It is a different world than the one we grew up in huh? I still get excited when I hear the "granny gears" of a brown package truck rumbling down my street. I wonder what surprises the brown box brought by the men and women in brown will bring. If you do plan on shipping this holiday season make sure you know the changes and let the professionals help you out.

The world's largest package delivery company, which expects a 7.5 percent rise to about 430 million deliveries this holiday season, said on Tuesday that retail customers will not be permitted to ship without a government-issued picture ID at the UPS Store, Mail Boxes Etc and authorized shipping outlets worldwide.

Will this affect your shipment this holiday season? Click to find out.

via UPS expands security for retail shipping - Yahoo! News.