Features Overview

Shipping Features

Select the best price for your shipment by receiving multiple, real-time quotes from all three of our integrated couriers. Compare prices and service levels to pick the best rate for you.

Available on all plans.

Ship to any location in South Africa with the click of a button. Surcharges may apply, but between the couriers we integrate with, we will surely find a way to deliver to every nook and cranny of the country. 

Available on all plans.

Once you have fulfilled an order, shipping labels are automatically populated with your company branding on it. There is no need to complete waybills manually when you use uAfrica. These shipping labels also allow you to track your parcel throughout the shipping process.

Available on all plans.

uAfrica allows the printing of sticker shipping labels, which is especially useful for bulk shipments. Save time and money on printing so many paper shipping labels! Contact uAfrica to enable this on your account. 

Available on all plans.

Do you operate out of more than one location? The couriers will collect from any address in South Africa and you can decide from which one. You can set up multiple addresses from which collections can take place on the uAfrica platform.

Available on all paid plans.

You can manage all of your orders and shipments from one dashboard on uAfrica. Orders will pull through from your sales channels to uAfrica automatically and you can manage, control and fulfill all of your orders from there. 

Available on all plans.

Shipping valuable items? You can cover your shipments against any damage, loss or theft which might occur during shipping. Insure your parcel on uAfrica, on a per shipment basis, at a cost of up to 2% of the value of the item. Please note that courier-specific terms and conditions apply when insuring shipments.

Available on all plans.

Make picking and packing easy with packing slips. Once you have fulfilled an order, download your packing slips to ensure that each parcel contains the correct items. 

Available on all plans.

Save on time by using the bulk fulfillment feature to ship multiple parcels in one shot. Simply select the orders you would like to fulfill and use your bulk actions to complete the job. 

Available on all plans.

Keep customer and yourself up to date on the status of the shipment at all times. If you use the uAfrica-generated shipping labels, you and your customer will be updated by email as the parcel moves through the shipping process.

Available on all plans.

Continue using your account with one of our integrated couriers, while still making use of all of the uAfrica features. It is important to note when using a custom courier account that the uAfrica Shipping discount will not apply.

Available for DPD Laser and The Courier Guy only. 

Use the Shipping Rates feature on uAfrica for your Shopify store or bidorbuy account to charge your customers shipping fees based on their postal codes or on live real-time rates provided by the couriers. 

Available on all plans.