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  • Chile - June 9, 2017

    Correos, Chilean Post has informed us that the strike by Chilean customs staff from 24th May 2017 is officially over. Correos is working to restore normal operations as quickly as possible.

  • Chile - May 26, 2017

    Correos Chile has confirmed that delays will be experienced in the processing of all inbound/outbound mail as a result of industrial action by Chilean customs staff which began on Wednesday 24 May 2017.

  • French Polynesia - May 24, 2017

    The strike at the Tahiti Fa'a'a International Airport ended on the 21 May. However, all processing of incoming and outgoing should be back to normal by the 24th of May.

  • Greece - May 17, 2017

    We have been informed that the Confederation of Greece workers have announced a 24-hours strike on Wednesday 17th May 2017. This action will effect International mail collection and delivery.

  • French Polynesia - May 17, 2017

    We have been informed that owning to indefinite strike at the Tahiti Fa'a'a International Airport as of 15 May 2017, all processing of incoming and outgoing mail will be severely affected.

  • Vanuatu - May 10, 2017

    We have been informed that Cyclone Donna, a category 5 storm, is affecting the whole of Vanuatu. Airlines have suspended flights. The receipt and dispatch of letter post, parcel post and EMS items has been suspended until the situation returns to normal.

  • Romania - May 10, 2017

    We have been informed the snowfall has now cleared and all services are back to normal.

  • Czech Republic - May 10, 2017

    We have been informed that the heavy snowfall that disrupted service has now cleared and all services have returned to normal.

  • Finland - April 28, 2017

    Finland post has informed us due to Industrial Action, mail posted to and from Finland recently may be delivered later than expected.

  • Romania - April 21, 2017

    We have been informed due to heavy snowfalls, delays may occur in mail deliveries/pickups, especially in these areas: 810XXX, 800XXX, 805300, 820XXX, 710XXX and 720XXX.

  • Czech Republic - April 21, 2017

    We have been informed that due to heavy snowfall, that delays to mail deliveries are likely may occur in the following areas: 790xx, 770xx, 779xx and 792xx.

  • Guatemala - April 11, 2017

    On April 11, 2017, the Postal Service™ announced the suspension of most mail services to Guatemala. Until further notice, all Post Offices™ and other acceptance locations must not accept any mail destined to the country of Guatemala, other than Global Express Guaranteed® (GXG®) service, which is still available. The suspension affects Priority Mail Express International® (PMEI), Priority Mail International® (PMI), First-Class Mail International® (FCMI), First-Class Package International Service® (FCPIS®), International Priority Airmail® (IPA®), International Surface Air Lift® (ISAL®), and M-Bag® items. For already deposited items other than GXG addressed to Guatemala, Postal Service employees must endorse them “Mail Service Suspended — Return to Sender” and then place them in the mail stream for return. For any returned item bearing a customs form, as well as any item shipped with Priority Mail Express International service, the Postal Service will, upon request, refund postage and fees on mail returned due to the suspension of service. For all other returned items not bearing a customs declarations form, the Postal Service will, upon request, refund postage and fees on mail returned due to the suspension of service, or the sender may remail them with the existing postage once service to Guatemala has been restored. When remailing under this option, customers must cross out the markings “Mail Service Suspended — Return to Sender.”

  • Canada - April 11, 2017

    In observation of the Easter Holiday, Canada Post will be closed on April 14th & 17th. No mail will be received or processed on those days. Canada Post will resume their regular operations Tuesday April 18th.

  • Australia - April 11, 2017

    We've been informed that following cyclone Debbie the weather situation has improved significantly and all mail services are now back to normal.

  • Suriname - April 5, 2017

    We have been informed by Suriname Postal Corporation (SURPOST) that due to unexpected labour dispute, which started on the 4 April, all inbound and outbound mail services will be delayed. All efforts will be made to minimize the impact.

  • Italy - April 5, 2017

    We've been advised that a 24-hour national strike is due to take place on Wednesday 5 April 2017. This will affect the entire air transport sector, pilots, air traffic controllers and ground handling companies at Italian airports. Consequently, many cancellations and/or heavy delays of all domestic and international flights are expected. This action is likely to result in delays to both domestic and international mail services. It's possible that delays could last between 3 to 4 days.

