I’m starting to think we were better off when packages arrived without knowing every detail of the journey. While checking to see where a recent package is, I discovered that the tracking codes were of no help. USPS AWAITS ITEM was chronologically after USPS IN POSSESSION OF ITEM, which doesn’t make sense. And then there are the codes that don’t mean anything to the end user like, PRE-SHIPMENT INFO SENT.
If you want to go down the rabbit hole, here is a guide.