Busiest Mailing Day of the Year
Officials at the Postal Service said Monday, December 19 is the busiest mailing day of the year. Shoppers scrambled to send their holiday gifts and cards in time for Christmas day. Postal officials said they expected more than eight hundred million cards will be processed, Tuesday December 20 which is nearly double their average daily volume. The Postal Service expects to deliver 16.5 billion letters, packages and cards between Thanksgiving and New Year‘s Eve. They said the busiest day for delivery of packages is Monday, December 19.