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Fuck You to the USPS and Their Useless Tracking System

Discussion in 'What the F??!?' started by the Streif, Aug 17, 2012.

  1. the Streif

    the Streif ¡¡¡¡sıʞunɹɹɹɹɹɹɹℲ
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    It's been a week since my package has been shipped and not one update. Not even an acknowledgement of receipt of the package. And yes, the tracking number is correct, I talked to the sender and he confirmed the number.
     
  2. fletcher

    fletcher Darkness always says hello.
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    That tracking system is complete garbage. Most of the time when I tracked packages the number wasnt even in the system.
     
  3. stevethrower

    stevethrower Got Sig?

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    Was it FedEx smart post... basically they ship it to your local post office... and I have had the tracking number not work on the USPS site but work on FedEx site.
     
  4. the Streif

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    Nope, just tried FedEx's tracking site. No dice.
     
  5. gleet

    gleet What's black and white and red all over?

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    Mine will say nothing nothing nothing nothing delivered. Yeah, thanks a hell of a lot you money losing piece of shit agency.
     
  6. LZMF1

    LZMF1 Semi-Eviscerated

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    yup.....USPS tracking is a joke. it'll only tell you 3 things: your shipping info has been received, your package is in transit, and it has been delivered......that's it.

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  7. TomC

    TomC uppity neobarb

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    I've got many package from eBay at my home before the 1st update. You get info received then delivered day after you get it.
     
  8. SatansCheerledr

    SatansCheerledr Ideologically Unsound

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  9. Dikbag

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    Last time I used USPS tracking It said my package was in Utah, turns out it was on my porch.
     
  10. Ballbuster1

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    I just got a package. No news after it arrived from China
    into NYC. I get home and there's an attempted delivery slip.
    I pick up the package at lunch today and an hour later I got
    3 emails updating it's position thru Philly to my house and
    then a confirmation it was picked up at the post office.
     
  11. whiskeyguy

    whiskeyguy PR representative for Drunk Whiskeyguy.

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    Yup, USPS tracking is pretty much only good for determining if something you sent was delivered. FedEx tracking (as long as they don't dump the package onto USPS at some point) seems to be the best.
     
  12. Lil'GlubGlub

    Lil'GlubGlub You may call me Chef Glub

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    I always use boxoh.com for tracking packages.
     
  13. whiskeyguy

    whiskeyguy PR representative for Drunk Whiskeyguy.

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    Check out packagetrackr.com, it might be better... especially when it comes to tracking multiple shipments. The only thing it lacks is an Android app.
     
  14. Devo37

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    i used the usps site recently to track a package i sent. worked fine for me, with about a dozen location updates.

    the only problem was that the package kept bouncy back and forth between 2 sorting centers, but that's a different topic.
     
  15. Your_Moms_Box

    Your_Moms_Box Free Shit / Socialism 2016

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    The post office doesn't offer tracking, the only thing they offer is delivery confirmation.

    It also costs about 1/10'th of what it would cost to get a package sent UPS/Fedex so stop bitching.
     
  16. gleet

    gleet What's black and white and red all over?

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    Hello, Newman.
     
  17. stevethrower

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    I ordered some stuff from LL Bean (shipped via UPS)... it went from Freeport ME past my house to Chelmsford MA (NW of Baferston) then past my house again to the post office in Wells ME... then prob past my house again before it gets delivered to the post office in my town...
     
  18. stevethrower

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    Actually 4 times... as the postal worker guy starts at the bottom of the road delivering... feh.
     
  19. LZMF1

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    i use Package Tracker Pro on my android devices.....it fucking rules. i forgot the cost of the app but i can tell you from personal experience that it is worth the asking price.

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