EasyPost is a multi-carrier shipping solution. The EasyPost API is one integration point for 100+ carriers, including Purolator. All Purolator functionality is accessible using the EasyPost API. EasyPost standardizes the inconsistencies across carrier APIs with its RESTful interface.
Purolator is a private Canadian carrier based in Ontario. In 2013, Purolator did $1.6bn in revenue with 12,000 employees. On an average day, Purolator ships 1.4m pieces of mail a day, with over 300m shipped in a year.
Purolator offers a SOAP / XML API called the E-Ship Web Services API (EWS API).
Thinking of trying Purolator's API? There are a number of points to consider, many of which will affect cost, performance, and integration times.
First off, Purolator doesn't provide client libraries so you'll need to write those to access their API.
Fortunately, there are alternatives to such a slow integration process. EasyPost is a multi-carrier API with quick technical support and client libraries for all major programming languages.
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Sign up and start shipping in the same day. We have our Purolator API live and ready for you to test with. We also have extensive client documentation in over six different languages to help you get started. If you have any questions, or if you want to talk logistics, feel free to reach out to one of our shipping experts.