Why does on order status say 'Awaiting Approval'?

The status of 'Awaiting Approval' meaning that Shippsy is reviewing the information such as description, value, country of origin is correct based on the document you upload on the system.

Shipments are usually approved within the day after submission.

Here is the meaning of the status:

Action required: necessary information such as description, value, and invoice are required 

Awaiting review: Shippsy is reviewing the information that you provide on the system

Ready to ship: all information submitted and ready to come back to Canada

Sorted: sorted by US warehouse and ready to load on trucks

In-transit: on the way to Canada 

In Canada: ready for pick up 

Complete: the transaction has been completed

Hold: under the inspection by Shippsy