Tuesday, November 4, 2014

USPS Shipping Deadlines Announced

In a recent article, we learned about UPS and FedEx's plans to avoid a repeat of last year's holiday shipping fiasco. The United States Postal Service has also released it's plans for the holiday season, announcing its suggested mail-by deadlines for retailers and consumers alike.

To ensure packages are delivered on-time for the holidays, be sure to check out the following mail-by deadlines - as shared by Ina Steiner of eCommerceBytes:

December 2: First-Class Mail International
December 2: Priority Mail International
December 10: Priority Mail Express International
December 15: Standard Post
December 17: Global Express Guaranteed
December 20: First-Class Mail
December 20: Priority Mail
December 23: Priority Mail Express (Priority Mail Express postage refund eligibility is adjusted for shipments mailed December 22-25).

Check out eCommerceBytes' recent article, "US Postal Service Publishes Christmas Mail-By Dates" to learn more about these dates what USPS suggests for retailers this year.

by Samantha Warner
Marketing Extraordinaire