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why does it take so long for EMS to deliver items

i bought an item from china and this are the details as it stands now,can someone explain to me,does it mean the item is still in china 20 Jan 2011 00:46 GUANGZHOU Despatch from Sorting Center 19 Jan 2011 21:06 GUANGZHOU Arrival at Sorting Center 18 Jan 2011 22:14 SHENZHEN Despatch from Sorting Center 18 Jan 2011 21:37 SHENZHEN Arrival at Sorting Center 18 Jan 2011 16:03 SZYX Despatch from Sorting Center 18 Jan 2011 12:57 SHENZHEN Posting

Posted on 2013-06-19 02:30:46

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mine is saying it has been dispatched from shanghai, now I have ordered from china on a number of occasions, and usally when the last listing at the bottom says dispatched from sorting center , it means it has left from that city and is in transit, buuuutttt, my last listing says dispatched from Shanghai, now usually , when I have ordered, and it has left the country of origin, it has taken 6 days to say ""accepted at Vancouver customs, and then within an hour or so of being in customs ,it will then say " released from customs", in every instance, I have received my order within 24H of being released ,which would be delivered by mail truck the next business unless it was released from customs on a Friday, in that case you would expect to receive it on Monday , i but it has now been 10 days and has not arrived in Canadian Customs, so I am beginning to worry, as this time it was a 300$ order,and this is the first time this company has sent an item(S) through ems , as the last 2 orders were through DHL and arrived here within 5 business, days of being shipped. I am hoping it is just a glitch and the order is slower as it was a 22lb package :(, crossing my finger, I guess in answer to your question, It would appear that it has left China, and I would exxpect that you will receive your package on Thursday at the latest, IMO that is relatively quick, because I myself have ordered from the Staes and my packages take up to 21 days to get to me , I have always gotten my packages from China quicker than the things I have ordered from th USA , hhmm strange eh, I believe it has to do with customs strictness in the USA. after 2001

2013-06-19 02:30:46

It,s freight cost is cheaper than others , therefor they use cheaper ways and flights to deliver the parcel, that could be the only reason.

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2013-06-19 02:30:46