Online holiday shopping boomed this year, up around 15 percent nationally. While the big rush happens before Christmas, there are still more packages that will be processed after as well.
As people return unwanted gifts or spend gift cards, more packages will go through the mail.
Jason Scholten is the postmaster of the Elkhart post office.
“It’s not as heavy but as people use gift cards and return parcels we do see an uptick in deliveries and pickups.”