JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – If you want your Christmas gifts to get where they need to be on time, some of Santa's best helpers need you to get a move on it.
Thursday is the deadline for United States Postal Service Retail Ground shipments. This comes amid an influx of holiday shopping online.
Here's a look at the deadlines, which are just around the corner:
Dec. 15: Ground
Dec. 19: Express Saver
Dec. 20: Two-day
Dec. 21: Overnight shipping deadline
U.S. Postal Service
Dec. 14: USPS Retail Ground shipments
Dec. 19: First Class
Dec. 20: Priority Mail
Dec. 22: Priority Mail Express
Dec. 18: UPS 3 Day Select
Dec. 20: 2nd Day Air
Dec. 21: Next Day Air
Remember, this is important because delays have already plagued shipping companies this holiday season.
UPS said from the beginning, Black Friday and Cyber Monday orders were a lot higher than expected. Some people told News4Jax they placed two-day shipping orders, only to have their orders show up a week late
UPS has brought in extra workers and said that the majority of packages are getting to where they need to be on time.