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, and Sendle. 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 2021:

Maximum discounts by carrier for 2021
Shipping carrier Basic Shopify Advanced
USPS Domestic shipping Up to 64.5% Up to 88.5% Up to 88.5%
International shipping Up to 5% Up to 6.5% Up to 10.4%
UPS Domestic shipping Up to 66.53% Up to 66.86% Up to 67.20%
International shipping Up to 77.13% Up to 77.13% Up to 77.13%
Standard shipping to Canada Up to 44.47% Up to 44.47% Up to 44.47%
DHL International shipping Up to 71.5% Up to 73.9% Up to 76%
Canada Post Domestic shipping Up to 17.7% Up to 23.5% Up to 30.5%
Shipping to the US Up to 24.5% Up to 27.4% Up to 28.5%
International shipping Up to 45.5% Up to 50.4% Up to 53.1%
Sendle Domestic shipping Up to 16.7% Up to 16.7% Up to 16.7%
International shipping Up to 44.24% Up to 44.24% Up to 44.24%

Example shipping rates

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

USPS

Sample 30 oz shipment on the Shopify plan. All prices are in USD.

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%

Learn more about shipping with USPS.

UPS

Sample 1 lb shipment on the Shopify plan. All prices are in USD.

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 $15.98 $8.08 Save 49%
UPS Next Day Air - New York to Chicago $79.96 $35.27 Save 56%
UPS Standard to Canada - New York City to Toronto $29.57 $16.53 Save 44%
UPS Worldwide Expedited - New York City to London $116.31 $36.06 Save 69%

Learn more about shipping with UPS.

DHL Express

Sample 1 lb shipment on the Shopify plan. All prices are in USD.

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 $93.55 $26.70 Save 71%
DHL Express Worldwide - New York City to London $121.70 $37.72 Save 69%
DHL Express Worldwide - New York City to Sydney $131.30 $42.15 Save 67%

Learn more about shipping with DHL Express.

Canada Post

Sample 1 kg shipment on the Shopify plan. All prices are in USD.

Sample 1 kg shipment using Shopify Shipping on the Shopify plan
Service Walk-in rate Shopify Shipping rate Savings
Expedited Parcel - Toronto to Calgary $19.91 $16.83 Save 15%
Xpresspost - Toronto to Calgary $27.98 $24.41 Save 12%
Tracked Packet USA - Toronto to New York City $23.77 $21.19 Save 10%
Tracked Packet International - Toronto to London $71.23 $52.96 Save 25%

Learn more about shipping with Canada Post.

Sendle

Sample shipments on the Shopify plan. All prices are in USD.

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 $7.05 $5.92 Save 16%
Sendle Domestic - Same city 25 kg $12.19 $10.15 Save 17%
Sendle Domestic - National 3 kg $12.29 $11.00 Save 10%
Sendle Unlimited Satchel - National Any weight $8.65 $7.44 Save 14%
Sendle International - UK/EU 0.5 kg $26.25 $20.71 Save 21%

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

Learn more about shipping with Sendle.

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