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China Post Parcel Tracking

China Post is a trusted name in the mail, package, and freight delivery industry. The company has over 24 years of proven safe, reliable, and customer-centric business model.

Also known as China Post Group Corporation Limited, the company was founded on October 4, 1995. China Post is a state-owned enterprise of the People’s Republic of China responsible for managing the postal service operations of the mainland.

China Posts has since been providing domestic and international postal logistics, postal financial, postal remittance services, distribution of newspapers, books, and journals, and even confidential correspondence communication among others. The company also offers housing loans, warehousing, and other services such as rural-e-commerce, and operates in accordance with existing government regulations in places where it conducts business operations.

China Post recorded a revenue of $89.38 million, registered a profit of $4.44 million, and has a total asset estimated at $1.52 billion as of September of 2020. The company has a total of 927,171 employees. The company’s current ranking as of January 12, 2021, is already at 90th among the 500 fortune companies in the world; way higher than their ranking of 101st the previous year, and 258th in 2012. China Post was also ranked 2nd among all postal companies in 2019 with profits ranked 1st for 5 years in a row among all postal operators worldwide.

China Post Group Corporation Limited is headquartered in 3 Financial Street, Xicheng District Beijing, 100808 China, and has more than 50,000 post offices all over the world.

How to Track China Post Parcel Delivery

To track your China Post parcel deliveries, use the tracking number or the shipment ID you received. Below are the formats for all tracking numbers based on package classifications.

  • Large Packages consist of 13 characters. The tracking number begins with the letters CP, followed by 9 digits, and ends with CN e.g. CP123456789CN
  • Small Parcels consist of 13 characters. The tracking number begins with the letter R and another letter, then followed by 9 digits, and ends with CN e.g. RS123456789CN
  • Express Mail Services consist of 13 characters. The tracking number begins with the letter E and another letter, then followed by 9 digits, and ends with CN or CS, e.g. ES123456789CN or ES123456789CS

The shipping time is dependent on the delivery method and the destination of the packages. Refer to the table below for the estimated delivery of China Post parcels and packages. If you want to check the estimated delivery time to a specific location, check the official website.

DestinationAir ParcelSurface Air LiftSurface ParcelExpress Mail
China Neighboring Countries7 - 15 days30 – 60 days60 – 120 dayswithin 3 days
European and American Countries10 - 30 days30 – 60 days60 – 120 dayswithin 5 days
Other Countries and Regions15 - 40 days30 – 60 days60 – 120 dayswithin 4 days

China Post Parcel Delivery Details

China Post offers international delivery services for small parcels, large packages, and Express Mail Services. Both small and large packages deliveries can be tracked if registered.

China Post International Small Parcel is for the delivery of items below 2 kilograms, from China to international destinations. A small parcel means that the package is less than two kilograms in weight and the size of which should be less than 90cm in length, width, and depth.

China Post International Large Package is for packages that are over two kilograms but less than 30 kilograms in weight. This service is a lot cheaper than any express delivery method and is best for deliveries that are not so urgent.

The delivery methods for both small and large packages can either be Air Parcel, Surface Air Lift (SAL), and Surface Parcel. Air Parcel and SAL deliveries will take around 5-30 days shipping time while Surface will usually take around 40-70 days. China Post parcel/airmail is the most commonly availed of services as it is convenient and more affordable. For those that require faster delivery, EMS will be appropriate although more expensive.

China Post International deliveries can either be Ordinary or Registered Mail. The ordinary is offered at a lower rate but doesn’t come with any shipment tracking, trace services, or compensation for lost items. Registered mails, on the other hand, can be tracked online but comes at a higher rate than ordinary package deliveries.

The delivery rates can also vary depending on the delivery method, mail classification (normal or regular), weight classification (small or large), and the destination. You can check China Post International Small Parcel or China Post International Large Package for updated and more detailed information on delivery rates.

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