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  • Ukraine - January 14, 2019

    Ukraine Post has advised they are dealing with backlogs following the recent embargo on imports, resulting in a significant increase in inbound international mail. As a result, the processing and delivery of mail is taking longer than normal, leading to delays with a specific impact on EMS item delivery.

  • Switzerland - January 14, 2019

    Swiss Post has advised heavy snowfall is affecting delivery in the alpine region of Canton Graubunden in the eastern part of Switzerland. As a result, it's difficult, and in some parts impossible to deliver mail in the postcodes areas 72xx, 73xx, 75xx, 76xx and 77xx due to road closures and avalanche warnings. It's unknown at this time when normal postal operations will resume as more snowfall is forecasted for the next few days.

  • Thailand - January 11, 2019

    Normal service has now resumed in Thailand.

  • Brunei - January 11, 2019

    There is a temporary carrier embargo in place to Brunei, there is no indication when the embargo will cease at present.

  • Austria - January 11, 2019

    Due to heavy snowfall, local road closures and avalanche warnings are affecting the collection and delivery of mail services in the Alps. The worst affected areas are: • Lower Austria: 3100-3399, 3800-3999 • Upper Austria: 4400-4599, 4800-4899 • Salzburg: 5000-5799 • Tyrol + Vorarlberg: 6000-6999, 9900-9999 • Styria: 8600-8999

  • Ukraine - January 8, 2019

    The embargo on the importing of cargo and mail at Boryspil Airport has been lifted. Mail processing has returned to normal.

  • Thailand - January 8, 2019

    Thailand Post advises flash flooding from Tropical Storm Pabuk, which hit southern Thailand on January 4th, has disrupted deliveries in postcode areas 80000-80999.

  • Italy - January 8, 2019

    Due to extremely bad weather conditions on January 3rd and 4th, operations and delivery were impacted in the following areas" January 3rd • Territories of Fiuggi, Pontecorvo, Alatri, Cassino, Rieti and Rocca Sinibalda • Districts of Abruzzo and Molise • Territories of Molinara, Caserta, Piedimonte Matese, Ponte and Sessa Aurunca • Celico area • Territories of Leonforte, Capo D'Orlando, Regalbuto, Bronte, Linguaglossa, Enna, Sant'Agata di Militello and Piazza Armerina • Territories of Lercara Friddi, Petralia Sottana, Cefalu e Termini Imerese • No service could be carried out to/from islands of Lampedusa, Pantelleria and Linosa • Generally, critacalities in the Southern regions January 4th • Territories of Rieti and Cassino • Territories of Foligno, Gubbio and Spoleto • Territories of Cattolica, Cesenatico, Riccione, Rimini, Sant'Arcangelo, Di Romagna, Savignano sul Rubicone • Territories of Ascoli Piceno, Camerino, Fabriano, Fano, Jesi, Offida, Pesaro, Porto San Giorgio, San Severino Marche, Servigliano and Tolentino • Territories of Frattamaggiore and Nola • Celico centre • Generally, cricalities in the southern regions

  • Canada - January 8, 2019

    Canada Post advises that all operations have returned to normal for handling of international inbound mail.

  • Antigua & Barbuda - January 8, 2019

    The postal staff at the General Post Office been on strike since January 2nd 2019. The General Post Office requests that all mail for Antigua and Barbuda be held back until further notice, as mail cannot currently be processed.

  • Ukraine - December 24, 2018

    Customers can expect some delays in the delivery of mail from the U.S. to Ukraine due to high volume leaving the country. Boryspil International Airport has imposed a temporary embargo on imports of cargo and mail by all types of aircraft (passenger and cargo), from Dec. 23 to Jan. 3.

  • England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales - December 24, 2018

    Royal Mail will be closed Tuesday, December 25th and Wednesday, December 26th due to the following holidays Christmas Day and Boxing Day. There will be no collection or delivery of mail.

  • Canada - December 24, 2018

    Canada Post Offices will be closed Tuesday, December 25th and Wednesday, December 26th due to the following holidays Christmas Day and Boxing Day. There will be no regular collection or delivery of mail.

  • Uruguay - December 17, 2018

    The local postal operator of Uruguay informed us of a domestic strike that is expected to cause delays concerning the delivery of post and parcels within the country.

  • Italy - December 17, 2018

    The Italian postal operator informs us about a strike that will start on Monday, December 17th in Italy. We expect delays for parcel and EMS deliveries.

  • Belgium - December 13, 2018

    A National strike is planned for Friday, December 14th in Belgium. As a result, mail and parcel delivery delays of 24 hours are expected along with delays to mail transiting through Belgium.

  • Australia - December 10, 2018

    All postal services in Sydney and New South Wales have returned to normal as of December 6th.

  • Reunion - December 7, 2018

    Normal mail & parcel operations have resumed in Reunion, following the recent fuel protests.

  • France - December 7, 2018

    Protest actions in France have been ongoing for the last few days. We are informed by our logistical partners in France that their service are still affected in the areas where protests are active. Parcel delivery within France can still suffer delays due to the road blocks. We have not received any updates regarding the impact on the postal delivery network, but expect an impact as well.

  • Spain - November 30, 2018

    A 24 hour postal strike has been called by the unions in Spain today, November 30th 2018 from midnight local-time. The strike will affect both collection and delivery of all types of mail (letters, parcels and EMS), both inbound and outbound on November 30th and delays may carry over into the next week.

  • Australia - November 30, 2018

    Australia Post has updated us today that heavy rain in Sydney and New South Wales has stopped and flooding subsided. Mail operations are returning to normal, buts some delay may still be experienced due to possible backlogs.

  • Ukraine - November 28, 2018

    The Ukrainian Parliament has imposed martial law in certain areas of the country as a result of a dispute with the Russian Federation. The areas affected from November 28th until December 26th are: Vinnytsia, Luhansk Oblast, Donetsk Oblast, Zaporizhzhia Oblast, Mykolayiv Oblast, Odesa Oblast, Sumy Oblast, Chernihiv Oblast, Kharkiv Oblast and Kherson Oblast. Ukposhta will continue its normal operations in these areas, handling both incoming and outgoing postal items, but some delays can be expected.

  • Reunion - November 28, 2018

    The Fuel protest in France appears to have taken a hold in Reunion, a French overseas department, with road blocks severely disrupting mail operations. As a result, mail delays are excepted in area codes 97400 to 97499.

