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Re: What does Processed Through Sort Facility ISC New York (USPS) means?

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in reply to juzmoon

Without government employees you would have no roads to drive on, no garbage collection, no parks, no sports fields / facilities, no schools, no fire Dept, no police, no jails, no national defence, no water, no sewage, no power, no food regulations, no drug regulations, no disease control, no money production / regulation, no customs or immigration, no mail, no libraries, no public transportation, no airports, no welfare system, no elected officials or leaders, limited communication / broadcasting systems without space programs . . . . . And this is just off the top of my head. Sounds like utopia doesn't it? Yes some of these are privatized to some degree now, but that doesn't mean they're running more effectively or efficiently, especially now that those entities are businesses with someone looking to make a buck off of. Bottom line, unless you're some kind of hunter/gatherer survivalist, you would cease to exist without civil servants.

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Re: What does Processed Through Sort Facility ISC New York (USPS) means?

in reply to christineb6782

A year ago I ordered a wallet from Germany.  It arrived in New within 24 hours.  Then it sat in the omninous New York ISC facility for 30 days.

 

I called the post office, I called the store in Germany, nobody could help.

 

Finally I called the credit card company, Bank of America.  They were very nice, issued an immediate refuned to me. They told me they would investigate the situation.  I told them they could and that I would call them if the wallet arrived.  

 

Two day later the wallet from Germany was in Washington, DC. 

 

Lessons to be learned:

 

1. always pay with a credit card

2. You will have to give the butt heads in New York a month to get their act together. 

 

Good luck.

 

Nico

 

 

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Re: What does Processed Through Sort Facility ISC New York (USPS) means?

in reply to judgedread444

My'n parcel send from Belgium on 27/05/16 is arrival on 31/05/15 ISC Nex York, so today 12/06/16 i see that it's not moved , what's happeniong, lost ??? stolen ???

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Re: What does Processed Through Sort Facility ISC New York (USPS) means?

in reply to juzmoon

Have you ever seen such a funny thing?

 

 

June 4, 2016 , 5:47 pm

Processed Through Facility

 

ISC NEW YORK NY(USPS) 

 

June 4, 2016 , 2:38 pm

Departed

New York, UNITED STATES

June 4, 2016 , 11:24 am

Departed

London, UNITED KINGDOM

June 4, 2016 , 5:26 am

Arrived

London, UNITED KINGDOM

June 2, 2016 , 3:30 pm

Processed Through Facility

DPO 

June 2, 2016 , 3:27 pm

Arrived at Facility

DPO 

June 2, 2016 , 3:27 am

Arrived at Facility

DPO 

June 1, 2016 , 8:06 am

Acceptance

 

May 27, 2016 , 12:05 pm

Available for Pickup

60290 

May 27, 2016 , 12:05 pm

Arrived at USPS Facility

60290 

May 24, 2016 , 12:04 pm

Arrived at USPS Facility

CHICAGO, IL 60701 

May 24, 2016 , 3:11 am

Arrived at USPS Facility

CHICAGO, IL 60666 

May 24, 2016 , 2:34 am

Departed USPS Facility

CHICAGO METRO 

May 23, 2016 , 10:50 pm

Arrived at USPS Facility

CHICAGO METRO 

May 23, 2016 , 8:38 am

Departed USPS Facility

JERSEY CITY, NJ 07097 

May 23, 2016 , 6:38 am

Departed USPS Facility

BROOKLYN, NY 11256 

May 23, 2016 , 5:22 am

Arrived at USPS Facility

JERSEY CITY, NJ 07097 

May 22, 2016 , 10:26 pm

Arrived at USPS Facility

BROOKLYN, NY 11256 

May 21, 2016 , 5:29 am

Processed Through Facility

ISC NEW YORK NY(USPS) 

 

Origin Post is Preparing Shipment

 

May 18, 2016 , 7:42 pm

Processed Through Facility

RUSSIAN FEDERATION

 
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Re: What does Processed Through Sort Facility ISC New York (USPS) means?

in reply to juzmoon

Now, I have the same problem. Please track this number and see how strange it is.: RB847923557RU

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Re: What does Processed Through Sort Facility ISC New York (USPS) means?

in reply to zhank_kz2015

That's a bull**bleep**. For last 2 years I have seen a lot of improvement in the work of Russian State Post. Problems still exist but what you are telling here is not true. Right now my average shipping time to EU countries is 2 weeks, to US, Brazil, Mexico is 3 weeks and 3-4 weeks to SG, Malaysia and Thailand. Not a single lost parcel yet (I have my fingers crossed). Average shipping time within Russia is 1-3 weeks depending on distance between the cities. My rare parcels from US is now superfast - like 7-10 days for USPS Priority. Most incoming/outgoing parcels are processed in Moscow.

