Post office prepares for busiest day of the year

Posted by Shawn Maclauchlan

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Time is running out if you want to get your packages delivered by Christmas.

Monday is expected to be the post office's busiest day of the year, with more than 800 million pieces of mail expected to enter the system.

Monday is also the recommended deadline for sending letters to arrive in time for Christmas, Tuesday for sending packages using priority mail, and for those last-minute shoppers, the Postal Service recommends Wednesday as the last day to ship packages using express mail.

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