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Topic: Delivery Confirmation says "notice left"...

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Subject: Delivery Confirmation says "notice left"...
Date Posted: 9/6/2007 5:53 PM ET
Member Since: 6/25/2007
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I mailed a book using the DC and now the delivery confirmation status says "notice left". Why would this happen? It isn't like someone has to sign for it or anything.


Last Edited on: 9/6/07 6:23 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 9/6/2007 6:14 PM ET
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It could be the person has a very small mailbox or a community type mailbox where even a small book won't fit.  At least you know the book's safe in the hands of the USPS instead of the recipient wondering where it is.

You might want to send them a PM about it, those notice to pick up cards can easily get lost amongst their mail and they might not find it.

Date Posted: 9/6/2007 6:41 PM ET
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I've had that happen to me when I'm expecting swap books and I track them to see where they are.. There was no notice left in my box (and very little mail so it should have fit)  but the book was delivered the next day.

Last Edited on: 9/6/07 6:41 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 9/6/2007 6:58 PM ET
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This is also USPS procedure when the person has their mail on 'vacation hold' and are away. When they pick up their mail or the carrier resumes delivery on the date the customer has requested, the item will be scanned 'delivered'.

Date Posted: 9/6/2007 9:17 PM ET
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It could also be that leaving parcels at a particular address could be unsafe. Perhaps it is a high traffic area and parcels have been stolen in the past. The carrier may have notified the recipient to pick up the parcel to be on the safe side!

Last Edited on: 9/6/07 11:52 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 9/7/2007 12:06 PM ET
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Thanks everyone!