  • Switzerland - November 28, 2018

    The Switzerland Federal Taxation Administration earlier this year announced Value Added Tax (VAT) changes which will impact companies shipping goods to Switzerland. Effective January 1, 2019, any mail order company which generation at leas 100,000 Swiss Francs in turnover per year from small consignments which it transports or dispatches to Switzerland from abroad must be entered in the Switzerland VAT Register. VAT will be assessed on such consignments. Following is a link to the Switzerland Federal Taxation Administration website with details: https://www.estv.admin.ch/estv/en/home/mehrwertsteuer/fachinformationen/regelung-fuer-den-versandhandel.html

  • Italy - November 28, 2018

    Italy's post advises that mail service has been disrupted in several areas due to severe weather. Affected territories are listed below. • North-East - Villa Opicina, Trieste e Tolmezzo and Feltre • Centre-North - Porretta Terme, Castiglione dei Pepoli, Pavullo nel Frignano, Sestola, Montefiorino, Vignola, Pianaro, Fano and Pesaro • North-West - Palazzalo sull'Oglio • Centre - Pomezia and Ladispoli • South - Crotone, Genzeno di Lucania, Senise, Potenza, Campi Salentina, Copertino, Gallipoli, Maglie, Martano, Poggiardo, Tricase, Lecce, Nardo and Manduria. Mail service to the islands of Lampedusa, Linosa e pantelleria and Capri is also affected

  • Greece - November 28, 2018

    Today Greek postal workers will strike for 24 hours. This causes a 1 delay in the delivery of mail and parcels to destination Greece.

  • France - November 28, 2018

    We have received additional information regarding the protest actions in France. Besides possible delays of deliveries within France, the roadblocks also affects some linehauls to the United Kingdom, Spain and Portugal. Therefore delays of postal deliveries to these destinations can occur.

  • Australia - November 28, 2018

    Australia Post advises that mail delivery and collection service is being disrupted in Sydney and New South Wales due to heavy rain and flooding, to include all mail products for 2xxxx post codes. There will also be delays in mail flow in and out of Australia due to difficulty transporting mail to and from the Sydney airport.

  • France - November 23, 2018

    La Poste has reported that fuel protests in France, which began last weekend, continue today and are also scheduled for Saturday, November 24th. Many major roads, roundabouts and motorways have road-blocks in place at strategic junctions. As a result, delays to mail both to and from France are expected until next week.

  • Australia - November 23, 2018

    Severe weather and bush-fires have affected parts of New South Wales since November 21, 2018. Australia Post has advised the collection and delivery of all mail in the following postcodes 2318, 2319, 1695, 2689 and 3129 is affected. We'll provide more information as it becomes available from Australia Post.

  • Italy - November 15, 2018

    Per USPS, Italy's post advises that services have resumed in areas affected by a recent severe weather event, except for the Feltre territory (northeast area), which remains impacted due to continued road closure.

  • Malta - November 14, 2018

    Malta Post is currently unable to exchange data with partners due to issues at one of their IT suppliers. Items destined for Malta may suffer track & trace issues.

  • Germany - November 14, 2018

    Yesterday, an unannounced strike commenced at a Hermes facility at Hückelhoven, Germany. Parcels that were collected in the Netherlands on the 12th and 13th of November and using the Hermes Germany network will be affected by this strike. We expect normal operations to resume today, November 14, 2018.

  • Belgium - November 14, 2018

    The worker strike in Belgium will end today. We expect that operations will soon return to normal after backlogs in Belgium are cleared.

  • Italy - November 6, 2018

    Per USPS, Poste Italiane wishes to share the following information: Due to the severe weather conditions since October 29th till November 2nd affected several parts of Italy, considerable problems occurred in local road flows causing also the impossibility to reach whole parts of the national territory. The situation had a serious impact on the delivery of service, with a general slowdown in the areas concerned, as well as the suspension of the delivery activity where the safety was compromised. Currently, we are working to recover the situation and restore the normal operations.

  • Israel - November 6, 2018

    Per USPS, Israel Post Company, asks us to inform that a general strike, affecting postal services, flights, transportation, government agencies, etc., has been called for Wednesday, November 7th. This will result in delays in postal services in general, and EMS in particular.

  • Belgium - November 6, 2018

    Per Spring, A worker strike at the national postal organization of Belgium, Bpost, is planned. Starting on Wednesday, November 7th, the strike is planned until Tuesday, November 13th, with a different division on strike every day. We expect delays in the final stage of deliveries of mail volumes. Not that parcels traveling in the Postnl Belgium network will see regular services.

  • Japan - October 30, 2018

    Per Royal Mail, Normal mail services have now resumed from the earthquake that hit northern Japan on September 6, 2018.

  • Italy - October 30, 2018

    Per Royal Mail, Poste Italiane has advise, recent widespread power outages across the country have led to delays in processing and delivering mail. While power has now been restored, there may be delays of up to 24 hours to mail posted to Italy from October 27, 2018.

  • Indonesia - October 30, 2018

    Per Royal Mail, Mail services in Indonesia have now resumed from the earthquake and tsunami that hit the country on Friday, September 28th.

  • Canada - October 30, 2018

    While negotiations continue with the help of a special mediator, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) began strike action in Montréal at 10:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29. Employees in Winnipeg and Brandon, Man., Thunder Bay, Oshawa and Pickering, Ont., and ÎIes-de-la-Madeleine, Que., returned to work following CUPW's strike activity in those locations. Rotating strikes continue in B.C. in Prince George and several locations of the Lower Mainland (Maple Ridge, Surrey, Chilliwack, Squamish, Langley, Port Coquitlam, Coquitlam, Abbotsford, New Westminster, Mission and Hope and Aldergrove), as well as in Lloydminster, Sask., and Peterborough, Ont. Service Impacts Montréal is an important processing hub, so the union's rotating strike there will have a significant impact on our operations. Canada Post will make every effort to minimize the impact, but customers well beyond Montréal may see delays for parcel and mail delivery. As employees return to work in areas impacted by strikes, it will continue to work to restore service and address any mail and parcel backlogs. Canada Post continues to operate across the rest of Canada and is accepting and delivering mail and parcels in all other locations. Canada Post remains committed to arriving at a negotiated settlement with CUPW, while making every effort to minimize the impact of any disruption on the customers we serve. IMEX/MSI will continue to process and mail into Canada Post during these rotating strikes. Mail delivery will be impacted in the areas where the rotating strike will take place, however there should not be any impact into other areas of the country. Please visit https://www.canadapost.ca/update to keep informed on the developments of the discussions between Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers.

  • Canada - October 29, 2018

    While negotiations continue with the help of a special mediator, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) began rotating strikes today in: • Peterborough, Ont., at 8 a.m. • Lloydminster, Sask., at 6 a.m. • Pickering, Ont., at 4 a.m. • Oshawa, Ont., at 6 a.m. • Thunder Bay, Ont., at 1 a.m. • Brandon, Man., at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 29 • Winnipeg, at 10:00 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28 • A strike also continues in ÎIes-de-la-Madeleine, Quebec. Meanwhile, employees in Vancouver, Sudbury and Niagara Falls, Ont. returned to work following CUPW's strike activity in those locations. Mail and parcels will not be delivered or picked up in the impacted areas while the union continues their strike activity. Canada Post continues to operate across the rest of Canada. IMEX/MSI will continue to process and mail into Canada Post during these rotating strikes. Mail delivery will be impacted in the areas where the rotating strike will take place, however there should not be any impact into other areas of the country. Please visit https://www.canadapost.ca/update to keep informed on the developments of the discussions between Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers.

