Shopify Australia Post Shipping Label Printing Preferences

One essential aspect of the shipping process that often goes overlooked is label printing, which can greatly impact both the customer experience and the operational efficiency of a business. Fortunately, the Shopify Australia Post app provides a solution that allows businesses to customize their label printing preferences within the Shopify platform. This powerful app enables businesses to tailor label size, choose the number of labels per page, and define what information is included on each label, among other options.

In this article, we will delve into how the Shopify Australia Post app by PluginHive empowers e-commerce entrepreneurs to fine-tune their label printing preferences, ultimately leading to a smoother shipping process and increased customer satisfaction.

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Customize Australia Post Shipping Labels

While printing Australia Post shipping labels the following options can be customized as per your preference:

  • Paper size

You can choose to print Australia Post shipping labels on either A4 or A6 paper

  • Number of shipping labels per page

Based on your preference, you can choose to print a single or multiple shipping labels per page. You can print up to 4 shipping labels on a single A4/A6 sheet.

  • Australia Post Branding on shipping labels

Australia Post can add pre-filled headers on the shipping labels. You can choose to include or exclude the headers for your shipping labels

Print four Australia Post shipping labels per page for Shopify orders

Follow the steps below to print multiple Australia Post shipping labels per page for your Shopify orders:

Shopify Australia Post Shipping App with Rates, Labels & Tracking

Access the Shopify Australia Post shipping app settings

  • Log in to your Shopify store’s admin panel.
  • Navigate to the Shopify Australia Post App

Adjust the shipping label layout

  • In the app, locate the “Settings” option and look for the “Labels” setting.
  • Select “A6 1pp” as the Label Layout option for both Parcel Post & Express Post Label Layout as shown in the image below and click on the Save button. This setting ensures that the app will format your labels to print 4 labels per page.

Try fulfilling Shopify orders and generate the shipping labels

Select the number of shipping labels

When generating labels, make sure to select the required number of labels for your shipments. In this case, specify four labels on one A4 sheet.

Configure Print Preview Settings

  • Look for the “Print Preview” or “Printing Settings” section.
  • Choose “A4” as the Paper Size option. Select “4” as the Pages per Sheet option. This step is essential to achieve the desired outcome of four labels on one A4 sheet.

Generate and Print Labels

  • Complete the label generation process. Ensure your printer is set up correctly and loaded with A4 paper.
  • When printing, verify that the app is set to print the specified number of labels on one sheet, following the settings you adjusted.

Quality Check

  • Before applying the labels to your shipments, perform a quality check to ensure that they are correctly formatted with four A6 labels on one A4 sheet.

Australia Post International Shipping with CN22 and CN23 labels

International shipping utilizes CN22 and CN23 labels, both serving as customs declarations. These labels come in two different sizes:

CN22 Labels

  • Size – A6
  • You can print the label on either A6 or A4 paper
  • Applicable when shipping small, lightweight, and low-value goods to specific countries
  • Ensure your shipment meets the CN22 label criteria

CN23 Labels

  • Size – A5
  • You can only print it on A4 paper
  • Available for all types of shipments

Benefits of printing multiple shipping labels on a single page

  • Cost Efficiency: Printing multiple shipping labels on a single sheet reduces paper and ink consumption, saving on printing costs.
  • Time Savings: It streamlines the shipping process, allowing for quicker label generation, especially during high-volume shipping periods.
  • Eco-Friendly: Printing fewer sheets reduces paper waste, contributing to a more environmentally sustainable shipping operation.
  • Space Optimization: Using fewer sheets means less storage space is required for supplies, helping you maintain an organized workspace.
  • Improved Accuracy: With all labels on a single sheet, it’s easier to double-check and ensure accuracy in labeling before shipping.
  • Less Printer Maintenance: Fewer sheets printed mean less wear and tear on your printer, reducing maintenance and replacement costs.


By following these steps, you can efficiently print four A6 labels on a single A4 sheet using the Shopify Australia Post App. This method allows you to optimize your label printing process and make the most of your resources.

If you encounter any issues or have further questions, feel free to reach out to our support team for assistance. We’re here to help you streamline your shipping operations and make your Shopify experience as smooth as possible.