Not knowing where your package is and still waiting for it to arrive soon is sort of a situation we’ve all been under. Unlike earlier, we now have a number of efficient equipments, tools and technologies that enable us to keep a tab on our purchases with utmost ease. Shipment tracking apps for iPhone and iPad can bring about amazing convenience into the way we go about checking our online purchases.

When talking about tracking shipments, we cannot ignore the built-in package tracking feature in iOS. Yet, for those who want a bit more and think out of the box, here’s the collection of the best shipment tracking apps for iPhone and iPad. Best Shipment Tracking Apps for iPhone and iPadBest Shipment Tracking Apps for iPhone and iPad

#1. Parcel – Delivery Tracking

Parcel iPhone and iPad App IconWith the support for over 250 delivery services, Parcel can be the best option for you if you’re looking for the app to track shipments on iPhone or iPad. It offers barcode scanning, so the process becomes even more effortless. With the ability to locate your package on the map and keep you updated with push notifications, this app has made into this list.

What’s interesting, the tracking data is collected directly on its own server, so you will get it right to on your device without wasting any time. The tracked data can be visualized directly on a map to get the exact location.

Price: Free
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#2. Deliveries: a Package Tracker

Deliveries iPhone and iPad App IconWith the use of this app, you get to track packages of all types. So you always know when your packages are going to arrive. The main list shows the summary of all your shipments and counts down the days. Selecting a particular package will show you the needed information and its current location on a map. With Deliveries, you can easily track orders from services like Amazon and Apple, even before they ship.

The best thing about this app is that it allows users to track shipments from almost all services. On the off chance that your service isn’t listed, choose “Other,” enter a delivery date and the website, and it’ll automatically fetch the details of your item. This app also lets you sync your deliveries across all your iDevices through iCloud.

Price: $4.99
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#3. Slice – Your Smart Shopping Assistant

Slice iPhone and iPad App IconThis app is in this list because you never have to enter your tracking numbers into the app. It pulls them from your email inbox automatically and lets you know when they’re out for delivery. With Slice, you can get push notifications and even track how much money you’re spending online. While maintaining your budget, you can even access a backlog of electronic receipts and check the return options.

Slice has been featured 3 times on NBC’s The Today Show, so you’ll never need to worry about its usefulness. With Slice, you get to track purchases from all top merchants and even get the details about pre-orders and daily deal vouchers.

Price: Free
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#4. iDelivery – Package Tracker

iDelivery iPhone and iPad App IconiDelivery has a very cool user interface with a virtual representation of the packages you’re tracking. It also provides a wealth of tracking information for more shipping services than you knew existed. The app allows you to register and track shipments with foreign and domestic companies. On the date of delivery an alarm rings with the number of deliveries so that you never miss the doorbell.

The shipments are tagged with a status of inbound, completed and overdue, allowing you to easily sort and track orders. Once the shipping details are received, they can be transmitted to another person via SMS or email.

Price: $0.99
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#5. My Package

My Package iPhone and iPad App IconThis is a standard free option. It will simply let you enter your tracking number and track your package using the popular services. Moreover, it also offers a nice map view of where your package has travelled. They have recently added a barcode scanner and push notification feature to this app.

You can also send the tracking number from your PC without having to sign up, log in or subscribe. The free version of the app supports USPS tracking, UPS tracking, Fedex tracking and DHL Express tracking.

Price: Free
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