Holiday Shipping Guidelines 2021

Abco Research Associates will be closed on December 24 and December 31.
UPS resumes a normal delivery schedule on Monday, January 3, 2022.

 

For delivery within the US:

UPS Ground (Free Shipping Method for Venus Packages) – See the map below for normal delivery times. UPS is only guaranteeing Next Day Air delivery times. If you are taking advantage of our free shipping, we recommend placing your order by Friday, December 10 to make sure you receive your package before December 25.

Please remember that WEATHER can play a big factor in UPS’s ability to deliver! See the map below to judge usual delivery times via UPS ground from our location in Central Illinois.

 

UPS 3 Day Select – Orders must be received by 12 pm CST on Tuesday, December 21  for delivery on Friday, December 24, 2021 (delivery time not guaranteed)

UPS 2nd Day Air – Orders must be received by 12 pm CST on Wednesday, December 22 for delivery on Friday, December 24, 2021 (delivery time not guaranteed)

UPS Next Day Air – Orders must be received by 12 pm CST on Thursday, December 23 for delivery on Friday, December 24.

 

For International Delivery:

UPS Expedited or Saver – Orders should be received by 12 pm CST on Friday, December 10 for arrival by December 24, 2021

Small parts orders:

This time of year there are no delivery guarantees USA or International if we use the post office. If it needs to be there for Christmas we suggest using the UPS delivery schedule above.

**For Delivery by New Years Day US**

Order by Tuesday, December 28 using 2nd Day Air for delivery Friday, December 31 (delivery time not guaranteed)
Order by Wednesday, December 29 using Next Day Air for delivery Friday, December 31 (delivery time not guaranteed)
Order by Thursday, December 30 using Next Day Air for delivery Friday, December 31

Consult the UPS website with any questions: https://www.ups.com/assets/resources/webcontent/en_US/US_Days_of_Operation_Schedule.pdf