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USPS Offers Advice as Busiest Shipping Days Near

The USPS published its 2016 Holiday Guide to Deliver Cheer guide with advice for shippers and information about its busiest shipping days:

Americans take time during the holidays to share gratitude with loved ones and friends around the world. So much so that The Postal Service is expecting to deliver more than 16 million total pieces of mail and packages during the 2016 holiday season.

Monday, December 19th is projected to be the busiest mailing day for greeting cards and packages with more than 611 million pieces of mail to be processed.

As for deliveries, The Postal Service anticipates that the busiest day will be on Thursday, December 22nd, with the delivery of more than 30 million packages.

To support our customers and spread cheer, The Postal Service is sharing some tips and information to help you this holiday season.

Avoid a Holiday Shipping Glitch: Whether your package is destined for loved ones within the United States and territories, internationally, or to our military personnel, these tips can help ensure your delivery gets to its destination safe and sound. You can find the tips and more information on the USPS blog.

SourceUSPS Blog Post

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