Retry a Manifest

HTTP Request

GET /v1/manifests?originalTransactionId={transaction_id}


This operation retries a Create Manifest request that was submitted but received no response. You can use this operation only if the request received no response at all. If the request returned an error, you must instead create a new manifest.

Important: This operation does not apply to Newgistics or PB Presort.

Things to Consider

  1. Do not use this operation if the request returned an error. Instead use create a new manifest.
  2. This operation does not apply to Newgistics or PB Presort.

Request URIs


Query Parameter

Name Description
originalTransactionId Required. The X-PB-TransactionId that was used when the original manifest was submitted.

Request Header

Authorization Required. OAuth token generated using the Generate an OAuth Token API.
X-PB-UnifiedErrorStructure Recommended. Set this to true to use the standard error object if an error occurs.

Response Elements


The API call sends and receives a Manifest Object. The table below describes all possible fields in a Manifest Object, including those used in manifest requests.
Some fields and values below do not apply to this operation and are marked accordingly.

Name Data Type Description
carrier String

Required. The carrier to which the manifest applies.

For some operations, this field is not present in the response.

Valid values:

  • USPS
  • NEWGISTICS - Valid only in a Create Manifest request
  • PBPresort - Valid only in a Create Manifest request
submissionDate String

Required. The time and date the shipments are to be tendered to the carrier. The time and date must be in UTC/GMT and in one of the following formats:

  • YYYY-MM-DD HH:mm:ss
  • YYYY-MM-DD HH:mm:ss.SSS
fromAddress Address Object

Conditional. The shipment origin address.

Required for:

inductionPostalCode String

Conditional. Postal code where the shipments are tendered to the carrier.

This field does not apply to Newgistics manifests.

parcelTrackingNumbers Array[String]

Identifies shipments by their tracking numbers. List one or more shipment tracking numbers, separated by commas.

This field does not apply to Newgistics manifests.

parameters Array[Object]

Conditional. Each object in the array defines a different manifest parameter. This field is used only in the request and is not returned in the response.

Required for Newgistics manifests (closeouts).

        name String The name of the manifest parameter.
        value String The value of the manifest parameter.
manifestId String Response Only. The unique manifest ID.
manifestTrackingNumber String Response Only, USPS Only. The manifest tracking number.
documents Array[Documents Object]

Response Only. The manifest.

This field is not returned for a Newgistics manifest.

Sample Request

curl -X GET .../v1/manifests?originalTransactionId=manifest-abc-111 \
-H "Authorization: Bearer <oauth_token>" \
-H "X-PB-UnifiedErrorStructure: true"

Sample Response

    "carrier": "USPS",
    "submissionDate": "2017-07-12 00:00:00.0",
    "fromAddress": { ... },
    "parcelTrackingNumbers": [
    "manifestId": "9475709899581000147106",
    "manifestTrackingNumber": "9475709899581000147106",
    "documents": [ {
        "type": "MANIFEST",
        "contentType": "URL",
        "contents": "https://.../usps/872060188/scanform/5c080c0ccd6b4d5aa5dfbf1957f12ce8.pdf"
    } ]

Error Codes

For a list of all PB Shipping APIs error codes, please see Error Codes.