Shipping API: optimize high-volume shipping for cost and speed

Shippo's robust shipping API architecture helps you power delightful experiences and drive efficiency at scale. We have you covered from pre-purchase to returns.
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Deliver beyond the box

Shippo's platform is transforming parcel delivery for e-commerce platforms, brands, and 3PLs. Our solution helps you optimize shipping on a per-parcel basis so you deliver on-time, every time!


Rate shopping
Easily compare prices across USPS, UPS, FedEx, DHL, and many more in real time.
Rates at checkout
Display carrier-estimated rates directly to customers at checkout for cost transparency.
Address management
Avoid failed deliveries with built-in address validation, parsing and address book.


Label generation
Quickly and seamlessly create labels for your packages.
International shipping
Access top international carriers and easily handle customs forms
Additional features
Create manifests and commercial invoices, schedule pickups, ship HAZMAT, and more.


Shipment tracking
Track shipments in real time and easily notify your customers.
Hassle-free returns
Provide hassle-free returns that will keep your customers coming back.
Protect your packages against damage, loss, or theft to provide a better customer experience.

Why Shippo's API

Coverage where you need it
Get the best rates from 40+ carriers worldwide with Shippo's carrier accounts. 
Or use your own carrier accounts through our standardized shipping API.
Reliable, fast, and scalable technology
Technology that scales with you and your business so you can ship fast at any time.
Enterprise-ready security
Dedicated cybersecurity team, data encryption, 24x7 monitoring and SOC2 Type 2 audits.
World-class developer experience
Developer-friendly experience and documentation that help you get started quickly.
SOC2 Type II

SOC 2 Type II Compliant

By being SOC 2 Type II compliant, we can assure our customers that we are committed to maintaining the highest standards of information security.
Solutions engineering
Technical help to design and build your integration
Strategic partner management
Industry experts to help set and achieve your business goals for shipping
Technical account support
Fast responses on technical issues to keep you shipping

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Everything you need for professional-grade shipping and deep discounts from top carriers.