2023 Holiday Shipping Deadlines

It’s time for merchants to start planning for the holiday shipping rush. Everything between Black Friday and December 23rd is a mad dash to get all of your orders out the door in time for the holidays. The holiday season is fast approaching and it’s time to start preparing.

Here is a calendar you can quickly reference to see the shipping deadlines for your carriers:

December 2023 Shipping Deadlines

graphic of fedex, ups, and usps services and their corresponding holiday cutoff dates


  • Retail Ground™: Saturday, December 16, 2023

  • First-Class Mail®: Saturday, December 16, 2023

  • Priority Mail®: Monday, December 18, 2023

  • Priority Mail Express®: Wednesday, December 20, 2023


  • FedEx Ground Economy®: Wednesday, December 13, 2023

  • FedEx Ground®: Friday, December 15, 2023

  • Home Delivery®: Friday, December 15, 2023

  • Express Saver®: Tuesday, December 19, 2023

  • 2Day Services®: Wednesday. December 20, 2023

  • Overnight® Services: Friday, December 22, 2023


  • Ground®: Check UPS Calculated Time and Cost

  • 3 Day Select®: Tuesday, December 19, 2023

  • 2nd Day Air® Services: Wednesday, December 20, 2023

  • Next Day Air® Services: Thursday, December 21, 2023

Learn More at the ShippingEasy Blog

Check out the ShippingEasy 2023 Holiday Shipping Deadlines for the US blog post for more detailed information and additional resources related to the 2023 holiday shipping deadlines.


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