Power the Full Logistics Lifecycle

Large e-commerce brands operate in a highly competitive environment. ShipEngine’s APIs help you compete by powering the logistics lifecycle from start to finish.

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curl https://api.shipengine.com/v1/labels \
  -X POST \
  -H 'Content-Type: application/json' \
  -H 'api-key: ElJkhJuQIRoFq/kDEblco4LpZqRCdYNIoAVG7SywSXw' \
  -d '{
  "shipment": {
    "service_code": "usps_first_class_mail",
    "ship_to": {
      "name": "Mickey and Minnie Mouse",
      "address_line1": "500 South Buena Vista Street",
      "postal_code": "91521",
      "country_code": "US"
    "ship_from": {
      "name": "Shippy",
      "phone": "512-856-5379",
      "company_name": "ShipEngine",
      "address_line1": "4009 Marathon Blvd",
      "city_locality": "Austin",
      "state_province": "TX",
      "postal_code": "78756",
      "country_code": "US",
      "address_residential_indicator": "No"
    "packages": [
        "weight": {
          "value": 1.0,
          "unit": "ounce"
  "test_label": true

Compare Rates

Compare shipping rates across carriers, or enable customers to conduct in-cart rate checks.


Validate Addresses

Eliminate unnecessary returns and ship locally or globally with confidence.


Generate Labels

Print single labels or large batches in seconds.


Track Packages

Give your customers access to detailed tracking information directly on your site.


Save time and money

Save time and money by streamlining your entire shipping process.

The Time Is Now

A great fulfillment experience is no longer optional. Are you ready to make shipping a core differentiator for your business?

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Why Merchants Need a Shipping API

Quickly create the shipping platform that’s right for your unique business …

  • Build what you need – Don’t let required workflows limit your vision. Build the platform that’s right for your unique business.
  • Discover an end-to-end shipping solution – Integrate once with ShipEngine, and you get a full shipping solution.
  • Reduce shipping costs – Get access to the same discounted shipping rates that retail giants have in place.
  • Preserve your market share – Create the shipping experience that today’s shoppers demand.
  • Enjoy Reliable APIs – Trust ShipEngine and its 99.99% uptime to eliminate shipment processing delays.
  • Get started faster – All users enjoy access to chat and email support from our friendly team of shipping experts.
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