The Postal Service has recommended delays for the holiday mailing and shipping period, Watseka Postmaster Darrin Rushbrook said in a press release.
The suggestions, published on October 7, are expected to be delivered by December 25 to national addresses, Air / Military Post Offices (APOs), Fleet Post Offices (FPOs) and Diplomatic Post Offices (DPOs). ).
• November 6: APO, FPO and DPO addresses (all postal codes), USPS Retail Ground service
• December 9: APO, FPO and DPO services (all postal codes), priority mail and first class mail
• December 15: USPS ground service for retail
• December 16: APO, FPO and DPO addresses (except postcode 093), military service Priority Mail Express
• December 17: first class mail, including greeting cards
• December 17: First Class Courier Package (up to 15.99 ounces)
• December 18: priority mail service
• December 23: Priority Mail Express service
The Postal Service expects customer traffic to increase during the week of December 6. December 13-18 is expected to be the busiest of the season for mail, shipping and delivery.
More than 12.5 million customers are expected to use usps.com on December 19, making it the busiest day for the postal service online this holiday season. Almost 500,000 customers are expected to use the Click-N-Ship feature.