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Recommended Holiday Ship-By Dates for 2023

Holiday shipping deadlines

Shipping jewelry during the holidays can be hectic with volume and risk for loss both significantly increased. If you haven’t already, now is a great time to revisit and refresh your shipping strategy ahead of the busiest time of the year. 

Keeping these recommended carrier ship-by dates in mind will help you stay organized through the rush which means packages arriving in time for the holidays, and in turn, customers who return to your business for years to come.  

Recommended Holiday Ship-By Dates

Ground® Thursday, December 14, 2023
3 Day Select® Wednesday, December 20, 2023
2nd Day Air® Services Thursday, December 21, 2023
Next Day Air® Services Saturday, December 23, 2023
For additional UPS recommended ship-by dates, please click here.
Retail Ground® Saturday, December 16, 2023
First Class Mail® Thursday, December 21, 2023
Priority Mail® Friday, December 22, 2023
Priority Mail Express® Friday, December 22, 2023
For additional USPS recommended ship-by dates, please click here.
FedEx Ground® Economy Wednesday, December 13, 2023 (with exceptions)
FedEx Ground®  Friday, December 15, 2023
Home Delivery®  Friday, December 15, 2023
Express Saver®  Tuesday, December 19, 2023
2Day® Services  Wednesday, December 20, 2023
FedEx SameDay  Friday, December 22, 2023
For additional FedEx recommended ship-by dates, please click here.

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