Yeah that just means its on its way its left China.
For example when it reaches Australia,
I will then read something like this
Timing Site Status
? 2009-07-22 13:16:00 SHANGHAI Posting
? 2009-07-22 13:49:00 25 Despatch from Sorting Center
? 2009-07-22 19:02:55 SHANGHAI Arrival at Sorting Center
? 2009-07-22 20:12:31 SHANGHAI Despatch from Sorting Center
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Arrived at Commonwealth of Australia (something along these lines)
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Handed over to Customs
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx released from customs
then over to the post office then you usually get it the next day.