Some people have never ever looked into parcel tracking maybe it’s because all your parcels are arriving safely. So, they never really care to keep track of their parcels or goods in transit. However, on the day when one of their parcels goes missing, especially if it is the one that they are desperately waiting for or is a goods that is highly crucial to their business. This problem even becomes worse If you do not have the parcel tracking number in place, because that can often take you a long time to find. Almost all parcel carriers available today now offer sophisticated and accurate parcel tracking systems as part of their service to their customers. All you have to do is get your parcels collection identification number. Then you can easily log on to the internet, type in your parcel ID number so you can see where your parcel is in real time.
Though the truth still remains that you cannot give the exact delivery time because you do not know how many deliveries the carrier has to do before reaching you. Being able to track/check your parcels or goods at all times of day or night gives you far more confidence in your parcel delivery service. Parcel tracking can be easily done by scanning each parcel in a particular transport medium that has a GPS transponder on it. Then the parcel company will be able to know exactly where the parcel is.
How to Track/Check from China
After ordering for goods or you have a parcel from a Chinese supplier, you then have to choose the means of shipment. Most Chinese supplier tends to use the postal services of China Post because they are more convenient and less expensive, although they take a longer time to deliver. The tracking number of parcels usually begins with “R” or “P” or “V” or “C” or “A” or “L” or “CT” and ends with “CN” depending on the size (small, medium or large) and the duration of delivery.
China Post is not the only postal service in China. Other postal services, such as DHL, UPS, TNT and Federal Express are also available to use. The postage is charged according to the weight, size, transportation means and special services. The transit time is subject to change depending on some conditions and delays which can be caused by bad weather, inspection, customs check, invalid number or address and so on. Therefore, the actual delivery time maybe longer than the promised time.
For online shoppers, it is advisable to use large and legit postal services. Then make sure you pay and confirm the payment after you receive your parcels. You can then make use of the various parcel tracking websites to track you parcel or goods to know exactly where it is. According to the statistics of a professional tracking website, it takes as short as 3 days and as long as 180 days for a parcel to reach its destination from China and majority of them have been successfully delivered. With these details, you can now know exactly what you need to do to check/track your parcel from China.