The name of the shipping carrier used to ship the item. This field and the ShipmentTrackingNumber
field are mutually dependent. When you submit ShippingCarrierUsed
, you must also supply a value for ShipmentTrackingNumber
. When you submit ShipmentTrackingNumber
, you must also supply a value for ShippingCarrierUsed
When the site ID is Austria, Poland, or UK, ShippingCarrierUsed
can be any value, because it is not checked by eBay. For all other sites, only the following characters are allowed: letters (
), numbers (
), space, and dash (
). The site ID is specified in the CompleteSale
request header. Note: Commonly used shipping carriers can be found by calling GeteBayDetails with DetailName set to
ShippingCarrierDetails and examining the returned ShippingCarrierDetails.ShippingCarrier field. However, as of release 961, ShippingCarrierCodeType contains the most current list of shipping carriers and the countries served by each carrier. The GeteBayDetails call is being updated to provide the same information more conveniently in an upcoming release. For the CompleteSale call
For the Get calls
- This field is not case sensitive in the CompleteSale request.
- When using UPS Mail Innovations, supply the value
UPS-MI. Buyers will subsequently be sent to the UPS Mail Innovations website for tracking status.
- When using FedEx SmartPost, supply the value
FedEx. Buyers will subsequently be sent to the FedEx web site for tracking status.
: When using the Global Shipping Program, this field returns a value of
Returned only if set.