Automate your supply chain with our API

Our API helps you get real-time shipping data into your business platform and manage your freight where and how you want.
Prevent errors
Save time
Automate your supply chain

You can’t afford to double up on your work

Are you:

Manually managing your freight information?

Sick of using one platform for shipping and another for the rest of your business?

Feeling like you’re doing twice the work?

Feeling like you have no control over your users flow?

You deserve to be in control of your business

Why our API will work for you:

Automate your supply chain and reduce double-handling information

Frictionless self-service setup makes it easy for you to integrate

Improve accuracy by eliminating opportunities for mistakes

Improve brand consistency by using one platform

Experience a seamless flow of shipping data to and from your system

Request API access


Request API access

Request commercial access to our API and sandbox environment.


Try our API

Experiment with our API in our sandbox to ensure it works with your business.


Use our API

Get and push your shipping data to and from your business platform.

Don’t have a trading account with us? Open a trading account

We get it, disconnected platforms are frustrating

At New Zealand Couriers, we want our customers to feel in control. In order for that to happen, you need all your business information on one platform.

The problem is, you’re using a siloed platform to manage shipments and it doesn’t talk to your other business tools. You begin to feel like you’re doing twice the amount of work. I mean, why would you choose a partner that doesn’t make integration easy?

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We hate that when you use disconnected freight platforms you feel like you’re doubling up on your work. That’s why we built an API, so you can connect the platform you want with our data source. That way, you can manage all your freight in one familiar place. Here’s how it works:

  1. Request access to our API,
  2. Try our API, and
  3. start Using our API. Sounds easy, right?

So, request API access today, so you can stop dealing with disconnected platforms and start managing your shipments where and how you want.

Our API does it all

Create consignments
  • Create a consignment
  • Get a quote for a consignment
  • Select service locations: delivery agents, parcel lockers
  • Create a consignment label for delivery
Send consignments
  • Request a courier pickup: stored locations, reverse logistics, freight forwards
  • Send SMS/Email notifications
Manage consignments
  • Track and view consignment updates: view status, view delivery details
  • Cancel a consignment
More features coming soon…

Our API is perfect for businesses that:

Send more than 100 parcels a day
Have configuration control over their OMS/WMS, ERP, CMS, CRM, etc
Operate in eCommerce

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to have an account with New Zealand Couriers to test and use the API?

Yes, request a call with us and create an account today!
You can view the API documentation here.

Is there a minimum parcel volume needed to use the API?

Yes – our API is designed for high volume sending. You must be sending at least 100 parcels per day to use our API.

I send less than 100 parcels a day, what should I use instead of the API?

We recommend you use an online shipping platform for sending volumes under 100 parcels per day.

How much time does it take to set the API up?

Our integration team works with your developer to help set up the API for you.

Set up can be as quick as two working days.

If you don’t currently have a New Zealand Couriers account though, we will set up an account for you first before starting the integration. Set up an account here.

What features does the API have?

Our current API features include:

a) Create a consignment
b) Get a quote for a consignment
c) Send Consignments
d) Send SMS/Email notification
e) Manage Consignments

More features will continue to be added.

Do New Zealand Couriers charge additionally for API set-up & integrations?

No, all integrations and set-ups are free of cost! Our integration team works with your developer to help set up the API for you.

Will my day-to-day operations and operations be interrupted or inaccessible when I set the API up?

All API integrations are system dependant. However, even if there is an interruption, our Systems team works with you to do it on a day when it best suits you.