In a move geared to further compete with FedEx and UPS, the United States Postal Service has added two new services: Adult Signature Required and Adult Signature Restricted Delivery. These new services are meant to be used when a packages need to be received by an adult over 21 years of age.
The two services are described as:
- Adult Signature Required
Requires the signature of anyone in the household who is 21 years of age or older and costs $4.75 per package.
- Adult Signature Restricted Delivery
Requires the signature of the addressee or their authorized agent, who is 21 years of age or older, and costs $4.95 per package.
The two new services are available for the following products:
- Priority Mail©
- Express Mail©
- Critical Mail
- Parcel Select© Barcoded Nonpresort
- Parcel Select© Regional Ground
For more details, visit http://www.usps.com/shipping/adultsignature.htm