AfterShip team is excited to announce the launch of a few API and Webhook updates on 26 May 2020
♀️ What are the updates?
1. New field: courier_redirect_link
Customers can modify the delivery instructions (delivery date or address) by visiting the link if supported by a carrier.
Advantage: The new field offers enhanced flexibility to your customers as they can change the delivery address for parcels by visiting the link.
2. New API endpoint: mark_as_completed
With the new API endpoint, you can mark a shipment as delivered, lost, or returned to the sender. The shipment won’t be updated until tracked again.
Advantages:Improved management of shipments and enhanced control over shipment status.
3. New subtag: Shipment lost
Efficiently handle lost parcels using subtag code Exception_013.Also, the status of shipments can be changed manually using the mark_as_completed API endpoint.
Advantages:It offers enhanced shipment status visibility and improved handling of cases where shipments are lost.