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UK’s Leading Couriers. Up to 78% Off. Ready to Use

The moment you start your free trial, you can use our discounted Hermes, DPD, and Parcelforce services to dispatch your orders. No need for online business accounts (OBAs). No hassle. No paperwork. No commitments. Mix and match for best savings. Your "ShipStation Carrier Services" account manages all label costs in one place. It's that easy.


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  • The reliable low-cost solution, starting at £2.25 (excl. VAT)
  • Ideal if combined with our Branded Tracking and Branded Returns Portals
  • Drop-off your parcels anywhere in UK Mainland at more than 4,500 myHermes ParcelShops
Weight Size* Shipstation Rate Royal Mail Savings
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.
All rates exclude VAT.
* For size limitations, please see detailed pricing chart


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  • Discounted rates: up to 78% off retail prices
  • Drop off in any post office
  • Domestic and international services
  • Two-day and three-day options to Northern Ireland
  • £50.00 insurance included
Weight Service Shipstation Rate Retail Rate Savings
Up to 2kg Express 9 £18.29 £31.75 42%
10 - 15kg Express AM £10.29 £24.30 58%
25 - 30kg Express 48 £7.65 £35.35 78%
All rates are drop-off rates.
All rates exclude VAT.
Please see full rate table.


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Weight Service Shipstation Rate Retail Rate Savings
12 - 13kg Next Day £6.54 £6.74 3.0%
14 - 15kg Next Day £6.94 £7.24 4.1%
16 - 17kg Next Day £7.11 £7.74 8.1%
All example rates shown are "Next Day - Drop Off" and include insurance of £100.
All rates exclude VAT.
Full rate table available here.

Supported UK Couriers

Connect your own account or take advantage of our discounted rates. Mix and match as you like!

  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.
Hermes Drop-Off only
DPD Drop-Off only
ParcelForce Drop-Off only
Royal Mail  
DHL Express  
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Keep Your Rates and Use All Your Couriers in One Place.

  • No more extra logins, no more copy/paste.
  • ShipStation imports all your orders from wherever you sell and dispatches them with the courier of choice.
  • Customize your ideal workflow and dispatch all your orders from one place.
  • Once you connect your courier accounts, ShipStation will create labels with your negotiated rates and services. No surcharges.
  • You continue to meet your contracted commitments.
  • Remember: No single courier is the best for every order. Mix and match between all options we provide. You can switch between all courier accounts you connect to the ShipStation Carrier Services with our discounted rates.
  • You have all the choices. And choices save money!

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Ship in big-time batches.

Select your orders, choose your shipping options (or set up shipping automation rules), and print postage labels in one fell swoop.

  • Batch print hundreds of address labels at once with a few clicks
  • Mix and match your courier integrations; no need to split them up by courier, weight, or destination
  • Print shipping labels and packing slips together
  • Create custom shipping labels with order details

Watch how to create shipping labels

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Easily see which orders you need to pick.

Ever wished you could just get a report of all the products you need to pick or produce? ShipStation's pick list makes that dream a reality!

We'll automatically sort your products by their name, quantity, or warehouse location (and also group them by SKU and/or name).

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Print labels in seconds.

ShipStation helps you create and print your business shipping labels quickly and easily.

ShipStation Connect allows you to print on both thermal and desktop printers from your Mac or PC, and share them among your users on your account.

See plans and pricing for ShipStation