  • Canada (Addt'l) - October 26, 2018

    The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) has announced rotating strike action will start in Vancouver at 9 a.m., while strikes began in Saint John, N.B., and Sudbury, Ont., at 12:01 a.m. and in Niagara Falls (Ont.) at 10 a.m. on Friday, October 26 (local times). Mail and parcels will not be delivered or picked up in the impacted areas while the union continues their strike activity. IMEX/MSI volumes exported on October 25th, from the California facility into Canada Post will be impacted by this strike action. Mail expected to be delivered today to Canada Post in Vancouver will be held at a secured facility until normal operations resume.

  • Canada - October 26, 2018

    The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) is conducting strike action in Saint John, N.B., Sudbury, ON. and Niagara Falls, ON. It began today Friday, October 26 at 12:01 am, in Saint John and Sudbury (local times); and at 10:00 am (local time) in Niagara Falls. Mail and parcels will not be delivered or picked up in the impacted areas while the union continues their strike activity. Employees have returned to work in Calgary, Alta. and in Sherbrooke, Que., where 24-hour rotating strikes have ended. We are working to restore service and eliminate any mail and parcel backlogs. We have also been devoting significant resources to returning our Toronto operations to normal as quickly as we can after rotating strikes there on Tuesday and Wednesday. This includes: • Extending collection and delivery through this weekend. • Bringing in extra people to clear the backlog, including extending hours of part-time employees and offering overtime as needed. IMEX/MSI will continue to process and mail into Canada Post during these rotating strikes. Mail delivery will be impacted in the areas where the rotating strike will take place, however there should not be any impact into other areas of the country. Please visit https://www.canadapost.ca/update to keep informed on the developments of the discussions between Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers.

  • Israel - October 25, 2018

    Per Royal Mail, Tuesday, October 30th will be a non-working day due to local elections in Israel. As a result, all international and domestic mail collection and deliveries will be suspended for the day.

  • Costa Rica - October 25, 2018

    Per Royal Mail, The strike by the Public-Sector Labor Unions has now ended and mail services have resumed. However, there may be a backlog as the result of the strike which may take a few days to clear.

  • Canada (Toronto) - October 25, 2018

    Canada Post is devoting significant resources to returning our Toronto operations to normal as quickly as they can after two days of rotating strikes there by the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW). This includes: • Extending collection and delivery through this weekend. • Bringing in extra people to clear the backlog, including extending hours of part-time employees and offering overtime as needed. Meanwhile, CUPW is conducting rotating strike action in Calgary and Red Deer, Alberta and Sherbrooke, Quebec. The rotating strike action in Calgary began at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 24, in Sherbrooke at 4:00 a.m. and in Red Deer at 6:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 25 (local times). Mail and parcels will not be delivered or picked up in the impacted areas while the union continues their strike activity. Employees at other strike locations have returned to work.

  • Canada - October 25, 2018

    The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) has announced that it is conducting rotating strike action in Calgary and Red Deer, Alberta and Sherbrooke, Quebec. The rotating strike action in Calgary began at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 24, in Sherbrooke at 4:00 a.m. and in Red Deer at 6:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 25 (local times). We have received confirmation that the CUPW strike activity is not affecting the Greater Toronto Area plant operations today. Receiving and pickups will be operating through Gateway and South Central at Canada Post. Mail and parcels will not be delivered or picked up in the impacted areas while the union continues their strike activity. Employees at other strike locations have returned to work. IMEX/MSI will immediately be shipping out all Canada Post mail volumes that were being held since Tuesday, October 23rd. In case of another unannounced rotating strike action impacting the Canada Post operations in the Greater Toronto Area before these volumes are delivered to Canada Post, they will be stored at a secured facility. Mail volumes shipped on Monday, October 22nd are being transferred from the secured storage facility to Canada Post. The 48 hour strike action of the main Canada Post processing centers in the Greater Toronto Area has created a backlog; please expect a delay in the delivery of your mail items. Please visit https://www.canadapost.ca/update to keep informed on the developments of the discussions between Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers.

  • Canada - October 23, 2018

    While negotiations continue, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) has announced further strike action. CUPW has given notice that it intends hold rotating strikes in the Greater Toronto area, (excluding Scarborough) and most of the 905-region beginning after 12:01 am on Tuesday, October 23. Mail and parcels will not be delivered or picked up in Toronto during the rotating strike. However, Toronto is also a key processing hub for mail and parcels in Canada. The union's rotating strike will therefore have a significant impact on Canada Posts' operations. Canada Post will make every effort to minimize the impact, but customers across the country may see delays for parcel and mail delivery.

  • Canada - October 22, 2018

    The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) has given notice that it intends to hold rotating strikes in Victoria, Edmonton, Windsor and Halifax beginning after 12:01 am on Monday, October 22 (local time), and lasting 24 hours. In those areas, mail and parcels will not be delivered or picked up. Canada Post continues to operate across Canada, and will accept and deliver mail and parcels in all other locations.

  • Italy - October 19, 2018

    Per Royal Mail, Severe weather in Dardinia, in particular, Cagliari and the eastern part of the island has caused damage to roads and bridges. As a result, mail services are affected in the following areas: Tortoli, Quartu Sant'Elena, Assemini, Capoterra, Pula and Teulada.

  • France - October 19, 2018

    Per PostNL, Extreme weather in south of France have caused damages near Narbonne Plage and Gruissan. Deliveries in the region can suffer delays.

  • Canada - October 17, 2018

    CUPW issues strike notice for next week The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) has issued a strike notice, which means that they will be in a legal position to strike as early as Monday, October 22, 2018. Should rotating strike action occur, the postal service will continue to operate. Impact to Customers Rotating legal strikes may be isolated to one or two specific locations at a time, affecting those areas for a period of 24 hours. In that situation, Canada Post would continue to accept, process and deliver mail and parcels in all other areas. Once the temporary disruption ends, we would return to normal operations in the affected locations. Our Commitment Canada Post is committed to arriving at a negotiated settlement that is not only best for its customers, its employees and our path forward with CUPW, but also for every Canadian we serve. We continue to pursue that goal while making every effort to minimize the impact of any disruption on the customers who rely on us every day.

  • Nigeria - October 2, 2018

    Per PostNL, As of the 27th of September, the Nigerian postal service is experiencing a nationwide strike. This has consequences on the final stage of delivery and causes possible delays. Unfortunately it is not clear yet when this event will end.

  • Indonesia - October 2, 2018

    Per PostNL, Sulawesi island was struck by an earthquake and tsunami. This caused damage to local infrastructure of the Donggala and Palu region. Therefore deliveries can experience delays.

  • Philippines - September 26, 2018

    Per USPS, Super typhoon Mangkhut has affected the northern part of Luzon in the Philippines. Some roads are not passable due to landslides and floods, affecting processing and delivery. Delays are expected in the following postcodes: 2000-2001, 2003-2004, 2010, 2012-2026, 2400, 2410, 2413-2414, 2417-2418, 2420, 24236-2424, 2600, 2604-2606, 2610, 2714, 2810, 2814-2815, 2922, 3002-3003, 3011, 3015, 3019, 3106, 3108, 3110-3112, 3116, 3602-3609, 3800-3802 and 3806.

