The UPS Global Locator Plug-In is now available with the Global Locator API developer kit. Customers will be required to login and obtain an Access Key to download the Global Locator API developer kit, which includes the Plug-In. The Plug-In will be available in the same countries as the Locator API.
This improvement includes the following Europe Origin Countries to the Global Locator API:
Israel (IL), Russia (RU), Ukraine (UA), and Turkey (TR).
A new contractual service, UPS Worldwide Economy, is a cost-effective, deferred international small- package service designed to address the boom in cross-border e-commerce and help merchants penetrate new markets.
Initially the contractual service will include the United States (US), United Kingdom (GB), Canada (CA), China Mainland (CN), and Hong Kong SAR, China (HK). There will be additional countries launching in September and in January 2020.
Additions for the Pickup API include allowing cash as a form of payment in Ireland and Saturday Pickup in Ireland with a charge. Secondly, a postcode expansion to support 4- and 8-digit postcodes for Argentina.
Updates to the Rating API include support for the Heavy Goods when an origin and destination is entered to calculate Time in Transit.
Changed the name of Large Parcel Surcharge to Irregular Parcel Surcharge to align with the Rate and Service Guide.
Additional support for Saturday Collection for UPS Worldwide Express Plus®, UPS Worldwide Express®, and UPS Worldwide Saver® shipments with U.S. origins to 62 destination countries.
Updates to the Shipping API include changing the name of Large Parcel Surcharge to Irregular Parcel Surcharge to align with the Rate and Service Guide.
Additional support for Saturday Collection for UPS Worldwide Express Plus®, UPS Worldwide Express® and UPS Worldwide Saver® shipments with US origins to 62 destination countries.
Updates to the Time in Transit API include support for Heavy Goods when the origin and destination is provided.
This improvement expands address classification for the following countries: Belarus (BY), Jersey (JE), Romania (RO), Russia (RU), Slovenia (SI), Turkey (TR) and Ukraine (UA).
Additions for the Dangerous Goods API include allowing hazardous material (HazMat) package shipments inside both the Canadian domestic ground network and the US cross-border ground network.
Secondly, the shipper’s account can now be validated for shipping ISC Category B Biological Substances and dry ice.
New request elements for UPS Access point functionality have been expanded to Czech Republic, Hungary and Portugal.
A new response element now in place is returned in response for Manifest (refer Xpath for details)
Heavy Goods is a contractual service for the US/50 shipping of mostly home goods, which are defined as furniture and home furnishings.
Updates to the Rating API include allowing hazardous material (HazMat) parcel shipments inside both the Canadian domestic ground network and the US cross-border ground network. There are also new error codes.
The Rating API will support Dry Ice and Biological Substance chemical validation with new elements.
New charge types for Irregular Packages are now supported.
With the expansion of UPS Access Point, this API will now support shipping to an Access Point location in Czech Republic, Hungary and Portugal.
Updates to the Shipping API include allowing hazardous material (HazMat) package shipments inside both the Canadian domestic ground network and the US cross-border ground network.
New charge types for Irregular Parcels are now supported.
Additional improvements include new error codes, Irregular Parcel change enhancements, Broker of Choice enhancements and UPS Proactive Response service enhancements.
The Signature Tracking developer kit and Tracking developer kit have been combined for ease of use and efficiency.
Tracking data for all scan types, including Signature Tracking Proof of Delivery with Tracking will now be retained for up to 120 days.
SubVersion value ‘1801’ has been added to accommodate two new containers.
Two new XPath elements have been added where SubVersion 1801 is used.
UPS tracking solutions show the progress of your shipment every step of the way, across town or around the world.
UPS Access Point™ offers the flexibility to collect parcels at UPS locations and
designated local businesses for your convenience.