These kinds of parcel delivery will only happen upon agreement with the client
According to Ecommerce News, Omniva allows its couriers to leave the parcel in a safe location or hand it over to a neighbor if receivers are absent.
Beforehand, the addressee can tell the courier to drop the parcel on the terrace, somewhere in the garden, or in the garage.
Besides, they can have the parcel delivered to a friendly neighbor.
Amid the coronacrisis, the company doesn’t require a signature, meaning physical contact isn’t necessary. Instead of a signature, the courier’s photograph is proof that the parcel has been handed over.
We’ve reported that shipping-related phishing attacks more than quadrupled across Europe in November 2020. This is at a time of record levels of online holiday shopping.