USPS Closed on December 5 – National Day of Mourning

Source: USPS

President Trump has declared December 5 as a national day of mourning, calling on Americans to remember the vast contributions of former President George H.W. Bush, who passed away on November 30, 2018.

The post office and all federal agencies will be closed on Wednesday, December 5, 2018

To honor the life and legacy of President Bush, the Postal Service will observe the national day of mourning. USPS announced the following service limitations for Wednesday:

  • All Post Office locations will be closed.
  • Regular mail will not be delivered.
  • Package delivery will be limited.

Online merchants who use the post office should notify their customers this week that shipments may be delayed by about one day.

On Wednesday, online and marketplace sellers may want to remind customers that order shipping by USPS will not be picked up or show acceptance scans until Thursday.

UPS and FedEx on Regular Schedule

UPS and FedEx made no announcements of changes to their operations and will pick up and deliver packages as usual on Wednesday.

READ MORE: 2018 Holiday Domestic Shipping Deadlines for USPS, UPS, and FedEx

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