  • Macau - September 26, 2018

    Per Royal Mail, Macau Post has informed us that all services have resumed after Typhoon Mangkhut.

  • Italy - September 26, 2018

    Per Royal Mail, All services are now back to normal following the bridge collapse on August 14th.

  • Indonesia - September 26, 2018

    Per USPS, Post offices in Indonesia affected by the earthquake in Lombok Island have resumed normal services. Expect residual delays in the processing and delivery of priority letter-post items, parcels and EMS items.

  • Argentina - September 26, 2018

    Per PostNL, Federations in Argentina have announced a general strike for 24 hours. Local Deliveries can therefore be postponed one day. We expect that any delays remain minimal. If we receive new relevant information about the situation we will inform you.

  • Canada - September 25, 2018

    Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) are still in ongoing negotiations at this time. Any legal job action requires the filing of a 72-hour notice by either party. In the event of a full labor disruption, Canada Post will not accept or deliver any mail or parcel items. Should this transpire, IMEX/MSI will continue to receive and process our client's Canada-bound shipments for a period of up to 7 days. It may be necessary after 7 days that we ask our customers to hold the mail at their facilities until Canada Post is fully operational upon conclusion of the stoppage. To summarize: • Any shipments destined to Canada using USPS services will continue to route in this manner and USPS will be holding all mailings until the labor disruption is over. Depending on the length of the labor disruption, USPS may communicate that they will stop accepting any mail items to Canada, in which case we will store the mail items at one of our secure IMEX facilities. • All Canada Post direct mailings will continue to be processed, staged and stored at our secure IMEX facilities. Once the labor disruption is over, we will promptly deposit the mailings into Canada Post. • If the labor disruption extends beyond 7 days, we would ask our customers to hold the mail at their facilities until Canada Post is fully operational again. If required, storage options will be available at a nominal cost. • Courier shipments destined to Canada are not impacted by this potential labor disruption. Please note that if there is a full disruption of service due to a labor dispute, there will be a backlog for Canada Post to process and deliver. Transit times for all mail and parcel services will be affected. Please visit https://www.canadapost.ca/update to keep informed on the developments of the discussions between Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers. We will update once we have additional information.

  • Canada - September 20, 2018

    Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) are in ongoing negotiations of the new collective labor agreement. If the two sides do not come an agreement during this process, the earliest a legal work disruption can occur is Tuesday September 25, 2018. In the event of a full labor disruption, Canada Post will not accept or deliver any mail or parcel items. Should this transpire, IMEX/MSI will continue to receive and process our client's Canada-bound shipments for a period of up to 7 days. It may be necessary after 7 days that we ask our customers to hold the mail at their facilities until Canada Post is fully operational upon conclusion of the stoppage. To summarize: • Any shipments destined to Canada using USPS services will continue to route in this manner and USPS will be holding all mailings until the labor disruption is over. Depending on the length of the labor disruption, USPS may communicate that they will stop accepting any mail items to Canada, in which case we will store the mail items at one of our secure IMEX facilities. • All Canada Post direct mailings will continue to be processed, staged and stored at our secure IMEX facilities. Once the labor disruption is over, we will promptly deposit the mailings into Canada Post. • If the labor disruption extends beyond 7 days, we would ask our customers to hold the mail at their facilities until Canada Post is fully operational again. If required, storage options will be available at a nominal cost. • Courier shipments destined to Canada are not impacted by this potential labor disruption. Please note that if there is a full disruption of service due to a labor dispute, there will be a backlog for Canada Post to process and deliver. Transit times for all mail and parcel services will be affected. Please visit https://www.canadapost.ca/update to keep informed on the developments of the discussions between Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers.

  • Macao - September 18, 2018

    Per USPS, Macao Posts, asks us to inform that the Macao Special Administrative Region was badly affected by Typhoon Mangkhut on Sunday, September 16th, as a result no government departments (except emergency departments) will provide service on Monday, September 17th. Therefore, Macao Post will not provide any postal services on Monday, September 17th and has suspended postal delivery services until further notice.

  • Canada - September 18, 2018

    Per Canada Post, Just a quick update to inform you that talks between Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) are continuing at an off-site location in Ottawa. Both sides are working hard with the assistance of a mediator to reach negotiated agreements.

  • South Africa - September 14, 2018

    Per Royal Mail, Indefinite postal strike commenced in Johannesburg Airport impacting on the operation and handling of mail upon arrival. This will affect all International Standard and International Signed posting which are currently being processed within 6+ weeks and 8+ weeks respectively.

  • Japan - September 10, 2018

    Per USPS, Japan Post ask us to inform that it is experiencing delays in domestic transportation and delivery of mail items and parcels in the Hokkaido region (postcode: 00 * 04-09), due to the impact of the strong earthquake that hit this region in the northern part of Japan on September 6th, 2018. Japan Post is making every effort to maintain operational performance for international postal services and apologizes in advance for any unavoidable delays.

  • Costa Rica - September 10, 2018

    Per USPS, Correos de Costa Rica asks us to inform that the public sector labour unions have called an indefinite strike as of Monday, September 10th. The situation may result in collection, processing and delivery for both inbound and outbound mail (letter, parcels, and EMS).

  • Canada - September 7, 2018

    Canada Post's negotiations with the Canadian Union of Postal Workers marks the end of the 60-day conciliation process between the two parties. The conciliation period ended at midnight on September 4, 2018 and we are now in what's referred to as the "cooling-off period," which lasts for 21 days. Talks continue at an off-site location with a goal of reaching negotiated settlements. As a reminder, conciliation is a normal phase of negotiations detailed in the Canada Labour Code.

  • United States - August 30, 2018

    All IMEX Global Solutions facilities will be closed on Monday, September 3rd due to Labor Day.

  • Spain - August 30, 2018

    Per Royal Mail, After successful agreements were reached at the end of last week, the Union representing the Security staff at the Madrid Airport has called off the strike.

  • South Korea - August 30, 2018

    Per PostNL, South Korea has been struck by a Typhoon. Due to this many flights at Incheon Airport in Seoul are canceled and delayed. This also affects the EMS items to Jeju-island. The delayed flights mainly concerns the following postcode: 63000-63644.

  • Canada - August 30, 2018

    Canada Post Offices will be closed on Monday, September 3rd due to the national holiday of Labour Day. There will be no regular collection or delivery of mail.

