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2023 Holiday Shipping Deadlines

Posted on Nov 28, 2023 2:57:23 PM by Brandon Draga

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As the holiday season draws near, eCommerce professionals are gearing up for what, for most, is the single busiest time of the year, and the time of the year when timely courier shipping is even more critical than ever to the customer experience.

Like these eCommerce professionals, parcel carriers are also about to face their peak volumes, which underscores the importance of understanding the key cutoff dates for the services your customers rely on.

To ensure smooth operations during this crucial time, it's essential to have this vital information at your disposal, which is why we have listed below the holiday shipping deadlines for our parcel carrier partners. Be sure to refer to this guide and make sure that you, and your customers, ship happy this holiday season.

 

 

Canpar

Service

Shipping Deadline

Shipments with 5+ Transit Days

Monday December 11th, 2023

Local (Intra-Provincial) Shipments

Monday December 18th, 2023

 

 

ICS

Service

Shipping Deadline

Ground Service

Monday December 11th, 2023

Next-Day Service

Monday December 18th, 2023

 

 

DHL

Service

Shipping Deadline

DHL Express Worldwide

Monday December 18th, 2023

DHL Economy Select

Friday December 15th, 2023

 

 

FedEx Express

Within Canada to Most Metropolitan Areas

Service

Shipping Deadline

FedEx First Overnight®

Thursday December 21st, 2023

FedEx Priority Overnight®

Thursday December 21st, 2023

FedEx Standard Overnight™

Thursday December 21st, 2023

FedEx 2Day®

Wednesday December 20th, 2023

FedEx Economy®

Tuesday December 19th, 2023

 

For FedEx Ground® and FedEx International Ground™ transit times are typically 1 to 7 business days within Canada and 2 to 7 business days to the U.S.

 

Canada to the US

Service

Shipping Deadline

FedEx International First®

Thursday December 21st, 2023

FedEx International Priority®

Thursday December 21st, 2023

FedEx® International Economy

Tuesday December 19th, 2023

 

 

Purolator

Service

Shipping Deadline

Shipments to the U.S. via Purolator Ground®

Wednesday December 13th, 2023

Shipments within Canada via Purolator Ground®

Friday December 15th, 2023

Shipments within Canada via Purolator Express®

Wednesday December 20th, 2023

 

 

UPS

Service

Shipping Deadline

Ground for delivery to US & Extended Areas

Friday December 15th, 2023

Ground for delivery across Canada (domestic)

Friday December 15th, 2023

Air for International delivery

Thursday December 21st, 2023

Air for delivery across Canada and the US

Thursday December 21st, 2023

Air for Saturday delivery across Canada and the US

Friday December 22nd,  2023

 

 

Trust ClickShip to Help Manage Your Holiday Shipping 

ClickShip's all-in-one platform integrates seamlessly with the leading eCommerce platforms and online marketplaces to provide you with real-time, discounted rates on a variety of shipping services from North America's most trusted LTL and parcel carriers. ClickShip also provides you with a suite of shipping and fulfillment tools to help streamline your entire shipping process, all for zero upfront or monthly fees!

Contact one of our shipping experts today and see how ClickShip can keep your shipping merry for the holidays, and all the days in-between.

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Please note that ClickShip cannot guarantee any of the timelines listed above.

Topics: News, Courier, Holiday Shipping

Brandon Draga

Written by Brandon Draga

Brandon Draga is a full-time content writer at Freightcom, the leading shipping solution for businesses in Canada. When Brandon is not writing content to help businesses with their shipping needs, he can be found at local skate parks or writing fantasy novels.

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