Want to fetch all Carrier Names in a .PHP file In a Core PHP file which is available in a inner folder of Magento,

For Ex. MagentoRootFolder/CorePHPFolder/File.php**

For Using Magento Code Externally I am using following Code :

require_once('../app/Mage.php'); //Path to Magento
// extra code 
        // **Here I need Code** to Get *All Shipping Carrier List*
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    Can you please be more clear? What do you mean by the $this object. Do you want to use Magento core functionality? What have you tried so far? – Sander Mangel Mar 30 '15 at 9:10
  • @Sander, Forget about $this, I want to get Courier List in a Core PHP file which is available in a inner folder of Magento, For Ex. MagentoRoot/CorePHPFolder/File.php – LuFFy Mar 30 '15 at 9:20

Using the Mage_Shipping_Model_Config model you can get a list of active carriers, their code in Magento and the model used for that carrier.


returns an array with the code as key, the model as value.

To get the name or any other System > Configuration value you could use the code

  • its providing following output : postimg.org/image/no8eiyzcn in print_r(Mage::getSingleton('shipping/config')->getActiveCarriers()); – LuFFy Mar 30 '15 at 9:32
  • yes, that is correct, it's an object – Sander Mangel Mar 30 '15 at 9:34
  • But I am not seeing any courier name in it. :( – LuFFy Mar 30 '15 at 9:36
  • You could use the code to retrieve the name field from the core_config_data table. Updated my answer – Sander Mangel Mar 30 '15 at 9:43
  • Hmm alright, i try my efforts too.. :) – LuFFy Mar 30 '15 at 9:48

If you are looking for all the carriers, use the below code for reference.

$carriersData = array();
$carriers = Mage::getsingleton("shipping/config")->getAllCarriers();
foreach($carriers as $code => $method){
    $carriersData[$code] = array(
        "title"     => Mage::getStoreConfig("carriers/$code/title"),
        "methods"   => $method->getMethods(),

That will get you all the shipping modules, even if there are custom ones installed from other modules.


Robs answer is great, but if you just need the custom once like in my case then the following

$carriers = array();
$carrierInstances = Mage::getSingleton('shipping/config')->getAllCarriers();
$carriers['custom'] = Mage::helper('sales')->__('Custom Value');
foreach ($carrierInstances as $code => $carrier) {
    if ($carrier->isTrackingAvailable()) {
        $carriers[$code] = $carrier->getConfigData('title');

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