All Collections
Carrier updates
CouriersPlease Price Changes and New Surcharges | Effective 1 August 2023
CouriersPlease Price Changes and New Surcharges | Effective 1 August 2023
Updated over a week ago

What has changed?

Our partnered carrier CouriersPlease has advised they will be increasing the price of their services and introducing new surcharges effective from 1 August 2023.

Base Price Increase

Effective 1 August 2023, an increase in freight charges for deliveries across all pricing zones pertains to the following weight breaks:

  • Approximately 5.0% increase for parcels up to and including 5kg charged weight

  • Approximately 7.9% increase for parcels over 5kg charged weight

New Surcharges

Effective 1 August 2023, Couriers Please will also be introducing the following surcharges:

  • Length Surcharge of $10 ex GST for every item between 1.2m and 1.8m long in any one dimension

  • Oversize Fee will increase to $50 ex GST per consignment

  • Redirection Fee with minimum of $10 ex GST per consignment

Why it’s changing?

Price increases reflect and contribute to:

  • CouriersPlease's rising cost of operations due to challenges in the economic climate

  • CouriersPlease's continued investment their network in order to maintain their high level of service you rely on

If you have further questions on how this will impact your business, please reach out to our support team or alternatively speak with your Shippit Account Manager who will be happy to discuss your greater business needs.

Did this answer your question?