holiday shipping

Keys to On-Time Holiday Deliveries During “Shipaggedon”

  It’s no surprise that online shopping has become increasingly popular over the past few years, especially around the holiday season. The global pandemic has some estimating holiday e-commerce sales growing up to 35% this year. As a result, retailers and carriers are preparing for a surge of holiday deliveries, which has been jokingly referred to as “shipaggedon” in the media. Joking aside, with unprecedented levels of online orders, limited staffing resources and inventory, plus all the COVID-19 restrictions, it’s possible your holiday gifts might not end up under the tree on time. With that in mind, The UPS Store has put together these holiday shipping tips to help you mitigate the risks of “shipaggedon”: Shop and Ship Earlier Than You Usually Would Whether you are ordering gifts from an online retailer or are planning to ship gifts to friends or family, we recommend you shop early to ship early......