This SDK is a Ruby wrapper for accessing and interacting with the ShipStation API. ShipStation is a shipping service that provides order fulfillment for online retailers. It integrates with USPS, UPS, and FedEx for retrieving rates, creating shipping labels, and more. ShipStation provides a way to ship using branded tracking page shipping software for wherever you sell, however you ship.
It's not enough to print stamps off your printer any more. What shippers really want is what the SOAP-based Stamps.com API does: integrate that function of printing postage into your own web-based ecommerce or web hosted applications to speed up the shipment of orders out the door. With the API you can do much more than calculate postage and print stamps. You can clean addresses and track packages, among other tasks.
Mass transit in metropolitan regions is becoming an increasingly popular mode of transportation for commuters faced with ever-increasing oil prices. As a result, there is an emerging need for mass transit agencies to make information more accessible to a growing number of commuters. What role can APIs play?