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Carriers Supporting Account-Specific API Connections

Plans: All plans Platforms: All platforms


In this article, we'll explore the benefits and how-to of using account-specific API connections for carriers. It's like upgrading your tracking system for smoother and more efficient operations. Let's break down the perks and steps to make your shipment tracking with AfterShip even better.

What you’ll learn

In this tutorial, we’ll discuss:

Why switch to account-specific API connections
What do I need to do at my end
Supported carriers

If you don't know how to connect your carrier account with AfterShip, check this help guide.

Why switch to account-specific API connections

Switching to account-specific APIs provides the following advantages:

More frequent updates (reach out to our support team if you wish to tweak current settings)
Higher rate limits to meet your ever-expanding business needs
Secure and smooth exchange of information

What do I need to do at my end

Just follow these easy steps to enjoy a splendid tracking experience:

Contact the carrier relationship manager to get your unique tracking API credentials
Use these credentials to establish a connection for your carriers (a one-time activity)
API users - Use a new slug as listed below to create new trackings swiftly
If you are not passing slug as a parameter or using connectors like Shopify, Magento, etc., please update your active carrier list

Supported carriers

Here is the list of carriers supporting account-specific API integrations. As mentioned above, remember to use new slug once the API connection is established.

Updated on: 29/11/2023

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