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Why is my package stuck in transit for so long?

There are many reasons that make the package stuck in transit. What should you do if your package is stuck in transit for a long time?

China Post Registered Packages, EMS or e-Packet

A: Stuck in China

1. If you find your package is stuck in China at a transit station or someplace for a week, just wait for more days to see. It may be delayed due to the pile-up of goods. It will be moved again after the backlog problem is solved. Once you find it’s stuck at a station for over 30 days, it may be lost. In this case, you need to contact the seller to reflect the problem and get a solution in time.

2. If it’s stuck at the export customs for over a week, it means the seller needs to pay the tax or declare to the customs. If you can, contact the seller to notice him and solve the problem in time.

3. If there is no update for over a week and the last tracking information shows ‘received by airline’, ‘handed over to the carrier transport’, ‘airline start shipping’ or ‘airline departs’, it means the parcel is under the procession at the airport and waiting for the airspace. China Post air mail between China and most countries generally takes around 7-15 days. The delay is not caused because the plane is slow; but the air freight processes are very complicated. Especially due to the impact of the epidemic, the international air transport capacity is seriously insufficient, and the land, rail, and sea transport capacity of international express couldn’t be an effective supplement or replacement for the insufficient air transport capacity, resulting in the backlog and detention of international mail express at ports.

Note: There is no tracking information after the above-mentioned status until the parcel arrives in the destination country. You’d better have patience to wait during this period. If you couldn’t get update after two months, it’s not normal, it may be lost or still stuck. We suggest you contact the seller to give you a solution in time in this case. China Post and EMS packages are slow at present due to the effect of coronavirus. It usually takes about 20-60 days to reach the destination country.

B: Stuck in the Destination Country

The package could also be stuck at the destination country for many days. One situation is it’s stuck at the customs of the destination country and is waiting the receiver to declare or pay the tax. You need to contact your local courier to check it in this situation; When the package arrives in the destination country, China Post or EMS couldn’t deal with it any more, it will be handed over to the local courier to deliver. Due to the serious shortage of mail processing capacity, slowdown of production, poor logistics, and business shutdowns caused by COVID-19, some countries and regions even have announced that they have stopped receiving international express. This may cause the delivery of the package delayed as well. In this case, you can only wait if you could wait. If no, contact the seller to get a solution in time.

China Post Ordinary Packet

The package itself couldn’t be tracked after leaving for some stations (after leaving China or it arrives in the destination country): It may couldn’t be tracked after it leaves China or it arrives in the destination country because it’s China Post Ordinary Packet. Tracking number formats of China Post Ordinary Packet: UC123456789CN,123456789 . Most of the retailers on eBay, Wish, or Aliexpress like to use this way to send cheap price items. Although you contact your local courier, they couldn’t track it. In this case, if you couldn’t receive it within the promised time, you need to contact the seller to reflect the problem and get a solution in time.

Questions and Answers

Package stuck at shippers warehouse????

Seller on dhgate says that shipping agent has shipped my package LS170220139NL but still no other tracking information after waiting more than 1 week.

1 Answer(s) | Asked by Arton | 7/27/2022 2:49:19 PM

package stuck in customs

Tracking number - EJ291556428AU. Hello. I sent a valuable parcel from Australia to China on 26 April. The last tracking information is on 24 June saying "Shenzhen City, sent to the import customs". Since then nothing has happened, and this website says the tracking number has expired. Help!. Thank you, . Stephen

0 Answer(s) | Asked by stephen browning | 7/25/2022 10:08:18 PM

think it a dud

UT381292313TH package stuck in transit to long , thinking it a dud tracking number that will expire soon , any way to clearfify it , i have contact seller no replys , contact flyte no replys it suppose to be a free phone from seller at aliexpress but think he she playing games

0 Answer(s) | Asked by flojo333 | 7/25/2022 6:55:33 AM

Package stuck in Guangzhou

It is now over 2 weeks since the last update on my package EV021368688CN what happened to it?

1 Answer(s) | Asked by Carl | 7/20/2022 7:48:36 PM

Why is my parcel stuck/taking so long?

04 Jul 2022. 06:20. Delivery to carrier. Shanghai. CHINA POST. Is my package stuck in transit?. Is my package stuck in customs?. 19 Jun 2022. 09:52. Arrive at sorting center. Shanghai. CHINA POST. 19 Jun 2022. 03:01. Sent to Shanghai international sorting center. Shanghai. CHINA POST. 19 Jun 2022. 02:34. Arrive at sorting center. Shanghai. CHINA POST. 18 Jun 2022. 10:08. Exported. Shanghai. CHINA POST. 18 Jun 2022. 10:08. Cleared and awaiting international departure. SHANGHAI (CN), CHINA. AUSTRALIA POST. 13 Apr 2022. 15:13. Sent to Beijing international sorting center. Beijing. CHINA POST. 12 Apr 2022. 16:49. Arrived at Beijing sorting center. Beijing. CHINA POST. 12 Apr 2022. 16:24. Sent to Beijing sorting center. Beijing. CHINA POST. 12 Apr 2022. 13:59. Posting/Collection. Beijing. CHINA POST. 12 Apr 2022. 13:59. Received item from Sender (Outbound). CHINA

2 Answer(s) | Asked by Vayko | 7/19/2022 8:43:37 AM

Why is my package stuck in transit for so long? nearby 90 Days


2 Answer(s) | Asked by Forest | 7/15/2022 2:52:14 AM

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