Potential nor’easter threatens to exacerbate shipping delays, Postal Service and retailers warn

But neither snow nor Covid nor record demand can stay these couriers from their appointed rounds.

The U.S. Postal Service and retail giant Target are warning of potential shipping delays for holiday gift-givers.

Both are experiencing record package volumes, while the USPS said it is bracing for impacts from a nor’easter due to hit this week, on top of lower-than-usual staffing levels due to Covid-19.

More than 47 million people are under some sort of winter storm watch or warning as heavy snow is expected to blanket parts of the Northeast this week.

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