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The best apps to track your packages

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Is there anything worse than waiting anxiously for a package, only for it to arrive late, or to never arrive at all? Although most package carriers offer some type of tracking information, the status updates are often vague, slow to refresh, and a little less than helpful. But did you know there are other alternatives to help you stay updated on the status of your packages? With a tracking app, you’ll be the first to know if anything goes awry with your packages.

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What are the best package tracking apps?

If you’re looking for an easier way to track your packages besides the UPS Tracking International app, check out some of these apps to help you stay updated on the status of your packages.


17Track is a free app that integrates the tracking information from various carriers into one single, condensed platform. The app supports hundreds of carriers, so regardless of how your package is being shipped, 17Track can provide you with helpful updates and delivery information.

17Track is a useful app for anyone, but especially for those who order a lot of packages. The app allows you to add memos to your tracking numbers, share tracking information easily, and even separate your tracking numbers into categories so you won’t mix up any of your shipping information.

Postal Ninja

Postal Ninja is a close second to 17Track when it comes to an easy package tracking system. Postal Ninja supports over 500 carriers, including the most common US carriers, such as the USPS, UPS, Fedex, and more. If you choose to use Postal Ninja tracking, you can either create a profile to keep track of all of your packages and mail at the same time, or you can choose to use the website as a guest.

We recommend creating a profile if you choose Postal Ninja so you’ll be able to see all of your package history. You can even link product detail pages and set up alerts when your product protection is about to expire (be sure to subscribe to Mulberry Unlimited for extended product protection).


If you’re looking for a more sophisticated solution, or you’re a small business with bigger shipping needs than the average individual, small-scale tracking apps probably won’t cut it. Instead, ShipTrack might be the best option.

The platform provides low-cost shipping services, detailed tracking information, and advanced analytics to help you keep your business costs as low as possible as you ship your products across the world.


Another option for small businesses or individuals who are looking for a larger-scale solution is through ShipRocket tracking. ShipRocket is an India-based company that provides an easy way to ship and keep track of packages in India.

If you're a small business or entrepreneur who frequently ships goods from and within India, ShipRocket is a specialized app that is designed just for you.


Route is another great option for e-commerce businesses who are hoping to give their customers the best tracking experience possible. Route has a live package tracking map, so you always know where your item is. You can also create customizable emails to keep your customers updated on their packages’ progress, set up text and email notifications, and even ship using carbon neutral methods.

Final thoughts

With one (or a couple) of the apps above, you’ll be able to see exactly what’s going on with your package from the moment it’s picked up by the carrier. After all, there’s nothing worse than a delayed or lost package, so this extra information can go a long way in helping you have peace of mind that your package will make it to you soon.

Speaking of peace of mind, don’t forget to think about purchasing product protection for your new purchases. From tech to bicycles, furniture, and many things in between, purchasing an extended warranty plan can go a long way in helping you have feel better about a purchase. Subscribe to Mulberry Unlimited so you can be protected from spills, cracks, breaks, and more, no matter what.

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Kim Miller

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Kim Miller is the Head of Marketing at Mulberry. She is passionate about building products and brands that make consumers happy, save them money and make their lives easier. Have an innovative idea for Mulberry you'd like to share? Give her a shout! She'd love to chat about anything from fintech and UX to gardening and antiquing.

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