Purolator Inc.

Purolator E-Ship® Web Services

Purolator E-Ship Web Services (EWS) is an online-hosted service for e-commerce shipping that lets you integrate shipping, tracking, estimates, pickups and return capabilities directly into your website, online store, order management systems or custom software application.

Consider EWS services for your e-commerce shipping needs:

  • Increase efficiency by integrating shipping into your internal applications and across your supply chain
  • Better manage your revenue by ensuring your shipping rates reflect your actual shipping costs
  • Save time and reduce key-entry errors by automatically creating shipping labels and documents when you receive an order
  • Manage your time by scheduling shipments up to 10 days in advance
  • Integrate return label creation into your shipping process to generate labels for product returns and repairs quickly and easily
  • Provide your customers with a positive and convenient experience with shipping estimates, pickups and tracking capabilities on your website
  • Reduce call centre volume by providing estimates and shipment visibility online

Features and Functionality
We offer five web services available for use at no charge:

Shipping: Ship within Canada, to and from the U.S., and to more than 210 countries and territories worldwide using our extensive suite of delivery services. 

Tracking: Track shipments in real-time using your Purolator Tracking Number / PIN or shipment reference.

Estimates: Get account-specific shipping estimates in seconds.

Pickups: Schedule and modify pickup requests.

Returns: Generate return labels and shipping documents.

Technical Specifications
EWS is written in Extended Markup Language (XML) and works seamlessly with a variety of applications. You'll also have the flexibility of customizing the appearance and positioning of shipping information on your website to meet your workflow and user interface requirements.

Ready to get started?
We provide our account customers with numerous resources to support their web services development including:

  • Comprehensive documentation
  • Real-world code samples
  • Sample test cases with expected results
  • Developer Forum and Wiki
  • Technical support available via e-mail or the phone

 Learn More

If you require assistance, call our Technical Support Service Desk at 1 800 459-5599 and one of our technical support representatives will be happy to assist you.