 

 

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Re: What does Processed Through Sort Facility ISC New York (USPS) means?

in reply to judgedread444

Hi there,

 

Thanks for the all of the pertinent info about the sort facility. We need more people like you who can fill us in. Nobody seems to know what goes on there at my local Post Office. I have a situation that I hope you may be able to shed some light on. I have been shipping internationally for at least 5 years now, mostly with no problems, even to Russia. I started stamping a bird on all of my labels and wrapping mostly in brown paper to make the package more distinctive. However, now I have 2 packages being sent to the same person in Japan that reached the Jamaica sort facility, and then became stuck in limbo. The first one is a thick package which arrived at the sort facility March 26. When I checked the number on the USPS site, it says the package is on route to its destination, no updates available. Does that mean it could be on a plane, stuck in customs, is there any way to know if it has left the US? The second was a medium/small box that reached the facitlity May 13. When I typed in the customs # I was able to sign up for updates, which I have done. I did notice that the buyer mispelled one word in part of the address, would that make a difference?I print all of my labels from the computer so I didn't notice until I tried to look up her city. I realize it's not an exact science, but do you have any advice?

 

thanks, Michelle

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Re: What does Processed Through Sort Facility ISC New York (USPS) means?

in reply to gabbtova_0

gabbtova_0 wrote:

So did how long until it left the New York facility or is it still there?


Let's ask him and find out!

 

@electrician208  You have a question ~ did you receive your package? 



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Re: What does Processed Through Sort Facility ISC New York (USPS) means?

in reply to electrician208

So did how long until it left the New York facility or is it still there?

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Re: What does Processed Through Sort Facility ISC New York (USPS) means?

in reply to schuhdann

Use a more reliable carrier.  Use UPS  for example

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Re: What does Processed Through Sort Facility ISC New York (USPS) means?

in reply to msebzdc01

... and as it is not, you have to wait until it arrives... easy peasy. I live in Canada and after hockey,

waiting for widgets we've ordered from the United States is a National sporting event. We wake up

in the morning, put on our workout gear and head to the postbox, only to repeat the same process

day after day after day... I order comic books and I am convinced that all of the Canadian Customs

staff read my comic before turning it over to Canada Post... where it is read again by the staff there.

Hopefully, your perfume bottle will arrive full.

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Re: What does Processed Through Sort Facility ISC New York (USPS) means?

in reply to bronx-dog

I would if the perfume I wanted was actually sold in the U.S.

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Re: What does Processed Through Sort Facility ISC New York (USPS) means?

in reply to juzmoon

First and foremost, it actually means it was received by the ISC, not actually "processed through".

It also means it went through customs to get to the ISC.  The ISC's primary function is to process International Mail so that the USPS can bill the originating country's postal service for handling in the US.

 

Based on several conversations with USPS people, including ones at the ISC, they have no way of tracking what is in the ISC, including registered mail with return receipt required.  In my personal experience, if it is more than 10 days after the "processed through" date and there is no additional tracking, it is.unlikely the mail will ever surface.  In the past year 3 of approximately 30 registered letters of mine have disappeared into the ISC NY black hole, a 10 % failure rate.  The only thing the various USPS people agree on is that there is no way to track or find my mail.  

 

It it is also self evident they don't actually care.

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Re: What does Processed Through Sort Facility ISC New York (USPS) means?

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Re: What does Processed Through Sort Facility ISC New York (USPS) means?

in reply to sheharm19927

                              

 

No one, and I repeat ~ NO ONE, in the Part Time eBay Sellers Group Forum can tell you where your package is ~ this is NOT USPS or Customs!

 

Sorry your package is lost or delayed, but we can't help you ~ call USPS!



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Re: What does Processed Through Sort Facility ISC New York (USPS) means?

in reply to juzmoon
I recently sent a parcel through usps to nigeria and now its in ISC Newyork NY(USPS) How can i hold the parcel and return it back to original coutry..
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Re: What does Processed Through Sort Facility ISC New York (USPS) means?

in reply to andrewlovestoys

andrewlovestoys wrote:

When your package is late I bet you wont have the same smug and cynical attitude.  Youre being overly super sarcastic as I have not seen anyone less of 3 weeks ship time wait complaining on here, not 1 day...


Wow, can't believe my post got you so bound up, you had to respond twice... one with a little squeak, then a longer one.

