AUSTIN, Texas - In the wake of the package explosions in the Austin area, the world's largest retail shipping store is making changes to how it takes in packages.
The temporary policy change began Wednesday and so far has no expiration date.
Nationwide, customers with unmarked packages will have to show photo ID when trying to ship their package. If the package is sealed, the customer will be asked to open it for visual inspection.
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After that, the process will continue as usual with getting the addresses needed for the shipment.
Drop-off packages will continue as usual and will not be subject to inspection.
This new policy will be implemented at UPS stores, company counters and authorized service locations.
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