You’ve expecting a delivery via Australia Post Global and have received a “Parcel Processing at Final Carrier Hub” tracking update.
What does this mean exactly? Is your package close to delivery when you see this update and is there anything you need to do?
Let’s take a look…
Summary: Parcel Processing at Final Carrier Hub
This tracking update from APG means that the package has arrived at the final carrier facility and is currently being processed (i.e. sorted). The next step will be out for delivery to the recipient’s address.
Parcel Processing at Final Carrier Hub – Guide
This is a positive tracking alert to receive from Australia Post Global.
It means that your package has arrived at the destination country and reached the facility close to the recipient’s address.
This is called the final carrier hub and belongs to the carrier or postal service that is responsible for final delivery.
The fact the item is being “processed” simply means that it is being sorted inside the facility in preparation for delivery.
The next step will be loading onto the appropriate truck for delivery to the final destination.
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Tracking Stuck on “Parcel Processing at Final Carrier Hub”
If you have reached this article because your tracking is stuck on this update, you will under stably be frustrated.
Essentially, the package is very close to delivery. It is inside the facility local to the recipient after all.
The main reason your package might be stuck at this stage is simply due to delays with the final carrier hub.
High shipment volumes inside the facility (causing a backlog), technical problems, and/or staff shortages could all be attributed to your package taking its time to be processed.
In fact, this being logistics, and disruption to the sorting process could cause a delay meaning your tracking will not update.
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What to do if Tracking is Stuck?
As the package is now with the local carrier to the recipient, there is little can be achieved by contacting APG.
Your best course of action is to check your APG tracking page to see which carrier the shipment is now with.
With these details, you can head to the customer services section of that carrier to make inquiries about the delivery (or lack thereof).
If you do decide to connect APG, you can do so here.
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Overall, your package is very close to delivery when you receive the “Parcel Processing at Final Carrier Hub” tracking alert.
The item is now with the carrier responsible for final delivery.
If there is a disruption to this, you will need to contact this carrier service, rather than AGP.
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