How to Tell UPS Where to Put a Package

United Parcel Service (UPS) is a package delivery company that delivers packages to residences and businesses around the world. If you are expecting a package, you can leave a note for the driver instructing him where to put the package. Additionally, if the package requires a signature, you can leave instructions and authorization for the driver to leave the package with another individual.

United Parcel Service (UPS) is a package delivery company that delivers packages to residences and businesses around the world. If you are expecting a package, you can leave a note for the driver instructing him where to put the package. Additionally, if the package requires a signature, you can leave instructions and authorization for the driver to leave the package with another individual.

Enter the package tracking number in the online UPS tracking tool. A link is provided in the Resources section of this article. Click the "Track" button to display detailed tracking information about the package that will include the expected delivery date. This information allows you to leave a note for the driver on the day he is due at your house or business.

Write a note for the driver that includes your package's tracking number and information about where you want the driver to leave the package. Make sure the instructions give specific and clear details allowing the driver to easily understand the instructions. If the package requires a signature, name the person who will sign and include his name and address. Also, check with this person to make sure he will sign for and accept your package.

Tape the note to the front of your home or business.

Tips

  • A sample note for a UPS delivery driver could read: "Please leave package number xxxxxx behind the tool shed on the left side of the house. Thanks, John Doe" Alternatively, if the package requires a signature, the note could read: "Please leave package number xxxxxx with Jane Doe at 123 Main Street. I authorize Jane to sign for and accept this package. Thanks, John Doe"

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Since 1992 Matt McGew has provided content for on and offline businesses and publications. Previous work has appeared in the "Los Angeles Times," Travelocity and "GQ Magazine." McGew specializes in search engine optimization and has a Master of Arts in journalism from New York University.