UPS Holidays 2020 : Opening, Closing & Working Hours

UPS 2020 holidays: United Parcel Service (UPS), a famous global service company, is actively engaged in the work of parcel delivery service to its millions of customers throughout the world. The company’s parcel service offices exist throughout the globe serving its huge number of valuable customers. In the entire parcel delivery service industry today, the name of UPS is highly demanding. This is owing to the reason that UPS has the capacity to handle huge volumes of packages on a daily basis. The total number of packages managed is about 15 million. 

Outstanding Delivery Service

The company’s total employees’ strength throughout the globe is estimated to be around 4 lakhs, out of which US has 3,62,000 employees. The balance employees numbering 88,000 work in other countries. This enormous staff of UPS include handlers of package, clerks and UPS drivers. On time delivery of packages to its customers is the responsibility of the staff of UPS. Till today, there has been no complaints from its customers, and the company is offering outstanding service since its inception. The primary reason being that UPS offers a dedicated service fully committed to provide great satisfaction to its customers. It should be appreciated that the staff of UPS do not take any break from their duties and responsibilities. UPS does not observe all federal holidays except a couple of important holidays, which are unavoidable.

UPS Holidays 2020

In the year 2020, UPS will observe only six days holidays, when all the offices of the UPS shall remain closed throughout the country. Hence, it is absolutely essential for customers to know that they should not expect to receive their packages at least during the holidays. However, if the customer is aware about the UPS holidays, it becomes his/her responsibility to arrange for the shipment well in advance. This will help to book the shipment in such a way that it will reach the recipient before the holidays. Good knowledge of UPS holidays will offer its customers enormous benefits. Further, there are several small organizations which are dependent totally on the providers of courier service in the US as well as in other countries. Many organizations may not be having the list of holidays of courier service providers like UPS. If that is so, then small companies will have to face several issues in their own delivery operations. Hence, it becomes essential to know the complete list of UPS holidays in 2020. 

Holidays Constraints

The shipment of customers’ packages will not be delivered to the concerned recipient since all the UPS offices remain closed on those holidays. It has to be understood that there will no mail service operations working during the holidays.  Hence, as per the holiday schedule 2020, it will become impossible for UPS to manage package delivery on the list of holidays specified. Whenever customers plan to mail or require packages to be delivered in one day, first they should check whether the day of delivery in UPS is a working day or a holiday. If the delivery day is a holiday in UPS, customers’ packages will not be delivered on the expected day. Here, the recipient will receive the package the next day only. If the customer does not know as to when UPS is closed, then he/she will have a problem. Hence, it is in the interest of all the customers of UPS to bear in mind that on a holiday no mail service will be operated in UPS. 

List of UPS holidays in 2020

The following is the list of UPS holidays during the year 2020. They are:

  1. 1. January 1 being New Year’s Day, falls on a Wednesday. On this day UPS will be closed.
  2. 2. Memorial Day falls on Monday May 25th and will be a holiday for UPS.
  3. July 3 falls on Friday and is the Independence Day in the US. On this day UPS will remain closed.
  4. September 7, being a Monday, is Labor Day in the US. On this day UPS will be closed
  5. Thanksgiving Day in the US falls on Thursday, November 26. On this day UPS will be closed
  6. Christmas Day in the US falls on December 25 and UPS will be closed

From the above list, it can be observed that in the year 2020, the office of UPS will remain closed for six federal holidays. However, customers should note that it will not celebrate other holidays as they can gain optimum service from UPS.

UPS Working Hours

Customers can observe that UPS work on standard business days commencing from Monday to Friday. There is no delivery on Saturday unless the customer specifies that his/her mail to be delivered on Saturday or Sunday. It is always essential for the customer not to include the day of his/her package shipping while calculating the delivery days in transit. In general, shipments are delivered anytime between the hours 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. other than confirmed time air deliveries. UPS make efforts to deliver the mail even later in the evening to residences. For commercial addresses, USD tries to deliver the mail before the time of closure of their business hours. 

UPS Opening and Closing hours 

The opening and closing hours of operation of USD offices in the US will apply to all time zones specified in the US. The normal hours of operation of all offices in USD is from Monday to Friday. Offices will be open from 8:00 a.m. till 6:00 p.m. This time is applicable to all time zones in the US. This operation is carried out by the local Preferred Customer Associate (PCA) team, which will be available at all USD offices.

Extended Coverage

In addition to normal opening and closing hours of operation of USD, it will also offer extended coverage to meet the needs of the customers through local PCA team only. This extended time of operation is applicable from Monday to Friday. Hence, the offices of USD will be open from 7:00 a.m. till 9:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST). On Saturdays, the office will function from 7:30 a.m. till 5:30 p.m., EST. During this time booking of mail/packages will be done. 

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