Rate Limits

Shippo has different rate limits depending on the endpoint and the HTTP verb that is being used (GET, POST, PUT, etc…). Below are the different rate limits defined within Shippo.

All listed rate limits are per minute. Exceeding the rate limit will give a 429 error.

Limits

Endpoint POST PUT
Live / Test
GET(single)
Live / Test
GET(multiple)
Live / Test
PUT
Live / Test
Add/Remove
Live / Test
  • Address
  • Parcel
  • Shipment
  • Rate
  • Transaction
  • Customs Item
  • Customs Declaration
  • Refund
  • Manifest
  • Carrier Account
500 / 50 4000 / 400 50 / 5 500 / 50
  • Batch
50 / 5 400 / 40 50 / 5 50 / 5
  • Tracking
500 / 50 500 / 50

GET Single vs GET Multiple

  • GET Single – https://api.goshippo.com/endpoint/:object_id request a specific object from that endpoint using the object’s object_id.
  • GET Multiple – https://api.goshippo.com/endpoint/ request a list of objects from a given endpoint. See our Filtering tutorial for details on returning specific results.

Need higher limits?

Contact us if you require higher rate limits than those found above.

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