U.S. Postal Service bracing for 15.5 billion pieces of holiday mail

November 23, 2015
Author: Judy Wolf

Holiday shipping is the busiest season for the USPS and the major carriers.  The USPS has forecasted 15.5 billion pieces of mail will be sent including both letters and packages.  FedEx is predicting a 12.4% increase in shipping volume from Black Friday to Christmas Eve. The takeaways from these carrier expectations are ship early and get ready for the holiday surge.