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

An e-commerce dream team: How Stacked Commerce and Sendle save small businesses 20% on costs

An e-commerce business will need more support as it grows, but that doesn’t mean a business owner must do it alone – or spend beyond their budget. For Nick Andreas and his 3PL business Stacked Commerce, cheaper and more reliable shipping with Sendle pays off in (many) more ways than one.

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Customer Experience | 7 min read
June 4, 2024

5 signs it's time to consider a 3PL provider for your business

Everything’s so fast-paced and competitive in the ecommerce landscape, isn’t it? Businesses must keep innovating, stay updated on trends, personalize customer service, ...
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Packing & Shipping | 4 min read
May 6, 2024

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

They say Mother’s Day is the busiest Sunday of the year for restaurants, but actually, it’s a hectic time for retailers, too! (Well, even weeks prior. IYKYK.) Orders come in ...
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Packing & Shipping | 6 min read
April 19, 2024

5 Myths about affordable shipping, busted

Ever sigh at the amount reflected in your cart before reluctantly hitting “check out?” Been there, done that.
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Packing & Shipping | 3 min read
March 6, 2024

More reliable shipping with over 500 drop off locations in Canada!

Hey, Canada! You asked, and we listened. Whether you’re typing drop off parcel near me on Google, or you’re on the move and need to drop your parcel off somewhere else, we’ve ...
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Packing & Shipping | 8 min read
March 5, 2024

What’s on the horizon? Sendle and partners predict 2024 ecommerce trends

2024 ecommerce trends are only starting to pop up. What’s the overall forecast for this year? Businesses right now can fine-tune, set standards, and even try something new to ...
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Packing & Shipping | 7 min read
January 29, 2024

Shipping from Canada to the US: Your guide to saving money & time

Did you know that the U.S. is the second most common destination for Canadian retailers? As of January 2024, the U.S. has over 340 million people; it’s the largest consumer ...
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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 | 6 min read
December 1, 2023

Sendle’s Peak Season Survival Guide: Small business tips for holiday sales

Peak season stressing you out? Keep calm and ship on! We’ve got a handy guide to make your holiday shipping better and brighter.
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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 | 4 min read
October 6, 2022

Sendle Saver: A new shipping service with savings up to 60% more!

At Sendle, we’ve always been committed to helping small businesses thrive with shipping that’s simple, reliable, good for the planet, and always affordable. But as word of a ...
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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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