  • Canada - August 28, 2018

    Talks are ongoing between Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) with the help of a conciliator. Both parties remain at the off-site location to allow more frequent discussions. While we understand there is a desire for greater detail, we respect the process and are not commenting publicly on the discussions at the table. The timelines we have communicated to date have not changed. We are now increasing the frequency of updates and will certainly keep you apprised of any significant details. If this is your first update, here are some specifics: • CUPW represents our delivery agents and plant employees. • The conciliation process is a normal phase of negotiations detailed in the Canada Labour Code. Conciliators have 60 days to build consensus and broker a deal. Should the process conclude without new collective agreements, there will be a mandatory 21-day cooling off period before there can be any legal work disruption. A 72-hour notice must also be filed before there can be a legal interruption in work. • CUPW is conducting strike votes in August and September, which does not change the conciliation timelines. It is part of the process spelled out in the Canada Labour Code and does not mean a work disruption will occur. • The earliest a legal work disruption can occur is at the end of the day Tuesday September 25, 2018. • We are providing these updates simply to keep you informed of the timelines within the conciliation process. Our goal remains to reach deals that set up our customers and Canada Post, including its employees, for success

  • Spain - August 24, 2018

    Per Royal Mail, Unionized security stat at Madrid-Barajas Airport are due to go on strike from Friday, August 24th until Monday, September 3rd. While Correos (Spanish Postal Service), isn't expecting any major impact, there may be potential disruption to mail flow/handover to Correos which could result in delay on item delivery during immediately after strike.

  • England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales - August 24, 2018

    Per Royal Mail, No collection or delivery of mail on Monday, August 27th due to the Summer Bank Holiday.

  • India - August 22, 2018

    Per USPS, India's Post advises operations at the Kochi International Airport are suspended until August 26th due to severe flooding in Kerela state. There are delays in mail processed and distributed through Kochi office of exchange. Mail will be temporarily re-routed through Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai offices of exchange.

  • Italy - August 17, 2018

    Per USPS, Italy's post advises the bridge collapse on August 14th in Genoa has affected mail transportation, processing and delivery in some areas. Postcodes with direct impacts include 16149 and 16151. The bridge was on a main highway linking Italy with the southern coast of France and Spain.

  • Canada - August 17, 2018

    Per Canada Post, Due to the wild fires in British Columbia and associated air quality issues, we are experiencing some challenges in completing deliveries in various communities in British Columbia. We are monitoring the situation closely and doing our best to provide while safeguarding the health and safety of our employees. Due to the wild fires in British Columbia and the associated evacuations, mail for the following communities is now available at alternate locations. Southbank - mail is available to pick up at the Burns Lake post office. Telegraph Creek - mail is available to pick up at the Dease Lake post office. Endako - mail is available to pickup at the Fraser post office. Nazko - mail is available to pickup at Quesnel post office. Burns Lake - mail for the evacuated areas is available at the Burns Lake post office. Fort St James - the post office is closed, however, the lobby boxes are accessible.

  • Canada - August 15, 2018

    Per Canada Post, In the Yukon territory, Discovery Day (Monday, August 20th) is a public holiday and Canada Post offices will be closed. There will be no regular collection or delivery of mail on this day.

  • Jamaica - August 8, 2018

    Per Royal Mail, Jamaica Post has reported internet connectivity has now been restored. Mail scans and updates in processing inbound and outbound mail have returned to normal.

  • Canada - August 8, 2018

    Per Canada Post, Mail delivery has been suspended for the residents of Telegraph Creek due to a Forest Fire, residents will be able to pickup their mail at the Dease Lake Post Office.

  • Indonesia - August 7, 2018

    Per USPS, PT Pos Indonesia ask us to inform that a result of the earthquake centered on Lombok Island and West Nusa Tenggara Province on Sunday, August 5th 2018, many post office have suffered major damage. Delays are therefore to be expected in the processing and delivery of mail, parcels and EMS items. The affected districts and areas are in the following postcode areas as of Monday, August 6th: Mataram: 83000-83365; Selong: 83600-83672; Sumbawa Besar: 84300-84381

  • Jamaica - August 6, 2018

    Per Royal Mail, Jamaica Post has reported that they are experiencing a loss of internet connectivity since Thursday, August 2nd 2018. This has affected its ability to perform the necessary mail scans and updates in processing inbound and outbound mail.

  • Canada - August 6, 2018

    Per Canada Post, Mail delivery has been suspended for the residents of the French River and Henvey Inlet First Nation due to a Forest Fire, residents will be able to pickup their mail on Tuesday, August 7th from the Britt Post Office.

  • Canada Post Holiday - August 2, 2018

    Canada Post Offices will be closed on Monday, August 6th due to the following holidays Civic Holiday, Natal Day, New Brunswick Day, British Columbia Day & Heritage Day. There will be no regular collection or delivery of mail.

  • Canada - August 2, 2018

    Per Canada Post, Delivery of mail and parcels may be delayed in Noelville and Alban, Ontario due to a Forest Fire.

  • Canada - July 26, 2018

    On July 6, 2018, the Federal Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development notified both parties that conciliators have been appointed in the ongoing negotiations with the Canadian Union of Postal Workers. Under the Canada Labour Code, the can be no legal work disruption for roughly three months after initiating the conciliation process. The conciliation process is a normal phase of negotiations. Next steps: • Conciliators now have 60-day process to build consensus and help broker a deal. • After the 60-day conciliation process concludes, a mandatory 21-day cooling off period follows before any legal work disruption may occur. A 72-hour notice must be filed before there can be a legal interruption in work. • Under that scenario, the earliest a work disruption could occur is at the end of day, Tuesday, September 25, 2018.

  • South Africa - July 20, 2018

    Per USPS, The South African Post asks us to inform that the nationwide strike, which commenced on July 3rd, ended on July 18th. Accumulated mail is expected to take roughly 20 working days to be processed.

  • Canada - July 19, 2018

    Canada Post is under negotiations with the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW), which represents their delivery agents and plant employees. Canada Post has been working to reach new collective agreements with CUPW since late 2017. Throughout the entire process, a mediator has been participating in the process to provide guidance and assistance. On Friday, June 29, 2018 CUPW asked the Federal Minister of Labour for conciliation assistance in these ongoing negotiations. The conciliation process provides certainty in the short term. Under the Canada Labour Code, there can be no legal work disruption for roughly three months after initiating the conciliation process. With CUPW filing a notice, the earliest a work disruption could occur based on the timeline is mid- to late September. We will provide updates on the progress.

  • South Africa - July 17, 2018

    Per PostNL, The postal operator of South Africa has informed us that all traffic suffers from delays due to strikes in the country. The situation started on July 3rd and has been ongoing since. We expect that services to South Africa are delayed until the situation has ceased.

  • Japan - July 17, 2018

    Per USPS, Japan Post advises that heavy rains and massive flooding in western Japan have affected operations, closing post offices, domestic sorting centers and mail processing facilities. Some roads and highways are inaccessible, delaying delivery. The affected districts and areas are in the following postcodes: Gifu: 5000000-5099999 Kyoto: 6000000-6299999 Osaka: 53000000-5999999 Hyogo: 6500000-6799999 Okayama: 7000000-7199999 Hiroshima: 7200000-7399999 Tokushima: 7600000-7699999 Ehime: 7900000-7999999 Kochi: 7800000-7899999

  • Bahamas - July 17, 2018

    Per USPS, The Bahamas Post advises there are delays in shipping, processing and delivery of mail as a result of persistent electrical and air conditioning malfunctions at the exchange office. The problem is expected to be resolved within two weeks. To assist delivery, the post asks senders to make sure phone numbers, post office box numbers and email addresses, wherever possible, are included on all registered packets, parcels and express mail service items.

