Amazon package tracking

Amazon package tracking

What is Amazon package tracking?

Amazon is one of the largest global eCommerce companies and it sells a huge range of products that can be delivered globally, some within as little as 24 hours. As a result, Amazon - and the companies which use the platform - sell millions of products every day which are shipped worldwide in Amazon packages. In order for both buyers and sellers to keep track of the flow of goods, Amazon package tracking is available which allows users to know where their parcel is and what the status of the package is while on route to its final destination.

The difficulty with Amazon package tracking is that Amazon uses both in-house parcel delivery services (called Amazon logistics), partner couriers (such as FedEx and UPS), and other third-party logistics companies as part of its order delivery. This has left customers confused over where the best place to track an Amazon package is.

Therefore, this FAQ will answer everything you need to know about how to get Amazon package tracking and what the best Amazon package tracking services are.

How can I get Amazon package tracking?

Since Amazon does not take care of all of its parcel deliveries itself, there are a number of Amazon package tracking options available to customers. They will be covered below:

  • Amazon package tracking services: Amazon does have its own in-house package tracking service which is based on the software used by many of the companies it is in a partnership that helps it deliver orders worldwide. However, to access this you need to go to the Amazon website and find out the order in order to get the Amazon package tracking number which will be unique to your parcel and allow you to find it using the in-house search engine. Logging in and out of the Amazon site can be time-consuming and therefore not the preferred choice of customers.
  • Courier package tracking services: You can sometimes opt to track packages directly with the handlers of your parcel (meaning, the partner or third-party logistics company chosen by the seller or Amazon to deliver a parcel, such as DHL, DPD, or GEODIS). However, it is sometimes difficult to know which courier is handling your parcel or where to enter your Amazon package tracking number on these sites.
  • Ship24 universal package tracking: Ship24 offers the solutions to Amazon package tracking by not only offering instant tracking information without the need for login but also tracks 1,000s of courier and logistics companies at the same time to find the relevant Amazon package tracking information regardless of who it is being handled by. All you need to do is copy and paste the Amazon package tracking number into the search bar on the Ship24 search bar and you are putting universal, multi-courier tracking at your fingertips for any parcel sent with any courier or by any marketplace.

Whether you have purchased an Amazon package or a package from any other site, you don't need to know which courier your parcel is being handled by or handed over to at any point on its journey, simply paste the details into the Ship24 search bar and you'll get the latest location and status information on your package in as close to real-time as possible.

How does Amazon package tracking work?

Each Amazon parcel will have a unique Amazon package tracking number assigned to it when the order is first received by Amazon. This will usually be a collection of different numbers and letters that identify the contents of the parcel, whether it is being sent by DDP (delivery duty paid) or DDU (delivery duty unpaid) the dispatch and final destination, and so on.

When you make an order on Amazon, regardless of who the seller or parcel handler is, you will be given this unique Amazon package tracking number either via email or on the confirmation page when you have made your purchase. You can then use this number by copy and pasting it into the Ship24 search bar on the homepage. Once you have pasted the number in the box, click enter and begin searching 1,000s of online marketplaces, e-tailers, carriers, and logistics companies simultaneously to get the latest information on your Amazon package tracking, including your parcels latest status and most recent location, in as close to real-time as possible.

Why is Amazon package tracking important?

Amazon is one of the most used, multinational eCommerce platforms which offers customers across the world thousands of products, as well as digital streaming, AI, cloud computing, and more. Therefore, it is more than likely that you or a friend will make an order at some point on the online platform and as such, it is advised that people learn how to get the best Amazon package tracking when that situation does arise.

However, it is especially important for businesses who buy and sell on Amazon for a number of reasons:

  • Offer customers the best post-purchase experience
  • Allows businesses to keep track of the flow of goods worldwide
  • Ensures that refunds can be verified as per the delivery information
  • Allows businesses to review the couriers they use for their deliveries accordingly

If you need business calibre tracking on your Amazon packages, look no further than our shipment tracking API and webhook options for services designed for businesses.

When does Amazon package tracking happen?

Amazon offers 7 days a week delivery for some areas, which will usually happen between 8 am to 8 pm. However, Amazon package tracking is available 24/7. This is because packages are still being transported and delivered by Amazon and its courier partners around the clock, especially international deliveries, which will be passing through customs and between handlers in different time zones worldwide.

If you need international tracking at any time, you can get the latest Amazon package tracking updates on Ship24. Ship24 works 365 days a year and is always available for you to track an Amazon parcel or a package from any other marketplace.

Where can I get global Amazon package tracking?

Ship24 offers global Amazon package tracking all in one place. You do not need to enter personal information, log in to our website or provide information about the package, all we need is your Amazon package tracking number to start scanning the web and pulling any information we find from the thousands of couriers we scan on your parcel. Put an end to doing the leg-work when it comes to tracking and use Ship24 for all your tracking needs!

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