Major Shipping Services Release Holiday Shipping Deadlines

USPS, FedEx, UPS in the U.S. have announced their official cut-off dates to ensure packages arrive by Christmas.

Online purchases are at an all-time high which is putting the strain on delivery. FedEx is also asking customers to plan ahead to insure deliveries make it in time.

FedEx Shipping Deadlines

  • FedEx Ground Economy — Thurs., Dec. 9
  • FedEx Ground and Home Delivery — Wed., Dec. 15
  • Express Saver — Tues., Dec. 21
  • 2Day & 2Day AM — Wed., Dec. 22
  • FedEx Same Day — Fri., Dec. 24

UPS

  • Ground shipping — Check ups.com/ctc for quote
  • 3 Day Select — Tues., Dec. 21
  • 2 Day Air — Wed., Dec. 22
  • Next Day Air — Thurs., Dec. 23

The United States Postal Service is also giving a warning to consumers that it is essential to send packages early. USPS have began slowing mail deliveries. “The earlier you send, the better: Don’t delay, mail and ship today,” USPS says on its website.

USPS Shipping Deadlines

  • Retail Ground — Wed., Dec. 15
  • First-Class Mail — Fri., Dec. 17
  • Priority Mail — Sat., Dec. 18
  • Priority Mail Express — Thurs., Dec. 23
  • Express Saver — Tues., Dec. 21
  • 2Day & 2Day AM — Wed., Dec. 22
  • FedEx Same Day — Fri., Dec. 24

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