How Do You Track a UPS Package Without the Tracking Number?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 12, 2020 3:32:03 PM ET
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You can track a UPS package without a tracking number provided you have a reference number or a UPS InfoNote®. A reference number is provided by the sender and usually includes up to 35 alphanumeric characters. InfoNote® is a tag left by a UPS driver after delivery has been attempted.

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A reference number can be anything the sender establishes. For online purchases, the reference number is usually the order number. In order to track by reference, a shipment date range has to be indicated. In order to track using UPS InfoNote®, a delivery attempt must first be made by UPS.