USPS

USPS Tracking

USPS is a global logistics services company in the United States of America

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Track USPS packages

USPS

USPS (United States Postal Service) is independent agency of the of the United States federal government responsible for providing postal service in the United States, USPS was formed in July 1, 1971 and Headquartered in L'Enfant Plaza Washington, D.C. 20260, USA. USPS employs more than 653,167 employees, USPS also operates 31,330 post offices in the United States and an estimated 227,896 delivery vehicles, USPS also delivers about 128.8 billion packages annually.

To provide express delivery services to all USPS customers, USPS has partnered with top US express delivery services such as FedEx, UPS and DHL.

Some customers prefer express deliveries because they prefer to have their packages delivered quickly even if its cost is higher, and some prefer regular or economical delivery services because it is budget friendly. These are the most frequently used delivery services offered by USPS :

  • Priority Mail Express service.
  • Priority Mail service.
  • First-Class Mail service.
  • First-Class Package service.
  • USPS Retail Ground service.
  • Media Mail service.

How do I track USPS packages?

To track a USPS packages, put the tracking number in the field above, click on "Carrier" button and select "USPS", if you are not sure which carrier delivers your shipment, then leave the system to choose the carrier automatically on your behalf, after that click on "Track" button, then you will be redirected to the tracking results page where you will find detailed information about your shipment including locations and dates.

How does USPS tracking numbers look like?

USPS tracking number has many forms and the common form has 13 characters in length it starts with 2 letters A to Z followed by 9 digits followed by United States 2 letter country code "US" e.g. AA300214968US, LA018759346US, RA652548932US.

the tracking number also has forms that contain only digits e.g. 92025468752169852465298031, 420210220034598754682169012485.

All USPS tracking numbers can be summarized as follows:

(# = Letter / * = number /! = Number or letter)

  • A# *** *** *** US
  • C# *** *** *** US
  • D# *** *** *** US
  • E# *** *** *** US
  • G# *** *** *** US
  • H# *** *** *** US
  • L# *** *** *** US
  • R# *** *** *** US
  • S# *** *** *** US
  • T# *** *** *** US
  • U# *** *** *** US
  • V# *** *** *** US
  • 82 *** *** **
  • 83 *** *** **
  • M4 *** *** **
  • V0 *** *** **
  • CH00 *** *** *
  • LH00 *** *** *
  • 92 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
  • 420 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
  • 420 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *
  • E1905 *** * !*** **** *** *** *** *** *** *** * **
  • E1906 *** * !*** **** *** *** *** *** *** *** * **
  • L1905 *** * !*** **** *** *** *** *** *** *** * **
  • L1906 *** * !*** **** *** *** *** *** *** *** * **

How do I find my USPS tracking number?

  • When you send a shipment using USPS, you will be given a receipt of your parcel with a lot of information including tracking number.
  • The insurance receipt for the product also contains the tracking number. Some people buy insurance on their packages when the value of the product is more than $ 50.
  • If you ship your parcel via usps.com, you will receive an email with your tracking number.
  • In case of buying from online stores like Amazon, eBay … etc., the seller will provide you with the tracking number by sending it to your e-mail address, or you will find it on the orders page.

How long does it take for USPS to deliver your packages?

For domestic parcels (delivered within the territory of the United States), the delivery time should be as follows:

  • 1-2 days for Priority Mail Express service.
  • 1-3 days for Priority Mail service.
  • 1-5 days for First-Class Mail service.
  • 2-5 days for First-Class Package service.
  • 2-8 days for USPS Retail Ground service.
  • 2-8 days for Media Mail service.

For international parcels the delivery time should be as follows:

  • 1-3 days for Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) service.
  • 3-5 days for Priority Mail Express International service.
  • 6-10 days for Priority Mail International service.
  • 7-21 days for First-Class Package International service.
  • 7-21 days for First-Class Mail International service.

All this delivery time information is based on the official USPS website and the delivery time may change depending on the destination city or country location, for example, the delivery time from the United States to Canada will be fast compared to the delivery time for Middle East countries.

What does it mean that the parcel or shipment is in a "in transit" state for USPS?

When we say that the product is in the transit phase, this means that the parcel is on the way to delivery.

What does it mean that the parcel or shipment is in a "delivery" state for the USPS company?

Delivered means that the recipient of the parcel has received it and the delivery process has ended.

What does it mean that the package or shipment is in a "Return to Sender" state for USPS?

This sentence means that the owner of the parcel has not received it for any reason, and after the expiry of the delivery period, it is automatically returned to the sender.

What is the procedure used in case of theft or loss of the package or shipment?

In case of theft and evidence is provided, take pictures and send them to USPS. In case you have insurance , the company will compensate you for what you lost. In case of theft, contact the seller and you will be able to obtain a replacement or refund.

What does it mean that the parcel or shipment is in a "out of delivery" condition for USPS?

This sentence means that the parcel has left the shipping center towards its final destination