Dumfriesshire MP David Mundell paid an early morning visit to Annan sorting office to say thanks to staff ahead of the run up to Christmas.
With the big day fast approaching, Mr Mundell witnessed everyone hard at work on Friday 15th December and was impressed with how things were running.
Commenting David Mundell MP said: "I was pleased to have the chance to say thanks to the staff at Annan sorting office for their hard work at this busy time of year and all year round.
"I was very impressed with how operations were running, considering the large amount of deliveries they have to get through and I was amazed by the huge number of parcels generated by internet shopping.
"We are all busy at this time of year but spare a thought for our hard working posties as you go about your own festive activities."