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Delivery services post holiday shipping deadlines

Delivery services post holiday shipping deadlines

UPS admits some deliveries are behind schedule. (Source: FOX 8 graphic) UPS admits some deliveries are behind schedule. (Source: FOX 8 graphic)
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

Here's a breakdown of holiday shipping deadlines posted by various delivery services.

USPS Shipping for Contiguous U.S.

Domestic Mail Class/Product Date (excluding Alaska & Hawaii)

First-Class Mail® Service Dec. 19

Priority Mail® Service Dec. 20

Priority Mail Express® Service2 Dec. 22

USPS Retail Ground™ Dec. 14

Destination First-Class Mail® Service Priority MailL® Service Priority Mail Express® Service2

Alaska Dec. 20 Dec. 20 Dec. 21

Hawaii Dec. 15 Dec. 15 Dec. 20

UPS Shipping

Monday, Dec. 18

Normal pickup and delivery service. This is the last day to ship UPS 3 Day Select® service for delivery before Christmas Day (delivery on Friday, Dec. 22).

Tuesday, Dec. 19

Normal pickup and delivery service. UPS 3 Day Select shipments picked up today will be scheduled for delivery on Tuesday, Dec. 26.

Wednesday, Dec. 20

Normal pickup and delivery service. This is the last day to ship UPS 2nd Day Air packages for delivery before Christmas Day (delivery on Friday, Dec. 22).

Thursday, Dec. 21

Normal pickup and delivery service. UPS 2nd Day Air service is available for delivery before Christmas Day (delivery on Saturday, Dec. 23). Please note that these packages must be processed and labeled for Saturday Delivery. Saturday Delivery is not available to all ZIP codes. All UPS Next Day Air packages picked up today will be delivered on Friday, Dec. 22.

Friday, Dec. 22

Normal pickup and delivery service. This is the last day to ship UPS Next Day Air packages to be delivered before Christmas Day (delivery on Saturday, Dec. 23). Please note that these packages must be processed and labeled for Saturday Delivery. Saturday Delivery is not available to all ZIP codes.

Saturday, Dec. 23

Delivery of UPS Worldwide Express, UPS Next Day Air and UPS 2nd Day Air packages processed and labeled for Saturday Delivery.

Pickup service available for UPS Air and international Air packages* for regular Saturday pickup customers. UPS On-Call Pickup service is available to all customers for UPS Air and international Air packages. Pickup and delivery of UPS Ground on Saturday** packages will be available in many metro area ZIP codes.

Sunday, Dec. 24, Christmas Eve

No UPS pickup or delivery service. UPS Express Critical service available.

Monday, Dec. 25, Christmas (UPS Holiday)

No UPS pickup or delivery service. UPS Express Critical service available.

FEDEX Shipping

Monday, December 18, 2017

• FedEx Freight no-fee, money-back guarantee

suspended for shipments with required delivery

dates of Monday, December 18, 2017, through

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

• FedEx Express® shipments delivered by the end of

the day on published delivery commitment dates

between December 18 and 23 are not eligible for the

FedEx Money-Back Guarantee***

Friday, December 22, 2017

• Early FedEx Express on-call pickups in some areas

• FedEx Home Delivery available

• FedEx Ground® pickups on December 22 may

experience 1 additional transit day

• FedEx Freight will be open with normal pickup and

delivery operations and a modified linehaul schedule.

Shipments picked up on December 22 that are not

moved on that day will resume transit on the next

normal operating day

Saturday, December 23, 2017

• FedEx Express early stations, on-call pickups,

and drop boxes will be closed in some areas

• FedEx Home Delivery will make deliveries,

but not pickups

• FedEx Ground, FedEx SmartPost®, FedEx Freight,

and FedEx Trade Networks** unavailable

Sunday, December 24, 2017

• FedEx Office will close by 6 p.m.

• All other services unavailable except the

24/7/365 services*

Monday, December 25, 2017

• All services unavailable except the

24/7/365 services*

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