Direct Freight

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  • Direct Freight's integration with Starshipit allows you to use all of Starshipit's features including generation of packing slips and shipping labels, auto-correction of addresses, branded tracking and notifications, and many more.
  • Direct Freight only supports shipping domestically.
  • The Starshipit integration with Direct Freight only supports 100x200mm labels.

What you need to get started:

Before getting started with Direct Freight you will need a few things:

  • Your Direct Freight Account Number
  • Your Direct Freight Site ID
  • Your Direct Freight Consigment API Key
  • Your Direct Freight Pricing API Key
  • Your Direct Freight Tracking API Key

How to set up Direct Freight:

To enable Direct Freight on your account:

  1. Go to Settings > Couriers > Add a new Courier > Direct Freight
  2. Enter your Direct Freight account number, site ID, Consignment API key, Pricing API key, Tracking API key. Often the API keys are the same for Consignments, Pricing and Tracking. 
  3. Select Save
  4. Click "Test to ensure it works"

Direct Freight Available Products


Direct Freight doesn't have different product codes/service codes. There is only the one type of label they produce

To add a default product code for Direct Freight:

  1. Go to Settings > Couriers > Add a new Courier > Direct Freight
  2. Click Add a new product code
  3. Enter Item as the Product Code
  4. Enter any description as the Name
  5. Click Add

Direct Freight Additional Features 

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