Spring GDS API Integration

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Spring GDS Services

Shipping services  

  • 24-48-hour delivery

  • Express International deliveries

  • Royal and PostNL Pa4rcel Services

Special services

  • Returns Solution

  • Customs Clearances

  • Cash-on-delivery

Technology services

  • Fully trackable shipments

  • Email and text notifications

  • Shipping management platforms

About Spring GDS

Spring GDS or Spring Global Delivery Solutions is a unique shipping platform that provides cross-border ecommerce solutions. While a global player in logistics, the company offers carbon-neutral delivery services to businesses looking for a more sustainable delivery option. The carrier has a vast network of carriers that allows it to offer shipping services in over 190 countries.

Spring GDS was founded in 2001. The company was founded by three founding partners – PostNL, Singapore Post, and Royal Mail to offer their services under a single umbrella. PostNL bought out its founding partners in 2013 and became the sole owner of the carrier. Spring is also a preferred sales partner of the Royal Mail. The carrier operates in 190 countries across three continents through its 16 offices and PostNL network.

The carrier has a dedicated service for ecommerce businesses that facilitate a better delivery experience and offer a much better shipping experience. The services of Spring GDS can be mainly categorized into four parts – Ecommerce, Mail, Integrations, and Additional Services. The ecommerce services include customs clearances, small packets, and even returns management. Under the mail services, you can avail of mail services from Royal Mail and PostNL along with faster and quicker mail deliveries for essential documents.

The Integrations service is one of the most important services of the carrier as it allows easier access to shipping and ecommerce platforms. This also includes a shipping API integration offered by Spring GDS, enabling it to be easily integrated with your ecommerce platform for easier and quicker order manifestation and fulfillment workflows. The carrier also offers additional value-adding services like picking and packing to allow its customers a better handle on their order fulfillment process.

The carrier can offer deliveries within 24-48 hours with an option for express international services. Spring GDS is also a preferred sales partner for Royal Mail and PostNL parcel services, allowing you to avail the benefits of these trusted carriers through Spring GDS. The carrier makes it easier for an ecommerce business to provide post-purchase customer experience features through its technological innovations. The Spring GDS Returns Solution is an easy way to offer seamless returns to your customers, as ecommerce returns are a vital part of your customer experience. 

The additional services like cash-on-delivery, notifications, and a shipping management software make it convenient for ecommerce businesses to use Spring GDS as a holistic partner rather than just a carrier. ClickPost has a courier API Integration with Spring GDs, allowing its customer to go live with Spring GDS shipping services along with value-added features like NDR and NPR management.

FAQs about Spring GDS


Where do I track my Spring GDS shipment?

To track your Spring GDS shipment, you will need to either visit the Spring GDS website or the PostNL official website. You will need the order tracking number provided by the carrier. In this section, you will find the latest updates provided by the carrier regarding your shipment.


Can I process my returns with Spring GDS?

Spring GDS offers returns management services for a seamless post-purchase customer experience. With the help of returns solutions provided by spring returns, you and the customer can track the reverse shipment and even choose to email and SMS updates to the customers.

List of Spring GDS APIs

API Description
Manifestation and shipping label generation API:

Create order on Courier Partner, fetch waybill and shipping label and place pickup request

Track Shipment API: Track your Spring GDS shipment using AWB and Courier Partner
Cancellation API Cancel shipment manifested on Courier Partner for faster returns
EDD API: Show estimated delivery date for shipments on the order checkout page
NDR Action update: Updates the after NDR action directly on courier company’s database
Return Web-hooks: Track your return shipment using AWB and Courier Partner using web-hooks




How does it work?

Once integrated with ClickPost, you will never have to manually integrate with any other carrier EVER AGAIN


Step 1 - Select The Courier


Step 2 - Enter API Key


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