Package Tracking System FAQ

As you already know, parcel tracking helps people monitor their parcels from the point of sale until it reaches their destination. However, many people usually have questions to ask about parcel tracking. This post aims to look at some of the major questions asked by people about global package tracking.

What is a Tracking ID?

In simple terms, a tracking ID or number refers to a number assigned to a package when it is shipped. It helps people know the exact location of their packages. A tracking number is particularly important for time-sensitive deliveries since it updates the buyer with the parcel's location at every point in time.

It is usually included in the barcode attached to a package and can easily be scanned using a smartphone or barcode reader. Some of the United States' couriers that use tracking numbers include FedEx, US Postal Service, and UPS. 

It usually consists of 8 to 40 alphanumerical characters. A USPS tracking ID usually consists of 20-22 digits, UPS consists of 18 alphanumerical characters, China Post track consists of 13 characters, while FedEx freight tracking ID usually consists of 12 to 14 characters. With a tracking ID, you can easily track package from China, Australia, and other countries around the world.

If you need to track a container, then you need to specify the container number, which consists of owner code (3 letters), category identical (1 letter), serial number (6 digits) and check digit.

How do I track my International Parcel?

Whether it's an international or a local parcel, tracking a package is very easy and straightforward. Once the seller has handed over the parcel to a courier for delivery, the seller will send you the parcel's tracking details. All you need to do is visit the website of any reputable package tracking website and enter the parcel's tracking ID. With this, you will be able to track the movements of your parcel at any time.

You can also track your cargo using the SeaRates Tracking System. Tracking System allows to determine the current position of a given container on the World Map. To track the location of the container, just specify the bill of lading, container, booking number.

Where is my Package?

This is another question usually asked by many first-timers. They want to know where exactly their package is. Knowing the location of your package is very important as it would give you peace of mind, knowing that your parcel is on its way. Knowing the location of your package is very easy. Once you have the tracking ID of your expected package, all you have to do is enter it into any reliable package tracking website. If correctly entered, you will be able to see the location of your package at any time.

What to do if I didn't receive my Package?

Although this rarely happens. Sometimes, a parcel's tracking may stop updating due to a delay in delivery or a problem with the courier's tracking system. If the package has passed its estimated delivery date and you haven't received it, the best thing to do is contact the seller. The seller will be able to contact the courier agency to find out what's happening with the parcel's shipment. One thing is certain; the issue would be resolved.

These are some of the major questions asked by many first-timers. Hopefully, you've been able to learn a few things about global package tracking.

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