UPS now lets you track your package on a real-time map

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UPS Map GeoawesomenessDo you also know the feeling of a total frustration when waiting your package to arrive? The new service by UPS is trying to solve that problem by showing you on the map exactly where your package is located in a real-time. The feature is called Follow My Delivery and it’s available for the UPS Air and UPS Worldwide Express packages. To be eligible, customers will have to sign up for a free “My Choice” account.

The service is nothing fancy. It’s a simple website where you’ll be able to see the UPS driver’s position on a map. Unfortunately the service won’t show you the exact route of the driver or exact time of delivery but anyway it’s a nice step forward and putting the bar higher for the competition.

A similar system has been introduced to track the location of your Comcast technicians last year. Do you think it’s a useful feature? Share you view in comments.

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Aleks Buczkowski
I'm a professional always thinking outside the box and a self-confessed gadget addict. As a son of a professor of cartography I was surrounded by maps all my life and as a result spatial way of thinking and seeing reality is naturally embedded in who I am.