The service provides delivery services from Canada Post that can be integrated with e-commerce and retailing applications serving Canadian customers. In addition to basic shipping of purchases, it allows online stores to incorporate rate discovery and package tracking. Applications can specify a number of shipping options to customize delivery services.
API methods support specification of shipping location and delivery address, determination of shipping charges, and completion of documentation to send a package through Canada Post delivery services. Methods also support specification of available shipping options and package tracking while en route.
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