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UPS shipping API

The Parcelhub Shipping API is a way that computer programmers can book and send parcels via UPS automatically using their computer programs.

The Parcelhub API enables companies to manage and track UPS shipments automatically using their own system.

APIs are flexible tools that allow developers to create custom integrations with Parcelhub multi-carrier shipping software. Utilised correctly this can enable fully or partially automated label production. bespoke order management and parcel tracking, across 20+ carriers through a single integration.

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Key API Details:


  • Both Parcelhub shipment and tracking APIs are RESTful (using XML)
  • Create single or batch labels
  • Single interface to 20+ supported carrier partners
  • Easy integration with third party software, for example with your own Warehouse Management System
  • Links to other features
  • Search and manage existing shipments
  • Track parcels
  • .Net library available


Programming the Parcelhub API:


All API functions can be accessed over standard HTTP, and are operated by sending and receiving XML to our servers. You can write programs that use the Parcelhub API using any language or platform that can make HTTP requests and parse XML.


API Overview:


The shipment API gives access to all core functions required to create and manage shipments, such as:


  • Creating and deleting shipments on your account
  • Working with shipments you have already created
  • Search and access old shipments
  • Utilise service preference lists


The tracking API offers individual tracking events and URL links to the public track site. It can be used for reporting and monitoring purposes, or to add tracking into your public site.

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E-commerce logistics and customer services support API for developers

Complemented by other Parcelhub benefits:


Using the API still affords you of all of the benefits associated with a Parcelhub account, with full access to our web despatch site:



Four reasons why you should send your parcels with Parcelhub:

business shipping rates uk 2020
‘Pooled volume’ discounted rates from UK and international carriers

Parcelhub is shipping in excess of 500,000 parcels per month, on behalf of hundreds of retailers, wholesalers and high street brands.

Carrier Management Software UK
Free multi-carrier parcel shipping management software

Our free carrier management software seamlessly integrates with your current platform, granting you access to discounted rates from our carrier partners.

Multiple Carriers Global Tracking
Choose from a diverse range of parcel shipping providers

Parcelhub advises you on volume shipping best practices, enabling you to choose the most appropriate carriers to suit your product range or business model.

eCommerce Customer Support Software
UK-based eCommerce customer support and SMART solutions

Once you send a parcel out the door and it hits the carrier’s network, Parcelhub’s groundbreaking eCommerce support team deals with queries on your behalf – as you.

UPS shipping API for multichannel eCommerce retailers and global brands

Parcelhub is a flexible and scalable eCommerce and wholesale parcel shipping solution, that integrates seamlessly with your OMS/WMS. Multi-channel eCommerce platforms are easily integrated and dedicated pro-active parcel management comes as standard.