Parcel delivery specialist Parcel2Go says companies and individuals should be looking to make the most out of parcel tracking services now available online. Although the technology has been around in various forms for a number of years, its use is becoming more widespread thanks to the growth of ecommerce and the success of auction and retail sites such as eBay.
As part of changes to eBay’s Top-rated Seller criteria, the company will soon require its most successful sellers to upload tracking information, within handling time, on 90 per cent or more of US transactions. Last week the auction and retail firm confirmed it would give sellers an extra month to comply with the new rule, but Parcel2Go says the direction the firm has taken shows the importance consumers now place on being able to keep an eye on goods they have purchased over the internet while they are in transit.
Parcel2Go marketing director Richard Mercer said: "New technology has had a profound effect on the way that parcels are sent around the globe, and one of the major advances involves parcel tracking and the fact that it is now possible for senders and recipients to keep an eye on consignments as they head to their final destination.
"eBay’s decision to make it compulsory for its Top-rated Sellers to pass on tracking information to buyers highlights just how important these services have become and how much value they hold for businesses and private individuals."
On Parcel2Go.com, all of the leading courier companies offer parcel tracking services across a wide range of delivery services. Firms including City Link, Parcelforce, FedEx and UPS all offer tracking services, which are used by a whole variety of customers, from sole traders sending goods to eBay buyers, to private individuals shipping important packages off to friends and relatives living on the other side of the world.
Parcel2Go Ltd has been helping its customers to organise cheap international courier deliveries for the past 21 years. Based in Bolton, the company operates a cost-effective online parcel delivery service with low postal rates. Parcel2Go offers access to world courier services from the likes of FedEx and CityLink - reliable couriers that offer collection and delivery services throughout Britain, Europe, and countries across the world.