VMRD works hard to ensure your orders are packaged accurately and shipped in a timely manner. Over the years VMRD has grown its sophistication with developed processes to mitigate the potential of delayed packages and/or ruined product deliveries during holiday closures. We would like to share with you this information to help ensure we maintain a strong partnership with each of you and to continue to provide high-quality service and products for your needs.
SERVICES CUSTOMERS: Please note that we will be unable to receive samples on the below dates. Please schedule your sample shipments accordingly as fees may incur for samples received on holidays.
Holiday Shipping Process:
- Thanksgiving Holiday (The last Thursday and Friday in November)
- International orders received on Wednesday of the Thanksgiving Holiday week will not be processed and shipped until Monday following the Thanksgiving holiday.
- Domestic customers with orders on Wednesday of the Thanksgiving Holiday will be cautioned on requesting to ship their order on Wednesday.
- Holidays that fall on Monday or Friday
- Friday holidays – International orders will not be shipped after Wednesday of the holiday week.
- Monday holidays – International orders will not be shipped after Thursday of the week prior to the holiday week.
- Memorial Day
- Labor Day
- Monday, September 2, 2019
- All other holidays
- Normal shipping operations will be employed
- 4th of July – Always occurs on July 4th. No shipments the day prior if it occurs on a weekday.
- Christmas – Always occurs on December 25th. VMRD will experience a closure on December 25th unless it falls on a weekend, then we will be closed the Friday prior or Monday after. Please refer to the above-stated closures to gain better clarity on whether VMRD will be closed on a Friday or Monday to celebrate Christmas for the given year. If there is no Monday or Friday closure for Christmas, VMRD will be closed only on December 25th.
- New Years – Always occurs on January 1st. VMRD will experience a closure on January 1st unless it falls on a weekend, then they will be closed the Friday prior or Monday after. Please refer to the above-stated closures to gain better clarity on whether VMRD will be closed on a Friday or Monday to celebrate New Year’s for the given year. If there is no Monday or Friday closure for New Year’s, VMRD will be closed only on January 1st.