  • Greece - April 5, 2017

    We have been informed that the Postmen Association of Attica has announced a 4-day strike from today, Tuesday 4 April until Friday the 7 April 2017. This action will affect both international and domestic delivery of mail in the region of Attica, which encompasses the entire metropolitan area of Athens. It is likely that there will be delays of up to a week in delivery.

  • Australia - April 5, 2017

    Australia Post, asks us to inform that, they have resumed operations in most other areas across Queensland and New South Wales where it is safe to do so, however we ask customers to remain patient, as clean-up operations and road closures will continue to cause some delays. We will continue to work as quickly as we can to clear the backlog of items delayed over the past week wherever it is safe to do so. Queensland and New South Wales: The Rockhampton Post Office and Rockhampton Business Hub will be open today. Eaton Post Office is closed due to power outage. Cannonvale Post Office is trading with limited counter services. Mail and small parcel deliveries resume today. Mail and Parcel deliveries have been restored in all towns with the exception of some outlying areas around the Gold Coast and some parts of Lismore and Murwillumbah.

  • Australia Cyclone Debbie-New South Wales - April 3, 2017

    We have been informed further to cyclone Debbie across North Queensland that New South Wales is also now affected.

  • Australia - March 30, 2017

    Damage, heavy rain and flooding from Cyclone Debbie continue to affect postal services across coastal areas of Far North Queensland. Customers are advised to expect delivery delays and post office closures in and around cyclone affected areas. Delivery to the following areas have been cancelled today due to unsafe conditions and road closures. Agnes Waters and Town of 1770 (postcode 4677) Ayr (postcode 4807) Bowen (postcode 4805) Cannonvale / Airlie Beach (postcode 4802) Charters Towers (postcode 4820) Mackay (postcodes 4740 - 4741 - 4750) Moranbah (postcode 4744) Sarina (postcode 4737) Services are resuming in Townsville, however power outages, clean-up operations, road closures and safety advice from local authorities are expected to cause flow on delays to our mail and parcel operations around the region. Mail and parcel delivery in surrounding areas will only be attempted where accessible and safe to do so. Post Office closures Post offices in the following locations are currently closed and will re-open as soon as it is safe to do so. Bloomsbury Bowen Calen Cannonvale Claredale Collinsville Eton Finch Hatton Gargett Giru Glenden Hamilton Island Koumala Kuttabul Mackay Caneland Mackay North Mackay Mackay West Marian Mirani Mount Pleasant Nebo Proserpine Rural view Seaforth Slade Point Tieri Walkerston Australia Post will continue to work with local authorities to monitor the situation and determine what areas are impacted.

  • Australia - March 28, 2017

    We have been informed that due to Cyclone Debbie in Far North Queensland as of 3/28/17 all postal services will be affected. The postcodes affected are 4740-4741, 4750-4751 and 4798-4820. Also, the weather warnings across northern New South Wales (postcode areas 2204, 2429, 2460, 2480, 2481, 2482, 2484, 2602, 2605, 2606, 2611, 2612, 2614, 2615, 2780, 2902, 2913 and 2914) ended on Monday, March 27th. All postal services in the area are operating as normal.

  • Ecuador - March 27, 2017

    We've been advised that due to winter weather conditions, several roads have collapsed and there are floods in parts of Ecuador. As a result of this there will be delays in the delivery of mail. The worst affected areas are: Costa: El Oro, Guayas. Sierra: Bolívar, Chimborazo, Pichincha, Azuay. Amazonia: Zamora Chinchipe, Sucumbíos.

  • Australia - March 27, 2017

    Australia Post, asks us to inform that, beginning on 27 March, weather warnings have been issued across North Queensland (postcodes 4740, 4741. 4750, 4751, and 4798 to 4820). Heavy rainfall is forecast, leading to flash flooding. This will affect the collection and delivery of all mail products.

  • Peru - March 22, 2017

    We've been advised that severe weather conditions which have resulted in floods and landslides are currently affecting delivery times in the following areas: Ancash 02001, Arequipa 04001, Cajamarca 06001, Chaclacayo 15472, Chiclayo 14001, Chosica 15457, Huánuco 10001, Huarochiri 15556, Ica 11001, Piura 20001, Puerto Maldonado 17001, San Martin 22201, Tumbes 24001.

  • Finland - March 22, 2017

    There will be several strike actions this week at Helsinki Airport on the following dates; Wednesday, 22 March from 14:00 – 18:00 Thursday, 23 March from 14:00 – 18:00 Friday, 24 March from 14:00 – 18:00 These will cause flight cancellations and delays in the handling of mail and parcels, for both inbound and outbound volumes.

  • Australia - March 20, 2017

    Australia Post, asks us to inform that, beginning on 14 March, weather warnings have been issued across Northern New South Wales (postcodes 2484, 2429, 2780, 2480, 2602, 2611, 2605, 2606, 2204, 2902, 2612, 2914, 2913, 2614, 2615, 2480, 2481, 2482, 2484). Heavy rainfall is forecast, leading to flash flooding and unpredictable levels in floodways and river crossings. This will affect the collection and delivery of all mail products.

  • Guatemala - February 22, 2017

    Please be informed that Priority Mail Express International (PMEI) Presort Drop Shipment, Priority Mail International (PMI) Presort Drop Shipment, International Priority Airmail (IPA) and International Surface Air Lift (ISAL) services have resumed to Guatemala. All other USPS international services will be resumed to Guatemala on March 3, 2017.

  • Thailand - February 20, 2017

    We've been advised that following the heavy rain and flooding in the southern part of the country, conditions have now improved and the postal operation is now back to normal.

  • Belgium - February 20, 2017

    We have been informed that unannounced industrial action is over and all mail operation is back to normal.

  • Australia - February 20, 2017

    We have been informed that weather warnings are now over, and all postal services are back to normal.

  • Australia Update - February 15, 2017

    Australia Post, asks us to inform that weather warnings have been issued across Western Australia (Zone 2, Postcodes 6315, 6317, 6353, 6355, 6341, 6343, 6335, 6336, 6337, 6338). Heavy rainfall is forecast, leading to flash flooding and unpredictable levels in floodways and river crossings. This will affect the collection and delivery of all mail products.

  • Australia - February 13, 2017

    We have been informed that weather warnings are currently in effect across Western Australia. Heavy rain fall is predicted to cause flash flooding, should this happen then delays to deliveries are to be expected.

  • Romania - February 9, 2017

    GLS Romania has advised the majority of the country is back to normal except there may be some delays still in area code 900xxx

  • New Zealand - February 9, 2017

    New Zealand Post, asks us to inform that the situation in the areas affected by the earthquake on 14 November 2016 is now back to normal.

  • Italy - February 9, 2017

    We've been informed that the weather is now clear and all mail services are back to normal.

  • Guatemala - February 7, 2017

    Further to Guatemala Post's logistical issues we have been informed that situation is back to normal as of 1 February 2017. All postal service are back to normal.

  • Greece - February 7, 2017

    Hellenic Post has informed us that the weather has now improved and all postal operations are back to normal.

  • Czech Republic - February 7, 2017

    We have been informed that bad weather in the Czech Republic is clear and all postal operation are back to normal.

  • Croatia - February 7, 2017

    We have been informed that the weather in Croatia has settled and all mail operations are now back to normal.

  • Belgium - February 7, 2017

    We have been informed that industrial action is taking place at one of the main sorting centres in Belgium and is causing disruption. Bpost is doing its utmost to reduce the impact on its network. However, delays to mail services are expected.

  • Czech Republic - February 1, 2017

    We have been informed that due to bad weather in the Czech Republic, there are delays in deliveries and collections across most of the country. An improvement is expected by the end of this week, but until then at least 24-48 hour delays should be expected.

  • Turkey, Israel, Pakistan, Mauritania and Northern Cyprus - January 30, 2017

    Heavy snowfalls in Turkey and other parts of the Middle East have caused delays to mail to and from a number of countries including: Turkey, Israel, Pakistan, Mauritania and Northern Cyprus.

  • Italy - January 27, 2017

    Due to severe weather conditions, roads in the South of Italy are partially blocked. This means that the delivery of mail might be delayed.

  • Chinese New Year Holiday - January 25, 2017

    Due to the Chinese New Year holiday starting on January 27th and ending on February 2nd, please expect delays in delivery of mail and parcels during this time. The following countries will be effected China, Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea and Vietnam.