  • Northern Ireland - July 9, 2018

    Per Royal Mail, No collections or deliveries of mail/parcels on Thursday, July 12th and Friday, July 13th due to the Battle of the Boyne Bank Holiday, except in BT47 & BT48 where collections and deliveries will take place as normal on Friday.

  • United States - June 28, 2018

    All IMEX Global Solutions facilities will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th due to Independence Day.

  • Canada - June 28, 2018

    Canada Post Offices will be on Monday, July 2nd due to the national holiday of Canada Day. There will be no regular collection or delivery of mail.

  • Argentina - June 28, 2018

    There is a Customs strike in Argentina that is expected to resolve on Sunday, July 1st. If Customs does not resume services on Monday we will be certain to keep you informed.

  • Canada - June 26, 2018

    Per Canada Post, Residents of Southbend, Saskatchewan have been displaced due to a forest fire. Residents are picking their mail in Prince Albert.

  • Antigua & Barbuda - June 26, 2018

    Per PostNL, Postal workers in Antigua and Barbuda are currently on strike. Deliveries in the region can suffer delays.

  • Sri Lanka - June 15, 2018

    Per PostNL, We have received reports of strikes in Sri Lanka. Postal employees in Colombo refused work since 6/11. We expect a significant impact to services to Sri Lanka.

  • France - June 15, 2018

    Per PostNL, We have received reports of heavy rainfall in France on 6/12. Closed roads can cause minor delays in the transport and final delivery of items.

  • Italy - June 6, 2018

    Per Royal Mail, Air Traffic Controllers in Italy have announced a 1 day nationwide strike that will take place on Friday, June 8th to coincide with a public transport employees' 24 hour strike. As a result, there will be delays to the transit time to Italy and subsequent delivery of mail. Although the strike is for Friday only, the impact may last until the early part of next week due to any possible backlog as a result of the strike.

  • Canada - June 6, 2018

    Per Canada Post, Mail and parcels delivery has been restored in Pelican Rapids all in Manitoba following the suspension due to a forest fire.

  • Brazil - June 6, 2018

    Per USPS, The truck drivers strike in Brazil ended on Monday, June 4th. The normal flow of inbound and outbound mail and dispatches will take some days to be re-established. This included letter post, parcels post and EMS.

  • Greece - May 29, 2018

    Per Royal Mail, The Confederation of the Greek Workers and Association of the Civil Servants have announced a 24-hour strike will take place Wednesday, May 30th. In addition, Air Traffic Controllers have announced a 3-hour stoppage from 10:00 to 13:00 (local time) on the same day. Delays to the processing and delivery of international mail is expected as a result.

  • Canada - May 29, 2018

    Per Canada Post, Mail delivery has been suspended in the following areas due to a forest fire: Poplar Hill in Ontario, Little Grand Rapids, Pauingassi First Nation, Pelican Rapids all in Manitoba.

  • Brazil - May 29, 2018

    Per Correios, The Brazilian Post would like to inform that a truck driver strike and highway blockage has occurred since Tuesday, May 22 2018 have strongly affected the mail transportation in the country. Therefore, delays in the handling of inbound dispatches and the delivery of mail (direct mail, letter post and parcels) are to be expected.

  • United States - May 21, 2018

    All IMEX Global Solutions facilities will be closed on Monday, May 28th due to the Memorial Day Holiday.

  • England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales - May 21, 2018

    Per Royal Mail, No collection or delivery of mail on Monday, May 28th due to the Spring Bank Holiday.

  • Chile - May 18, 2018

    Per PostNL, We are currently monitoring delays in Chile. CorreosChile have informed us of generic capacity concerns at customs due to increasing international volumes. Items can queued up to 20 working days before being processed by Chilean customs. We will continue to monitor the quality, although it is unclear at this point when the situation will improve. Currently, we measure 25 working days total in transit. We will inform you when there are any updates.

  • Brazil - May 18, 2018

    Per PostNL, We have received reports of a strike at Brazilian customs, Tax auditors will strike for 30 days, starting May 14th. Only essential operations will continue. We are in close contact with our Brazilian partners to confirm the impact the situation at customs will have. We will inform you when the situation is back to normal.

  • Belgium - May 16, 2018

    Per PostNL, We have been notified of a nationwide strike in Belgium which takes place on May 16th and will affect operations at Bpost, the national postal operator of Belgium. Minor delays can occur throughout the country. We expect that normal operation will resume on May 17th.

  • Canada - May 14, 2018

    Due to inclement weather in Kashechewan, Ontario, delivery of mail and parcels has been suspended. Due to flood in Grand Forks, British Columbia, delivery of mail and parcels may be delayed. On Monday, May 21st Canada will be celebrating Victoria Day and Patriot's National Holiday (Quebec Only), Canada Post offices will be closed and there will be no regular collection or delivery of mail and parcels.

  • United Kingdom - May 4, 2018

    Per PostNL, Royal Mail has notified us of an issue with their IT infrastructure. Track and Trace services in the United Kingdom can be affected by this.

  • Sweden - May 4, 2018

    Per Post NL, The national postal services of Sweden, PostNord Sverige, has notified us that it has been experiencing IT issues since Thursday, April 26th. Track and Trace services in Sweden can be affected by this.

  • Canada - May 4, 2018

    Per Canada Post, Delivery of mail and parcels may be delayed due to inclement weather in Southwestern New-Brunswick.

  • England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales - May 2, 2018

    Per Royal Mail, No collection or delivery of mail on Monday, May 7th due to Early May Bank Holiday.

  • Brazil - May 2, 2018

    Per PostNL, We have received reports of a fire in Indaiatuba, north of Sao Paulo. Items with postcodes Between 13330001 and 13349999 can be affected by it.

  • Nicaragua - April 30, 2018

    Per Royal Mail, The MGA flight embargo has been lifted today, Monday April 30th and normal mail dispatching will now resume.

  • Australia - April 30, 2018

    Per Royal Mail, Australia Post has informed us about a gas leak in the immediate area where Ground Handler facility is located in Sydney. This has caused delays to mail services sin Sunday April 29th and today, Monday April 30th. As a result, there will be delays in clearing the mail which arrived over the weekend and today but ti is likely to affect mail operation for the rest of week.

  • Nicaragua - April 25, 2018

    Per Royal Mail, Due to the current civil unrest in Nicaragua, the airline carrier has implemented an immediate embargo on all mail until May 1st.

  • France - April 25, 2018

    Per Royal Mail, La Poste (FR) has informed us that due to local strikes, delays are expected for deliveries to areas: 13 (Marseille), 33 (Bordeaux), 35 (Rennes) and 92. There is no indication as to when the strike may be over at this point, but impacted areas may be affected over next couple of weeks before normal delivery resumes.

