Send lightweight shipments across Canada at a fraction of the price with Chit Chats Slim. Available only for business accounts.
How it works
Our Chit Chats Slim service is a unique postage option created to offer you a low-cost way to get lightweight shipments into the hands of your Canadian customers. Chit Chats will process your shipment and together with our delivery partner handle the final mile to your customer.
This service is optimized for thick envelopes, more specifically shipments that can fit into a packet or courier bag and is not suitable for letters or parcels.
Due to the transportation methods of this service, there may be limitations on what can be shipped. Please familiarize yourself with the restrictions specific to this service before shipping.
Why you may want to consider Chit Chats Slim for your shipments
You want to save on your lightweight shipments
Shipping within Canada can be costly, that’s why we’ve created an innovative solution to cater to sellers with lightweight items such as jewelry, clothing, and cards for a fraction of the cost. Optimized for your small packets, Chit Chats Slim is our best value for shipments weighing under 250g.
You want to insure your shipments
This service is eligible for up to $50 USD of Chit Chats Insurance coverage available from your account. Adding low-cost insurance to your Chit Chats Slim shipments is quick and easy.
You don’t require a delivery confirmation for your Canadian shipments
Chit Chats Slim shipments are partially tracked, meaning that when your shipment is delivered there will be no tracking event to confirm delivery. However, your shipment will still receive Chit Chats tracking updates up until it is released to our delivery partner. Find Chit Chats tracking updates in your account or by visiting our tracking portal and searching your shipment ID.
How to purchase Chit Chats Slim Postage
To purchase Chit Chats Slim postage, begin by creating a shipment as you normally would.
When creating shipments manually, be sure to select "thick envelope" as your package type in order to be eligible for the Chit Chats Slim service. Rates for Chit Chats Slim will appear on the ‘Postage’ step. Please note that postage for this delivery method is non-refundable.
If you import your shipments or use our API, make sure you update the fields as follows:
- package_type: thick_envelope
- postage_type: chit_chats_slim
Getting your shipments to us
As with all of the shipment types we accept, your Chit Chats Slim packages must be sorted upon their arrival at Chit Chats. You should sort your Chit Chats Slim shipments alongside any Canadian shipments you may be dropping off.
We want to ensure your parcel is sorted correctly to avoid potential delays. We cannot be responsible for any shipments that are brought to us unsorted or packaged incorrectly.
If you batch your shipments, multiple carrier types may be in the same batch however, the physical shipments must be sorted by carrier.