  • Guatemala - January 19, 2017

    Unfortunately, Guatemala Post has advised they are still unable to commence deliveries. A further update is expected by the end of January. Correos y Telégrafos de Guatemala is working together with Guatemala's Ministry of Communications, Infrastructure and Housing to ensure that this process can be completed as quickly as possible.

  • Croatia - January 19, 2017

    Due to bad weather parts of Croatia are experiencing delays with deliveries and collections of mail. The worst affected areas are: coastal Croatia and the Western and Southern parts of Croatia (which includes peninsula of Istria and all islands).

  • Turkey - January 13, 2017

    We have been informed that Istanbul is now back to normal and all transit countries will be back to normal from Monday 16 January.

  • Romania - January 13, 2017

    Below is an updated list of the areas that will have delays due to the heavy snowfalls: Bucuresti: 010011-014980, 020011-024380, 030011-033340, 040011-042400, 050011-053110, 060011-062670, 010011-062670; Giurgiu: 080011-080882, 085100-087261, 08001-087261; Ilfov: 070000-077191, 070000-077191; Prahova: 100001-100730, 105100-107657, 100001-107657; Buzau: 120001-120380, 125100-127726, 120001-127726; Constanta: 900003-900999, 900001-900002, 905100-907305, 900001-907305; Calarasi: 910001-910260, 915100-917296, 910001-917296; Ialomita: 920003-920260, 920001-920002, 925100-927250, 920001-927250; Galati : 800001-800999, 805100-807336, 800001-807336; Braila: 810001-810670, 815100-817221, 810001-817221; Tulcea: 820002-820330, 820001, 825100-827237, 820001-827237; Vrancea: 620003-620250, 620001-620002, 625100-627459, 620001-627459; Neamt: 610004-610360, 610001-610003, 611001-611220, 615100-617516, 610001-617516; Iasi: 700001-700999, 705100-707604, 700001-707604; Botosani: 710001-710500, 715100-717481, 710001-717481, 710001-710500, 715100 -717481, 710001-717481; Suceava: 720001-720370, 725100 -727648, 720001-727648; Dambovita: 130002-130270, 130001, 135100-137543; and Teleorman: 140001-140170, 145100-147445, 140001-147445.

  • Greece - January 11, 2017

    Hellenic Post has informed us that heavy snow storms in the north areas and the islands of Greece have resulted in disruptions to mail services since the 7 January. Domestic flights in these areas have been cancelled.

  • Turkey - January 9, 2017

    We have been informed that due to heavy snowfalls in Istanbul, there will be a delay of least 3 days in the delivery and collection of mail.

  • Brazil - January 9, 2017

    Correios, asks us to inform that the industrial action taken by the Brazilian customs staff responsible for inspecting inbound and outbound EMS items has ended. The situation regarding accumulated EMS cargo will be resolved in the coming days.

  • Romania - January 6, 2017

    GLS Romania has informed us deliveries and collections in the following areas may be delayed due to heavy snowfalls: 120XXX, 620XXX, 800XXX, 810XXX, 820XXX, 900XXX, 910XXX, 920XXX

  • Italy - January 6, 2017

    GLS Italy has informed us that parts of Central and Southern Italy have been affected by the bad weather. Heavy snow may cause some delays in the delivery and collection of mail in the following areas: 60XXX, 65XXX, 71XXX, 75XXX, 83XXX, 85XXX, 86XXX

  • Canada - January 6, 2017

    Items being accepted at Toronto Office of Exchange are now entering the delivery network as normal following the delays in December caused by high volumes of mail and a snow storm.

  • Spain - December 28, 2016

    Spain, Correos y Telégrafos, asks us to inform that the situation is getting better and the delivery of postal items to the regions that were still affected (postal codes 30710, 30590, 30591, 30592, 30720, 30729,30730, 30739).

  • Albania, Armenia, Cyprus, Greece - December 28, 2016

    The civil service and airport workers strikes in Athens have had a rolling impact on the mails going through Athens airport for delivery in Albania, Armenia and Cyprus as well as for items being delivered in Greece. Staff are working to clear all mail, but delays of up to a week are likely for some items posted after 14 December.

