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2015 Holiday Shipping for Gift Cards, Merchandise and Memberships

It's that time of year again! Tis the Season for selling gifts cards, merchandise and membership cards as holiday gifts.  For those of you doing holiday promotions, we wanted to make sure that you are aware of the Holiday Shipping Schedule from the US Post Office. 

For any of our clients that use the Agile Fulfillment services, we mail all items via First Class Mail.  The last day to mail any items to insure that they arrive by Christmas is Friday, December 18.  On that day, our Fulfillment center will process two fulfillment cycles. The first cycle will be at 9 AM CST and the second cycle will be at 2 PM CSTAny orders processed after 2PM CST on December 18th will go out the next business day through our regular fulfillment.

For those of our clients that process and do their own fulfillment in house, here is the Calendar that the US Post Office has on their website for mailing within the U.S. :

Holiday Dates for Domestic Mail

Calculated for December 25, 2015.

Domestic Mail Class/Product

Date

First-Class Mail® Service

Dec. 19

Priority Mail® Service

Dec. 21

Priority Express Mail® Service*

Dec. 23

Parcel Post® Service

Dec. 15

Destination Network Distribution Center (DNDC) Drop Ship

Dec. 19

Destination Delivery Unit (DDU) Drop Ship

Dec. 21

* Some Priority Express Mail destinations may have extended service commitments. Postage refund eligibility is adjusted for shipments mailed Dec 22 -25.

Agile Ticketing Solutions recommends that you place this information in multiple areas on your website (i.e. in the description area for all of your items that you mail). We also recommend putting this information in your e-mail confirmation during the holiday season.  Feel free to contact your Client Support representative if you need help making these changes.  You can also find instructions through our Knowledge Base by CLICKING HERE.

Everyone here at Agile Ticketing Solutions wish everyone a happy holiday and a prosperous new year!

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