About China Post
Owned by the State Post Bureau of the People's Republic of China, China Post is the official postal service of China. Main business scope of China Post includes: domestic and international mail delivery services, circulation of newspapers, journals and books, postal remittance services, issuing of stamps, postal express delivery and logistics services, e-business, confidential correspondence communication, postal financial services, a variety of postal agency businesses and other businesses that allowed by the state of China.
China Postal Services:
International services for China Post include Small Parcel, Large Package and EMS. The Small parcel and large package of China Post can be tracked if registered. According to transportation methods, it can be divided into three categories: Air Parcel, Surface Air Lift (SAL) Parcel, and Surface Parcel. China post air mail/parcel is the mostly used one which is cheap and convenient. EMS is faster than China Post Mail but more expensive.
China Post Small Packet
China Post International Small Parcel service is for the delivery of lightweight items below two kilograms from China to other countries and regions. It’s the most economic one among all express ways. Items such as small parts, accessories, clothes, and more articles for daily use are fit to deliver by this way. Now, it’s greatly used in e-commerce market such as Ebay, Amazon, AliExpress...and by individual customers.
China Post Large Package
The International large package service is offered by China Post for the delivery of the items over 2kg and less than 20kg, 30kg or 40kg. It fits for those packages with large sizes but are not urgent for shipment so much. Compared with EMS and other express means, the large package service is much cheaper. It can be tracked and traced with shipment status if it's registered. Click to learn more about this service:
EMS(Express Mail Service)
China International EMS is a shipment delivery service offered by China Postal Express & Logistics and other postal operators in the world. It delivers documents, materials, urgent letters and all kinds of goods from and to other countries with fast speed and high reliability.
China International E-commerce Express Services
China Postal Code
Composed with digital numbers, the postal code (zip code) is used when mailing a letter or posting a parcel/package. A postal code usually stands for a certain area that the residents or companies located and used for mailing to improve the efficiency and accuracy. China postal code is composed of 6 digital numbers. Click the following links to get the codes for major Chinese cities.
Hong Kong Post Packet Tracking
Hong Kong Post International Small Packet (also called Hong Kong packet in short or Hong Kong Post Air Mail) is an economic way to deliver items less than 2kg. To most of the destination countries, it only takes about 7 to 20 days to reach.
For a normal Hong Kong Post packet, the tracking number should be composed of 13 digits starting with the letter "R" and ending with "HK".E.g.: RC987654321HK
Singapore Post Packet Tracking
Singapore Post Packet is one of the most popular delivery ways for foreign commerce sellers on eBay and other e-commerce platforms. It aims at the products which are less than 2kg. It has a low rate of loss and only needs about 7 – 15 days to reach most of the countries.
The tracking number of a Singapore Post packet is composed of 13 digits which starts with R or other letters followed by 9 numbers and ended with SG.
DHL is the market leader in global express industry. It's one of the subsidiary companies of Deutsche Post DHL. The estimated delivery time for a DHL package is 2 to 7 working days.
A formal tracking number of DHL is composed with ten digits, e.g. 1234567890. They are between 000000011 and 9999999996.
FedEx (Federal Express) is an international express and mail services company with the headquarter based in Memphis, Tennessee, United States
The tracking number of FedEx is usually composed of 12 digits (For example: 8600 0111 1077). There are also other formats exist such as 15 digits, 20 digits and 22 digits.
UPS (short for United Parcel Service of America) is one of the largest express carrier and package delivery company in the world. Its service covers more than 220 countries and territories. Also it could deliver packages to every address in North America and Europe. In general, a UPS package only needs about 2 – 5 days to reach its destination.
The tracking number for UPS is usually composed with 18 characters starting with 1Z. e.g.1Z9999999999999999
USPS (short for the United States Postal Service) is one of largest mail services in USA and the world. Set up in 1775, it’s an independent organization of U.S. federal government.
The most common tracking number format is 20 digits (e.g. 9999 9999 9999 9999 9999), or a combination of 13 alphabetic and numeric characters, usually starting with 2 alphabets, following by 9 digits, and ending by "US" (e.g. EA 888 888 666 US).