Dec. 13, 2021
Tips from Your Holiday Shipping Experts
With 12 billion cards, letters and packages expected to be delivered this holiday season, the U.S. Postal Service has some tips to help get gifts to their destination swiftly and safely.
“The Postal Service is making it easier to ship packages to family and friends this season,” said Customer Relations Coordinator Linda Neill. “Proper addressing and proper packaging will help us give every gift the service it deserves.”
Linda Neill, U.S. Postal Service
Wednesday, December 15, 2021 from 10:00 – 11:00am
Colorado Springs Post Office
201 E Pikes Peak Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80903-9900
“Now is the time to mail your holiday greetings and packages to make sure they reach their intended destination in time for holiday gatherings and celebrations,” said Postmaster General Louis DeJoy. “This will be the busiest week of mailing and shipping across the nation, but there is a spirit of excitement throughout the organization and our entire team is working around the clock to deliver the holidays for the nation.”
Video remarks from Postmaster General Louis DeJoy on the Postal Service’s holiday shipping progress are available here or on the USPS Newsroom: https://media.usps.com/videos/usps-holiday-delivery-message-2021/
Here are some helpful packaging tips to have a successful shipping season:
2021 Holiday Shipping Deadlines
The Postal Service generally receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations.