An announcement was played inside the Capitol as lawmakers were meeting and expected to vote to affirm Joe Biden’s victory. 40 bucks for 2 day priority and it took 8 days. Postal Service has temporarily suspended the guarantee on Priority Mail Express International destined to China, France, Great Britain, Hong Kong, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. @MarcMHarrold Over 2 weeks late and cannot get ANY info on where packages is from @USPSHelp — the initial delay is understandable, but no tracking info available (last update 12/19) and went to PO and they don’t know. — U.S. Anonymous wrote:I have about 10 things that were shipped by USPS in early December and the status is "in transit, arriving late". A Gray Media Group, Inc. Station - © 2002-2021 Gray Television, Inc. Christmas presents may arrive late because of USPS delays. “We did order early, but we just can’t seem to get our packages in.”. It asks for patience, saying they are experiencing “unprecedented volume increases and limited employee availability due to the impacts of COVID-19.”. “Some of them are still out and some have recovered and are back. A customer placed the order on the 2/1 and I shipped on 2/2. 4 SAM parcels are paid at USPS Retail Ground prices with maximum weight and size limits of 15 lbs and 60" in length and girth combined. If you are having trouble locating your missing package, or if you are a Priority Mail Express member and would like be refunded, you can find more information on the USPS website. Stewart said her son’s Christmas gift has been stuck “in transit” in Montgomery for weeks. The paperwork she showed us displayed a tracking history on a package to her son near Atlanta, Georgia, which stopped at Dec. 8. The U.S. Copyright © 2021 by WTOP. 5 PAL is a service that provides air transportation for parcels on a space-available basis. The U.S. All rights reserved. Postal Service said it is doing the best it can, under trying circumstances. No refunds on more expensive shipping methods either. Millions may arrive late this Christmas as Postal Service wrestles with delays. Delays are happening nationwide, largely because of an employee shortage due to COVID-19. Postal Service, it means their city carriers and non-career city carrier assistants (CCAs) are delivering packages after the targeted return time of 6:00 p.m. We know what you’re thinking… “USPS is telling us to get on our phones?? If you still haven’t sent your gifts, the Postal Service says mail carriers will also deliver packages for an additional fee on Christmas Day in select locations. This map will provide you with expected 1, 2, or 3 day delivery areas for Priority Mail ® shipments. December 16, 2020 In Transit, Arriving Late Your package will arrive later than expected, but is still on its way. By James E. Varner| - ( - President Trump’s postmaster general, Louis DeJoy, recently testified before Congress about major slowdowns in mail delivery under his watch. There’s a tracking number on the receipt. Nothing since then except that automatic In Transit, Arriving Late message that stopped rolling over on the 5th. This isn’t understandable. Postal Service said it is doing the best it can, under trying circumstances. You’ll have the option of getting text or email notifications, including notices of where your package is, its tracking history … and be informed when it finally does arrive. This Like WTOP on Facebook and follow @WTOP on Twitter to engage in conversation about this article and others. You may learn that your package is ‘stuck in transit.’ That’s one you’ll just have to wait out. USPS warns of late mail delivery after significant revenue loss amid coronavirus pandemic The postal service reported a $4.5 billion loss for the quarter ending in March Get breaking news and daily headlines delivered to your email inbox by signing up here. It is currently in transit to the next facility. It is currently in transit to the next facility. website is not intended for users located within the European Economic Area. Many hoping to get packages to loved one before Christmas are finding their shipments have been delayed. Many people left the post office in Montgomery upset because their packages are weeks behind and won’t arrive in time for Christmas Day. Enter the 3- or 5-digit ZIP Code ™ you're shipping from. “I’ve been waiting on it since November 28th,” said Birmingham resident Karen Stewart. © 2020 WTOP. It is currently in transit to the next facility. All rights reserved. Postal Service (@USPS) December 11, 2020 Fetterly said employees are processing mail 24/7 and letter carriers are working overtime, before and … “It’s possible that it is somewhere inside of the processing plant among all of the volume,” Fetterly said. It said a historic record of holiday volume compounded by a temporary employee shortage due to the COVID-19 surge, and capacity challenges with airlifts and trucking for moving this historic volume of mail are leading to temporary delays. November 17, 2020, 4:30 pm Departed USPS Regional Origin Facility RENO NV DISTRIBUTION CENTER November 17, 2020, 4:28 pm Arrived at USPS Regional Origin Facility RENO NV DISTRIBUTION CENTER I have multiple packages shipped via USPS that just say this: December 14, 2020 In Transit, Arriving Late Your package will arrive later than expected, but is still on its way. The Postal Service says its employees are doing everything they can to get the mail and those packages delivered, but a 78-year-old Dundalk woman said she is extremely frustrated.