The last day to ship for Christmas 2021 is fast approaching. We know you’re still recovering from Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but keep moving forward! Now is the last push until Christmas. But when do I need to ship orders by to make sure they are there on Christmas morning? Don’t worry. We have compiled the holiday shipping deadlines needed so you know the last day to ship for Christmas to ensure your product gets out the door in time for the 25th.
USPS Holiday Shipping Deadlines
Parcel Select: Thursday, December 16th, 2021
First Class Mail: Friday, December 17th, 2021
Priority Class Mail: Saturday, December 18th, 2021
Priority Mail Express: Thursday, December 23rd, 2021
FedEx Holiday Shipping Deadlines
SmartPost: Thursday, December 9th, 2021 Ground: Wednesday, December 15th, 2021
Express Saver: Tuesday, December 21st, 2021
2 Day Services: Wednesday, December 22nd, 2021
Overnight Services: Thursday, December 23rd, 2021
UPS Holiday Shipping Deadlines
Ground: Check UPS.com/CTC
UPS Surepost: Friday, December 17th, 2021
3 Day Select: Tuesday, December 21st, 2021
2nd Day Air Services: Wednesday, December 22nd, 2021
Next Day Air Services: Thursday, December 23rd, 2021
DHL eCommerce Holiday Shipping Deadlines
SmartMail Ground: Saturday, December 11th, 2021
SmartMail Expedited: Wednesday, December 15th, 2021
SmartMail Expedited Max: Friday, December 17th, 2021
If you are struggling with fulfilling orders during the holiday season, consider getting a quote from a 3PL (fulfillment center). Using a 3PL will allow for faster fulfillment times, scalability, and more time for you to focus on building your brand.
If you're browsing 3PLs and have questions about fulfillment services, contact our team of experts at OTW Shipping and we can walk you through anything you may need.