Video: USPS expects billions of pieces of mail during holidays

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – The holiday season is especially busy for the United States Postal Service.

On average, the Postal Service processes 523 pieces of mail every day. During the holiday season, that increases to 553 million pieces of mail.This Monday, the Postal Service expects to process about 640 pieces of mail.

The Postal Service projects 15.5 billion cards, letters and packages will be delivered from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve. They expect 12.7 billion of those to be delivered between Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve alone.

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