Shipping API

The Power of Shipping APIs For E-Commerce Stores & Marketplaces

Fri 15 May 2015
By Shan Lian

If you're building an e-commerce store or marketplace, you need an API to automate your shipping processes. Learn why from Laura Berk, Head of Marketing & Customer Success at Shippo, in a guest post on API2Cart's blog.

The Power of Shipping APIs For E-Commerce Stores & Marketplaces

Shipping APIs serve as an automation tool for all shipping processes, enabling you as the e-commerce company owner to tailor shipping capabilities to your business. They’re perfectly suited for standalone e-commerce stores, marketplaces, and platforms (e.g. Shopify) looking to offer their customers shipping flexibility, checkout customization, and complementary shipping functions (e.g. tracking notifications, packing slips, customs forms). Ideally, with a powerful shipping API a user needs to simply integrate, customize, and then leave it be. No need to perform regular maintenance; the API and all the processes it activates run on their own, humming seamlessly in the background....

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