DHL

With DHL modules in Make, you can track shipments in your DHL account and make API calls

To get started with DHL, create an account at developer.dhl.com.

Connecting DHL to Make

To make a connection, you need to obtain an API key by creating an app in your DHL account.

  1. Log in to your DHL developers account.

  2. Click your avatar in the top-right corner to take you to the user dashboard.

  3. Click Create App.

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  4. Give your new app a name.

  5. Select the APIs you want to use. The APIs you need to select to use all the DHL modules in Make are:

    • Shipment Status (DHL Global Forwarding)

    • Shipment Tracking (DHL Global Forwarding)

    • Shipment Tracking (Unified)

    For each API selected, click the plus sign under Add to app to enable the API.

  6. Once you have selected al the necessary APIs, click Create App.

  7. Select your newly created app from the list.

  8. Next to API key, click Show key and copy the API key to your clipboard.

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  9. Go to your Make scenario and select the DHL module you want to use.

  10. Under Connection, click Add.

  11. Give your new connection a name.

  12. Paste the API key in the filed below.

  13. Click Save.

You have successfully established the connection.

Shipment Trackings

Track a Shipment (Unified)

Retrieves up-to-the-minute shipment status report.

Connection

Establish a connection to your DHL account.

Tracking number

Enter the tracking number of the shipment for which to return the information.

Service

Select which service (provider) should be used to resolve the tracking number.

  • Express

  • Parcel-DE

  • eCommerce

  • DGF

  • Parcel-UK

  • Post-DE

  • Sameday

  • Freight

  • Parcel-NL

  • Parcel-PL

  • DSC

Requester Country Code

Select the country of the consumer of the API response.

Origin Country Code

Select the country of the shipment origin.

Recipient Postal Code

Enter the postal code of the destination address.

Language

Enter the language code for the response. For example: en.

Limit

Enter the maximum number of results Make returns during one scenario execution cycle.

Track a Shipment (DHL Global Forwarding)

Retrieves shipment information by shipment house bill number.

Connection

Establish a connection to your DHL account.

House Bill

Enter the house bill number of the shipment you want to track.

Get a House Bill Number

Retrieves a house bill number.

Connection

Establish a connection to your DHL account.

Search Type

Specify one of the supported search-types.

  • Customer Reference

  • Masterbill

  • Container Number

Value

Enter a value.

Shipment Statuses

Get a Shipment Status

Retrieves shipment status information by shipment's house bill number.

Connection

Establish a connection to your DHL account.

House Bill

Enter the house bill number of the shipment you want to get a status for.