Local businesses say outgoing packages stuck for ‘weeks’ at USPS distribution center in Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS — Many viewers have reached out to CBS4, reporting a significant delay in their mail service.

For small businesses like Esmeralda Valague’s online consignment shop, Sweet Emerald on eBay, those delays have caused her to stop online sales temporarily.

“We have a bunch of packages starting with the week of Thanksgiving that haven’t left the – or appear to not have left the Indianapolis hub,” said Valague.

At Smith’s Coins in Lafayette, online sales manager Michelle Davis said they are experiencing similar issues. According to Davis, the significant delays didn’t begin until sometime around Dec. 1.

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