Plan Ahead for Holiday Shipping with UPS

by Press Release on 2016-10-20 11:29:23

From November 21 to December 30, a limited number of UPS® Ground and UPS® Standard shipments with transit times of three or more days, and with specific origins and destinations, will require an additional day in transit.

The Holiday Ground Impact Tool will be available beginning July 25 until November 21 to determine whether your shipment will be impacted by the time-in-transit change. Effective November 21, visit for the most up-to-date time in transit details at the time of shipping.

All UPS 3 Day Select® packages shipped on December 19 and 20 will require an additional day in transit. UPS 3 Day Select packages shipped on December 20 will be delivered after Christmas.

For detailed information regarding any changes to the UPS Service Guarantee or commitment times during the holidays, please refer to our holiday schedule PDF.

The most up-to-date transit time details will be available at at the time of shipping. Please keep in mind the last days to ship to ensure delivery before Christmas Day apply to the following service options:

    UPS 3 Day Select: Monday, December 19 (delivery on Friday, December 23)
    UPS 2nd Day Air®: Wednesday, December 21 (delivery on Friday, December 23)
    UPS Next Day Air®: Thursday, December 22 (delivery on Friday, December 23)

Learn more about ways to manage your shipments through the UPS Access Point™ network and by registering for UPS My Choice® service. We value you as a business partner and are committed to providing exceptional service and peace of mind to you and your customers this holiday season and beyond.