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    Hello guys,
    I am starting a business very soon,
    where i sell custom good that range in size from
    70mm x 70mm 50grams
    150 x 150mm 150 grams
    a4 size around 200grams
    maybe 300x 300 259 grams
    im only looking to send small and light objects, majority are flat.
    i want a company that i can integrate into my website directly and will give my customers quotes based on location.
    Is anyone using a service that provides small parcel options like this?
    thank you very much
    it would be ideal they come and collect from my location however i can drop off if i have to. located 5kms from Melbourne airport.
    i have looked into sendle (apparently have bad reviews)
    aus post want nearly $9 to send from melb cbd to brisbane cbd. For my smallest size.

    Paul – FS Concierge
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    Hi And Welcome to Flying Solo. It is great to have you!

    Thank you for joining our community and posting.

    Hopefully some helpful members will be along soon with some advice to point you in the right direction.


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    Depending one where your customers are you probably won’t do better than Auspost. Sendle is a courier broker and no worse or better than other brokers – you don’t get to pick the courier and they may send your parcel with couriers that have really bad reviews, especially if you post to rural areas.

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    I get $7.52 to Brisbane from Melb, sign up to mypost,

    Also you say they are flat parcels, can they go as a large letter which is $2 something (??) thats without tracking, but I notice they now offer tracked large letters for somewhere around $5 (something).

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    Awesome thank you guy!
    im gonna go down to my local aus post and have a chat to them about sending via large letters

    Bruce Josephs
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    Once you gain traction and volume, you may be able to setup a contract with StarTrack courier.

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