Resources for consignments with barcode
Support for the correct preparation of letters and parcels with barcodes

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The correct use and preparation of letters and parcels with barcode ensure smooth processing when shipping and comprehensive consignment tracking. Useful information, instructions, manuals and other practical tools provide you with support when mailing letters and parcels using barcodes.

Service and features of consignment barcodes

Barcodes are used for mailing the following types of consignment and for their value-added services:

  • Registered
  • A Mail Plus
  • Dispomail
  • Cash on delivery letters
  • Court documents
  • Debt collection documents
  • Letters with contract signing
  • PostPac Priority
  • PostPac Economy
  • Swiss-Express “Moon”

Your advantages when using consignment barcodes:

  • Automated, efficient and inexpensive preparation of items for mailing
  • Systematic proof of mailing
  • Detailed proof of delivery[1]
  • Checking of punctual delivery
  • Tracking of your consignments 24/7 via Internet
  • Simplified processing of return shipments
  • Legally binding objective evidence including Swiss Post’s liability
  • Automatic invoicing based on the barcode (precondition: Letter mail easy franking solution)[1]

1  does not apply to all types of mailing

Important information

Order barcodes and pre-printed shipping labels

Order consignment barcodes quickly and simply online for everyday mailing of letter and parcel consignments both at home and abroad. The postal-compliant shipping labels for parcel consignments contain recipient and sender information as well as integrated barcodes and delivery instructions.

The pre-printed address labels with barcode are delivered within two to three working days.

More information on ordering barcodes and shipping labels

Barcode list and delivery note for letters with barcode

To post letter mail with barcode, you require a barcode list or a delivery note. This proof of mailing serves as evidence of posting in the event of a claim for compensation.

Electronic data delivery with DataTransfer

DataTransfer is the electronic interface with Swiss Post facilitating the direct exchange of consignment/billing data and status reports between your company and Swiss Post.

More information on DataTransfer and the numerous functions of this dialogue platform

“Barcode” web service

With the "Barcode" web service, you obtain barcodes for your parcel, express and letter mail directly from your company system. This enables you to simplify the mailing process considerably.

The "Barcode" web service is ideal for volumes from 2,000 consignments per day.

More information on the “Barcode” web service

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You can design and print your own personalized stamps with the “WebStamp” online service

Domestic parcel labels

The “Domestic parcel labels” service is used to create and print shipping labels for domestic parcel consignments simply online.

Order barcodes and shipping labels

Order consignment barcodes or pre-printed shipping labels for domestic and international parcels and letters online.


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Order barcodes and labels

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Barcode list and delivery note for letters with barcode

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Barcode web service

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