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Topic # 240150 23-Aug-2018 11:25
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Tracking a package from the US and getting text alerts on the tracking status which is nice. The package is now being delivered and I can use the USPS tracking number on NZ Post tracking. But more interesting is text alerts are still coming from USPS to the point the package has been delivered but nothing from NZ Post yet. And I signed up for their notifications also.




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  Reply # 2077839 23-Aug-2018 11:32
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Be aware that 'delivery' in UPS may be as much as 'handed to delivery agent whos slapped on their on sticker too'




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  Reply # 2077880 23-Aug-2018 12:33
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This was USPS. Text here. USPS LH0xccc6699US, Delivered 08/23/2018 10:51am NEW ZEALAND Reply STOP to cancel

Got email from NZ Post just after. Good integration




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  Reply # 2078104 23-Aug-2018 19:03
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That's not actually USPS/NZPost integration. Packages passed between UPU members actually maintain tracking through the EMS intermediary - https://www.ems.post/en/global-network/tracking

 

So when an event happens, NZ Post or USPS send the event to EMS, and both carriers can display the events, though sometimes certain event types aren't fed into the EMS system (like for example a redirection to a post office may just be recorded as "delivered" depending how lazy the delivering carrier is).




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  Reply # 2078157 23-Aug-2018 20:38
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Well it was pretty good anyway. Clearly Post must have been sending information to EMS who then sent it to USPS who then texted me (my US number)





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  Reply # 2078213 23-Aug-2018 23:41
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Oh, I'm not saying it's not good - but just pointing out that the glue in this interaction is a common intermediary - the wonders of common standards!


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