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on 08-28-2012 04:39 PM
Used the Ebay shipping label for the first time today. Dropped it off at the Post Office Drop Box which had a pick up time of 11:35am. There is still no information coming up on the Post Office website. It's not even showing as being accepted.
How long does it usually take for delivery confirmation to show up in the computers when using Ebay shipping labels? Does the Post Office know to scan the delivery confirmation bar code on the Ebay labels?
on 08-28-2012 04:43 PM
Delivery Confirmation is not tracking.
Often, the only scan will be when the parcel is delivered.
on 08-28-2012 04:55 PM
No true they scan from the start to end. Just wait till later tonight. Here is a example. bobbie ]
Aug-27-12, 15:35 PM, SEDONA, AZ 86336
Out for Delivery
Aug-27-12, 09:14 AM, SEDONA, AZ 86336
Aug-27-12, 09:04 AM, SEDONA, AZ 86336
Arrival at Post Office
Depart USPS Sort Facility
Aug-26-12, 00:00 AM, PHOENIX, AZ 85043
Processed through USPS Sort Facility
Aug-25-12, 21:13 PM, PHOENIX, AZ 85043
Depart USPS Sort Facility
Aug-25-12, 00:00 AM, ROMULUS, MI 48174
Processed at USPS Origin Sort Facility
Aug-24-12, 21:27 PM, ROMULUS, MI 48174
Dispatched to Sort Facility
Aug-24-12, 17:30 PM, MOUNT CLEMENS, MI 48046
Aug-24-12, 14:22 PM, MOUNT CLEMENS, MI 48043
on 08-28-2012 04:51 PM
Of course you can drop it in a box. USPS says you can. Don't get freaked out that somebody here has told you that you can't.
The PO doesn't scan DC upon receiving the package. And even if they scanned yours, label updates are done late in the evening. DC is not instant gratification.
Why are you checking, anyway? It's best not to be one of those sellers that fixates on DC info.
on 08-28-2012 05:00 PM
I go to post office / UPS almost every day to hand deliver my printed off postage (FROM E BAY OR PAY PAL) / packages . watch them scan it.They give me a print out. 2 to 4 hours later it shows up as accepted and processed. If i choose not to wait and set at end of counter. . it may or may not get scaned. which reflects what shows up later.
I also live in Butte, MT . . only a 20 minute turn around time, for my peace of mind.
I am able to do it. just my experience.
on 08-28-2012 04:41 PM
OOoooo your NOT suppose to drop it into the box but bring it into the post office
on 08-28-2012 04:53 PM
And, no, you don't have to bring it into the PO. Dropping it into a blue collection box or a package receptacle is just fine. You did nothing wrong.
on 08-28-2012 04:50 PM
Understand that even if the item is scanned at ANY location on it's way to the buyer -- that information WILL NOT SHOW until the next day.
Because USPS doesn't UPLOAD their scan information until the MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT -- for everything scanned that day.
So you may see something TOMORROW, or the next day.
But DO NOT EVER expect to see scan information in "real time". Because it doesn't UPLOAD in "real time".
on 08-28-2012 05:03 PM
Receiving POs aren't required to scan packages.
Not all packages are scanned start to end.
DC is not tracking.