ShipStation is a multi-carrier, multi-channel shipping solution for online retailers. With ShipStation you business can save you time and money by maximizing your shipping efficiencies. The service is trusted by thousands of stores and it processes millions of shipping labels on a monthly basis.
ShipStation automatically retrieves and consolidates order data from over 40 sales channels, and then applies a preconfigured set of shipping preferences to each order, based on what has been specified. You can customize shipping labels and packing slips, and data is automatically updated and processed to each store with shipping status and tracking information.
AutomationThe great things about ShipStation is that as soon as a shipping label is created, all customer communication is automated in real time. Reports are consolidated and can be viewed immediately, and the entire process can be tracked. If you need to outsource your shipping operations, including customer service, picking, packing, and shipping, then ShipStation has superb integration with FBA (Fulfilment by Amazon).
Key FeaturesShipStation's key features include: support for both thermal and desktop printers and the ability to print directly to any printer. A consolidated view of all orders from all stores, and with hierarchical rules you can automate your shipping. International customs forms can be pre-filled, and shipping labels and packing slips can be branded in batches up to 500 per time. ShipStation lets you establish product specific shipment settings, and you can also combine and split orders and ship from multiple warehouses/locations. With ShipStation you can generate USPS SCAN forms for better tracking, and it also provides FBA integration. ShipStation gives you the ability to view product images for increased packing accuracy, and it allows you to configure auditing and permissions management.
IntegrationsShipStation integrates with the following apps and services: 3dcart, BigCommerce, Brightpearl, CS-Cart, Finale Inventory, Magento, Shopify, Shipwire, Spark Pay, Volusion, Stitch Labs, Scout, TradeGecko, Square, Yahoo! eCommerce, Squarespace, PayPal, SureDone, Sellbrite, PrestaShop, WooCommerce, and Freestyle Solutions.
ShipStation supports the following devices and platforms: Android, iPhone, iPad, Mac, Windows, Web-based, Mobile Web App. It also has an API available for use.
PricingShipStation uses a subscription pricing model, with plans starting from $25.00. There is also a 30 day free trial available (no credit card required). All ShipStation plans allow you to access and use USPS postage accounts. You can also link up your own FedEx, DHL, UPS, or other carrier accounts as well.
Bottom LineAs ShipStation is completely web-based, you are not geographically tied down. The user interface is easy to navigate and the rich feature set consists of numerous tools to help save you time. It has great seller support, and gives you the tools to deliver your product on time, every time. Intended users include freelancers, SMB’s, non profits, and public administrations. The service is supported in Australia, Canada, Europe, United Kingdom, and United States. Overall, if you need to ship your products quickly and efficiently, then ShipStation is a great service that doesn't break the bank.