The restrictions will take effect this week and will apply throughout the holiday season, the company said. Retailers were informed of their delivery capacity in tandem with the newly introduced restrictions.
UPS did not provide names to traders who would be affected by the new restrictions.
“Knowing the unique constraints facing the industry during this peak season, we worked with our carriers early on to build a collective strategic implementation plan,”
A Nike spokesman said: “We expect most of these orders to meet expected delivery dates and communicate with consumers about any delivery changes.”
The shipping company imposes restrictions to ensure that it can meet the needs of customers, including small and medium-sized businesses, that are severely affected by the pandemic. Delivery restrictions are coming as the pandemic has forced more shoppers to shop online, especially for the holidays.
Cyber sales also rose on Monday, bringing in $ 10.8 billion in sales, up 15 percent from a year earlier. This made Cyber Monday the biggest online shopping day in history, according to Adobe Analytics.
UPS says it has negotiated strategies with some of its retail customers, which include “moving package volume from the toughest delivery days, making full use of capacity over the weekend, and aligning promotional strategies with capacity.”
UPS says it has added 20 new facilities and 14 additional aircraft for the peak season. He also expanded his operations over the weekend and the speed of land delivery.
– Jordan Valinksey of CNN contributed to this report.