What I've done for years. More convenient, and totally eliminates the extra loading-unloading (read: tossing around) of extra delivery attempts.
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Having it held at the local Fedex Office is also a great precaution against theft. Having had an expensive package stolen off my front porch, I changed my shipping/receiving protocols.
In addition: If you create a membership (free) with Fedex, when a package is shipped to you, an automated email is immediately sent to you. The email contains a link for ’Manage your Delivery’. This allows you to change where its delivered - to your home or a nearby Fedex Office. This is helpful in case the shipper shipped it to your Paypal home address. (Some Ebay sellers will ship only to the Paypal home address.) Either way, there’s no extra charge. It’s a great service.
Yes, UPS has the same. But, there is usually a surcharge of $5-8 for holding it at the local UPS Store. Unlike company owned Fedex Offices, most UPS Stores are franchises. So, they’ll add a fee for holding the package. Yet, there will be no extra fee if the package is held at a UPS distribution center, instead of a UPS store.
For a few years now, anything that is shipped to me via UPS is automatically forwarded to a UPS Store and I just stop by to pick up. There is no charge for this service. All you need to do is create an account, sign up for UPS My Choice, and set up your address to forward to a store or distribution center. Works great and no charge. It does not work for those small shipments that UPS hands off to USPS for delivery.