Collect+ API Integration

The easiest way to integrate & ship with the Collect+ API

Use our single (REST) API to connect your online store to Despatch Cloud and start shipping with Collect+ in 10 minutes. Simply upload your Collect+ contract and combine the power of Despatch Cloud’s shipping software with your preferred couriers.

Despatch Cloud Collect Plus Courier Integration

Why integrate to Collect+ through Despatch Cloud ?

Lower your costs

Save money on developing and maintaining carrier integrations with one single api connection.

Go live faster

Keep everything under one roof with an user-friendly dashboard, giving you full control and visibility of your operations.

Integrate with over 120 carriers

Stop maintaining and integrating different carriers and use one API for all to connect with over 120 couriers.

API uptime of 99.99%

We offer a complete failover system as well as a UK-based support team to ensure reliable uptime, all the time.

Ship Smarter

Use smart rules to automatically assign couriers to specific orders, ensuring you get the best courier for the job every time.

Certified Data Centres

To ensure that your customers’ personal information and data is kept secure, we only use reliable ISO 27001 certified data centres.

Easily connect your store with our
Collect+ API

Integrate your store with Despatch Cloud’s Collect+ API and your orders will be imported automatically, waiting for you to create shipping labels. You can connect many stores to the same account and manage all your parcels from a single panel.

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Print Collect+ Shipping and Return Labels in an Instant

Despatch Cloud integrates directly with your Collect+ account. This means that you no longer need to manually create labels by copy and pasting customer addresses from your online store DMO. Collect+ shipping labels are created automatically in our system

Whether printing for one label or bulk ordering, we have you covered. Our bulk order processing feature can print Collect+ labels for multiple orders in one go and get your orders ready with speed.

Fully Branded Tracking Notifications for Collect+ deliveries

Keep your customers in the loop with tracking pages and messages that match your brand and drive sales forward. 

A simple and effective way to boost customer loyalty and reduce WISMO queries, and now it is easier than ever. With our fully customisable template builder, all it takes is a few clicks to set up! 

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Access over 120 of Couriers with our single (REST) API

When it comes to shipping, we provide the very latest technology to give access to a huge range of couriers and make your shipping operations accurate and lightning quick.

Use our single (REST) API to add full shipping functionality to any system, WMS, ERP, or Marketplace without worrying about individual carrier requirements or updates. Simply upload your courier contract and combine the power of Despatch Cloud shipping software with with your preferred shipping services.

Real-time Collect+ Analytics

Gain complete insight into your shipping costs, efficiency, and history and quickly identify your most popular Collect+ delivery services.

Despatch Cloud’s in-depth reporting suite gives you the vital decision-making data you need to spot cost reduction and customer service improvement opportunities.

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Ship Smart, Not Hard.

Choosing which courier to send your parcels out with doesn’t have to be time consuming or difficult. With Despatch Cloud , you can say goodbye to that hassle. Our platform allows you to automate courier selection by creating rules based on various parameters such as parcel size, destination, parcel value, and more. Shipping made simple.

Security Against Courier Outages

We provide the business owner with complete control over their distribution channels, allowing you to pick and choose from any of our couriers that are appropriate for your job. This acts as a huge insurance policy against courier outages. A courier you chose suddenly can’t deliver your parcel? Our system will automatically pick the next best service, meaning no time is wasted in the delivery of your product.

This one of a kind service will save your company time and money by letting you pick and choose courier based on price and convenience. 

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Smart Shipping Rules

Customise Your Own Shipping Rules

Our multi-carrier shipping platform allows you to customise every aspect of your shipping operations. Every business is unique, and that is why we have developed a system that gives you the opportunity to make individual choices in your shipping.
From parcel size to location, date and more, you are in control of which Ship Smarter couriers you designate to which jobs.

Despatch Cloud offers a wide array of integrations, bringing together over 150 courier and shipping services into one streamlined, user-friendly platform to enhance your logistics and distribution networks globally.

Don’t take our word for it!

Here’s what actual Despatch Cloud customers have to say about our tool:

Despatch cloud literally changed my business!! After being stuck at 10 working days dispatch for months we got down to 3 working days in just 2 weeks using despatch cloud! The team are incredible! It’s a fully worthy Investment for your business!

Fantastic piece of software that streamlines the whole e-commerce progress. Orders are available straight away on Despatch cloud, saving time and subsequently massively improving efficiency..

I would just like to say that we have been working with Despatch Cloud for nearly 2 years and cannot fault them, they are diligent, professional and will always go the extra mile to ensure you are happy. An excellent team with great technical knowledge.

Next steps… find the right solution for you

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If you’re only looking for courier connections:

If you already have an OMS or WMS and simply want to connect to more couriers like royal mail and expand your existing shipment management functionality, then shipping is what you need.

Warehousing Demo


If you need warehouse management:

Shipping was made for businesses that already have an warehouse management system in place, and simply want to connect to a wider range of couriers in a more efficient way. If you don’t have a WMS, but still want our Shipping functionality, try our warehousing solution.


Collect+ is a widespread network comprising thousands of newsagents, convenience stores, supermarkets, and petrol stations, ensuring unparalleled accessibility for customers across the UK. With the majority of locations open seven days a week and offering extended hours, Collect+ facilitates effortless parcel collection and drop-off. While Collect+ serves as an entry and exit point for parcels rather than providing end-to-end parcel services, businesses can seamlessly integrate Collect+ with other couriers through our innovative and secure software. This integration ensures connectivity across warehousing, stock management, postage, and sales channels, ultimately saving businesses time and money while offering additional benefits.

Collect+ primarily serves as a network of convenient locations for parcel collection and drop-off, comprising thousands of newsagents, convenience stores, supermarkets, and petrol stations across the UK. While Collect+ does not offer end-to-end parcel services, customers can utilise its extensive network for the seamless entry and exit of parcels. This means that individuals can easily drop off their parcels for delivery or collect parcels that have been sent to them.

The advantages of Collect+ for eCommerce shipping lie in its extensive network of conveniently located pickup and drop-off points, spanning thousands of newsagents, convenience stores, supermarkets, and petrol stations nationwide. This widespread network ensures accessibility and convenience for both senders and recipients, with many locations open seven days a week and offering extended hours. Additionally, Collect+ provides a straightforward and efficient solution for parcel collection and drop-off, streamlining the shipping process for businesses and customers alike. While Collect+ focuses on providing entry and exit points for parcels rather than end-to-end services, its integration with other couriers and innovative software solutions can enhance efficiency and connectivity within a broader logistics framework, ultimately saving time and money for businesses of all sizes.

Connect your Despatch Cloud account to your sales channel, such as Magento, WooCommerce, Shopify, eBay, etc. Then, carry on shipping orders as normal. A Collect+ label will be created, and the tracking number will be automatically attached to the order and emailed to the customer.

Insights from our team

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