Category: US Postal Service

A “Prime” Time to Consider Package Sec...

  Package theft sucks! But online shopping is awesome! My motto is “why go to the store, if you can buy it online?”  Thank goodness Amazon has made online shopping even awesomer! And they are innovating and adding new products that help insure the safety of your packages. In the past, …

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Are you better than Indiana Jones?

If you’ve ever had a package stolen (which 11 million Americans have in the last 12 months), then you understand the frustration and disappointment of coming home from a long day at the office and coming up to your porch to see that your package is missing. Of course, you …

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Package Guard’s Cyber Monday Gift Guide Roundup

  It’s the biggest online shopping day of the year! Items ordered today will be shipped and delivered to someones home and we want to make sure those packages are safe from Grinches trying to steal Christmas. Besides worrying about making sure your packages are delivered and safe, you also …

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Where’s Package Theft a Problem?

Package theft is a growing problem, and we talk about it a lot…It’s kind of our thing. One concern we have is that there isn’t much good data about it. Certainly, carriers like UPS and FedEx must keep track of stolen package claims they receive, but they’re not very open …

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Holiday Heists: Seasonal Package Theft

  The holiday season is Christmas for porch pirates, and every year the news is filled with segments on this growing crime. A quick look at online trends shows significant spikes in conversation about package theft, and it makes a lot of sense that these spikes occur around Christmas. The …

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Epidemic: Growing Rate of Package Theft

Like the high seas of old, the world of shipping is a ripe place for pirates—porch pirates, that is. If you were one of 23 million Americans who has been the victim of package theft, then you’re part of a growing trend of package theft. Even though property theft has …

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Evening Deliveries and Package Theft

Package theft is a crime of opportunity. If a package is left unattended on the porch, and someone willing to steal the package sees it, there is an opportunity and the package will get stolen. More deliveries means more opportunity. It also means that if we’re clever, we can find …

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