What is the difference between tracked and recorded delivery?
What is Recorded delivery.
Much like with Tracked delivery, you will be sent a receipt when the parcel is delivered.
However, Recorded delivery only provides proof of postage – not proof of receiving it – because no one needs to sign for the item..
What is Royal Mail recorded delivery?
Recorded delivery essentially provides the sender with a more secure form of mailing. Upon delivery, the recipient will need to sign or provide some proof of receivership, which the sender will receive confirmation from. Recorded post is also covered to up £50 (unless otherwise specified by your mailing provider).
What is a tracked delivery?
Business Tracked Delivery With signed for delivery, it only shows where a parcel is once it has been signed for, there is no visibility en route. Whereas with parcel tracking you can view where the package is and its delivery progress along the way.
How much is tracked and signed delivery?
UK Signed services give you peace of mind from just £1.95.
Is Special Delivery signed for?
When we deliver your item we will collect a signature from the recipient or someone at their address. We will then update our online Track & Trace tool with details of the delivery date and time, providing a scan of the signature that you can view.
How does tracked delivery work?
The customer is given a receipt with a tracking code. Once the item arrives at the local Delivery Office, it’s scanned again just before being delivered back to the original sender.