  • Spain - December 21, 2016

    Correos y Telégrafos (Spanish Post) has informed us that the East coast of the country is currently experiencing heavy flooding, resulting in road closures and issues accessing some areas. In certain locations, the army is assisting with evacuation and rescue efforts. The delivery and collection of mail to the following areas has been affected: · Alicante (03XXX): 28 zip codes 03590 03599 03710 03140 03149 03300 03311 03312 03313 03315 03316 03318 03321 03322 03189 03193 03317 03325 03190 03191 03182 03183 03188 03180 03181 03184 03185 03186 · Murcia (30XXX): 40 zip codes 30330 30390 30395 30593 30594 30200 30201 30202 30203 30350 30351 30353 30392 30399 30320 30329 30331 30332 30333 30334 30335 30338 30860 30868 30870 30875 30876 30877 30878 30879 30590 30591 30592 30720 30730 30739 30740 30700 30708 30709 · Valencia (46XXX): 16 zip codes 46670 46843 46844 46860 46868 46869 46890 46891 46910 46870 46192 46193 46194 46900 46901 46909

  • Barbados (Guyana, St Vincent and Grenada) - December 21, 2016

    The industrial action at Grantley Adams International Airport, which delayed the delivery of mail posted in, and for delivery to, Barbados, Guyana & St Vincent & Grenada (if sent via Barbados) has now ended. Normal mail services have now resumed.

  • Guatemala - December 16, 2016

    Earlier we informed you of the temporary suspension of all international mail services. Correos y Telégrafos de Guatemala have informed us they no longer accept volumes at all. We advice customers not to send items for Guatemala until further notice. This situation is expected to last at least until mid January 2017.

  • Greece - December 16, 2016

    In the past week, there was a delay in the postal and parcel services to Greece. This was due to a strike in Greece and transport issues into Greece. These issues have now been solved and the service is expected to be back to normal this week.

  • Germany - December 16, 2016

    Deutsche Post, asks us to inform the designated operators of other Union member countries of the following: Owing to the recent Lufthansa pilots' strike and service limitations imposed by that airline, coupled with extremely heavy peak volumes, there is presently heavy congestion for airmail at Frankfurt Airport. Deutsche Post's office of exchange in Frankfurt is running smoothly, and there are no major delays for mail arriving or leaving by road. However, all the airport logistics and the Frankfurt airmail centre are severely impacted. Deutsche Post is attempting to bypass the affected areas wherever possible, but heavy delays in the processing of inbound, outbound and transit airmail are inevitable. The situation is likely to remain critical for several days at least. Between now and 23 December, it is therefore advisable for designated operators to dispatch mail to Frankfurt by surface routes wherever possible, in order to ensure smooth processing.

  • Canada - December 16, 2016

    High volumes of mail and the recent snow storm has resulted in a delay to items being accepted at Toronto Office of Exchange. Additional support has been implemented and Canada Post is working closely with airlines to ensure items enter the delivery network as quickly as possible.

  • Thailand - December 14, 2016

    Thailand Post, has informed us that heavy rain and flooding in the southern part of the country are having an impact on mail operations and transportation, resulting in delays in the delivery of letter post, parcels and EMS items throughout the provinces and regions affected. The following postcode areas are affected to a greater or lesser extent by floods: 77xxx, 80xxx, 84xxx, 85xxx, 86xxx, 90xxx, 92xxx, 93xxx, 94xxx and 96xxx.

  • Barbados - December 9, 2016

    Barbados Postal Service, asks us to inform the designated operators of other Union member countries that the industrial action at Grantley Adams International Airport ended on 7 December 2016.

  • Sweden - December 1, 2016

    GLS has informed us that situation is improved in Stockholm and all mail operation are back to normal.

  • New Zealand - December 1, 2016

    New Zealand Post has informed us further to earthquake on the South Island, most postal network is now back in operation, mails and parcels are being processed and delivered.

  • Israel - December 1, 2016

    Israel Postal Company Ltd has informed us that distribution and collection (Letter-post, Parcels and EMS items) have returned to normal in the area around the city of Haifa.

  • Italy - December 1, 2016

    GLS has informed us following the earthquake affecting central Italy, all mail operation are back to normal.

