24-Hour Parcel Delivery

 

Canada Post has introduced a new and very convenient system to the Reston Post Office. As of August 26, along with your postal boxes you will find parcel collection boxes. The system is quite simple: When your parcel arrives at the office it will be submitted into the system as delivered, from there you will find a red tag and key in your postal box. Each key will have a number that will unlock the designated parcel collection box. Inside you will find your parcel. You then slip the key into the red return box and that’s it!

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 This new system will allow you to pick up parcels outside of regular business hours with the exception of large parcels and parcels that require ID and/or a signature. With the amount of online shopping that now occurs, this will be a great transition to help customers receive their parcel at their convenience.

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