Differences Between WizMe Flat Rate Shipping & Australia Post Flat Rate Postal Services
The term ‘flat rate’ means that a single fixed fee is charged for a service. The cost of the box or satchel and the cost of delivery is separated. The box or satchel is purchased and when an item is packed and ready to ship, the sender goes online to create and pay for a shipping label.
Comparison Flat Rate Shipping Australia
Essentially the service differences between Australia Post and WizMe are shipping cost, packaging product range, pickup and delivery services, and delivery speed:
- WizMe offer LOWER flat rate shipping – Business Club from $7.60
- WizMe offer a WIDE SELECTION of branded boxes and satchels.
- WizMe couriers collect FREE from the sender.
- WizMe use COURIER networks for Australian domestic delivery.
- WizMe delivery speed is similar to Express Post BUT at HALF the price.
- WizMe offer FREE Signature on Delivery, giving proof of delivery.
- WizMe offer FREE $1,000 insurance (conditions apply).
- Receiver NOT HOME … WizMe send SMS to receiver advising where to collect their parcel.
|Service Comparison Summary|
|Buy packaging online||Yes – wide range under $1.00||Yes|
|Buy flat rate shipping / postage online||Yes – from $7.60||Click and Send & eBay portals only.|
|Flat Rate Boxes||20 boxes, 7 weight categories||3 boxes, 3 weight categories. Click and Send Bx1 (1kg) & Bx2 (3kg) box; eBay Bx1, Bx2 & Bx4 (5kg) box.|
|Own Packaging||Flat Rate Shipping up to 25kg. Own packaging not allowed.||Up to 5kg Flat Rate shipping. Own packaging not allowed.|
|Flat Rate Box weight limit||25kg||5kg|
|Flat Rate Satchels||4 satchels, 4 weight categories: 500g, 1kg, 3kg & 5kg.||3 satchels, 3 weight categories. Click and Send 500g, 3kg & 5kg; eBay 500g & 3kg.|
|Flat Rate Satchel weight limit||5kg||5kg|
|Flat rate shipping limited to certified / branded packaging||Yes||Yes|
|Delivery times & courier||Courier delivery boxes & satchels – same business day same City.||Boxes restricted to Parcel Post – 3 business days to metro areas. Express Post only for Click and Send satchels.|
|Parcel pickup from sender||FREE service||Lodged in street posting box or at participating Post Office.|
|Auto email & SMS to receiver||Advising dispatch & consignment detail||N/A|
|Track n Trace 24/7||Yes||Yes|
|Signature on Delivery||FREE service, provides Proof of Delivery||Additional $2.95|
|Insurance (conditions apply)||FREE cover to $1,000||Additional cost|
|Receiver not home||FREE service. Dropped to local collection point. Receiver notified by SMS.||FREE service. Dropped to local Post Office or Parcel Collect network. Card left for receiver.|