Beware Of “Porch Pirates”

December 12th, 2015 by

Don’t let this happen to you!

Package Theft

 

 

 

 

 

This is the time of year when gifts are flowing through the shipping systems and onto your porch.  With people sending gifts to farflung family members and ordering online for themselves there is a significant increase in packages being shipped.  And a concurrent increase in thefts.

Read about it here.

Keep your treasures safe.  Consider renting a mailbox from a store like Pak Mail Anderson Mill.  We will sign for your packages and keep them safe until you arrive to pick them up.  Another alternative, if your employer allows, is to ship to your workplace.  That way the packages aren’t on your porch.  And check with the people you’re sending to.  If we can ship your gifts to their workplace, you even save money as the carriers charge less for commercial deliveries than residential ones.

If none of these options work, considering shipping with a signature required.  There is a fee for this and if the recipient isn’t home they’ll have to arrange delivery, but it’s well worth it over the alternative, especially for expensive packages.

Stop by Pak Mail Anderson Mill and we’ll help you decide the best course of action!