  • Netherlands - April 23, 2018

    Per PostNL, On April 27, 2018 there will be another public holiday, Kingsday, on which there are reduced operations as well. As a result, deliveries in the Netherlands can experience some delay.

  • Canada - April 23, 2018

    Per Canada Post, Delivery of mail and parcels has been restored in the following areas: Cote-Nord, Quebec, Gaspesie, Quebec, Labrador, Newfoundland and Labrador.

  • Australia - April 23, 2018

    Per USPS, Australia Post advises mail collection and delivery is back to normal in parts of Queensland (postcode areas 4810 to 4895) that had been affected by severe weather.

  • Tonga - April 19, 2018

    Per USPS, Tonga Post advises postal services have resumed in areas affected by Tropical Cyclone Keni.

  • Fiji - April 19, 2018

    Per USPS, Fiji Post advises postal services have resumed in areas affected by Tropical Cyclone Keni.

  • Canada - April 19, 2018

    Per Canada Post, Delivery of mail and parcels may be delayed due to inclement weather in the following areas: Cote-Nord, Quebec, Gaspesie, Quebec, Labrador, Newfoundland and Labrador.

  • Tonga - April 12, 2018

    Per USPS, Tonga Post advises destructive tropical cyclone conditions are expected to impact the country. Severe weather will affect the transport, processing and delivery of inbound and outbound mail.

  • New Zealand - April 12, 2018

    Per Royal Mail, New Zealand Post has advised severe weather has impacted their transport network with Auckland airport closed for a period on Tuesday night, along with major road closures and inter island ferries cancelled till Wednesday. Damaged to the Air NZ cargo facility also resulted in temporary closure for assessment and repair. As a result, delays of 24-48-hrs can be expected. Please note that mail sent to areas via Auckland will be affected, there are: The Cook Islands, Samoa, Pitcairn Island, Tokelau and Tuvalu.

  • Italy - April 12, 2018

    Per Royal Mail, A national strike is planned by ground transport and aviation employees on Thursday, April 12th and Friday, April 13th. An additional 48-hr delay can be expected and possibly longer depending on mail backlogs as a result of the strike action.

  • Germany - April 12, 2018

    Per PostNL, Deutsche Post notifies us of a strike at Frankfurt Airport. Destinations serviced by the airport can suffer minor delays of up to 2 days.

  • Fiji - April 12, 2018

    Per USPS, Fiji Post reports that Tropical Cyclone Keni is approaching the Fiji islands. Postal deliveries are expected to be affected. Heavy rain and flash flooding warnings have been issued and major roads are already closed due to flooding.

  • Canada - April 12, 2018

    Per Canada Post, Delivery of mail and parcels has been restored in the western regions of Newfoundland.

  • Canada - April 9, 2018

    Per Canada Post: Delivery of mail and parcels has been restored in Elliot Lake, Gore Bay, Greater Sudbury and North Bay in the Ontario region as well as in Mauricie Chaudiere-Appalaches, Quebec region. Per Canada Post: Delivery of mail and parcels has been suspended in western regions of Newfoundland due to inclement weather.

  • Canada - April 4, 2018

    Per Canada Post: Delivery of mail and parcels may be delayed due temporary service disruption due to inclement weather in Elliot Lake, Gore Bay, Greater Sudbury and North Bay in the Ontario region as well as in Mauricie Chaudiere-Appalaches, Quebec region.

  • Bolivia - April 3, 2018

    Per USPS: Mail service to Bolivia has resumed.

  • Australia - March 27, 2018

    The area of Queensland has been hit by cyclone Nora, causing flooding and landslides. Collection and delivery of mail in the region might suffer delays due to damaged infrastructure. The following postcode areas are affected: 4810 to 4895

  • Romania - March 26, 2018

    Per USPS, Romania'a post advises mail collection and delivery were suspended in parts of the country on Friday, March 23rd because of severe snowstorm. The following postcode areas are affected: ROGL65944 to ROGL71982, ROTL67314 to ROTL73063, ROBZ06674 to ROBZ73824, ROBR64834 to ROBR65933, ROIL71034 to ROIL74734, ROIF01994 to ROIF74834, ROPH02554 to ROPH74984, RODB08234 to RODB71934, ROB*00031 to ROB*74891, ROCL68464 to ROCL72584, ROGR00914 to ROGR74844, ROTR09624 to ROTR73814, and ROBUHA

  • England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales

    Per Royal Mail, No collection or delivery of mail on Friday, March 30th due to Good Friday and Monday, April 2nd due to Easter Monday.

  • Chad - March 22, 2018

    Per Royal Mail, STPE, The Postal Operator in Chad has confirmed the strike has now ended and normal postal operation has resumed this week.

  • Canada - March 22, 2018

    Per Canada Post, There will be no regular collection or delivery of mail on Friday, March 30th due to Good Friday and Monday, April 2nd due to Easter Monday.

  • Australia - March 22, 2018

    Per USPS, Australia Post advises there will be delays in delivering and collecting of international mail products from/to Queensland as well as some impacts to the rest of the state due to the Commonwealth Games that will be held April 4-15 at the Gold Coast. The following postcodes will experience delays resulting from the Commonwealth Games 2018 activities: 2484-2490, 4205-4228 and 4270-4287

  • United Kingdom - March 19, 2018

    Per PostNL, On Monday, March 19th a code yellow has been issued in England and Wales for ice and snow on roads. Delays in deliveries can occur due to adverse weather conditions.

  • Northern Ireland - March 19, 2018

    Per PostNL, Please be advised that on Sunday, April 1st and Monday, April 2nd there are Easter celebrations in the Netherlands. During these two days operations will be on a reduced level.

  • Canada - March 19, 2018

    Per Canada Post, Mail delivery for Northern and Eastern New Brunswick has been restored.

  • Australia - March 19, 2018

    Per PostNL, Northern regions in Australia are coping with adverse weather conditions due to tropical cyclone Marcus. Deliveries around Darwin might suffer delays due to damaged infrastructure.

  • Haiti - March 15, 2018

    Per Royal Mail, The general strike called by the Haitian Customers authorities at Port-au-Prince has ended. As a result, airlines have lifted the embargo in place since Friday, March 9th.

  • Canada - March 15, 2018

    Per Canada Post, Mail delivery alert for Northern and Eastern New Brunswick due to inclement weather. Communities and regions where delivery of mail and parcels may be delayed due to a temporary service disruption.

  • Brazil - March 15, 2018

    Per PostNL, The strike from Monday, March 12th has ended due to court intervention.

  • Haiti - March 14, 2018

    Per Royal Mail, Haitian customs authorities at Port-au-Prince have announced a general strike. As a results, airlines have implemented an embargo on cargo and mail since Friday, March 9th and until further notice. Both letters and parcels will be impacted and can expect significant delay.

  • French Polynesia - March 14, 2018

    Per Royal Mail, The post operator of French Polynesia has informed us that the strike has ended and normal postal services have resumed, however, there may be some delays while any backlog is cleared.

