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Pirate Ship

Pirate Ship

Developed by Pirate Ship

12 reviews
Price: Free More info
  • No monthly fees, label fees, markup, or minimums
  • The deepest USPS® discounts: Commercial Plus Pricing®
  • #1 choice for subscription boxes, batch shippers, and small businesses

Pirate Ship® is the only 100% FREE shipping software!

We got sick of buying & printing shipping labels with software that charges fees & adds markup on top of USPS® services, so we built Pirate Ship.

We don't charge any fees or add any markup, so you just pay for the cost of the postage as you go, and the costs are the lowest USPS® pricing tier available: Commercial Plus Pricing®. You get the cheapest rates for all services, including Priority Mail Cubic®, which can save you up to 89% compared to buying shipping labels with other software!
(Compare the rates for Priority Mail Cubic® vs. Commercial Base Pricing® for weight-based Priority Mail®)

Pirate Ship has all the shipping features you need and nothing you don't:

  • 100% free, easy to install, and easy to use... start shipping in seconds!

  • Automatically marks Shopify orders as "Fulfilled" & adds tracking numbers

  • Works great with Shopify Apps for recurring subscription billing like ReCharge

  • Print domestic & international postage with any type of printer

  • Get USPS® Commercial Plus Pricing® with no markup or fees

Wait... doesn't everyone else offer the "best" USPS® rates, too?

ARrrr matey, they're lying to you! Other shipping software adds 10-40% markup on top of the Commercial Plus Pricing® rates for services like Priority Mail Cubic® (Don't believe us? Compare their rates!) Pirate Ship is the only software that passes through the cheapest pricing tier that USPS® offers for all services with no markup or fees. Don't let yourself get swindled!

Access markup-free Commercial Plus Pricing® for all USPS® services:

  • Priority Mail Cubic®, the cheapest way to ship small packages that weigh up to 20lbs

  • First Class Package®, the cheapest service for packages that weigh 15.9oz or less

  • First Class Package International®, the cheapest way to ship up to 4lbs internationally

  • Media Mail®, for packages that only contains books/media with no other products or ads

  • And all other shipping services, including Priority Mail Flat Rate®, Regional Rate®, etc!

  • We can help you figure out the cheapest/fastest/best way to ship anything! Just ask :)

The simplest way to buy labels for subscription boxes & batch shippers!

Pirate Ship makes shipping identical packages a sea-breeze. Quickly search, filter, and sort your Shopify orders into batches, then buy as many labels as you need for that variation. With no limits on the size of your batches, it's fast & fun to buy the postage you need whether it's just a couple of orders or tens of thousands.

Pirate Ship is fully loaded with all the bells & whistles:

  • Import orders from Shopify, upload any spreadsheet, or enter single addresses

  • Automatic USPS®-certified address validation & correction

  • Google-powered address auto-complete & saved address memory

  • Schedule tracking emails to send shipping notifications at specific times

  • Generate PDF or ZPL labels for any type of printer

  • Create End-of-Day Scan Forms for each batch of labels

  • Print directly to any printer in the world with Google Cloud Print

  • Create a public Share Link to send your labels to someone else

  • Pay-on-Use Return Labels for easy customer returns

  • Simple customs forms for easy international shipping

  • Add-ons like insurance, signature confirmation and more!

Here's our pirate philosophy: Cheapest is better & FREE is best!

Call us pirates, but we think the cheapest shipping rates should be available to shippers of all sizes, not just a competitive advantage that's reserved for the Fortune 500. And while other shipping software is built by giant corporations who'll nickel & dime you at every chance, we're a tiny team that actually cares about you and your business. Chat with us any time, we're always happy to talk about shipping and anything ecommerce-related!

Come aboard Pirate Ship to level the playing field & make your competition walk the plank!

United States Postal Service® trademarks are used with permission by Pirate Ship®, an independent provider of pirate jokes, friendly support, and shipping services.

Pirate Ship reviews

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Best shipping service I have used yet, Great support as well. Thanks!


