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UPS Developer Kit

Announcements and API Updates

The UPS Developer Kit APIs are updated throughout the year and communicated in January and July each year. Enhancements can range from individual API functionality changes to brand new APIs. Follow the Read More link to view the most recent announcements and updates.

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Developer APIs

Shipping/Rating

Address Validation - City, State, ZIP
Verify the city, state, and ZIP or postal code information is valid.
Dangerous Goods
Validate Air, Ground, and International Dangerous Goods (hazardous materials) shipments are acceptable to UPS.
Collection
Request a collection for you or for one of your customers.
Pre-Notification
Notify UPS of Dangerous Goods shipments after shipment processing.
Rating
Compare delivery services and shipping rates to determine the best option for your customers.
Shipping
Validate addresses, compare rates, and print labels for your internal business processes.
Time in Transit
Compare shipping transit times of UPS services.

Visibility

Quantum View®
Stream Quantum View Data via XML over the Web and into internal applications.
Tracking
Provide accurate package status information to your customers.
Tracking - UPS Signature Tracking®
Automate Proof of Delivery for your shipments.

International Trade

Paperless Documents
Upload document images and link to your international shipments.
UPS TradeAbility®
Generate cost estimates for duties, taxes, and transportation for international shipments,identify restricted trading parties.