LANSING, Mich. (Michigan News Source) – People may notice their mail carriers working longer hours.

With the busy holiday shopping and shipping season now underway, USPS mail carriers will be making deliveries earlier and later.

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Mail carriers will start servicing their routes as early as 6 a.m. and go as late as 8 p.m.

The USPS says the busiest time will be the two weeks before Christmas, but expects it to start picking up the week of December 5th.