The Ruby SDK for AfterShip enables developers to integrate their web or mobile applications with the AfterShip service, to request information on shipment for their users. This SDK lets developers create, modify, and delete shipment trackings using different API calls. A number of different couriers are supported by the AfterShip service.
Got a business idea that requires custom printing in small quantities? Printful has you covered. The company aims to be the ultimate drop shipping company, but what really makes it special, according to Printful, is its Printful API, which the company announced at launch earlier this week.
Seventeen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Mapping, Sports, Shipping, Stocks, and Nature. Highlights include an API for the Figma design tool and and several APIs for integration with Bing Maps. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Dataplug is for businesses that ship using multiple carriers and need to manage which orders should be shipped via which carrier. The legacy solution of course is manual entry: sort the orders according to carrier and then enter them into the different carrier websites. Beyond costing time and money, it creates a customer service nightmare when a customer wants to track a package. "Which carrier did we send that on, again," the operator might be wondering. Dataplug finesses all that, right down to the tracking, done all in one place--and customers can go to your site and track packages themselves.