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UPS Mail Innovation Developer Guide & API Credentials

This developer guide shows how to get access UPS Mail Innovation (UPS MI) shipping API via AfterShip Shipping, and UPS web services / XML services. See also the list of required API credentials / keys for UPS MI integration.

Get UPS Mail Innovation Developer Credentials

Get your UPS shipper account number from UPS local sales team.
Input your account number and shipper address in AfterShip Shipping, make sure the address is exactly the same as your address in the UPS system.
In the UPS Account Authentication section, input your recent invoice info in AfterShip Shipping so that UPS can verify the account number and invoice info to grant AfterShip Shipping permission printing label for your UPS account.

Required UPS Mail Innovation API credentials

Account number
Invoice details

UPS Mail Innovation account number and address doesn’t support to update after creation. It’s because of when setup the account, UPS must verify the account details including account number, address, phone, email should match the info in UPS system. If you have updated account info in UPS, please re-connect your UPS account with us.

Optional UPS Mail Innovation API settings

Cost Center - Check with your UPS Mail Innovation sales support - and setup your Cost Center for billing.
USPS Endorsement - Check with your UPS Mail Innovation sales support to get your USPS Endorsement.

Optional values:

Return Service Requested
Forwarding Service Requested
Address Service Requested
Change Service Requested
No Service Selected
Default to No Service Selected if empty

Tracking number type - special what kind of tracking number you want to get.

Optional values:

UPS Mail Innovation tracking number
USPS tracking number
Default to USPS tracking number if empty

UPS Mail Innovation Developer Resources

Read UPS Mail Innovation docs
Supported UPS Mail Innovation service types and service options
AfterShip Shipping UPS Mail Innovation technical support:

Updated on: 04/12/2023

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