Flexport Parcel Guide

Want to use EasyPost to ship with Flexport Parcel? This guide will break down all the necessary steps to make it happen.

If you haven't generated your first shipping label with EasyPost, we recommend reading our Getting Started Guide to learn how.

Flexport Parcel Overview

Purchase and print shipping labels through Flexport Parcel and benefit from reliable deliveries at heavily discounted rates. Via their diverse suite of carriers and network of sortation centers, they can quickly pick up, sort, and deliver your orders to delight your customers.

Coverage Area

Coverage Area

Flexport Parcel supports US domestic shipments to all 50 states including Hawaii and Alaska for all supported service levels.

Map indicating Flexport Parcel coverage area

Service Levels and Returns

Service Levels

Flexport Parcel delivers on the weekdays only (Mon-Fri) for both service levels and their delivery SLAs are in business days. The service levels supported through EasyPost are listed below. All packages must be received by a Flexport sortation center at the below local times for same-day carrier injection. Pick-up location and transit time from your facility to a sortation center will be taken into account to calculate pickup cutoff times.

  • Expedited (5 business days): 5 PM at Flexport sortation center
  • Standard (7 business days): 7 PM at Flexport sortation center

Flexport has sortation centers located in the following city/zips:

  • ATL: 30213
  • EWR: 08817
  • DFW: 75050
  • LAX: 92518
  • ORD: 60164
  • SFO: 95688

See service levels for all EasyPost-supported carriers.


Returns with Flexport Parcel are not supported through the EasyPost API at this time.

Setting Up Your Flexport Parcel Account

Follow the instructions below to start shipping with Flexport Parcel through EasyPost. If you have not created an EasyPost account, sign up now!

  • Register for a Flexport Parcel shipper account:

    • Register for a Flexport Parcel shipper account on their website, and Flexport will contact you.

    • Let them know you will be using EasyPost's API to purchase labels.

  • Link your Flexport Parcel account with your EasyPost account in our EasyPost Dashboard (Option 1 below) or via our API (Option 2 below)

    • Option 1: Link your Flexport Parcel shipper account to EasyPost through the EasyPost Dashboard:

      • Log in to your EasyPost account and navigate to the Carrier Accounts page.

      • Add your Flexport Parcel account credentials to reflect their service levels in our shipping API.

      • Begin purchasing labels through the EasyPost shipping API

    • Option 2: Add your Flexport Parcel shipper account to EasyPost using our API:

Receiving Accurate Rates

Your agreed-upon rates with Flexport Parcel will return from the Shipping API in real-time, once you set up your Flexport Parcel account within EasyPost.*

*Please note in order to successfully receive accurate rates, Flexport Parcel requires the carrier_facility field to be populated when creating the address object for the from_address with the city code for the sortation center the package will send out from. Take a look at our API documentation here when creating addresses. The city codes for the sortation centers are listed below:

  • Atlanta: ATL
  • Newark: EWR
  • Dallas/Fort Worth: DFW
  • Los Angeles: LAX
  • Chicago: ORD
  • San Francisco: SFO

Generating Shipping Labels

Generating shipping labels for Flexport Parcel is the same as generating them for any other Flexport Parcel with EasyPost. See our Getting Started Guide for help generating your first shipping label.

EasyPost offers native Flexport Parcel labels in PNG and ZPL203 formats.

Dropoffs and Pickups

Flexport Parcel has a national network of sortation centers available for dropoffs in the following city/zips:

  • ATL: 30213
  • EWR: 08817
  • DFW: 75050
  • LAX: 92518
  • ORD: 60164
  • SFO: 95688

Regular pickups can be arranged with the Flexport Parcel Team during the registration process; however, cannot be scheduled through the EasyPost API. Not all shippers may qualify for scheduled pickups with Flexport Parcel depending on Flexport's priorities and policies at the time.


Manifesting is not supported or required for Flexport Parcel.

Tracking Your Flexport Parcel Packages

Tracking statuses are available for all Flexport Parcel shipments. Creating a Tracker for Flexport Parcel is identical to creating a tracker with any other carrier through EasyPost.

Take a look at our Tracking Guide for support in creating your first Tracker.

Predefined Packages

Flexport Parcel does not support predefined packages within the EasyPost shipping API.

Talk to a Shipping Expert

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