  • Brazil - March 14, 2018

    Per PostNL, During the weekend workers unions in Brazil decided to strike Monday, March 12th. The strike has an undefined period and it is uncertain the scale of the strike will be.

  • Bolivia - March 9, 2018

    Due to the temporary stoppage of Bolivia's mail services. IMEX Global Solutions will hold any mail destined to Bolivia until further notice.

  • New Zealand - February 28, 2018

    New Zealand Post has updated that the domestic mail network across the lower North Island and the upper South Island, which was severely impacted by Cyclone Gita, has largely returned to normal. The Tasman district on South Island, has sustained numerous landslips and damage to road infrastructure but contingency measures have been put in place to ensure people receive their mail, however there may be some delays and expect normal service to resume in the next few weeks.

  • El Salvador - February 28, 2018

    Correos de El Salvador, asks us to inform that the strike is over and all postal services are back to normal.

  • Croatia - February 28, 2018

    Heavy Snowfall in Croatia may suffer delays for traffic to and from the region.

  • Bulgaria - February 28, 2018

    Due to severe winter conditions in Bulgaria, delays can be expected in the collection and delivery of all mail products in the region.

  • Italy - March 8, 2018

    Several trade unions and lab our organizations have called a nationwide 24 hour strike on Thursday, March 9th. The strike actions is set to disrupt bus, tram, metro, rail lines and airport operations. Unless the strike is averted, the stoppages will cause significant delays to Airmail letters and parcels to Italy via airports. Mail delivery may still be effected after the strike due to possible backlog as a result. There is likely to be extension to the transit time to Italy and delivery within Italy.

  • French Polynesia - March 8, 2018

    The postal operator of French Polynesia has advised that the delivery of inbound and outbound mail will be severely disrupted due to to industrial action. As a result, significant delays can be expected until the strike ends.

  • Bolivia - March 8, 2018

    Most mail services to Bolivia have been temporarily stopped in accordance with a request by the government of Bolivia. Until further notice, only Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) service will be available. The temporary stoppage affects Priority Mail Express International, Priority Mail International, First-Class Mail International Service, International Priority Airmail, International Surface Air Lift and M-Bag items.

  • Australia - March 8, 2018

    Australia Post has informed us that severe weather in some parts of Queensland, Australia is impacting the collection and delivery of all mail products for the following postcodes: 4737 - 4895. As a result, delivery delays can be expected for letters and parcels for the next few days in these areas.

  • Great Britain - March 2, 2018

    Significant snowfall has caused major disruptions to transport services across much of the United Kingdom. There is a red weather warning for heavy snow showers and drifting of lying snow along the central belt of Scotland. As a result, Royal Mail Group has had to close its Edinburgh, Glasgow and Perth depots overnight, with no parcels leaving or arriving on the morning of 1 March 2018. Red weather warnings are also in place for Storm Emma, which is expected to cause heavy snow and drifting with strong winds across South West England and South Wales later in the day on 1 March 2018. Amber weather warnings are in place for frequent and heavy snow showers across much of Scotland, North East and North West England, the East Midlands, East Anglia, South East England, Southern England and the West Midlands. Where it is safe to do so, Royal Mail Group is delivering and collecting as normal, but there is likely to be significant disruption to services across most of the United Kingdom.

  • Italy - February 23, 2018

    Heavy snowfall in central Italy has caused disruptions in postal and parcel services to and from the region. Italian postcodes 4xxxx and 6xxxx can suffer minor delays.

  • Sweden VAT - February 22, 2018

    Swedish Post (PostNord) has advised that it will begin to enforce 0-VAT threshold for e-commerce items, effective March 1, 2018. If you send Non-EU origin e-commerce to Sweden they will collect duties and VAT from the recipient for values above 0 SEK. To cover their costs the recipient will pay a service charge of approx. 7,5 EUR (approximately $9 USD) for values under 150 EUR and 12,5 EUR (approximately $15 USD) for values above 150 EUR. Updates will be provided as they become available.

  • New Zealand - February 22, 2018

    Parts of New Zealand are affected by cyclone Gita. Landslides and floodings caused damage to the infrastructure. As a result, services from and to New Zealand might experience minor delays. We will inform you when the situation will be back to normal.

  • El Salvador - February 22, 2018

    Correos de El Salvador, asks us to inform that the postal services provided by Correos de El Salvador are currently suspended as a result of industrial action that commenced on Wednesday, 21 February 2018. Consequently, significant delays in the delivery and collection of all inbound and outbound mail to and from El Salvador are to be expected.

  • Guatemala - February 20, 2018

    The procedure is under way to enable Correos y Telégrafos to carry out its activities as designated operator and to hire additional staff, currently in its final phase. As a result, international letter-post, parcel-post and EMS services (inbound and outbound) will continue to be disrupted for at least another four months. Correos y Telégrafos asks to continue to hold items to be sent to Guatemala until services have been re-established.

  • Australia - February 20, 2018

    North-Western Australia has been tempered by tropical storm Kelvin. The Kimberley region and Great Northern Highway have limited accessibility as a result of flooding. Deliveries in these regions might experience delays.

  • Portugal - February 15, 2018

    Workers from the national courier of Portugal (Correios de Portugal) will participate in a nation-wide strike on the 23rd of February. The strike will last for 24 hours. Some delays can occur.

  • France - February 13, 2018

    La Poste, asks us to inform that the transportation situation has returned to normal and that postal services are also back to normal.

  • British Virgin Islands, Dominica and St. Kitts & Nevis - February 13, 2018

    Resumption of services to St. Kitts and Nevis, the British Virgin Islands, and Dominica. Services to these islands had been closed due to the aftermath of the hurricane season.

  • Lunar New Year and Spring Festival Celebrations - February 13, 2018

    China 2-15 until 2-21, Hong Kong 2-17 until 2-19, Korea 2-15 until 2-17, Macau 2-15 until 2-20, Malaysia 2-16 until 2-17, Singapore 2-16 until 2-17, Taiwan 2-15 until 2-20, Vietnam 2-14 until 2-20 Local deliveries are expected to be delayed during this period. We expect that shortly after the end of the festivities normal delivery times will resume.

  • Romania - February 8, 2018

    The national courier of Romania has notified us that they are coping with backlogs, mostly due to peak volumes since earlier this year. Deliveries to and from the region can experience delays until the backlog has been cleared.

  • France - February 8, 2018

    La Poste, asks us to inform that Paris and the Paris Region (Île-de-France) were hit by a heavy snowstorm on Tuesday, 6 February 2018, as a result of which the French authorities have put into place an emergency plan prohibiting all vehicles weighing over 7.5 tonnes from the entire Île-de-France road network until further notice. As a result, delays will be experienced in the collection, processing and delivery of domestic and international letter post, parcel post and EMS items throughout France.

  • Chad - February 8, 2018

    The national postal organization of Chad has notified us that is has been unable to process mail since February 1st due to a worker strike. Deliveries to and from the region will suffer delays until the strike has ceased.