Shopify carrier service api


Shopify Carrier Service API

Access carrier-calculated shipping rates with this service.

A carrier service provides real-time shipping rates to Shopify. Some common carrier services include FedEx, UPS, and USPS. The term carrier is often used interchangeably with the terms shipping company and rate provider.

Note: Also known as Carrier Calculated Shipping (CCS)

For Shopify merchants having issues connecting the Zonos Landed Cost (Duty and Tax) app, you may see an alert message letting you know that the Shopify Carrier Service API must be enabled.

Get access 

Below is a list of ways you can gain access to the Carrier Service API or Carrier-Calculated Shipping (CCS).

Options for gaining access to the API or CCS:

  • Add it to any plan for a $20 monthly fee.
  • Upgrade to the Advanced Shopify plan or higher.
  • Switch your billing cycle to an annual cycle.
  • Create a development store.

Note: CCS will not be automatically added to your account.

Contact Shopify 

Once you have chosen one of the following options above, you will need to contact Shopify to get the CarrierService API or CCS enabled for your store.

Additional resources

  • View info on Shopify’s Carrier Service API.
  • Click here to learn more about third-party CCS rates.

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