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
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.