Usps express tracking not updating
Because of my new policy, I no longer drop off packages on Sundays and holidays or after 5PM.If you print shipping labels for multiple packages at a time, there is a point where e Bay gives you the option to print out a scan list.I was about to call the USPS when the scan finally came through.My solution is to wait in line and have the clerks hand scan in my packages.The clerks then just scan your list and not each individual item. I came at a later time than normal, so maybe I need to be careful about my timing.When I check the tracking numbers, I don’t necessarily see the scan right after I’ve brought the packages in.Sometimes I can view more tracking information there than I can on the ebay site.
My buyer had contacted me about a week after I had dropped it in the drop box, and I told him that media mail is slower and that he should wait a few more days.
It’s just making me really anxious about trusting them to do their job when I drop things off using their drop box.
As long as a package is scanned at some point in the journey from you to buyer, it will be ok, even if the USPS skips the acceptance scan. I once had the post office scan all my stuff as “Delivered” instead of “Accepted”.
I’m actually in awe of how few problems we’ve had in 10 years mailing tens of thousands of packages. I do realize I refunded my buyer prematurely, but I really want to be a good seller. I guess my worry is that if they accept a package but lose it without scanning it how do I prove they even have the package?
I’m better now realizing that all sellers deal with this issue, but I also still feel like my particular location just started to become a bit more lazy. This was a lesson, I didn’t realize initially what was going on. I found a few of my first class packages didn’t get scanned until they were delivered.