The heavy holiday mail traffic has caused large shipping and delivery delays in the Baltimore area. Residents of Baltimore are experiencing deliveries being pushed back weeks out caused by a shortage in postal service staff due to the COVID-19 epidemic. Baltimore is currently seeing record high delays across the board and is rapidly trying to fix this shipping nightmare. “Volume of mail are leading to temporary delays..” read a U.S. Postal Service news release, so hopefully as we cross into the new year the delays will lessen and everything will be back in order.
If you would like to learn more, here is an article from the Baltimore Sun that explains in a little further detail.