Shipping is one of the core aspects in an eCommerce business. So, choosing the right shipping carrier for your business is a vital decision you need to make. As we know, Australia Post is one of the top-notch shipping carrier companies that provides quality shipping services through its eParcel and StarTrack services. Do you want to incorporate the Australia Post services with your store? Then WooCommerce Australia Post Shipping Method Plugin is the best option for you!
With this plugin, you will be able to show the real time rates of Australia Post services on the Cart and Checkout pages for the customers. From this list, customers can choose the most convenient one for them. As a store owner, you will be able to create packages and print eParcel and StarTrack labels. In addition to these, the plugin allows you to track the shipment within your WooCommerce environment!
1. Display Live Shipping Rates
The plugin will fetch and display the real time rates of domestic and international services of Australia Post based on the weight and dimensions of the packages, and the source and destination addresses. If your account is a contracted account, only contracted services will be available for you.
2. Show the Estimated Delivery Date
Display the estimated delivery date at which the package will be delivered with each service listed on the Checkout page. This date will be dependent on your working days, lead time of proceeding with a purchase in a day, and the cut-off time. All orders received after the cut-off time will be considered to ship on the next business day.
3. eParcel & StarTrack Services
eParcel services are efficient and safe to ship products domestically and internationally with contracted rates. The StarTrack provides fast services in domestic regions of Australia.
4. Print eParcel Shipping Label with Contracted Account
Easily print Australia Post eParcel shipping labels of domestic and international shipments if you have a contracted account.
5. Create Shipping Labels of StarTrack Services
Easily generate shipping labels for the shipments created with the StarTrack.
6. Provides International Shipping Documents
The international shipping documents come with 4 labels. One for attaching with the package, one for the sender, one for customs and one is an Australia Post copy.
7. Generate Shipping Manifest
If you are shipping internationally, this shipping manifest or order summary is mandatory for customs clearance. The manifest can be easily generated once you have created the shipment.
8. Provides Shipment Tracking
The live Australia Post eParcel tracking number will be added along with the order details. You can also add custom tracking messages through this plugin.
9. Choose a Parcel Packaging Option
Once the order is created, the packages will be created automatically. There are 3 packaging options from which you can choose one. They are:
- Individual Item Packing
- Pack Into Custom Boxes with Weights and Dimensions
- Weight-Based (Based on maximum weight of the package)
10. Provide Group Shipping Option
If a customer purchases multiple items and chooses to pack each product separately, you can provide an offer for them with the group shipping option.
11. Initiate Authenticated Shipments to EU Countries
In order to comply with the recent EU regulations, the plugin allows you to add your Import Reference Number while shipping to EU countries. This number is necessary to add on the shipping label for clearing Customs.
12. Choose Required Australia Post Services
You can choose the required Australia Post services that must be available on Cart and Checkout pages.