So you know, I am not being smug, nor cynical, my response was honest. I have had shipments take a very long time to

arrive and some that do not show up at all... is it upsetting?... yes, but I just file a claim... no biggie, no whining.

 

Is my suggestion that buying domestically could relieve some of the anguish, "being overly super sarcastic"?... no.

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Re: What does Processed Through Sort Facility ISC New York (USPS) means?

in reply to andrewlovestoys

@andrewlovestoys Oh, good grief!  Please read the subject of this thread which was started in February of 2012!  The poster asked what a sort facility was and NOT "where is my package"!  This thread has since turned into a grumble fest for complaining posters

 

No one ~ and I will reiterate ~ no one has a secret tip for getting your package faster ~ unless of course you do have access to the F18 fighter jet referred to in the above post, lol

 

If it makes you all feel better to complain about the slow service of a United States Customs facility (not USPS, but Customs), then by all means, carry on, but please understand that by posting here your package won't arrive any sooner and it just makes posters look uninformed, imo.

 

Here is a link to the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol website with a phone number for lost packages:

 

My package is lost / missing; does CBP have it?

If CBP has detained your package for some reason (for example, lack of a proper invoice, bill of sale, or other documentation, a possible trademark violation, or if the package requires a formal entry) the CBP International Mail Branch holding it will notify you of the reason for detention (in writing) and how you can get it released.

When you have fulfilled the requirements necessary to effect release, CBP will clear the package, note how much duty is owed, and return it to the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) for delivery. Usually, you will receive notification in a matter of days, but it can take as long as 30-45 days.

If your package is long overdue or you think it may be lost in the mail, you should contact your local post office and request that a parcel tracer action be initiated to locate it. The Post Office often advises callers to contact CBP, however we do not track packages into or out of our facilities, and unless you have a detention notice from CBP with a number to refer to when you call, we will not be able to locate your package even if it is being held by CBP.

If the post office has a tracking number that indicates the package went into CBP, but no record of it exiting the facility, you might ask USPS's customer service representatives to work directly with the CBP facility to see if it is still there - although the absence of a record is not proof that the package is still in the CBP area. Packages exit the CBP facilities on a conveyor belt and the post office's electronic scanners do not always catch the bar codes on packages as they exit the facility.

Questions about the USPS Customs Declaration Forms 2976 and 2976A should be directed to the United States Postal Service 1800-ASK-USPS/1800-275-8777. For copies of the forms visitCustoms Forms.

If you wish to receive automatic updates to this Q&A, select "Subscribe to Updates" on the left side of this screen.

 

https://help.cbp.gov/app/answers/detail/a_id/122/~/mail---lost-%2F-missing-package



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Re: What does Processed Through Sort Facility ISC New York (USPS) means?

in reply to bronx-dog

When your package is late I bet you wont have the same smug and cynical attitude.  Youre being overly super sarcastic as I have not seen anyone less of 3 weeks ship time wait complaining on here, not 1 day...And if they paid for overnight shipping cross countries they have a right to be upset and should get their full refund for ship costs, much like fedex i know does if its even an hour late. USpS needs to have some accountability for their mistakes. i hope they search employees before leaving shifts and breaks like other shipping companies do as too many packages go missing to not do so. The reason for the lateness tho is usps downsizing with less employees and the closing of several central sorting offices there is less productivity. Government employees tend to not care and move slower than other workers, especially those with tenure as they are prety much immune from being fired minus theft. the ISC NewYork normally takes about a week to 2 weeks tops for a epacket from China to be sent through, any longer and I would worry as well. I order a lot of plushies from china and random  stuff and always get them in about 2 weeks or less from China to NJ. The only time I dont get it on time is when the seller doesnt send right away and/or has a new paypal accounts and waits 21 days for payment to clear while posting a fake tracking number and marking item as shipped which is not actually allowed and should be reported to ebay and. paypal Some selllers ship date say 2 months but some prolly just do that to protect themn from refund request cuz of issues like this. Or they have paypal issues like i just stated. 

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Re: What does Processed Through Sort Facility ISC New York (USPS) means?

in reply to bronx-dog

When your package takes months to arrive you wont have the same smug attitude. Noone expects overnight shipping from another country, unless of course that is what you paid for which then yes u do deserve it or your money back. But it should not take months to send a card. IT is the post office usps downsizing with less employees now to the job and cutting work hours on top of it . Also the closing of several central sorting facilities. If you dont worry about yoru package and inquire about it you may never get it. Granted no employees on here but alot of times finding the best way to get some answers is usually found by others who have had similar problems/experiences. Thats why here is the best place to complain and ask questions.