This article will focus on the UPS Holiday shipping information for the month of December. This will help you to understand how UPS will work in the month of December and how much time will it take for them to make their deliveries. With this information in hand, you can then plan when to ship your order for the receiver to receive in time.
UPS Holiday Shipping
UPS can not provide their full services all month and hence there might be a few services that you will be able to use and a few that you will not be able to use. They have prepared a model that can help make their services most effective at the time of holidays. They want their customers to feel that they can be reliable on them.
Planning ahead on UPS Holiday
This section is for particularly those who does business and gets a lot of orders at the time of the holiday. These are a few tips that will help both the business and UPS. Businesses know that they will get a lot of orders. We would recommend them to start early so that their order doesn’t get delayed because the shipping service is limited.
- If you get the holiday orders early you can ship them early. This could be done with limited time period offers just before the holiday.
- You should also take a look at the operations of your business to judge how efficiently can you work if your orders are coming late.
UPS Holiday Service Availability For December
This section will help you with the details of the UPS holiday shipping system for the month of December. As December is a holiday season month. The workforce will be decreased that will decrease the speed or the efficiency of the UPS shipping and delivery services. To know more about it read this section that we have sorted week-wise.
December 1st Week (1st to 7th)
You will find the normal UPS holiday service in the process. The guarantee services of UPS will be suspended. Along with this, the transit will be limited as well.
December 2nd Week (8th to 14th)
If you need your package to be delivered by 24th December then 13th December will be the last day. The transit service will be slow too.
December 3rd Week (15th to 21st)
Customers can use the normal UPS holiday services, but there will be a modification in the air services which will be that UPS next day air will be extended to 90 minutes. Whereas other UPS air will be extended until the end of the day. The transit speed will remain slow. There will be a limited number of UPS 2nd day air and 3rd-day air may require an additional charge for certain locations.
December 19th will be the last day to send the UPS 3 day select packages for delivery. These packages will be delivered on 24th December. It will also be the last day to prearrange the pickup services for air if needed on 24th December. This means December 20th will be the last day to ship the UPS 2nd day air, which will be delivered on 24th December. On Saturday, December 21 delivery won’t be available to all zip codes.
Delivery will take place for UPS next day, 2nd day, and worldwide air that is processed and labelled for Saturday delivery. The UPS pickup service will be available for UPS air and international air. UPS on-call pickup will also be available to UPS air and international customers. The transit will be the same.
December 4th Week (22nd to 28th)
No UPS holiday service on 22nd December except the UPS Express Critical. Call on 1-800-714-8779 or visit the website upsexpresscritical.com. Normal UPS service will proceed from 23rd December. Also, the last day to ship using the UPS next day air. On December 24th UPS services will be limited due to Christmas eve. Pick up service will be available for UPS international and air as well as the drop-box.
On December 25th no UPS services will be available due to Christmas. Call 1-800-714-8779 or visit the website upsexpresscritical.com. On December 26th Normal UPS services will be available. UPS 2nd sir services picked on this day will be delivered on December 30th and UPS 3day select packages will be delivered on 2nd January. On 27th December the transit modification will end at midnight.
December 5th Week (29th to 31st)
No UPS holiday services on 29th December. Only UPS express critical will be available and to use that service call at 1-800-714-8779 or visit the website upsexpresscritical.com. December 30th will see the normal UPS service commence. UPS next day air will be picked up today and scheduled for December 31st. UPS 2nd day air will be scheduled for January 2nd and UPS 3 day select will be delivered on January 6th.
On December 31st customers can avail themselves of limited services of UPS. Pickup services will be available for UPS air and international if pre-arranged by Friday 27th December. Customers can also use the UPS on-call pick up services and dropbox services. The UPS next day air will be extended to 90 minutes and UPS air and international will be extended until the end of the day.
The UPS Service Guarantee
UPS offer a service guarantee whenever possible, they have been working hard through the Covid situation and recently has been reinstated for selective air and international services. For this reason, we would suggest you double-check whether your address is valid for delivery or not.
UPS on their website has said that they are committed to providing the best of services as and when possible. For further details on this, you can visit their website.
The UPS holiday services for the month of December ends here We hope our information helped you with your doubts and you were able to make wise decisions based on it. If you still have any doubt write to us on the comment box below and we will revert back to you with the solution.