My Level III Books Shipment Track Records from UPS

I am confused why there are so many locations? US -> Korea ->Taiwan -> Philippines -> ? I am in Beijing, ohh my god!!! Is it inefficiency to UPS? Package Progress Location Date Local Time Description PAMPANGA,PH 08/24/2008 8:51 A.M. DEPARTURE SCAN 08/24/2008 2:17 A.M. ARRIVAL SCAN TAO-YUAN,TW 08/24/2008 12:37 A.M. DEPARTURE SCAN TAO-YUAN,TW 08/23/2008 11:30 P.M. ARRIVAL SCAN INCHEON,KR 08/23/2008 10:06 P.M. DEPARTURE SCAN 08/23/2008 5:37 P.M. ARRIVAL SCAN ANCHORAGE,AK, US 08/22/2008 4:32 P.M. DEPARTURE SCAN 08/22/2008 5:44 A.M. ARRIVAL SCAN LOUISVILLE,KY, US 08/22/2008 3:25 A.M. DEPARTURE SCAN LOUISVILLE,KY, US 08/21/2008 10:59 P.M. ARRIVAL SCAN HAPEVILLE,GA, US 08/21/2008 9:50 P.M. DEPARTURE SCAN 08/21/2008 8:55 P.M. ARRIVAL SCAN ROSWELL,GA, US 08/21/2008 8:30 P.M. DEPARTURE SCAN 08/21/2008 5:26 P.M. ORIGIN SCAN US 08/20/2008 10:02 P.M. BILLING INFORMATION RECEIVED Tracking results provided by UPS: 08/23/2008 9:59 P.M. ET

UPS has a global delivery network so the books should get to you. It’s on the slow plane to China! You got your L1 and L2 books sent to you in China, didn’t you? At least you can track the package should there be any problems.