"In Transit" scans

Discussion in 'FedEx Discussions' started by ttirv, Mar 7, 2020.

  1. ttirv

    ttirv New Member

    What exactly are the "In Transit" scans? With UPS there's only arrival/departure sscans when a package gets to an actual facility. If it spends 5 days on a train there are no scans.

    Fedex seems to scan about every 24 hours; is it tracking the 18 wheeler or something? I've seen some in really rural places, one was the town of Index, Washington where there is no place for a truck to park. Or does Fedex send by rail too?
  2. Operational needs

    Operational needs Virescit Vulnere Virtus

  3. silenze

    silenze Lunch is the best part of the day

    It could be when a sleeper team switches drivers. Or stops to take a poop. But i don't think any of us really know. They are all subcontractors.
  4. Star B

    Star B White Lightening

    Trailer GPS updates every 12 hours "In Transit".

    You can tell if it's via rail if multiple "In Transit" scans are in small cities serviced by a railroad and nowhere near a major interstate.
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