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Our Shipping Rates Here at Shipmates: Pricing of Our Courier Partners

Shipping goods efficiently and affordably is crucial for any business. At Shipmates, we strive to simplify this process by partnering with top couriers to offer a range of shipping options. A common question we receive is, "Is Shipmates free?", and we’ll answer that question and provide a detailed breakdown of the shipping rates for our courier partners, including Lalamove, Grab Express, J&T Express, and LBC Express when you use them on our platform.

Is Shipmates Free?

No, Shipmates is not free. While signing up and creating an account is free, just like booking directly from other couriers, we charge the same delivery fee if not cheaper. Each courier has its own rate structure, which will be detailed below. Understanding these rates can help you choose the best shipping option for the needs of your business. Here are the prices of our courier partners with the additional “convenience fee” when shipping with Shipmates.

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Express Shipping Rates

Express shipping through our courier partners ensures your packages arrive quickly, often on the same day. This option is perfect for urgent deliveries and time-sensitive shipments. With competitive rates and reliable service, our express shipping partners like Lalamove and Grab Express provide the speed you need to keep your customers satisfied.


Lalamove is renowned for its quick and reliable express shipping services. Here’s a breakdown of their rates:

Vehicle Types Base
Fee/km. Shipmates Fee Est. Shipping
Motorcycle ₱49 ₱5-6/km ₱5-₱10 ₱59+
Sedan ₱100 ₱15-18/km ₱5-₱10 ₱120+
MPV(300kg) ₱115 ₱20/km ₱5-₱10 ₱140+
MPV(600kg) ₱250 ₱25/km ₱5-₱10 ₱280+
MPV(1000kg) ₱340 ₱25/km ₱5-₱10 ₱370+
Small Truck(1000kg) ₱340 ₱25/km ₱5-₱10 ₱370+
Med. Truck(2000kg) ₱1650 ₱45/km ₱5-₱10 ₱1700+

*Additional charges may apply for longer distances and special services like same-day delivery or fragile items.

Grab Express

Grab Express is another excellent choice for express deliveries. Here are their rates:

Vehicle Base
Fee/km. Additional Drop Off Shipmates Fee Est. Shipping
Motorcycle ₱49 ₱7/km ₱5-₱10 ₱20+KM Rate ₱59+

*Additional charges may apply for extended distances and additional services.

Standard Shipping Costs

Our standard shipping partners offer reliable and cost-effective shipping and pricing solutions for your delivery needs. Next-day shipments are available for Metro Manila, ensuring prompt service within the city. For provincial shipments, expect a delivery timeframe of 2-5 business days, providing a balance of speed and affordability.

J&T Express

J&T Express provides reliable standard shipping services. Here’s a breakdown of their rates:

Package Weight NCR Luzon Visayas Mindanao Island
0.1g-500g ₱85 ₱95 ₱100 ₱105 ₱115
501g-1kg ₱115 ₱165 ₱180 ₱195 ₱205
1.01kg-3kg ₱155 ₱190 ₱200 ₱220 ₱230
3.01kg-4kg ₱225 ₱280 ₱300 ₱330 ₱340
4.01kg-5kg ₱305 ₱370 ₱400 ₱440 ₱450
5.01kg-6kg ₱455 ₱465 ₱500 ₱550 ₱560
6.01kg-7kg ₱565 ₱595 ₱635 ₱655 ₱820
7.01kg-8kg ₱605 ₱635 ₱675 ₱695 ₱880
8.01kg-9kg ₱703 ₱751 ₱787 ₱811 ₱1000
9.01kg-10kg ₱801 ₱867 ₱899 ₱927 ₱1120

*Please note that there is a ₱5 to ₱10 convenience fee from Shipmates on top of the standard shipping cost of J&T Express

Additional Fees for J&T Express:

  • Cash-On-Delivery Fees: 2.75% of Declared COD Value + 12% VAT
  • Valuation Fee: P5 or 1% of Declared Value, whichever is higher
  • Return-To-Sender Fee (shouldered by seller/shipper): 50% of the Total Shipping Fee

LBC Express

LBC Express is a trusted name in standard shipping. Here are their rates:

Package Weight NCR Luzon Visayas Mindanao Island
Npack(1kg) ₱79 ₱97 ₱105 ₱105 ₱115
Npack Large(3kg) ₱140 ₱177 ₱181 ₱181 ₱191
Kilobox Mini(1kg) ₱89 ₱107 ₱115 ₱115 ₱125
Kilobox Small(3kg) ₱155 ₱187 ₱191 ₱191 ₱201
Kilobox Medium(5kg) ₱226 ₱331 ₱366 ₱366 ₱386
Kilobox Large(10kg) ₱447 ₱662 ₱732 ₱732 ₱772
Kilobox XL(19kg) ₱863 ₱1285 ₱1423 ₱1423 ₱1473
Cargo(3kg min.) ₱138 ₱175 ₱178 ₱178 ₱188
Cargo/kg after 3kg ₱46 ₱53 ₱56 ₱56 ₱61

*Please note that there is a ₱5 to ₱10 convenience fee from Shipmates on top of the standard shipping cost of LBC Express

Additional Fees for LBC Express:

  • Cash-On-Delivery Fees: 3% of Declared COD Value, Minimum of ₱30
  • Valuation Fee: P5 or 1% of Declared Value
  • Out of Delivery Zone: ₱60/kilo minimum of 10 kilos per transaction on top of the D2D rate
  • Peak Season Surcharge: Subject to Announcements
  • Return-To-Sender Fee (shouldered by seller/shipper): same as forward rate

How to Calculate Your Shipping Prices with Shipmates

Calculating your shipping costs with Shipmates is simple and straightforward. Our user-friendly platform ensures that you can find the best shipping options without any hassle. By following these easy steps, you can quickly determine your shipping costs and choose the most suitable courier service for your needs.

  1. Sign-up for a free Shipmates account.
  2. Login to your Shipmates account.
  3. Upload your orders through a .csv format to automatically generate waybills or integrate our Shipmates API (Optional).
  4. Select your preferred courier for each shipment whether standard or express, then proceed to book
  5. Select a payment option available to your account
  6. Once you’ve booked a shipment, you can now track your package through our tracking page.

By following these steps, you can easily calculate and manage your shipping costs, ensuring that you find the best rates and services for your needs.

Benefits of Using Shipmates

Shipmates offers several benefits that make it an ideal choice for managing your shipping needs. Our platform is designed to streamline the shipping process, saving you time and effort. With a range of features tailored to meet the needs of businesses of all sizes, Shipmates provides a seamless shipping experience. Here are some key advantages:

  • Automatic Waybill Generation: Easily generate waybills through our Shopify API.
  • Bulk Booking: Book multiple shipments at once, saving time and effort.
  • Comprehensive Tracking: Track all your packages from a single dashboard.
  • Flexible Options: Choose from a variety of couriers to find the best rates and services.
  • VIP Shipping Access: Automatically get partner shipping rates, which are discounted rates, just by signing up for a Shipmates account.
  • Cash-on-Delivery: Offer your customers the convenience of cash-on-delivery to enhance their shopping experience by using our cash-on-delivery services through our partners.

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By leveraging these benefits, you can enhance your shipping operations and focus more on growing your business.

Sign-Up & Ship With Us to Enjoy Everything that We Have to Offer

Understanding the shipping rates of various couriers can help you make informed decisions and save costs. Shipmates simplifies this process by providing a centralized platform where you can compare rates, book shipments, and track packages with ease. Trust us with your shipment today and sign up for Shipmates to take advantage of our seamless shipping solutions. Visit

shipmates.app to get started.