Holiday Shipping Schedule for UPS

UPS 2014 Shipping Holiday SchuduleThe last quarter of the year is chock-full with holidays, and some of them can cause delays when ordering products and having them shipped to you.

This is certainly true for promotional products distributors. At Perfect Imprints, we deal with hundreds of factories all over the country on a daily basis and the holiday shipping schedule from UPS becomes critical to meet event dates. We are committed to making sure that you receive your items on time for your event date. Therefore, we do pay close attention to these UPS holidays and the shipping delays that they will cause. These holidays. The holidays that UPS is closed are listed below. It is important to realized that you may need to expedite the shipping method of your promotional items ordered in order to receive them by your in hands dates. Depending on the product that you choose, there may be other less expensive options, such as rush production instead of expedited shipping. On occasion, you may need BOTH rush production and expedited shipping to meet your date.

A few important notations in the schedule charts below:

  • UPS will offer normal pickup and delivery on the day after Thanksgiving - new for 2014.
  • UPS will be offering Air Deliveries Only on the day after Christmas and on New Year's Eve. That means no UPS Ground or UPS Standard shipments will deliver on these two days.
  • UPS will offer UPS Ground pickup service on December 26.


UPS Does NOT Ship on These Holidays (Plan for Delays)

Holiday  Date
 Thanksgiving  November 27, 2014
 Christmas  December 25, 2014
 Day After Christmas*  December 26, 2014
 New Year's Eve**  December 31, 2014
 New Year's Day  January 1, 2015

* Air Deliveries Only, Ground Pickup is Available, but no Ground deliveries.
** Air Deliveries Only. Next Day and 2 Day Pickups Only, No 3 Day Select or Ground Pickup.

UPS DOES Ship on These Holidays (Normal Delivery)

Holiday  Date
 Columbus Day  October 13, 2014
 Halloween  October 31, 2014
 Veteran's Day  November 11, 2014
 Hannukah  December 16, 2014
 Christmas Eve  December 24, 2014
 New Year's Eve**  December 25, 2014

** Air Deliveries Only. Next Day and 2 Day Pickups Only, No 3 Day Select or Ground Pickup.

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