They had a few things that needed to be tweaked and they did that immediately. Can't ask for anything more than that. They were even willing to go the extra mile to customize something for me - way beyond what they needed to do. Now this is the kind of service that everyone is looking for! Pirate Ship has the cheapest rates. I can't imagine why anyone would use any other app because the only one that truly has the cheapest price, regardless of whether you send 1 package a day or 100, is Pirate Ship. I have tried them all. I have tried Shippo and many others who claimed they had the cheapest rates but they don't. In the case of Shippo its business model changed after a year of doing business with them but they didn't even notify me or honor its commitment to customers who were guaranteed the lowest rates - now they just provide a discount. Who wants to do business with a company that doesn't honor its commitment and isn't transparent? Not me, I can tell you. Totally unacceptable. I wouldn't waste your time on any other apps since I've gone through them all and FINALLY have found the cheapest rates. Plus, the app works well. And, when I say cheapest rates I mean as compared to Shippo, on average, $.50 cents a label plus Shippo's $.05 fee per label - total $.55 cheaper per label. This really adds up over time. And, customer service has been great. Pirate Ship is really the only shipping app you should consider!


The beauty of this app is in its simplicity, from easily importing orders and calculating the cheapest rate to printing shipping labels. If your shopify store ships primarily with USPS then you will greatly benefit by using Pirate Ship. They have the cheapest commercial rates available with no fees or markups. The chat support is quick and helpful and the cute pirate theme just makes shipping that much for fun!!


Pirate ship has been a god send for my business and the continuous updates & stellar customer service are bonuses. I've been telling other entrepreneurs I know to jump on board.


We love shipping our packages with Pirate Ship. They have all the shipping options available under one platform. The customer service is great and they are very quick to respond. We highly recommend using pirate ship.


OH MAN. This review is long overdue.
If you're on the search for a new shipping app, STOP AND DOWNLOAD THIS APP.
I was in your shoes too. I was coming from stamps.com and didn't feel like paying the monthly $16 fee anymore, so I scoured the shopify app store for an alternative. I searched and searched the crowded sea of shipping apps, and Pirate Ship stuck out to me. It had 0 reviews at the time, so I was a bit scared, but I decided to give it a shot.
WOW. One of the best decisions I've ever made!
Definitely THE BEST app on Shopify. Why?
1. The team responds in MINUTES. I work 24/7 and I received assistance just now at 10pm on a Saturday night! (which prompted me to write them a review - they deserve it!)
2. The software itself is very straightforward and user-friendly. I can't believe I wasted so much time and energy with stamps.com (still gives me nightmares). Pirate ship is easy sailing compared to all other softwares I've used!
3. The team is a great bunch and are always working on improving the app and updating it. And they are always open to suggestions!
4. It's FREE. FREE. FREE!!!!! It's crazy. Really. For such a great app and service it's hard to believe but true. You just pay for postage. And you get the same discount as stamps.com. And postage is even cheaper than Shopify labels!! And you don't have to pay 5 cents per label like other apps out there!! It's completely FREE!!!!!! Unbelievable!!!
I love this app so much. I am so glad I took the leap of faith and downloaded this app. This app deserves so many 5 star reviews. They don't really ask for reviews but they really should!! There would be so many others in the same boat (or should I say pirate ship).
Also shoutout to Bjorn for always helping me out!


This is an amazing app. Great prices. Would like to see a back/edit button and a smaller stamp option, with tracking number separate. (my return address and send to would already be on there).

There was one order that I had to partially refund. After refunded it closed the order. So I had to manually enter it. Also when doing multiple the box weights are different I'd like an option to at least see what customer I was packing and shipping....

I'm hoping this app stays free. You never know. Flawlessly works with Shopify.


I used to use ShipStation, but when USPS prices rose in January 2017, I looked into alternatives and was super happy to have found Pirate Ship! In addition to having amazing customer service and support, the app is incredibly easy to use and cuts down the time to create batch shipping by a ton. Highly recommend using Pirate Ship for all your batch shipping needs!


I LOVE Pirateship!! This was exactly what we needed for our subscription box! So easy to use, the customer service is out of this world and we save a ton of $$ going through them! :)


Exactly what I needed for my subscription box service! Quick and excellent customer support and cheap USPS shipping prices! Love this company!


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