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 course the product itself, can be dashed when shipping goes awry.

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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 | 4 min read
March 24, 2022

4 easy steps to resize a cardboard box and save big

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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Packing & Shipping | 3 min read
January 6, 2022

Do customers really care if your packaging is sustainable?

Small business shippers across Australia were shocked by surprise charges from Australia Post. They’re signing a petition to demand an end to penalties for using sustainable ...
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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 | 6 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 | 9 min read
October 9, 2020

eCommerce checklist: Preparing your store for the holidays

From chatbots and thank yous to label makers and good tape, it helps to prepare for the most busiest time of the year (for online retailers).
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Packing & Shipping | 9 min read
April 8, 2020

Tips for sending and receiving packages during the COVID-19 pandemic

For both businesses and customers alike, there are a lot of logistical uncertainties out there with the aggressive spread of coronavirus (or COVID-19).
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Packing & Shipping | 4 min read
April 6, 2020

How to manage inventory and avoid disappointing your customers

It can be one of the trickiest challenges a small business faces—how to effectively manage inventory and prevent overselling your stock.
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Packing & Shipping | 4 min read
March 17, 2020

Which pick and pack process is right for your business?

So, you’ve started to see your orders pick up. As your one or two daily orders go up to 10 or 20, the time it takes to ship is similarly multiplied.
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Customer Experience | 3 min read
February 25, 2020

5 tidy tips for shipping clothes nicely and neatly

There’s nothing worse for customers than pulling out a crumpled or damaged dress from their newly-arrived parcel (I mean, aside from receiving a box full of scorpions, and no ...
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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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Packing & Shipping | 6 min read
January 13, 2020

Step by step: How to create an amazing unboxing experience

We often talk about ‘magic’ when we discuss eCommerce experiences.
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