Shipment Received, Package Acceptance Pending – what should I do?

Are you getting a Shipment Received, Package Acceptance Pending notification on your tracking page and wondering what you should do? Don’t worry; read this post, and you’ll find out all the information you need.

USPS [United States Postal Service] is one of the popular postal service providers in the United States. It delivered hundreds of mails every day, sometimes due to any work or any reason it shows package Acceptance Pending, and the receiver instantly worried about this, what it means and why it is showing etc.

Let’s not panic. It is a normal situation, and it happens to a few people, so let’s find out about it and figure out what to do next.

Shipment Received Package Acceptance Pending

What does Shipment Received Package Acceptance Pending mean?

The tracking page shows the’ Shipment Received, Package Acceptance Pending‘ status when post offices receive an item to ship anywhere, but it does not go to the USPS sorting facility. Also, the shipping label has been generated but remains incomplete, so it shows this status.

Post staff occasionally receive bulk mail, such as fifty or hundreds of packages. To save time, they won’t scan each package individually and directly they send it to the sorting facility; the reason why tracking results show it’s in the sorting facility.

When your mail item successfully gets sorted, it will go to SCF, so once it reaches SCF, it will be automatically updated to the new tracking status. SCF stands for the sectional centre facility.

What should I do?

It’s a normal status, and it shows to everyone when any packages to be sorted. So wait up to 48 hours. Sometimes it may take longer, especially in the festival session. if Still, it’s not getting updated or new tracking status,

Let USPS customer service know what’s happening because they are the only option who can provide information about the mail and other things.

If it does not get updated within 15-17 days, then there is a possibility that your package may be broken or stolen. Also, there is a possibility that one of the staff might have forgotten to send the package.

Things to remember 

Follow these things. It might be helpful while sending or receiving any mail.

  • Do not send any breakable mail by the USPS; if it is important, try to pack well.
  • Try to always use USPS insurance.
  • Always fill full address and also fill in the residential address instead of any company address.
  • Track package from time to time.

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FAQs related to The Acceptance Of Your Package Is Pending.

What is the USPS sorting facility?

Basically, it decides the time and route of any package, which will be shipped via USPS. Any workers or staff doesn’t handle it; it does by the automation machine, so it might take 20-48 hour to update the status. 

If your mail status would not get updates, then might be any problem with your package.

How long does it take for USPS to accept the package?

It takes 24-48 hours to get updated with the delivery confirmation; most of the cases will be done on the first day, sometimes in the rare case, it may take longer in the rare case. 

Final thought 

Usually, these situations occur only during the festive season. So do not panic; wait 20-48 hour still; if it does not get updated. Don’t hesitate to contact USPS customer service. They will surely help you with this.

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