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Subject: Weird entries on DC scans...
Date Posted: 12/7/2010 9:02 AM ET
Member Since: 8/10/2005
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I don't often even bother looking at the DC scans, but this morning I was checking on a couple of books and I saw this on one of them, and the other also had one of those "Unknown" entries. So I went back and looked at a few others I've sent and about half of them have these weird entries that I've never seen before. Anyone know what these mean?

  • 12/2/2010 11:43 PM - Enroute - MINNEAPOLIS,MN
  • 12/4/2010 6:54 AM - Arrival at Unit - RIVERSIDE,CA
  • 12/4/2010 9:34 AM - Unknown-PC - RIVERSIDE,CA
  • 12/4/2010 9:44 AM - Unknown-OF - RIVERSIDE,CA
  • 12/4/2010 11:44 PM - Unknown-DX - RIVERSIDE,CA
  • 12/6/2010 6:08 AM - Arrival at Unit - RIVERSIDE,CA
  • 12/6/2010 9:05 AM - Unknown-PC - RIVERSIDE,CA
  • 12/6/2010 9:15 AM - Unknown-OF - RIVERSIDE,CA

Thanks in advance--it's not a big issue, I'm just curious!


Date Posted: 12/7/2010 9:09 AM ET
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They mean that the book has been scanned at the post office, has been put into the correct delivery section, and is out on the route being delivered.  By the end of the day your book should say delivered.  I wondered the same thing....thought maybe my books had gone into an alternate dimension or something. 


Date Posted: 12/7/2010 3:06 PM ET
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This has been asked several times recently, apparently USPS has upgraded their tracking software. 

Arrival at Unit  = arrived at your local post office
PC = Processing Complete
OF = Out for Delivery

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Date Posted: 12/7/2010 3:40 PM ET
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I asked the Team about the scans and posted their answer in this post, on the last page.

Last Edited on: 12/7/10 3:40 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 12/7/2010 8:31 PM ET
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So it looks like this one arrived, was processed, went out for delivery...then had a "DX" incident, whatever that abbreviation means...I thought perhaps shorthand for delivery, but it's timed at 11:44 pm, so not very likely. So it went back to the unit, was processed again, and out for delivery, again...and still waiting.