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2020 Holiday Resources: Order Deadline Suggestions & Production Times

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By Sarah - November th, 2020- in Go-Getter Blog

The holidays are rapidly approaching — that means your customers are more eager than ever to receive their orders so they can be wrapped & placed carefully under the Christmas tree for their loved ones. 
To ensure your orders have the highest likelihood of arriving to your customers before December 25, our team is working hard to provide you with our suggested shipping methods as we move closer to the holiday. Below, you will find an outline of the dates we suggest transitioning to expedited shipping methods.
These dates are subject to change based on average production & transit times as holiday order volume increases. These are also only suggestions — we recommend encouraging your customers to shop early this year. We will do our best to communicate any changes to our suggestions as quickly as possible.
 

Orders shipping Internationally should be placed by November 25 to have the best chance of arriving before December 25.
Orders shipping domestically with Economy Shipping should be placed by December 11 to have the best chance of arriving before December 25.
Orders shipping domestically with Ground Shipping should be placed by December 15 to have the best chance of arriving before December 25.
Orders shipping domestically with 2nd Day Air or Overnight Shipping should be placed by December 19 to have the best chance of arriving before December 25.
 
In order to help you make the best possible decisions for your own order cut-off dates, we have provided a 7-day average of our production times for popular products in addition to an average for the entirety of our production facility. 
 

Weekly Production Stats (December 11 – 17) 

Please note that the below information includes averages & current lead times. To project the production time of orders you place today, please use Current Lead Times.

(Averages from Dec 11 – 17 & Current Production Lead Timelines):

Avg. fulfillment time for all orders: 4.2 Business Days
Product Notes:

  • DTG – Average: 4.3 business days; Current Lead Time: ~2-5 days (depending on order size)
  • Canvas – Average: 4.0 business days; Current Lead Time: ~1-2 days
  • Posters – Average: 2.3 business days; Current Lead Time: ~1-2 days
  • Blankets – Average: 3.7 business days; Current Lead Time: ~2-3 days
  • Face Masks – Average: 3.7 business days; Current Lead Time: ~2-3 days (depending on order size)
  • Embroidery – Average: 3.7 business days; Current Lead Time: ~2-3 days
  • Ornaments – Average: 1.9 business days; Current Lead Time: ~1 day
  • Mugs – Average: 5.0 business days; Current Lead Time: ~4-5 days
89.289% of orders placed on Dec 14 have shipped (as of Monday afternoon, December 21)
The information above is not meant to act as a guarantee that your orders will arrive before December 25.
It is possible that unforeseen order delays (in either production or in transit) may result in orders arriving later than anticipated. As always, we will do everything in our power to ensure your customers receive their orders on time & decorated beautifully. 
 
 

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