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2022 Holiday Shipping Deadlines

Dec 2, 2022

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Ready or not, carriers have announced their holiday shipping deadlines for 2022! You don’t want to be the Grinch that stole Christmas, do ya?

Use these shipping deadlines to ensure your customers get their gifts on time.

 

FedEx 2022 Holiday Shipping Deadlines

If you’re operating through a FedEx marketplace, use these deadlines to ensure delivery by December 24.

ServiceDeadline
FedEx Ground® EconomyDec 8th
FedEx Ground®Dec 14th
FedEx Home® DeliveryDec 14th
FedEx Express Saver®Dec 20th
FedEx 3Day FreightDec 20th
FedEx 2Day®Dec 21st
FedEx 1DayDec 22nd
FedEx Same DayDec 23rd

 

UPS 2022 Holiday Shipping Deadlines

UPS will be closed on December 25, so their recommended shipping dates for arrival by December 24 are:

ServiceDeadline
UPS Ground ShippingUse their website’s quote tool for more information
UPS 3 Day Select®Dec 19th
UPS 2nd Day Air®Dec 21st
UPS Next Day Air®Dec 22nd

 

USPS 2022 Holiday Shipping Deadlines

USPS says their busiest week for holiday shipping is between December 13-18. Their cutoff dates for a December 25 delivery are as follows:

ServiceDeadline
USPS Retail Ground™Dec 17th
USPS First Class Mail®Dec 17th
USPS Priority Mail®Dec 19th
USPS Priority Mail Express®Dec 23rd

 

International 2022 Holiday Shipping Deadlines

UPS, FedEx, and USPS will all have different requirements and cutoff dates per country. Prepare accordingly!

 

Have Yourself A Very Merry Q4

Communicate with your customers through social media ads, newsletters, emails, or whatever channels you use to reach your customers, and express the importance of shopping early this year. It’s a simple but effective way to ensure you and your customers avoid the holiday blues this shopping season.​

Topics: FedEx, Holiday Shipping, UPS, USPS
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