All hands on deck for USPS' busiest day

21 December, 2017, 01:39 | Author: Luis Fowler
  • As Christmas approaches Canada's shipping and mail centres are flooded and customers are expected to wait for their packages. Canada Post will deliver over 50 million packages during the holiday season

In fact, An Post has revealed that today is the last day for posting cards and parcels by regular post to be sure of delivery for Christmas.

Nothing quite beats receiving a special delivery in time for Christmas. except perhaps magically finding presents under the tree. But Monday night, it's a scramble as the United States Postal Service worked to ship a crush of parcels and packages, on what is its busiest day of the holiday season.

Post offices nationwide are working tirelessly to make sure those packages make it to their destinations before December 25.

Argos customers can order items eligible for its Fast Track delivery until 1pm on Christmas Eve for delivery in time for Christmas Day. Just this week, they expect to handle more than 3 billion cards, letters and packages. USPS expects to deliver more than 6 million packages each Sunday in December.

Priority shipping is the only way to guarantee those items will arrive on time.

"The returns will go up to President's Day", said Lotito.

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Ireland's national postal service is warning that time is nearly up to post cards for this Christmas. "With Informed Delivery, you can track your packages and check your mail from anywhere".

Sarah Hollenbeck, a shopping and savings expert with Offers.com, says as Christmas quickly approaches, many consumers are still on the hunt for that ideal gift.

Chris Davies MP visited Brecon Delivery Office to see first-hand the operation of delivering Christmas post and to pass on season's greetings to its hardworking staff.

"I know from a national perspective that (online shopping) has picked up, which means shipping has picked up", she said. Here are some important dates if you're sending a package through a major company.

It says that final deliveries nationwide are Saturday, with services resuming on 28 December.

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