A Must-have Shipping Extension for Your Magento Store
A Must-have Shipping Extension for Your
We are moving towards an online world. The days of going to various stores to
buy anything we need are long gone. We have e-commerce giants as well as some
specialized e-stores that sell everything from big machinery to knick-knacks. It is
literally possible to be in one corner of the world ordering a specialized item from
another corner. Just power-up your phone and the world is at your fingertips.
In 2017, around 21.8% of all the people in the world shopped online. And the
reason people indulge in online shopping is because of convenience. People can
browse in their free time, wishlist things and come back to it whenever the need
Moreover, people enjoy and love to take advantage of the frequent sales that the
e-commerce platforms are offering, and the best part is that everything gets
delivered to their house!
The whole process of going online, browsing for what you want, - or just browsing
at random - figuring out what variation of it works for you, placing an order, and
paying for it, culminates in when the order arrives at your house.
How and when the product gets delivered defines the level of customer
satisfaction. Hence, shipping and delivery are important aspects of selling online.
So, what makes your customers abandon their carts and make them place the
While placing the order, people want to make sure that they are not paying more
shipping charges than the value of the product that they are buying. (Obviously,
free shipping is pretty great.) Over 56% of all customers leave websites when they
see unexpected costs on the checkout page.
Unexpected costs are usually high taxes on products and a huge amount for
One of the many things that elevate the buying experience, is if the customer can
decide when they get the product.
Therefore, every e-commerce store owner should make sure that the shipping
operations are given attention and are properly executed. E-store owners should
take care of the little details like having the right packaging, delivering on time, as
well as making sure that the correct labels are printed on the parcels so there is
no scope of error in deliveries.
Every Magento e-commerce store owner who ships to Australia can use Australia
Post, which is Australia’s leading postal service. Australia Post offers a host of
services, from showing live rates to letting you see where your product is,
choosing a delivery date, to letting the customer choose the parcel packaging.
As an e-commerce store owner, you can sign up for Australia Post, and manage all
your shipping through it. However, you may face some challenges.
● Having to go back and forth from your e-commerce database and the
Australia Post database.
● You will have to make sure you have updated the address of delivery, every
time a customer orders something.
● You will have to update the tracking data of each parcel on your store
dashboard from the Aus Post dashboard.
However, an easier way to do this is by integrating your Magento e-commerce
store with Magento Australia Post extension. This extension gives a bunch of
benefits to the business and helps them to enhance the experience of the end
● As a business owner, you will be able to print labels, access all the shipping
details and customer details from one place.
● Your customers will be able to see accurate shipping rates.
● They will also be able to track their shipment right from your store website.
● You, that is the admin, and your customer will have a feature called address
validation. So, if you have put in the wrong pin code accidentally, it will
prompt you to change it based on the state you have selected.
So how does this work?
Magento 2 Australia Post Extension integrates Australia Post with your Magento
store using their API. The API directly fetches the data from Australia Post to use
on your Magento e-store. This means:
● The live shipping rates that the customer wants to see are directly from the
Australia Post website.
● When your customers want to track their orders, they see data that they
would see on the Aus Post website, without actually having to go on to
All they need to do is go on your e-commerce store and they will get everything
that they need.
This integration can happen with the help of a nifty little Magento Australia Post
extension. All you have to do is add it to your Magento e-commerce platform and
you’ll be ready to go! That’s where we come in. We have partnered with Australia
Post to bring you easier solutions for your e-commerce store.
You can integrate the extension and your job is done. We will help you install the
extension to your Magento store, and just like magic, you will be able to see live
shipping rates from Australia Post. You will also get a whole Magento Australia
Post shipping module for label printing with which you can easily use to print the
labels with the Australia Post and your logo combined. You will also be able to
track all shipment through your Magento e-commerce backend.
You can also enable ‘Signature on delivery’ to make sure your parcel is safe until it
reaches the right customer.
To provide a more wholesome experience to customers you need to have a
360-degree vision. Every aspect of the buying experience of your e-store should
be well-thought and shipping definitely is one of the important aspects.
This extension will not only help you manage the shipping of hundreds of parcels
efficiently but will also help you retain more customers and build a smooth and
long-term relationship with them.
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