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Find your bright side in sustainable shipping and small business growth.

Parcel perfect Mother's Day: 9 bulk shipping hacks for small businesses

These 9 bulk shipping hacks can help your business stand out on Mother’s Day and beyond, while saving some time and money. Let’s dive right in.

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Packing & Shipping | 8 min read
January 18, 2024

Levelling up with Sendle keeps you shipping on the bright side

"With Sendle, I don’t need to worry about plans or bands. Every parcel I ship with Sendle counts towards my Ship & Save level. It’s such a transparent way to do ...
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Packing & Shipping | 7 min read
July 27, 2023

What is lightweight ecommerce and how does it work for my business?

With the rapid growth of small businesses over the past couple of years, lightweight ecommerce has been disrupting the online retail landscape. The demand for simpler, ...
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Thought Leaders | 2 min read
May 2, 2023

Why opening up Australia Post’s assets and networks would be good for everyone

The Federal Government recently called for submissions for discussion on the modernisation of Australia Post and we’re delighted to help. We’ve called for the opening up of ...
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Packing & Shipping | 7 min read
December 7, 2022

7 ways to shipping success this silly season, with Sendle

At Sendle, supporting small businesses has always been our top priority. And for the many small businesses we know and love, the holiday season is a pretty important time of ...
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Packing & Shipping | 9 min read
November 7, 2022

Prep for peak season with our holiday eCommerce checklist

From chatbots and cheery communication to staff hires and good tape, it doesn’t hurt to be extra prepared for eCommerce’s busiest time of year: the holiday season.
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Packing & Shipping | 7 min read
August 31, 2022

Sendle Academy Week 5: Let's create an unforgettable unboxing experience

Unboxing. It’s a new-ish phenomenon where folks film as they open their shopping hauls from designer stores – picture goods in branded carry bags, lovingly wrapped in ...
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Packing & Shipping | 9 min read
August 24, 2022

Sendle Academy Week 4: How to make shipping a bold, brand statement

Branding is more than your business’s visual style. It’s your attitude and personality, and it touches every aspect of the customer experience. That’s why keeping your brand ...
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Packing & Shipping | 14 min read
August 10, 2022

Sendle Academy Week 2: How to write a killer shipping policy

You can’t have a good online shopping experience without good shipping. In fact, all the goodwill and trust built up via branding and advertising, a great storefront, and of ...
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Packing & Shipping | 4 min read
July 28, 2022

Sendle Academy: class is in session!

Thinking about starting an eCommerce business? Wondering if you could be doing anything differently in one you already own? Even though shipping’s our favorite part, Sendle ...
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Packing & Shipping | 9 min read
June 29, 2022

4 ways to celebrate with a greener new financial year

The ticking over from one financial year to another is a really good time for a small business sustainability temperature check. Luckily, there are a ton of ways you can make ...
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Packing & Shipping | 6 min read
May 20, 2022

Sendle Australia’s sweet suite of shipping services

At Sendle, we’re all about bringing you better shipping services. Over the last few months, that’s meant a whole new suite of services for Sendlers in Australia.
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Packing & Shipping | 5 min read
May 6, 2022

How to add indigenous place names to shipping labels

Depending where you are as you read this blog, you might already be familiar with land acknowledgements. If the term is completely unfamiliar to you, they’re statements often ...
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Packing & Shipping | 5 min read
April 27, 2022

Get minimal: reuse packaging and use as little as possible

We all know the mantra: reduce, reuse, recycle. But if we’re being honest, most of us recycle and call it a day. Reducing your use of packing materials and reusing what you ...
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Packing & Shipping | 5 min read
April 22, 2022

Sendle reveals a grizzly truth this Earth Day

At Sendle, our vision is to see a world where everyone takes responsibility for their impact. This Earth Day, we're asking the world to, 'Think before you ship,' by showing ...
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Packing & Shipping | 5 min read
April 14, 2022

Trash into treasure: the future of sustainable packaging

We thought it would be fun to expand on our previous guide to sustainable packaging, but it was super thorough! Instead, we searched for sustainable packaging innovations to ...
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Packing & Shipping | 4 min read
April 7, 2022

Don’t toss those expired Sendle mailers! They’re still useful and fun.

Sendle's compostable mailers are an incredible product and the price is great, too. So great, you might have accidentally ordered too many. If you have some that are expired, ...
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Packing & Shipping | 3 min read
March 31, 2022

How to save time and money with saved sizes from Sendle

Getting lots of orders in your eCommerce store? That’s awesome. You know what isn’t? Entering the same information again and again. To make shipping less repetitive and more ...
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Packing & Shipping | 12 min read
March 27, 2022

The big guide to sustainable packaging

It isn't easy being green, a wise frog once said. But, as far as eco-friendly packaging options go, we're here to help you make informed decisions and make it a little easier.
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Packing & Shipping | 8 min read
March 24, 2022

How to resize cardboard boxes: 4 easy steps to resize a cardboard box and save big on packaging

Are you using a brand new box every time you ship? Did you know, as long as they’re in good condition, your boxes can be reused over and over! We’ll show you how to cut them ...
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Packing & Shipping | 4 min read
March 16, 2022

Shipping small stuff? 250g Sendle Pouch is a big deal!

We know small items make up a huge portion of shipping traffic annually, but there has never been a fair service level for them. If you ship small, get ready to catch a big ...
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Packing & Shipping | 2 min read
January 25, 2022

Introducing Sendle returns, for when regifting isn’t an option

Notice a change in your Sendle dashboard recently? We’ve rolled out returns, making it easy for you to generate a return label for your customer right from their order in ...
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Customer Experience | 15 min read
September 21, 2021

Sendle’s holiday shipping guide: Planning for your big sales rush

Each year, the earth gets a little warmer, we grow a year older and the holiday season creeps up on us earlier than ever. This year, some of us will be reunited with our ...
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Packing & Shipping | 10 min read
June 14, 2021

Choosing the best shipping label printer for your small business

Shipping your goods to your customers would not be possible without the ever-important set of instructions you place gingerly on each package. With it, your delivery driver ...
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Packing & Shipping | 27 min read
April 1, 2021

Hey Sendler, S2, E1: Why you should be investing in amazing unboxing experiences

We're back! And we're kicking off season two of Hey Sendler with something flashy and fun—sustainable packaging! To tell us all about amazing unboxing experiences, we've got ...
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Packing & Shipping | 8 min read
February 4, 2021

How to package and ship jewelry to your amazing customers

The golden rule with ensuring your jewelry is safe lies in how you package your precious stones. You want them to travel safely, discreetly, and with style to your adoring ...
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Packing & Shipping | 14 min read
January 30, 2020

The ultimate guide to packaging for small businesses

Someone bought your thing! After months of crafting, fine-tuning, marketing and hustling, someone’s come along and given you the sale.
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