Australia Post Changes That May Affect Your eBay Business

Australia Post has increased their prices this month to include a fuel surcharge now so you will need to make sure that any of your shipping methods with Australia Post may have gone up. Here are a few changes to the pre paid bags that most eBay sellers would be using to send smaller items: Up to 250gr $5 plus bag 500gr Regular Pre Paid Satchel $6.60 -  500gr Express $9.20 3kg Regular Pre Paid Satchel $11.20 -  3kg Express $12.55 5kg Express Pre Paid Satchel $20.85   Also eBay and Australia Post have teamed up to bring you the flat-rate box – a postage and packaging solution that gives you a flat postage rate to anywhere in Australia. The new flat-rate boxes are available for items weighing up to 15kgs and come in three sizes:
  • Small (Bx1) – 220mm x 160mm x 77mm (suits A5)
  • Medium (Bx2) – 310mm x 225mm x 102mm (suits A4)
  • Large (Bx4) – 430mm x 305mm x 140mm (suits A3)
The flat-rate boxes are available at any Australia Post retail outlet and discounts apply for boxes purchased in bulk lots of 20+, 100+, and 200+. To make sure your shipping is all up to date in your eBay business check out the link below: http://auspost.com.au/about-us/price-changes.html   Til next time, have a great eBay weekend!   Matt & Amanda Clarkson

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