The Holidays are Here!

It is that time of the year when online retailers start making sure that they have the correct shipping deadlines to ensure timely delivery of their customers’ orders.

The key to successful holiday shipping lies in being fully prepared to meet the ever-growing rush of online orders, ensuring holiday packages are delivered on time, and ensuring returns are handled promptly and efficiently. Here are 3 Tips to Save Time and Money on Holiday Shipping.

We’ve made a list (and checked it twice) to make it easier for you to follow the major carriers shipping schedules.

 

Here are the most important delivery cut off dates for Holidays 2019.

 

FedEx Delivery Cut Off Dates for Holidays 2019:

  • December 16th: FedEx Ground and FedEx Home Delivery
  • December 19th: FedEx Express Saver and 3-Day Freight
  • December 20th: FedEx 2 Day
  • December 21st : FedEx 2 Day Freight
  • December 23rd: FedEx First Overnight, Priority Overnight and Standard Overnight, 1 Day
    Freight
  • December 25th: FedEx Same Day

 

UPS Delivery Cut Off Dates for Holidays 2019:

  • December 14th: USPS Retail Ground
  • December 19th: UPS 3 Day Select
  • December 20th: UPS 2nd Day Air
  • December 23rd: UPS Next Day Air

 

USPS Delivery Cut Off Dates for Holidays 2019:

  • December 14th: USPS Retail Ground
  • December 20th: USPS First Class Mail
  • December 21st : USPS Priority
  • December 23rd: USPS Priority Mail Express

 

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