Using Twitter to track your FedEx, UPS or DHL Shipments

Twitter is an amazing service and i must confess, i am kind of addicted to it. There are so many things you can do using Twitter. From adding events directly to your Google Calendar using twitter to Publicizing your blog using Twitter.


To track your FedEx, UPS, DHL, USPS shipments using Twitter, follow the steps mentioned below.

1. Follow @trackthis

Since @trackthis uses direct messages, you must follow it so it can send direct messages to you. @trackthis will follow you back immediately so that you can send direct messages to it.

2. Send a Direct Message to @trackthis like: 123456789123 New PC

Just send a DM with the FedEx/UPS/USPS/DHL tracking code first, followed by a nickname for the package. Click here to send your message.

Example: 123456789123 Macbook Air

3. Sit Back and Wait!

Use Trackthis to track your shipment status using Twitter

You’ll receive a direct message each time your package changes location. You should receive the first message within twenty minutes.

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5 Responses

  1. I hope companies like FedEx add Twitter based notification as they do with email. There is no need for third parties and the associated privacy issues.

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