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How Australia Post and Starshipit empower eCommerce retailers


Written by Starshipit

We’re really excited to announce that streamlining your fulfilment and shipping processes just got easier as Starshipit now integrates directly with Australia Post’s MyPost Business.

MyPost Business is a simple and convenient solution for retailers who send less than 2,000 parcels a year. One of the key benefits of creating a MyPost Business account is you’ll receive parcel volume-based savings - this means the more parcels you send, the more you’ll save.

How to use MyPost Business to scale your eCommerce store

MyPost Business has enabled many Australian retailers over the last 4 years to manage domestic and international sending with a ‘free to set up’ account. Now, with no credit checks and no need to guarantee a minimum or consistent volumes, it’s never been easier to ship smarter.

MyPost Business is the perfect solution for:

  • Retailers who send less than 2,000 parcels
  • Small businesses that are just getting started
  • Retailers who send more than 8 parcels a week
Starshipit integrates with leading platforms and couriers

How to make the most of Australia Post’s MyPost Business solution using Starshipit.

Starshipit empowers retailers to use the MyPost Business solution to its full potential - forget chaotic, tedious or painful fulfilment processes; By Integrating your sales platform and MyPost Business you will have everything you need to effortlessly manage your online orders so you can spend more time working on your business, not in it.

The Starshipit and MyPost Business integration support

  • Credit card payments so you can pay as you go
  • Charge Account for MyPost customers who are approved for an account
  • Book a pickup – enables you to request an Australia Post courier driver to come to your store to collect your parcels

5 benefits of using Starshipit and Australia Post’s MyPost Business together

Manage your orders and couriers all within one platform

Starshipit connects to your eCommerce platforms, warehouse management systems, inventory management platforms and couriers so all you need to do is plug and play then start shipping straight away.

Save time and reduce human error

Automatically generate shipping labels, packing slips, and manifests, submit customs documentation and autocorrect invalid addresses in bulk.

Display shipping options at checkout

Offer different options at checkout like same day, express or international, so your customers can choose the delivery option that suits them best.

Automate your shipping processes

Automatically assign orders to pre-specified couriers using rules and book courier pickups straight from within Starshipit.

Reduce customer parcel queries

Send branded tracking pages and SMS or email notifications during delivery, so customers stay informed at every step of the fulfilment journey, reducing “where's my parcel queries”

Bespoke eyewear fashion brand, Maude, accelerates eCommerce growth using MyPost Business

Bespoke eyewear fashion brand, Maude, accelerates eCommerce growth using MyPost Business

Creative Director and Owner of Maude, Courtenay Tyrrell, shared that one of her largest pain points was the fulfilment side of her business.

She explains, “Using Australia Post is the most reliable option, but one of my two biggest pain points is the amount of time it took to print a label. I would have to input so many fields for each package, mostly the same details every time, just to print one label. I would spend up to an hour or more a day filling in long forms. Since using MyPost Business I can automate all those manual entries and I save up to 60 min a day! “

Australia Post identified an opportunity to help small businesses like Courtenay’s streamline their shipping process. Customers like Maude can now use shipping automation platforms like Starshipit to automate manual tasks and small business owners like Courtenay couldn’t be happier.

“Automating all those manual tasks has unlocked so much time-saving! I make my product by hand, this means I can spend that hour a day making more!”
— Courtenay Tyrrell, Owner and Creative Director, Maude

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