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Fast, reliable shipping is a key part of increasing your customer base and reinforcing a positive shopping experience for your returning customers. Having the right tools at hand to streamline the shipping process helps to make that possible.

As we continue to grow our platform for our merchants' diverse business needs, we're pleased to share BigCommerce's in-app shipping solution: Native Label Printing, powered by ShipStation

As Native Label Printing requires you to have a ShipStation account, you'll have access to all of the core functionality of ShipStation while generating shipping labels directly from within your BigCommerce control panel.

Quick shipping labels with powerful features

Native Label Printing is geared toward merchants who have a smaller product catalog, and typically receive and ship simple orders (orders with one product) from their stores in lower monthly volumes. 

Less experienced merchants can benefit from browsing the list of shipping rates to learn more about the shipping options available for their customers and estimated delivery dates, allowing you to communicate effectively in shipping updates to customers

You'll have access to shipping options and capabilities such as:

With Native Label Printing, you can take advantage of other ShipStation features, such as advanced order filters, packing slips, ShipStation Connect, and advanced shipping options from within the ShipStation dashboard.

Setting up Native Label Printing

To use Native Label Printing, you'll need to install ShipStation from your store's Shipping Manager and create a ShipStation account if you do not already have one. 

Note that only store owners can install apps. See ShipStation's documentation for more information on installing the ShipStation app and connecting your store to your ShipStation account.

Once you've enabled Native Label Printing, you're ready to begin creating labels directly from the Orders screen in your BigCommerce control panel.

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The final word

For more setup and user information on Native Label Printing, see ShipStation's article on Native Label Printing with BigCommerce.

Native Label Printing allows you to create shipping labels quickly and easily, straight from the BigCommerce control panel. With powerful features like address validation and rate browsing to ensure that your shipments are delivered reliably and at the best value, Native Label Printing gives you all the right tools to manage shipments efficiently and effectively. 

Get started with Native Label Printing and simplify your shipping process today.