By integrating UPS transportation functionality like rating, shipping, or tracking directly into your enterprise business applications and e-commerce website, your employees can become more efficient and your customers can benefit from improved user experience. Possible business applications include:
- Ordering: Improve accuracy of orders with Street Level Address Validation, Rating or Time in Transit APIs.
- Shipping: Automate fulfillment and global shipping processes with Collection, Shipping and UPS Tradeability® APIs.
- Customer Service: Provide visibility to customers and your customer service center with Quantum View®, Rating, Tracking, UPS Signature Tracking®, and Locator APIs.
Below are the UPS APIs offered within the UPS Developer Kit:
- Address Validation API: Verify the city, state and postal code information is valid.
- Address Validation Street Level API: Verify the street address, city, state and postal code information is valid.
- Gemini API: Integrate UPS air freight shipping and rating functionality directly into your business systems and web sites.
- Locator API: Search for UPS shipping locations based on type (drop box, UPS Store, customer counter, etc.) and services offered at that location (office supplies, packaging, etc.).
- Collection API: Request a collection for you or for one of your customers.
- Quantum View API: Stream visibility data over the web into internal applications from your Quantum View Data subscription.
- Rating API: Compare delivery services and shipping rates to determine the best option to meet your customers' needs.
- Shipping API: Print UPS labels from your internal business systems.
- Tracking API: Obtain accurate package status information for your shipments.
- Time in Transit API: Compare shipping transit times of UPS services.
- UPS Signature Tracking API: Obtain proof of delivery information, which contains a digitised signature and full delivery address.
- UPS TradeAbility API: Prepare and manage international shipments with the following capabilities; Denied Party Screener, Landed Cost, Export License Detector, and Import Compliance.
The UPS Developer Kit provides a detailed list of APIs available in your area. Please review the Steps for Planning API Integration page and the Instructions for Developers page before downloading any software developer kits (SDKs).