The Shipping and Rating APIs have been updated to support HazMat shipping and rating for both US and International shipments. These APIs will not however generate HazMat labels and forms. This will still need to be done using HazMat software or other applications.
In addition, there will be two new APIs for HazMat shipping and validation:
The Developer Guides for all APIs have been redesigned for easier use and more effective reference. In addition, all APIs now support JSON (Rest) messaging structure.
LTL Freight Rating API now supports a unique 'Quote Number' to track customer requests for LTL Freight rate quotes.
Paperless Invoice has been expanded to support United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia.
The UPS Developer Kit Community has been updated with additional security features for ease of use.
Whether it's pre-shipment or tracking, UPS Developer Kit APIs can help provide a seamless, positive customer experience.
The UPS Developer Kit APIs offer various services to enhance shipping and tracking systems. For all rate and service changes or enhancements, refer to the UPS Rate and Service Guide. For all technical changes and enhancements, refer to the Developer's Guide specific to each API.
The UPS Developer Kit APIs for January 2014 offer new enhancements, including:
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