Enable Landed Cost Estimator for DHL Express

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Overview

  • Starshipit now supports the Landed Cost* (Duties, Taxes, and Other Regulatory Fees - Importing) estimator for DHL Express

How it works

The Landed Cost Estimator takes into account product details in the shipment to enhance your ability to estimate and manage the total cost of your shipments, ensuring a transparent and hassle-free experience. You can enable this in your Starshipit account.

  1. Sign in to your Starshipit account.
  2. Navigate to Settings > Courier.
  3. Go to DHL Express Settings > Advanced tab.
  4. Scroll down to Estimated Tariff Rate Type.
  5. From the drop-down menu, select your default pricing strategy for calculating duties and taxes.
  6. Click Save.

Once the pricing strategy is selected, the Estimated Duties, Taxes, and Other Regulatory Fees (Importing) for supported countries will be displayed in the order details under the shipping breakdown.

Pricing strategy

Actual Rate

The actual rate will only be returned if the full import Harmonized System Code (HS Code) is provided. If the full HS Code is not provided, an error will be returned.

Highest Rate

If the full import Harmonized System code (HS Code) is provided, the actual rate will be returned. However, if the HS Code is not provided, the highest derived rate will be returned.

Center Rate

If the full import Harmonized System code (HS Code) is provided, the actual rate will be returned. However, if the HS Code is not provided, the measure of the centre (mode/average) derived rate will be returned.

Lowest Rate

If the full import Harmonized System code (HS Code) is provided, the actual rate will be returned. However, if the HS Code is not provided, the lowest derived rate will be returned.

*Disclaimer

  • Duties and tax estimates are based on the details you have provided.
  • Actuals upon shipping may vary and are subject to authorities.
  • DHL has no liability or responsibility for differences between this indicative breakdown and the actual costs.
  • Your final landed cost may differ based on the characteristics of the shipment, services requested and the packages actually tendered to DHL.
  • While we have made every attempt to ensure that the information contained herein has been obtained, produced and processed from sources believed to be reliable, no warranty, express or implied, is made regarding the accuracy, adequacy, completeness, legality, reliability or usefulness of such information.
  • All information contained herein is provided on an “as is” basis. In no event will DHL Express, its related partnerships or corporations under the DHL Group, or the partners, agents or employees thereof be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken in reliance on the information contained herein or for any consequential, special or similar damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.

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