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Christmas Delivery Cutoff Dates

It’s important to plan accordingly for the Holiday Season. Below you will find a summary of the shipping cutoff times for Christmas delivery that have been communicated by the major shipping carriers. We recommend that our clients build in an additional grace period to allow for potential carrier delays on top of such timelines.


FedEx SmartPost: Tuesday, December 8, 2020

FedEx Ground: Monday, December 14, 2020

FedEx 2 Day: Monday, December 21, 2020

FedEx Overnight: Tuesday, December 22, 2020

DHL eCommerce:

SmartMail Expedited Max: Wednesday, December 16, 2020

SmartMail Expedited: Monday, December 14, 2020

SmartMail Ground: Thursday, December 10, 2020


First Class Mail: Thursday, December 17, 2020

Priority Mail: Friday, December 18, 2020

Canada Post:

Domestic Expedited  Local Zone: Sunday, December 20, 2020

Domestic Expedited Regional Zone: Friday, December 18, 2020

Domestic Expedited National Zone: Monday, December 14, 2020

DHL International:

DHL Express (Canada, Mexico): Tuesday, December 16, 2020

DHL Express (Asia/Pacific Rim, Australia/New Zealand, Canada, Caribbean, Mexico, Europe, Middle East): Tuesday, December 15, 2020

DHL Express (Africa, Central & South America): Tuesday, December 15, 2020

OSM Worldwide

OSM Domestic: Sunday, December 13, 2020

OSM International: Sunday, December 6, 2020

OSM APO/FPO/DPO: Tuesday, December 8, 2020