DHL Express MyDHL API

Created for developers, DHL Express MyDHL API combines the benefits of DHL Express with current in-house shipping processes. This solution integrates into your website to connect with your existing order entry, warehouse management, and other business software systems to help you optimize and grow your business.

Visit the DHL Express customer account request page if you are not yet a DHL Express customer, or if you already have a DHL Express account log in to the DHL API Developer Portal to get started.

DHL Express - MyDHL API Integration Requirements

Connection Requirements:

  • An active account with DHL Express - MyDHL API

  • DHL Shipper Account Number

  • API Key

  • API Secret

Optional Connection Elements

  • DHL Payer Account Number

  • DHL Duties Taxes Account Number

  • DHL Location Finder API Key

Connect DHL Express MyDHL API to ShipEngine

To connect your DHL Express MyDHL API account in the ShipEngine dashboard:

  1. Select the DHL Express MyDHL API tile from the Available Carriers pop-up window.

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  2. Enter your DHL Express MyDHL API DHL Shipper Account Number, API Key, and API Secret into the corresponding fields.

    Optional: You may also enter your DHL Payer Account Number, DHL Duties Taxes Account Number, and DHL Location Finder API Key, although they are not required.

  3. Click the Connect button.

Available Features for DHL Express - MyDHL API Integration

The ShipEngine integration with DHL Express - MyDHL API supports the following standard features and services:

Additional Features for DHL Express MyDHL API

The ShipEngine integration with DHL Express MyDHL API allows for the following additional features:

Feature

Description

Contains Dry Ice

You can send shipments that contain dry ice.

Saturday Delivery

Saturday Delivery available

The carrier can be used to create domestic shipping labels.

The carrier can be used to create international shipping labels.

ShipEngine will submit international customs declarations electronically to the carrier.

The carrier can be used to create domestic return labels.

When an API call is made to the Rates endpoint, ShipEngine will return estimated shipping rates for the carrier based on the connected account information and shipment details.

Shipment insurance, provided by the shipment's selected carrier, can be added to the shipment in ShipEngine. This insurance would be in addition to any default coverage already provided by that carrier.

Shipping labels created for this carrier will include a tracking number that can be used to view the shipment status on the carrier's tracking website. Tracking may not be available for all shipping services.

Shipment manifests and End of Day documents are submitted electronically to the carrier by ShipEngine.

Shipment manifests and End of Day documents are generated as PDF files that can be printed along with shipping labels. Because these documents are not electronically submitted, physical copies must be provided to the carrier.

ShipEngine can print your brand logo on shipping labels from carriers that support this feature. Add your logo in the ShipEngine Dashboard.

ShipEngine can include additional information on a shipping label that is specified in the label request, if supported by the carrier.

This carrier can be used to create multi-package shipments, where multiple labels are created for a single shipment and the individual packages are linked together in a single shipment record with a master tracking number.

You can connect this carrier to ShipEngine multiple times using different accounts and choose which account will be used to create each shipment.

The carrier can be used to create domestic shipping labels.

The carrier can be used to create international shipping labels.

ShipEngine will submit international customs declarations electronically to the carrier.

The carrier can be used to create domestic return labels.

When an API call is made to the Rates endpoint, ShipEngine will return estimated shipping rates for the carrier based on the connected account information and shipment details.

Shipment insurance, provided by the shipment's selected carrier, can be added to the shipment in ShipEngine. This insurance would be in addition to any default coverage already provided by that carrier.

Shipping labels created for this carrier will include a tracking number that can be used to view the shipment status on the carrier's tracking website. Tracking may not be available for all shipping services.

Shipment manifests and End of Day documents are submitted electronically to the carrier by ShipEngine.

Shipment manifests and End of Day documents are generated as PDF files that can be printed along with shipping labels. Because these documents are not electronically submitted, physical copies must be provided to the carrier.

ShipEngine can print your brand logo on shipping labels from carriers that support this feature. Add your logo in the ShipEngine Dashboard.

ShipEngine can include additional information on a shipping label that is specified in the label request, if supported by the carrier.

This carrier can be used to create multi-package shipments, where multiple labels are created for a single shipment and the individual packages are linked together in a single shipment record with a master tracking number.

You can connect this carrier to ShipEngine multiple times using different accounts and choose which account will be used to create each shipment.