rogerd - 8:17 pm on Aug 31, 2010 (gmt 0)
Generally, you can specify how UPS and Fedex handle delivery if nobody is home. Most of my shipments from both carriers are left on my porch unless the shipper specified that a signature was required.
Best UPS story as a shipper. We shipped the package, UPS said they delivered it, the customer didn't get it. We replaced the item. Months later, the weather turned nice and the customer went to fire up his barbecue grill... and found the package where the UPS guy had left it!