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Container Info API

Container info API for fetching details of cargo containers in bulk or individually by Flexport
Get access to the database made by Flexport to take advantage of this container info API for fetching details of cargo containers in bulk or individually. Several ideas of the possible filters are page, per, f. Shipment. Id, f. Container_number, f. Metadata and id, use these to determine the data output. The database has global data coverage available. Programmers who are using this cargo container details API, use it for a wide variety of possible use cases, some of which are; displaying freight cargo container details, eCommerce optimization, simplifying supply chain tasks, creating/optimizing maritime operations and more. The possibilities are countless ofcourse and it is certain that other business cases occur, so experiment with the API for your business case and it should be interesting to see what comes out of it. It is used by small business, medium business and enterprises, the customers use the data within the freight, maritime, logistics, import, export and trade industry. Certain ideas of the type of company who uses the data are freight and logistics companies, importers, exporters and international traders.

Container Info API endpoints

GET
GET
/ocean/shipment_containers
/ocean/shipment_containers/{id}
GET /ocean/shipment_containers
GET /ocean/shipment_containers/{id}
To be able to use this platform for fetching details of cargo containers in bulk or individually, you should communicate with the API endpoint; /ocean/shipment_containers to receive a similar response as in the response of the example. Put the API endpoint in the URL to make the request. The API documentation works with all major coding languages, simply attach the API key parameter to the API endpoint URL and set it to your personal API key to begin receiving the required data. For the appropriate parameters and objects, check the object and description table of the container info API that clarifies them.

API filter parameters for container info data

Below you can see the available filters with the container info API.
Filters
page id
per
f.shipment.id
f.container_number
f.metadata

API object attributes

Clarify the objects and their related description with the table to be able to make use of the system also make use of the parameters applicable to be able to get the required data as a response output.
Objects Description
_object
metadata
id
container_type
container_number
container_size
seal_number
estimated_departure_date
actual_departure_date
estimated_arrival_date
actual_arrival_date
estimated_pickup_date
actual_pickup_date
estimated_delivery_date
actual_delivery_date
last_free_day_date
empty_returned_date
cargo_ready_date
available_for_pickup_date
estimated_available_for_pickup_date
etc etc

Output response of container info API

In the code box customers can find the response preview. Opt-in to the full data output due to this being limited to make it more readable.
				
					{
  "_object": "/api/response",
  "self": "https://api.flexport.com",
  "version": 2,
  "data": {
    "_object": "/api/collections/paginated",
    "prev": "https://api.flexport.com/ocean/shipment_containers?page=1",
    "next": "https://api.flexport.com/ocean/shipment_containers?page=3",
    "data": [
      {
        "_object": "/ocean/shipment_container",
        "metadata": {},
        "id": 283910,
        "container_type": "dry",
        "container_number": "BWSE3982156",
        "container_size": "fourty_ft",
        "seal_number": "UE_WQ2934875",
        "estimated_departure_date": "2019-02-06T19:28:25.000+00:00",
        "actual_departure_date": "2019-02-06T19:28:25.000+00:00",
        "estimated_arrival_date": "2019-02-06T19:28:25.000+00:00",
        "actual_arrival_date": "2019-02-06T19:28:25.000+00:00",
        "estimated_pickup_date": "2019-02-06T19:28:25.000+00:00",
        "actual_pickup_date": "2019-02-06T19:28:25.000+00:00",
        "estimated_delivery_date": "2019-02-06T19:28:25.000+00:00",
        "actual_delivery_date": "2019-02-06T19:28:25.000+00:00",
        "last_free_day_date": "2019-02-16T00:00:00.000Z",
        "empty_returned_date": "2019-02-28",
        "cargo_ready_date": "2019-02-06",
        "available_for_pickup_date": "2019-02-16T00:00:00.000Z",
        "estimated_available_for_pickup_date": "2019-02-16T00:00:00.000Z",
        "shipment": {
          "_object": "/api/refs/object",
          "ref_type": "/shipment",
          "link": "https://api.flexport.com/shipments/123",
          "id": 123
        },
        "container_legs": {
          "_object": "/api/refs/collection",
          "ref_type": "/ocean/shipment_container_leg",
          "link": "https://api.flexport.com/ocean/shipment_container_legs?f.shipment_container.id=123"
        },
        "items": [
          {
            "_object": "/shipment_item",
            "id": 29820,
            "total_units": 523,
            "total_weight": {
              "_object": "/quantity/weight",
              "value": 224.02,
              "unit": "kg"
            },
            "total_volume": {
              "_object": "/quantity/volume",
              "value": 8200,
              "unit": "cbm"
            },
            "purchase_order_number": "PO002811",
            "product": {
              "_object": "/product",
              "id": 84291,
              "name": "AC Adapter 12V",
              "sku": "WDVCDFD-RM00472"
            }
          }
        ]
      }
    ]
  }
}
				
			

SDKs

The data output via the API is provided in JSON format and SDKs are available by email for all main programming languages e. G. JAVA, C#, PHP, Python, Javascript, Scala, Swift, NodeJS, R, Ruby, VueJS, Strest, Rust, Go, JQuery and Angular. Just filter the container details API using any of the filter objects start using the SDKs to build the system.

Container Info API pricing

Trials and samples access is freely available if requested, just write an email and inquire for it. Clients can use the container info data and check if this is exactly that what clients are searching for. After testing it, people can determine if they want to move on with the paid version.

Cost of this API

Flexport data access is available to buy with API documentation and provider support.
Prices
Price upon request

Trial

trial is available

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