Are Saying

Amazing Support 24/5 Why ShipStation

Shipping can be complicated and inefficient. We streamline your fulfilment process with our web-based order management platform and make it easy for you to scale your business by eliminating those complications.
5/5 Perfect Score- Shopify

Say "Yes" to cheaper postage. And "No" to commitments!


ShipStation partnered with Hermes to bring you discounted rates without any paperwork or obligations to you.

  • Start printing labels and paying less the moment you begin your free ShipStation trial! No contracts, no minimum, just easy-to-use features and big discounts.
  • Save on postage, starting at £2.25 (excl. VAT)
  • Drop-off your parcels anywhere in UK Mainland at more than 4,500 myHermes ParcelShops
Weight Size* Shipstation Rate
(Rates Exclude VAT)
Royal Mail
(Rates Exclude VAT)
Up to 2kg Small £2.25 £2.85 £0.60 per parcel
Up to 2kg Medium £3.15 £4.95 £1.80 per parcel
2 - 5kg Medium £4.59 £13.75 £9.16 per parcel
Example rates, UK Mainland to UK Mainland.
* For size limitations, please see detailed pricing chart

Shipping software for wherever you sell, however you deliver.

Quick setup, wherever you sell

Your customers demand fast delivery, courier choices, and easy returns. You worry about complexity and costs. ShipStation is the easy solution. In the cloud. Nothing to install. Automate almost anything. And finally have a normal lunch break.
Here's how it works:

  • Connect your selling channel(s) to import your orders from,, Etsy, and shopping carts like Woo, Magento, Shopify, OpenCart, Squarespace, PrestaShop, BigCommerce, Weebly, and many more. Voilà – you'll see all your orders in one place!
  • Then add the courier accounts you have – we support all leading UK couriers (e.g. Royal Mail, UPS, and DPD). You’ll keep your established accounts, rates, bills, and are free to manage your commitments.
  • Or, to get up in dispatching quickly, simply take advantage of our discounted rates with Hermes. No contract or commitment. Just discounts.
  • Dispatch one order at a time or thousands in a batch. Even on your smartphone. We will update the marketplace and automate your customer notifications.
  • We also have a direct integration with Fulfilment by Amazon.

Flexible workflows and powerful automation for order fulfilment processes

ShipStation’s online order management software gives you all the shipping automation tools and workflows you need to be efficient in the ways your business requires. Customize views, build filters, and create user accounts with permissions and restrictions specific to your workflow. And we offer second-to-none order automation rules, so every single online fulfilment task and shipping decision can happen automatically. Like magic, only real.

Next Day Delivery

Choose the fastest shipping option, adjust ship-by date, assign to specific person.

International Order

Add customs template,
choose national carrier for destination, auto-sign.

Order Control

Place online orders on hold, assign to a user, add insurance, create alerts, adjust weight or dimensions.

Couriers: However you deliver

  • Whether you dispatch with Royal Mail, UPS, FedEx, DPD or DHL Express, manage all your UK shipping courier accounts in one place - no extra logins required.
  • Benefit from our discounted Hermes ParcelShop Drop-off rates – no Hermes contract needed.
  • Batch print hundreds and hundreds of shipping labels at a time.
  • Get the best rates with no extra steps: Just pick the best courier and lowest postage for a particular order (or automatically apply the best courier and postage options to specific kinds of orders).

Supported UK Couriers

  Existing Account
Keep your negotiated rates and services, and continue to meet your volume commitments.
No obligations and no minimums. Benefit from our discounted rates.
ParcelShop Drop-off
Royal Mail  
DHL Express  

ShipStation Mobile

Ecommerce means you’re always "on". So we make it easy for you to manage your work from a distant with our powerful mobile app, ShipStation Mobile.
  • Each morning you can see how many orders came in last night. Know how your day will look before you get to work.
  • View all orders and get "new order" alerts, even on your Apple Watch.
  • Create and print shipping or return labels wherever you have wifi or a mobile signal
  • View and track all of your shipments.

Available free for iOS and Android on smartphone and tablet

Branded Returns Portal

Keep your brand front and center - always!

  • Impress your customers with a professional post-purchase experience, including branded packing slips and pick lists, and confirmation emails.
  • ShipStation's branded returns portal is one of our most powerful features. It solves the three primary returns problems:
    • Sell more: 67% of all shoppers check the returns policy and process before buying. Your branded returns portal increases trust and confidence; it turns more visitors into customers.
    • Reduce your workload: use our automation rules to authorize and process returns more efficiently.
    • Decrease returns: by leveraging our powerful analytics, you can collect and track all of your return reasons. Easily identify and fix problematic products, shipping methods, product images, or any other reasons for the returns.

User Stories

Learn how other sellers, like you, use ShipStation to simplify their shipping processes and grow their businesses.