Shopify Fulfillment Network fulfillment operating hours and holidays
Shopify Fulfillment Network (SFN) fulfillment centers typically operate Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm in their local time. SFN fulfillment centers observe statutory holidays that are recognized in their respective locations.
There are multiple peak periods throughout the year when every business, service, and carrier work at their full capacity. Peak periods happen around important holidays. Black Friday Cyber Monday (BFCM) is one of the peak periods.
These holidays impact SFN fulfillment center operations, and might cause order fulfillment and delivery delays. Ensure that you're familiar with statutory holidays in the United States to prepare your business for holidays and set correct expectations for your customers. Learn more about preparing for seasonal sales.
The following table lists American holidays in 2023 and how they affect SFN fulfillment centers.
|Holiday||Date||Fulfillment center status|
|New Year's Day, 2023||Saturday, January 1||Closed|
|Memorial Day||Monday, May 29||Closed|
|Independence Day||Tuesday, July 4||Closed|
|Labor Day||Monday, September 4||Closed|
|Columbus Day (Indigenous People's Day)||Monday, October 9||Open|
|Veteran's Day||Saturday, November 11||Closed|
|Thanksgiving (United States)||Thursday, November 23||Closed|
|Black Friday||Friday, November 24||Open|
|Christmas Day||Monday, December 25||Closed|
|New Year's Day, 2024||Monday, January 1||Open|