ShipStation Carrier Services provides immediate access to our partner courier services, allowing you to print labels as soon as you begin using ShipStation.
Currently, ShipStation Carrier Services partners with Hermes (via myHermes), DPD, and Parcelforce drop-off services. This partnership gives you access to discounted rates with these couriers, without the need to apply for an account, qualify for delivery minimums, or create sample labels.
To start creating labels, you simply need to enter the credit card you wish to use for purchasing your labels and you're ready to go.
Hermes delivers from the UK Mainland to UK Mainland countries (England, Wales, and Scotland) and Northern Ireland.
Our Hermes rates for UK Mainland shipments range from £2.25 - £8.05 while the Royal Mail retail rates range from £2.85 - £28.55.
For a full rate chart, as well as other details about creating Hermes labels, please see our Using Hermes with ShipStation Carrier Services article.
DPD offers domestic service to England, Scotland & Wales, Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Scottish Highlands and Islands, and Scilly Isles and international service to 24 countries.
For a full rate chart, as well as other details about creating DPD labels, please see our Using DPD with ShipStation Carrier Services article.
Parcelforce offers domestic service to England, Scotland & Wales, Northern Ireland, Isle of Man, Scottish Highlands and Islands, and Scilly Isles and international service to 32 countries.
Additionally, our partnership with Parcelforce provides up to 78% off retail Parcelforce rates.
For a full rate chart, as well as other details about creating Parcelforce labels, please see our Using Parcelforce with ShipStation Carrier Services article.
To add billing information, manually add funds or set ShipStation to automatically add funds to your ShipStation Carrier Services balance, or enable/disable certain services, go to Settings > Shipping > Carriers & Fulfillment.
All three couriers will be listed under ShipStation Carrier Services and will use a single balance to purchase all labels:
To change or update the credit card information entered for ShipStation Carrier Services, click Settings (which will be where the above image shows Setup).
For questions about billing or parcel delivery for any courier using ShipStation Carrier Services, please contact our support team.