Carbon Calculation

Can we use the calculator even if we don't ship with Flexport?

Yes, anybody can use the carbon calculation endpoint. Fill out the contact form at and select the API access option to get started.

What information does the carbon calculator need to calculate carbon footprint?

All carbon calculation requests require the following: a transportation mode, a weight, and a distance.

There are several different ways to provide weight and distance, depending on the data you have on hand. Check out our Carbon Calculation API tutorial for examples.