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Spring 2019 Holiday Shipping Deadline Guide

Steve Longo

by Steve Longo

On 2019 M04 3

by Steve Longo

Spring has sprung!

With it will once again bring several holidays that eCommerce companies and customers alike need to keep a close eye on in to successfully fulfill and ship orders. Every online merchant knows that their great email promotions and top-notch inventory management techniques will all be for nothing if the needs of the customer aren’t met in a timely manner.

That’s why it’s so critical to note the shipping deadlines and other key information as these holidays approach. But don’t worry, the Easyship team has assembled this useful guide of “ship-by” dates and other information your eCommerce business needs to spring into action as these holidays approach. Check it out below, plus our shipping rates calculator for the best deals possible!

Easter Shipping Deadlines

Date: Sunday, April 21, 2019

Easter eggs in a basket
Photo by Annie Spratt / Unsplash

Easter is right around the corner! Both eCommerce entrepreneurs and online shoppers should pay close attention to the UPS Easter schedule and schedule for other major couriers to get the best deals possible and to ensure their products have enough time for delivery.

Ship-by Date Delivery Date Best Rates Average Duration
April 15 April 19 DHL eCommerce Expedited Max Parcel $
DHL eCommerce Expedited Max Parcel Plus $
DHL eCommerce Ground Parcel Plus $
3-4 Days
April 17 April 19 USPS Priority Mail $$ 1-2 Days
April 14 April 19 USPS First Class $ 2-5 Days
April 14 April 19 UPS Mail Innovations $
UPS Mail Innovations Parcel Post $
3-5 Days

Mother’s Day Shipping Deadlines

Date: Sunday, May 12, 2019

Photo by Eric Froehling / Unsplash

Mom’s special day is coming up soon! Mother’s Day shipping cutoff dates should be heeded carefully by eCommerce businesses in the coming weeks. Worst case scenario: you can always pick up flowers for mom the day before!

Ship-by Date Delivery Date Best Rates Average Duration
May 6 May 10 DHL eCommerce Expedited Max Parcel $
DHL eCommerce Expedited Max Parcel Plus $
DHL eCommerce Ground Parcel Plus $
3-4 Days
May 8 May 10 USPS Priority Mail $$ 1-2 Days
May 3 May 10 USPS First Class $ 2-5 Days
May 3 May 10 UPS Mail Innovations $
UPS Mail Innovations Parcel Post $
3-5 Days

Memorial Day Shipping Deadlines

Date: Monday, May 27, 2019

Just snapped one day on my walk to work while living in Beacon Hill (Boston, MA). This was taken on Boston Common.
Photo by Ben Hendricks / Unsplash

Kickoff summer in style by making sure all of the eCommerce shipments get out on-time! Memorial Day will be here before you know it, but before you fire up the grill and hit the beach, make sure you know the courier shipping cutoff dates!

Ship-by Date Delivery Date Best Rates Average Duration
May 20 May 24 DHL eCommerce Expedited Max Parcel $
DHL eCommerce Expedited Max Parcel Plus $
DHL eCommerce Ground Parcel Plus $
3-4 Days
May 22 May 24 USPS Priority Mail $$ 1-2 Days
May 17 May 24 USPS First Class $ 2-5 Days
May 17 May 24 UPS Mail Innovations $
UPS Mail Innovations Parcel Post $
3-5 Days