  • Guatemala - December 1, 2016

    Effective immediately, the Postal Service has suspended most mail services to Guatemala. Until further notice, all Post Offices and other acceptance locations will not accept any mail destined to the country of Guatemala, other than Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) service, which is still available. The suspension affects Priority Mail Express International (PMEI), Priority Mail International (PMI), and First-Class Mail International (FCMI), First-Class Package International Service (FCPIS), International Priority Airmail (IPA), International Surface Air Lift (ISAL), and M-Bag items. For already deposited items other than GXG addressed to Guatemala, the Postal Service will endorse them "Mail Service Suspended - Return to Sender" and then place them in the mail stream for return. For any returned item bearing a customs form, as well as any item shipped with Priority Mail Express International service, the Postal Service will, upon request, refund postage and fees on mail returned due to the suspension of service. For all other returned items not bearing a customs declarations form, the Postal Service will, upon request, refund postage and fees on mail returned due to the suspension of service, or the sender may remail them with the existing postage once service to Guatemala has been restored. When remailing under this option, customers must cross out the markings "Mail Service Suspended - Return to Sender."

  • Israel - November 29, 2016

    Israel Postal Company Ltd has informed us that there are massive fires in the area around the city of Haifa, intensified by exceptionally strong desert winds, caused fires to spread to the city. The authorities ordered a massive evacuation of residents and closed access to large areas, mainly in the city of Haifa and surrounding areas. Since 25 November 2016, roads have been closed and transportation stopped (private vehicles, buses and trains) in various parts of the country, causing interruptions and delays in the distribution and collection of mail.

  • Ireland - November 29, 2016

    Ferry services across the Irish Sea are back to normal.

  • Guatemala - November 29, 2016

    Correos y Telégrafos de Guatemala, has informed us due to staffing and logistics difficulties, there will be a significant delay up to 3-4 weeks in processing and delivery of all mail. This may last up to 15 January 2017. Customers may want to use alternative Service.

  • Costa Rica - November 29, 2016

    Correos de Costa Rica, has informed us following the hurricane Otto that postal operations have returned to normal in the affected areas. The extreme weather, which began on 23 November 2016, had a significant impact on transportation and telecommunications infrastructure and, as a result, the postal network.

  • Bolivia, Ecuador and Honduras - November 29, 2016

    On behalf of the postal operators of Bolivia, Ecuador & Honduras we would like to inform you that the shipping routes for these countries are closed due to a carrier embargo. Both the inbound and outbound operations are affected. For destination Ecuador a reduced inbound load capacity is available. Please expect delays in the processing and delivery of your mail and parcel shipments.

  • Barbados (Guyana, St Vincent and Grenada) - November 29, 2016

    Barbados Postal Service, has informed us that the Grantley Adams International Airport has been experiencing industrial action since 24 November 2016. This is affecting mail facility operations and the delivery of incoming and outgoing letters and parcels. Please note Guyana & St Vincent & Grenada will also be affected as they are sent via Barbados. All mail will be delayed until further notice.

  • Ireland - November 23, 2016

    Due to adverse weather conditions, ferry services across the Irish Sea have been affected, with several crossings cancelled, this is likely to result in delays to all inbound and outbound mail services.

  • Chile - November 22, 2016

    CorreosChile, asks us to inform the designated operators of other Union member countries that the strike by Chilean customs staff is officially over. However, given the length of the strike, delays in the customs process for incoming postal items (letters, small packets, parcels and EMS) are still possible. CorreosChile is working to restore normal operations as quickly as possible.

  • Sweden - November 18, 2016

    GLS has further updated us that the situation (heavy snow on 11/9/16) is improving in Stockholm but are still facing difficulties handling all inbound mail. Unfortunately this means further delays of up to 24/48-hours is expected.

  • New Zealand - November 16, 2016

    New Zealand Post, asks us to inform that Wellington has experienced, since 14 November 2016, torrential rain, region-wide flooding, and gale-force winds, leading to road closures across the region and further disruptions to road and rail transportation networks in the Greater Wellington region, compounding the disruptions to the postal delivery network in the region. The affected areas have postcodes in the 5000-6999 range.

  • Uruguay - November 16, 2016

    Uruguay post has informed us that the Uruguayan Association of Postal Workers (AFPU) has announced official end to the industrial action. The processing of inward international mail has returned to normal and items can be forwarded to Uruguay.

