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How methods of parcel delivery tracking methods have changed over the years

How methods of parcel delivery tracking methods have changed over the years

By: Ashley Stevens 16 February 2021

In recent years, parcel delivery tracking has advanced significantly. Gone are the days of relying on the post office and hoping the recipient lets you know the parcel has been delivered, you can now track a parcel from collection to delivery! These advancements in technology are helping change the bad reputation the courier business has developed over time.

Years ago, sending a parcel was a lengthy process. You’d have to take your parcel to the post office, queue, pay for it and leave it in the capable hands of the post office. The only option was to hope your parcel would arrive and you just had to sit and play a waiting game for a few days. You could only breathe a sigh of relief once the recipient had let you know it had arrived.

You no longer have to go through this ordeal as now thanks to the invention of the internet and advances in tracking technology you can now track your parcel from collection to final destination delivery. Now, thanks to fantastic parcel tracking systems, you’ll be notified if your parcel is delayed in transit. The barcode on your parcel label is scanned and tracked throughout the delivery process. This process means you no longer have to spend hours on the phone to courier companies trying to work out if your parcel ever left the depot, with a quick click of a link you can find out exactly where your parcel is.

When you choose to ship with Parcel Direct, no matter what service you choose you will be able to track your parcel every step of the way. Whether it’s a large shipment of products or a small parcel for a friend’s birthday, we provide complete peace of mind with our tracking service. With us, all you need if your reference or tracking number to find out the exact location of your parcel in seconds. We will send information on how to track your parcel once you have selected your delivery method.

As an added bonus, when you ship with Parcel Direct you will be assigned a designated customer liaison who will be available 24/7 to answer any questions or queries you may have. This means that as well as being able to track your parcel delivery from collection to delivery online, you can also speak to a real person if you have any issues.

To find out more about our services or to get a quote please contact our team via our online form or call 03334 567 567.