Shipping carriers and example rates

Depending on your store's Shopify subscription plan and the order that you're shipping, you might be eligible for reduced shipping rates from USPS, UPS, DHL Express, Canada Post. After you've set up shipping label printing in your Shopify admin, you can view and compare calculated shipping rates from an order's Fulfillment page.

The following table shows the maximum discount available by carrier for 2020:

Maximum discounts by carrier for 2020
Shipping carrier Basic Shopify Advanced
USPS Domestic shipping Up to 15% Up to 90% Up to 90%
International shipping Up to 21.7% Up to 21.7% Up to 21.7%
UPS Domestic shipping Up to 61.38% Up to 61.38% Up to 61.38%
International shipping Up to 73.43% Up to 73.43% Up to 73.43%
Standard shipping to Canada Up to 26.13% Up to 26.13% Up to 26.13%
DHL International shipping Up to 78.91% Up to 78.91% Up to 78.91%
Canada Post Domestic shipping Up to 20% Up to 26.7% Up to 40.7%
Shipping to the US Up to 11.9% Up to 19.1% Up to 19.8%
International shipping Up to 31.3% Up to 37.5% Up to 40.8%
Sendle Domestic shipping Up to 16.30% Up to 16.30% Up to 16.30%
International shipping Up to 33.63% Up to 33.63% Up to 33.63%

Example shipping rates

For example shipping rates for each carrier, refer to the charts below.

USPS

Sample 30 oz shipment on the Shopify plan.

Sample 30 oz shipment using Shopify Shipping on the Shopify plan
Service Walk-in rate Shopify Shipping rate Savings
Priority Mail - New York City to Chicago $10.90 $7.80 Save 28%
Priority Mail Express - New York City to Chicago $42.75 $36.00 Save 15%
First-Class Package International Service - New York City to London $24.50 $22.80 Save 6%

UPS

Sample 1 lb shipment on the Shopify plan.

Sample 1 lb shipment using Shopify Shipping on the Shopify plan
Service Walk-in rate Shopify Shipping rate Savings
UPS Ground - New York City to Chicago $11.39 $8.31 Save 27%
UPS Next Day Air - New York to Chicago $72.47 $37.51 Save 48%
UPS Standard to Canada - New York City to Toronto $26.67 $19.56 Save 26%
UPS Worldwide Expedited - New York City to London $107.07 $39.33 Save 63%

DHL Express

Sample 1 lb shipment on the Shopify plan.

Sample 1 lb shipment using Shopify Shipping on the Shopify plan
Service Walk-in rate Shopify Shipping rate Savings
DHL Express Worldwide - New York City to Toronto $87.88 $25.15 Save 71%
DHL Express Worldwide - New York City to London $113.26 $34.47 Save 69%
DHL Express Worldwide - New York City to Sydney $122.20 $38.56 Save 68%

Canada Post

Sample 1 kg shipment on the Shopify plan.

Sample 1 kg shipment using Shopify Shipping on the Shopify plan
Service Walk-in rate Shopify Shipping rate Savings
Expedited Parcel - Toronto to Calgary $17.70 $15.59 Save 11%
Xpresspost - Toronto to Calgary $24.72 $22.57 Save 8%
Tracked Packet USA - Toronto to New York City $22.53 $20.42 Save 9%
Tracked Packet International - Toronto to London $68.70 $55.32 Save 19%

Sendle

Sample shipments using Shopify Shipping on the Shopify plan
Service Package weight Walk-in rate Shopify Shipping rate Savings
Domestic Satchel - Same city 0.5 kg $6.95 $5.82 Save 16.3%
Sendle Domestic - Same city 25 kg $11.50 $10.29 Save 10.5%
Sendle Domestic - National 3 kg $13.65 $12.30 Save 9.9%
Sendle Unlimited Satchel - National Any weight $8.50 $7.32 Save 14%
Sendle International - Any supported country 0.25 kg $18.45 $13.52 Save 26.7%

All domestic pricing includes GST. GST is not applicable to international shipments.

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