Delivery updates via SMS & Websocket
18 June 2019 - please note that these demos have been disabled until we have completed a migration to new servers - please try again in 24 hours. Thank you.
Send a delivery update by text/SMS message to: 07903 567 345 or, if you are in the USA, you can send the SMS to: (415) 429 7483
Start the message with "dd" followed by a space, a delivery reference, another space, a status code and (optionally) another space and some notes.
Text can be upper or lower case. The delivery reference must not include spaces.
- dd DN123 1
- DD D/456 3 Signed by P. Smith
|Delivery Tracking Log - Last Updated on|
Valid Status Codes
- 0 = Awaiting Despatch
- 1 = In Transit
- 2 = Delivered (No POD)
- 3 = Delivered (With POD)
Updates to this page are made via a high speed websocket connection immediately that the SMS is received, which is typically a few seconds after it has been sent.
Although this particular demo is for a delivery tracking application, the use of SMS to update a database and then incorporate the information into a web based application can be applied to many scenarios.