Published 2 Oct 2018
[cont'd] the unpacked item and your ParcelBroker will not only tell you exactly the size of the box, it will also give its dimensions and give you a list of postage prices for each of the courier companies for the fully boxed up item. You can even allow for the bubble wrap and any other interior packaging. What's more, you can nip out and get the bubble wrap for packaging knowing exactly how big the finished parcel will measure with it inside.
ParcelBroker, who are official re-sellers for ParcelForce, UPS, DHL, DPD and many more, created this clever little app to try to avoid any inaccuracies that affect the price they pay for shipping. They teamed up with the biggest names in parcel delivery in the UK to offer massive discounts of up to 80% from their tariffs. But they didn't just create it for themselves. The 'ParcelBroker – AR Box Measure & Send App for Android' app is great for any online seller using marketplaces like eBay, Amazon and Etsy and who need an upfront delivery cost to create a total price listing.
The app itself is neat and tidy and simple to use. So simple that it's hard to believe that someone hasn't come up with this idea before. The bottom line here is that you'll never charge or be charged incorrectly by underestimating postage costs on a parcel ever again. You might think that postage on an item is something you...