UPS Tracking API provides businesses with the ability to give customers package tracking information on their own websites. Customers can track their shipments and check the status of their orders directly on e-commerce sites using a reference or order number. The API also lets users query for specific details about their shipment status.
The API is available in both HTML and XML. The XML version gives flexibility to format the tracking data to cater to design and layout.
These days, everybody is getting almost everything shipped, and eCommerce developers need to make sure they are using the best tools to create shipping options within applications. In this article we highlight 13 Shipping APIs that developers love from ProgrammableWeb's API directory.
So far more than 650 APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in 2014 and some new trends are starting to emerge. Some recent popular categories remain near the top of the charts. The financial APIs that put APIs in the mainstream continue to expand, adding about 50 new APIs in the first quarter. A few other categories were less consistent and had extreme rises or falls in popularity.