Frequently Asked Questions
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What is LandedCost.io?
LandedCost.io is a JSON-based landed cost calculator API that provides accurate landed cost calculations for over 220 countries. Our API is a useful solution for online businesses interested in selling merchandise internationally.
What is a landed cost calculator API?
A landed cost calculator API calculates the "landed cost" of shipping merchandise from one country to another. The landed cost includes customs duties, taxes, and fees by taking input data such as the product cost, product weight, product quantity, HS Code, shipping details, and destination country.
Who owns and operates LandedCost.io?
The LandedCost.io is owned and operated by Vine Global Solutions, Inc., a Delware USA corporation founded in 2008. Vine Global Solutions, Inc. is headquartered in Midvale, Utah, USA.
Can I integrate the API with my e-commerce platform?
Yes, our API can be integrated with various e-commerce platforms to provide accurate landed cost calculations during the shopping cart and checkout process. We also offer a Woocommerce plugin that is pre-integrated with our API.
How do I get started with using the landed cost calculator API?
To get started, you can sign up for an API key on by clicking on this link.
Is there a trial period for testing the API?
Yes, we offer a 7-day trial period for testing our API.
What type of support is offered to the businesses that license our API?
We offer technical support to assist with any issues or questions you may have regarding our API. You may reach out to our support team by emailing us at email@example.com.
Data & Sources
How accurate is LandedCost.io data? Where is the data from?
We strive for 100% accuracy for each landed cost calculation. We run hundreds of daily automated tests against our landed cost calculator API to verify data accuracy and performance requirements are met. The data sourced in the calculator comes from a variety of commercial sources and publicly available sources.
How often are the duty rates refreshed?
The duty rates updates are checked every 15 days for new updates for our supported countries. In most cases, duty rates do not change very often, but our automated collection service continuously scans updates. When updates, our data experts review the data before its published to the API for public usage.
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