Package Safety Tips
With the onset of December, the Christmas buying season is now in full swing. Whether ordering your employees complimentary Christmas presents or buying new office Christmas decorations, they’ll all be coming in most likely on a truck in cardboard boxes. And more often than not the packages are left at the front door of your business. But with both your employees and customers walking by all day, it could be very easy for those packages to suddenly disappear. So it is important for you to practice good package safety. The Silver Lining.com has a helpful list of tips that you can use to keep your mailed packages safe this holiday season;
- Don’t let your packages sit
- Ship to your local pack and ship store
- Talk to your neighbors
- Insure your holiday packages
- Ship to an alternate address
- Try requiring a signature on delivery
- Ship to the store
- Consider installing a package lockbox
- Consider investing in security cameras
As online shopping becomes more popular each year, porch pirates will continue to strike more often. After all, it only takes a second for them to walk up to your door, swipe the package, and walk away without a second thought. And while the practice of porch pirating may never fully disappear, you can do a few simple tricks to make your packages far less of a target to passersby. So look into some of these options this year and keep your packages secure and safe.
As always, if disaster strikes, SERVPRO of Springfield and SERVPRO of Morgan, Cass, Macoupin & Montgomery Counties are always here for you. We can be reached 24/7 at 217-528-7775.