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Shipping jewelry for the holidays? These are the cutoff times

on Nov 2, 2020 3:57 PM
Holiday shipping deadlines

Shipping jewelry can be a challenge on its own, but a global pandemic and strained carrier networks will make things more difficult. 

Delays and departure from the status quo will be the norm, but you can limit disruptions to your business by adhering to shipping best practices

Keeping these carrier cutoff times in mind will also help shape your shipping strategy for the remainder of the year. 

Holiday Shipping Cutoff Times

UPS SERVICE SHIPPING CUT OFF DATE
Ground® Tuesday, December 15, 2020 
3 Day Select® Monday, December 21, 2020 
2nd Day Air® Services Tuesday, December 22, 2020 
Next Day Air® Services Wednesday, December 23, 2020 
 
For additional UPS shipping cutoff dates, please click here.
 
 
USPS SERVICE SHIPPING CUT OFF DATE
Retail Ground® Tuesday, December 15, 2020 
First Class Mail® Friday, December 18, 2020 
Priority Mail® Saturday, December 19, 2020 
Priority Mail Express® Wednesday, December 23, 2020 
 
For additional UPS shipping cutoff dates, please click here.
 
 
FedEx SERVICE SHIPPING CUT OFF DATE
FedEx SmartPost®  Wednesday, December 9, 2020 (with exceptions) 
FedEx Ground®  Tuesday, December 15, 2020 
Home Delivery®  Tuesday, December 15, 2020 
Express Saver®  Monday, December 21, 2020
2Day® Services  Tuesday, December 22, 2020 
Overnight® Services  Wednesday, December 23, 2020 
 
For additional FedEx shipping cutoff dates, please click here.
 

Want to make shipping easier? The JM™ Shipping Solution tool on the Zing™ platform was built to help save time and money when shipping jewelry. 

 

If you like what you see, you’ll be happy to know that the platform also offers a Diamond Marketplace powered by IDEX, a Jewelry Appraisal Solution leveraging the expertise of Gemworld, and much more. 

 

Learn More at jewelersmutual.com/zing