Today is the busiest day of the year at area post offices. U-S Postal Service – Omaha spokesman Roger Humphries says if you miss today the clock is ticking on other important mailing deadlines if you want your packages to reach their destination by Christmas.
Humphries says if you miss today’s mailing deadline your package can still reach its destination using several of their other services. The deadline to ship 1st class is December 20th. All priority mailings need to be shipped on the 21st and the deadline for last minute mailings is Express Mail and that is December 22nd.
Humphries says the Omaha Post Office expects to ship 192,000 packages today alone.
The U-S Postal Service expects to deliver 365-million packages nationwide this year.