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Topic: Delivery Confirmation Event Question

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Subject: Delivery Confirmation Event Question
Date Posted: 3/16/2016 5:06 PM ET
Member Since: 11/21/2007
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What exactly does "arrival at pickup point" mean?  That is the last entry for a book enroute to me.  I live in a house and do not have a PO box. Out street does not have any "communal mailboxes" that some areas have.  Does this mean I will never get my book?  What should I do?

Date Posted: 3/17/2016 2:18 AM ET
Member Since: 5/25/2009
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Call your local post office

Date Posted: 3/17/2016 8:37 AM ET
Member Since: 6/30/2008
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I don't know but there are many things the post office does that are mysterious. I just found out recently that in some cases a mail carrier will not leave the post office on their route with all the mail they will deliver that day. Some times a separate vehicle will drive to a place on a carrier's route and leave bundles of mail in a metal box and the carrier will later arrive at the box and open it and take out the bundles and deliver that mail. I guess these are really big routes.

Date Posted: 4/5/2016 2:14 AM ET
Member Since: 12/28/2006
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I've noticed this or similar scans for packages that begin with one carrier (say UPS) and are delivered by a different carrier (say USPS).  Amazon shipped this way for awhile but haven't seen it lately.