Carrier specific requirements

The MyParcel.com API is built to communicate with many carriers. However, each carrier has their own restrictions and requirements for creating shipments. Below you will find a list of carrier specific requirement and restriction that the currently integrated carriers have for a shipment.

bpost

Attribute Requirement
company Max 40 characters.
first_name Max 40 characters together with last_name.
last_name Max 40 characters together with first_name.
street_1 Max 40 characters together with street_number and street_number_suffix.
postal_code Max 8 characters.
city Max 40 characters.
email Max 50 characters.
phone_number Max 20 characters.

DHL Express

Attribute Requirement
first_name Max 45 characters together with last_name.
last_name Max 45 characters together with first_name.
street_1 Max 35 characters together with street_number and street_number_suffix.
street_2 Max 35 characters.
postal_code Max 12 characters.
city Max 35 characters.
email Max 50 characters.
phone_number Max 25 characters.

DPD

Attribute Requirement
first_name Max 25 characters together with last_name.
last_name Max 25 characters together with first_name.
street_1 Max 35 characters together with street_number and street_number_suffix.
street_2 Max 35 characters.
postal_code Max 8 characters.
city Max 35 characters.
email Max 50 characters.
phone_number Max 15 characters.
recipient_address Needs to be an existing address. Address validation is performed when creating the shipment. An incorrect postal code, for example, will cause the shipment registration process to fail.
hs_code Min 8 characters.

Hermes

Attribute Requirement
first_name Max 50 characters.
last_name Max 50 characters.
street_1 Max 32 characters.
street_number Max 10 characters. Dispatches to The Netherlands (NL) must contain a street_number.
street_number_suffix Max 32 characters.
street_2 Max 32 characters.
postal_code Max 10 characters.
city Max 32 characters.
email Max 80 characters.
phone_number Max 15 characters.
description Max 20 characters.
currency Only EUR, GBP, USD are supported.
hs_code Max 10 characters.

PostNL C2C

Attribute Requirement
company Max 35 characters.
first_name Max 20 characters.
last_name Max 32 characters.
street_1 Max 32 characters.
street_number Max 5 characters.
street_number_suffix Max 7 characters.
city Max 25 characters.
phone_number Max 14 characters.
08-07-2021