2. Abbreviations

  • Courier: a company that transports packages and documents.
  • Tracking number: a number given to packages when they are posted to students. 
  • Parcel / waybill number: similar to a tracking number with more details.

  • Transit: the parcel is still on road. 

  • PP & PN tracking numbers are for South African orders delivered by Postnet.

  • RD / PE: abbreviation used to indicate that the parcel is a registered parcel.
  • PA: abbreviation used to indicate that items are insured against damage or loss.
  • TC / TA: Speed service (send it today get it tomorrow)
  • CN: abbreviation used to indicate that parcels are for Namibia
  • ZA: abbreviation used to indicate that parcels are for South Africa.