Shipping API UK - Shipmate

A Multi-Carrier Shipping API for Developers

Key Features

Easily Print Labels

Printing shipping labels is simple using the Shipmate desktop app or directly in the browser using our WebPrint™ technology.

Generate Shipping Labels

Generate single labels or batch-process multiple orders at once. Generate shipping labels in PNG, ZPL or PDF format.

Get Tracking Events

Shipmate provides a helpful, unified tracking service through which you can retrieve the current status of any parcel and it’s history.

Select Delivery Services

Select the required delivery service manually, or use intelligent routing rules and Shipmate will select the most appropriate service for you.

A Shipping API built by Developers, for Developers

A Shipping API built by Developers, for Developers

Integrate with multiple carriers quickly and easily with our super-simple Shipping API.

The Shipmate API makes it easy to add multiple delivery options to your eCommerce platform or Order Management System. We’ve integrated with many UK carriers, so you don’t have to.

Carrier Integration API

We are a team of developers and entrepreneurs who have dealt with eCommerce fulfilment issues and we’ve developed a clean and robust Shipping API that lets you focus on what you do best - building great web products. We love the web, and care about creating high quality code, APIs and documentation.


  "message": "Label created",
  "data": {
      "consignment_reference": "81200000",
      "parcel_reference": "81200000-1",
      "carrier": "YODEL",
      "service_name": "Next Day Delivery",
      "tracking_reference": "JD0002256776505380",
      "to_address": {
          "delivery_name": "Bruce Irvine",
          "city": "Derby",
          "county": "",
          "postcode": "DE1 1EE",
      "pdf": "",
      "zpl": "CT~~CD,~CC^~CT~\...",
      "png": ""

A Shipping API that gets out of your way

Integration is quick and easy with Shipmate’s API and documentation. We’ve taken out all the complexity integrating with multiple carriers and shipping services meaning you'll get you up and running in no time, allowing you and your customers to start creating shipping labels from your multiple carrier accounts.

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What our customers are saying about Shipmate.

"Shipmate has saved us huge amounts of time, reduced human error and manual mistakes. Quick parcel label generation and printing has freed up staff time, improved morale and allowed my team to focus on higher value tasks. Improved parcel tracking and notifications has led to a much better customer experience."

Michael Broom - Operations Manager, Roseland Furniture

"Before Shipmate, we had never experienced such a fast and successful IT installation - printing delivery labels is faster and easier than before and if we have any problems, Shipmate's technical support team are quick to resolve them."

David Horslen - Head of IT, Discount Supplements Ltd

"Having used Shipmate for the past two years, the flexibility and great support has been pinnacle to help us define our multi-channel offering to our customers so we have now decided to use the system exclusively."

Hong Trinh - Head of IT, The Nutro Centre