Shipping Label Printers and Label Sizes

Overview

  • Learn key considerations when buying a label printer to use with Starshipit.
  • Most couriers integrated with Starshipit require 100x150mm (A6) labels.
  • Popular models include the Zebra GK420d, SATO WS4 and DYMO LabelWriter 4XL.
  • Review label sizes for your couriers.

Commonly used brands and printers

Most customers of Starshipit use printers from Zebra, SATO, DYMO and TSC. Brother may also have compatible label printers.

Popular models include the Zebra GK420d, SATO WS4 and DYMO LabelWriter 4XL.

What to consider when buying a printer

When buying a printer it is important to consider the label size requirement of each courier you will be using on Starshipit. Most couriers only allow printing labels in a 100x150mm (A6) size, including Australia Post, Fastway and CouriersPlease. For DHL Express we can generate the labels either as 100x150mm, 100x200mm or A4 sizes.

You will also want to ensure you are buying a printer and labels which support Thermal Transfer. More info on Thermal Transfer here.

Make sure the printer works with Windows 10 and/or MacOS and can be connected by USB. Networked printers are also supported by Starshipit, however this requires additional networking setup from your end.

Label Sizes

Courier Size(s)
Australia Post Domestic 100x150mm (All Services)
A4, 4 per sheet (Standard eParcel, and MyPost Domestic)
A4, 3 per sheet (eParcel Express)
Australia Post International 100x150mm (CN22, eParcel only)
A4 (CN23)
Australia Post On Demand 100x150mm
CourierPost 100x175mm
CouriersPlease 100x150mm
Deutsche Post International 100x150mm
DHL eCommerce Asia Pacific 100x150mm
DHL Express 100x150mm (Labels)
100x200mm (Labels)
A4 (Labels and commercial invoices if non-paperless)
DHL Parcel Europe 100x150mm
A4
DHL Parcel UK 100x150mm
199x103mm
DPD Local UK 102x105mm
DPD NL 102x105mm
DPD UK 102x105mm
Fastway FastLabel 100x150mm
Fastway MyFastway 100x150mm
Hermes 100x150mm
Hunter Express 100X150mm (Labels)
A4 (Labels)
New Zealand Post 100x150mm
100x175mm
A4
A5
*Sizes vary across services
Pace 100x175mm
Pickup In Store 100x150mm
Plain Label 100x150mm
100x34mm
A4
Quantium Solutions AU 100x175mm
A4 (Commercial invoices)
Quantium Solutions NZ 100x175mm
A4 (Commercial invoices)
Royal Mail 100x150mm
Seko Logistics 100x150mm
A4 (Commercial invoices)
Sendle 100x150mm
Singapore Post 100x175mm
A4 (Commercial invoices)
StarTrack 100x150mm
TNT Australia 100x150mm
Team Global Express IPEC (Toll) 100x200mm
Team Global Express Priority (Toll) 100x150mm
UPS 100x150mm
A4 (Labels and commercial invoices if non-paperless)
Zoom2u 100x150mm

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