Transcript for Experts warn of delays in holiday shipping
We move on to a holiday shopping alert. Less than two weeks until Christmas and if you are buying gifts online, time is oning out and Rebecca Jarvis has the dedeadline you don't want to miss or you'll be in trouble, right gentleman That's right. Good morning. This is all about the deadlines because U.P.S. And other major shipping companies have already experienced delays after that blockbuster cyber Monday and experts are warning of more to come. Plan ahead this year and this is the first year, the first time ever online holiday sales are expected to top $100 billion which also means a record 2 billion packages that Teed to be delivered over the holiday season, carriers have increased staff and overtime to meet the increased demand. That date, Amy, December 19th. It is the day that many retailers say you must order by to guarantee standard delivery by Christmas. It is an earlier deadline than years past because Christmas falls on a Monday so you have Sunday and Saturday the day they have to get the package for you. It's not for a friend that is always late but what if you miss that deadline or you still need more time. I'm not the only procrastinator. Real last-minute shopper there are services like Amazon prime where members can get free rush shipping. Amazon says Friday, December 22nd is your last day for T two-day prime shipping. 12/23, 1-day shiem primming on some items. If you are a crazy pro-crasstier in. December 24 by 9:30 A.M. And supplies only to certain areas and certain item, you can get that delivered by Christmas. Wow! That's actually incredible. Changing big time but still I would say plan in advance or go to the store even. Right. A novel idea. The old-fashioned idea. But 9:30 in the morning on Christmas morning -- No, December 24th. You're saying I got time. December 19th is the date, the good one to remember. Thank you. Let's go back to rob and,
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