About the Shippo API

With the Shippo API, you can integrate a full shipping solution into your own application, including services like:

  • compare shipping rates from a large number of carriers
  • create and purchase shipping labels
  • benefit from discounted shipping rates
  • track packages, schedule pickups, manage returns, and access a whole host of other shipping features

Using Shippo API, you can integrate a full shipping solution into your own application.

How it works

Shippo's API standardizes carrier processes and streamlines the complexities of shipping, so you can offer a best-in-class solution without the upkeep. Get set up quick and easy with a customized, single integration to 85+ carriers, with little maintenance required.

This diagram illustrates how you can use the Shippo API to add shipping into your own application.

Shippo basic architecture

The Shippo API has been used by Logistics Providers, E-commerce platforms, Marketplaces, and Retailers to add shipping capability to their applications.

Next steps


Get started using the Shippo API by following our Quickstart guide

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Postman Collections

Postman is an app for easy RESTful API exploration. Use the Shippo Postman Collection to quickly and easily test API requests during development

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Client Libraries

Quickly integrate with Shippo's API through our client libraries. Available in Ruby, PHP, Python, NodeJS, Java, and C#.

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Help and Support

Get answers to your questions with in-depth help and how-to articles plus access to the support team.

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Shippo Status Page

View Shippo’s system status and subscribe to get updates on the Shippo API Status Page.

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Contact us

Interest in learning more about about how the Shippo API can work for you? Talk with our API experts.

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