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Published: Monday, December 09, 2019 @ 4:34 AM
Updated: Monday, December 09, 2019 @ 7:49 AM
By: Breaking News Staff
— As the holiday season is upon us, mail carriers and delivery drivers are working longer and longer hours, and lines at the post office are getting longer and longer.
This morning, News Center 7’s Gabrielle Enright was in Xenia to discuss how you can ensure your gifts arrive on time.
MORE INFORMATION: Shipping deadlines approach for holiday gifts
Dec. 9-16 is the busiest time for customers shipping Christmas gifts, while Dec. 16-21 is the busiest time for deliveries.
According to Ken Strickland, Xenia Postmaster, today is a big day for Army Post Office and military mail, as this is the last day to send mail via Priority service and arrive by Christmas. Domestically, Priority mail should be sent by Dec. 21 and Express mail by Dec. 23, he said.
Overall, Strickland said that customers should be patient.