What is a Registered Parcel?

Mar 15, 2023

3 minutes

As online marketplaces like AliExpress and Amazon become increasingly popular, eCommerce delivery shipping solutions are now covering the population worldwide. One of the safest and most popular shipping methods for parcels and ePackets from China is registered or tracked mail, which ensures that parcels are delivered in a traditional manner with the added benefit of package tracking.

Registered or Tracked mail

Registered parcels are a safer way of shipping items to buyers, preventing the risk of parcels being lost, and offering compensation for any lost packages. Although registered parcels take about three weeks to reach the destination country, they are preferred for items worth over $30. The cost of shipping for registered parcels is higher than for non-registered parcel options.

Time of delivery via making use of several delivery methods are as below:

  • ePacket shipping: 1 to 3 weeks
  • China EMS: 1 to 3 weeks

The delay in the time of delivery may be due to customs processes or similar other reasons. Normally when registered airmail is selected, the parcels are said to get to their destinations between 10 to 30 working days. Hence, preferred for items worth over $30.

As far as the pricing of shipping methods is concerned, registered parcels do charge a higher price while no amount is charged for shipping not registered parcel options.

Not registered mail

Non-registered or not tracked parcels are delivered free of cost for the buyer but take over a month to reach the end consumer. Unfortunately, no tracking information is offered along with the parcel transit, and the parcels have a higher possibility of being lost. This type of delivery process could be used for items worth less than $30 and for orders that are not needed on an urgent basis.

How do you track a Package?

In comparison to the parcels that are sent over via registered mail shipping service from China, not registered parcels cannot be tracked as no information is shared between posts. Whereas, the registered parcels could be tracked simply by placing the provided tracking number in the search bar and looking for where your parcels are.

The tracking status of the particular product sent via registered mail depends on the stage the parcel lies!

Why is there no more tracking information on my parcel?

The parcels and packages that are sent over via economy or not registered airmail, normally do not have tracking information. When a customer is looking forward to tracking their order on Ship24, they can upgrade to other methods that include express shipping or priority lines during the initial order process.

Please note that for registered airmail packages, the tracking number is often there on the purchase confirmation email page or on the marketplace “My Orders” page.

Where is my parcel?

If the purchase is made via registered (tracked) mail in the check-out process, it is easier to track where the parcel is as the registered post is said to be accountable at every stage of the transit. But, if your purchase was made via economy or not registered mail (most economic option), there is a higher risk of parcels being lost as nothing is taken into the record for future inquiry.

Among a large number of tracking platforms available, Ship24 is the all-in-one solution for providing quick and quality tracking services. Hence, as a seller, Ship24 is making your end consumers feel relaxed about their purchase even if their registered parcel has not arrived to the right address within the given time period.

For any issue or delivery exception contact the marketplace or the online shop customer service team for queries regarding their parcels/ packages and get the logical reasons behind the delays (if any). Ship24 is not a carrier BUT provides useful tracking information we do not physically handle the shipment of packages in any way. This is why we highly recommend you make use of registered mail solutions as the shipment options are available at the online marketplaces at the time of checkout.

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