shipcloud supports you in the national shipping of your Deutsche Post letter, book and merchandise shipments via your own Deutsche Post contract, which you can already integrate in shipcloud from our Professional subscription.


In this article you will learn which services and additional services are available to you for your Deutsche Post shipping via your own business rates.


In this article 👇

  1. Integrated Deutsche Post shipping methods

  2. Available label formats for Deutsche Post


Integrated Deutsche Post shipping methods

Deutsche Post Letter

Service for national Standard-, Kompakt-, Groß- und Maxi letter shipping without tracking and insurance

To book Deutsche Post Letter in the shipcloud WebUI, select "Standard" as service and "Letter" as package type.

To book Deutsche Post Letter via API request, transmit "standard" as service and "letter" as package type.

Deutsche Post Book- and Merchandise Shipment
Service for national book- and merchandise shipping (500g/1000g) without tracking and insurance

To book Deutsche Post Book- and Merchandise Shipment in the shipcloud WebUI, select "Standard" as service and "Merchandize Shipment" as package type.

To book Deutsche Post Book- and Merchandise Shipment via API request, transmit "standard" as service and "parcel_letter" as package type.

Good to know: If you want to send small-format goods via Warenpost with shipcloud, you can find more information in our article "DHL: overview of the connection with shipcloud".

Letter mail (Standard, Kompakt, Groß, Maxi)*

With the help of Deutsche Post's four basic letter mail products - Standard, Kompakt, Groß and Maxi letters - you can easily determine the postage for different letter formats and weights and send them cost-effectively.

Format

Dimensions

Weight

Standard

L: 14 -23.5 cm

W: 9 -12.5 cm
H: bis 0.5 cm

up to 20 g

Kompakt

L: 10 - 23.5 cm
W: 7 - 12.5 cm
H: bis 1 cm

up to 50 g

Groß

L: 10 - 35.3 cm
W: 7 - 25 cm
H: bis 2 cm

up to 500 g

Maxi

L: 10 - 35.3 cm
W: 7 cm - 25 cm
H: bis 5 cm

up to 1000 g

Book and merchandise shipment (BÜWA; 500 or 1000 g)*

Book and merchandise shipping offers low-cost shipping of books, catalogs, and small-format and lightweight items within Germany.

Format

Dimensions

Weight

500

L: up to 35.3 cm
W: up to 25 cm
H: up to 5 cm

up to 500 g

1000

L: up to 35.3 cm
W: up to 25 cm
H: up to 5 cm

up to 1000 g

Available label formats

The shipping label is generated in PDF DIN A5 or A6 format. You can define the shipping label format in the shipcloud WebUI under the menu item "Configurations" >> "Label configurations" or via API request.

You can only use Deutsche Post with your own contract in connection with shipcloud, which you can easily integrate from our Professional subscription. You can find out how to store your contract in shipcloud here.


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