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The complete 4PX package tracking API

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What is a 4PX tracking API?

4PX is a logistics and package delivery company that was founded in 2004. Its full name, Express Co. , Ltd. , was shorted to 4PX shortly after. 4PX makes no mistake when it says it has the intention of becoming China's number one cross-border eCommerce solutions provider. The service has grown from strength to strength and shows no sign of slowing, just like the eCommerce industry in China on the whole. A 4PX tracking API works by tracking packages handled by the logistics giant. This is important as 4PX, although having a multilocation warehousing presence across the world and delivery capability outside China, predominantly deals with the initial dispatch of parcels from China before handing them over to another courier of logistics firm in their destination country. As such, many people are left wondering how to continue tracking a 4PX parcel after this handover has occurred. This is where individuals and particularly businesses, are turning to third-party 4PX tracking APIs that can not only track parcels handled by the Chinese courier but continue delivering updates afterward, which is known as end-to-end tracking.

The good news is that Ship24 offers complete end-to-end tracking because its powerful tracking API system covers thousands of couriers and marketplace orders, meaning you can continue tracking any parcel even if it is handed over numerous times to different handlers at different points along its journey.

Starting from just operating just parts of a logistics network in some major cities in China, today the company is involved in large scale international express, freight forwarding, and import and export services. Some of its specialist services include e-procurement, warehouse management, inventory management, order fulfillment, and universal logistics solutions. 4PX main competitors are China Post, Japan Post, Cainiao in Asia and DHL, UPS, and FedEx in other parts of the world.

How much of the 4PX shipping network can a tracking API cover?

4PX provides a unique service as it works directly with e-tailers and distance sellers, based predominantly in China, as well as the websites and marketplaces they operate on. It works with this specifically eCommerce orientated target audience to provide shipment solutions. 4PX claims that it has had the highest processed orders and biggest scale in operations in recent years in mainland China. The Ship24 4PX tracking API tracks all of the network of the delivery company. In fact, Ship24 offers universal coverage on more than one thousand different handlers, logistics firms, marketplaces, and more, meaning your safest bet to track any parcel is with us.

The network of 4PX is huge, with the company boasting that around 20,000 businesses rely on its delivery services to send orders to customers based both domestically and abroad. 4PX also employs some 2,000 employees across its 49+ locations around the world and has major partnerships with other courier companies and even national postal operators, such as the Singapore Post.
The company hasn't stopped their, expansion into software and consulting, which will see 4PX take the lead on using a smart technology approach to logistics with the aim of improving overall delivery efficiency moving forward. With companies continuing to upgrade and develop so rapidly within the industry, that's why thousands of companies are turning to a tracking API system that will move with the times also and make it easy for them to continue tracking their parcels whatever should happen. Ship24 was built by industry experts and designed from the ground up to handle the ever-changing sector.

Our tracking API is powerful, comprehensive, and universal and our multicarrier tracking capability means you don't have to worry about where or how to track your parcel, simply integrate with the Ship24 system and solve all your issues. Check out our flexible pricing plans on our dedicated tracking API page under the solutions bar at the top of the page or, if you have any further questions, feel free to use the chatbox on that page or email us directly. We pride ourselves on our best-in-class support and are happy to answer any questions you may have regarding our world-class tracking API system.

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Can a 4PX tracking API follow third-party couriers used by the company?

4PX uses its numerous partners to be able to deliver packages worldwide where it does not have the capacity to do so itself. One of the most well-known 4PX partnerships is called the Global Express Service. This service refers to the 4PX partnership with multiple big international logistic companies, where transit of packages is shared, and processing and delivery will be handled by more than one company. It is testament to the size and volume of deliveries undertaken by 4PX that it needs this support, and some of the partner companies are major international couriers themselves, such as UPS and DHL.

The Ship24 4PX tracking API can track parcels across these multiple involved parties meaning you don't need to switch your tracking or log into different websites during the journey of your parcel. Instead, by integrating your business with the Ship24 tracking API, you will simply be delivered all the package updates relevant to your parcel all from one place, giving total peace of mind. If you want complete control and visibility over your 4PX parcel tracking, look no further than the Ship24 tracking API.

Which services can a 4PX tracking API follow?

4PX shipping times vary and will depend on the shipment's destination, dimensions, weight. Also, as usually happens with internationally bound 4PX shipments, other transportation companies and logistics handlers will be involved in its delivery, meaning that it will depend on their capacity to deliver the products on time too.

To give an idea about the standard delivery times for 4PX parcels, please find a rough guide below:

  • The United States, South Korea, and most of Europe usually take between 12 to 25 days.
  • The United Kingdom, Thailand, New Zealand and Singapore usually take between 4 to 14 days.
  • Saudi Arabia, Argentina, Australia, Japan, and South Korea usually take between 18 to 35 days.
  • Deliveries taking over 30 days will apply to more far-flung countries, such as Brazil, Russia, El Salvador, Serbia and deliveries to the African continent.

Please note, these delivery times are estimated as if the order was dispatched from warehouses in China. If orders can be sourced at some of the other 50 warehouse locations owned by 4PX which may be nearer to the destination country, times will decrease. Please check with 4PX directly or the marketplace/e-tailer who is using 4PX to send you the package for the most accurate estimate. Once you have sent your 4PX parcel, you can use the 4PX tracking API from Ship24 to track your parcel the entire journey, across multiple countries and carriers. Trust in the Ship24 tracking API for all your tracking needs, 4PX related or otherwise.

Ship24’s tracking API is a all-in-one tracking solution for your business.

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