Letter to the editor: Try this trick to avoid headaches at the Post Office

Ken Gansmann

As we enter the beginning of October, our ordering of items for the holidays will soon be upon us.

Many of us here in Summit County use online shopping for the holidays. These online sites usually show UPS or FedEx as their delivery methods. What we find more often than not is small UPS package shipments are redirected to our local post office. If those packages are not specifically marked, the post office returns these packages to the sender. We are sure we are not the only people who continue to experience this.

It is not clear that UPS has made a deal with the USPS or UPS is just lazy and takes the easy way out.

To avoid these type issues going forward, we suggest you give your online vendor your local post office physical address + your P.O. Box number when placing orders. This will, hopefully, avoid the frustration of returned packages for you.

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