Direct Freight Express (AU)

ShipEngine supports the Road Express service from Direct Freight Express for domestic shipments originating in Australia.

Direct Freight Express Requirements

Connection Requirements:

  • An active account with Direct Freight Express

  • Your Direct Freight Express account information:

    • Account Number

    • Site ID (The Site ID is the same number as your sender/site location number.)

    • Add Consignment API Key

    • Pricing API Key

    • Other API Key

Your API Keys Will Be Provided by Direct Freight Express

When you register for API keys in the Direct Freight Express web portal under "Developer Centre," request the following API keys:

  • Book Pickup API Key

  • Add Consignment API Key

  • Pricing API Key

  • Tracking API Key

You will receive three API keys back from Direct Freight Express, which you can then use to connect your Direct Freight Express account to ShipStation:

  • Add Consignment API Key

  • Pricing API Key

  • Other API Key (This API Key is a combination of the Book Pickup and Tracking API Keys.)

Connect Direct Freight Express to ShipEngine

To connect your Direct Freight Express account in the ShipEngine dashboard:

  1. Select the Direct Freight Express tile from the Available Carriers pop-up window.

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  2. Enter your Direct Freight Express Account Number, Site ID, and API Keys into the corresponding fields.

  3. Click the Connect button.

Available Features for the Direct Freight Express Integration

ShipEngine's integration with Direct Freight Express supports the following standard features:

Domestic ShippingInternational ShippingElectronic Customs SubmissionReturn LabelsEstimated RatesCarrier InsuranceTrackingEnd of Day (PDF)Label BrandingLabel MessagesMulti-package ShippingMultiple Accounts

Additional Details about the Direct Freight Express Integration

  • Manifesting (creating End of Day forms) is not required because Direct Freight Express postage is charged upon the creation of the shipping label.

  • Direct Freight may apply a charge if you send a void label request after 18:30 local Site ID time.

Domestic ShippingInternational ShippingElectronic Customs SubmissionReturn LabelsEstimated RatesCarrier InsuranceTrackingEnd of Day (PDF)Label BrandingLabel MessagesMulti-package ShippingMultiple Accounts