  • New Zealand - November 14, 2016

    New Zealand Post has informed us that due to an earthquake on the South Island, postal operations in large parts of the country have been disrupted. The affected areas include the Wellington Region and the South Island. Delays in the delivery of all categories of mail (letters, parcels and EMS) are expected in the coming days. New Zealand Post will update once the situation has returned to normal.

  • Chile - November 11, 2016

    CorreosChile, asks us to inform the designated operators of other Union member countries that the strike by Chilean customs staff is still ongoing, and delays in the processing of all incoming and outgoing postal items (letters, small packets, parcels and EMS) are to be expected until further notice.

  • Brazil - November 11, 2016

    Correios, asks us to inform the designated operators of other Union member countries that delays are to be expected in the processing of inbound and outbound EMS items as a result of industrial action being taken by Brazilian customs staff responsible for inspecting such items.

  • Chile - November 3, 2016

    CorreosChile, asks us to inform the designated operators of other Union member countries that the strike by Chilean customs staff is still ongoing, and delays in the processing of all incoming and outgoing postal items (letters, small packets, parcels and EMS) are to be expected until further notice. Strike began on October 26, 2016.

  • Italy - November 1, 2016 - Part 2

    Poste Italiane has informed us that a 24 hours strike of the Postal workers has been called on 4 November by the Unions in Italy. It is anticipated that this will impact the whole of postal network for 36 hours.

  • Italy - November 1, 2016

    Poste Italiane informs that in the areas affected by the earthquake on August 24 th Poste Italiane is fully operational for both collection and delivery. Nevertheless, people who have lost their homes due to the earthquake have been moved into other areas of the country, therefore it is recommended that partners inform their customers to ensure the new receivers' addresses before shipping. The earthquake occurred on the 26th October did not affect Poste Italiane's ability to perform collection and delivery in the interested areas; some limitations are due to the closure of roads for which we are informed from time to time by the local authorities

  • China - October 18, 2016

    The designated operator of China (People’s Rep.), China Post, asks us to inform the designated operators of other Union member countries that Typhoon Sarika slammed into China’s southeast coast on 18 October 2016, packing violent winds and torrential rain and causing delays in the delivery of letters, parcels and EMS items. The affected areas include the provinces of Hainan, Guangdong and Guangxi. The delivery office codes for the areas affected are 510xxx, 530xxx, 570xxx, 571xxx and 572xxx. China Post thanks all member countries for their understanding and will update the designated operators through EmIS as soon as the situation returns to normal.

  • Bahamas, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti and Jamaica - October 14, 2016

    Hurricane Matthew which swept through the Caribbean region, continues to pose severe risks to lives and property. The flooding rain, winds and an inundating storm affected all postal operations across the region. Specifically Jamaica, Bahamas, Cuba, Haiti and the Dominican Republic have raised alerts but other Islands and countries in the region will be affected. The impact is expected to last at least until 14th October 2016.

  • Bermuda - October 14, 2016

    Bermuda Post Office, has informed us that its postal operations have been suspended since 12 October 2016 as a result of the adverse weather conditions associated with the imminent passage of Hurricane Nicole. This has affected Bermuda Postal Service's ability to send, receive and deliver mail to and from other countries by at least 48 hours.

  • USA - October 7, 2016

    USPS has advised that due to Hurricane Matthew striking in Florida, Georgia, and North and South Carolina disruptions to mail services are expected. Several Post Offices and other USPS facilities in the impacted areas have already suspended operations.

  • Uruguay - October 7, 2016

    Uruguay post has informed us that the Uruguayan Association of Postal Workers (AFPU) announced union action effective from 5 October 2016 until further notice. These measures have affected the processing of inward international parcels.

  • Belgium - October 7, 2016

    Bpost has informed us of a nationwide strike taking place in Belgium on Friday 7 October. It is understood that there could be disruption in the Brussels airport, and heavy delays on air traffic from/ to Belgium. As a result, all import and export mail products (letter mail, parcels, EMS...) will be delayed.

  • Australia - October 7, 2016

    Australia Post has informed us following some negotiations between the government and the union, the strike action has ended. There will be some impacts until 11th October as we finish clearing the backlog created by the strike action.

  • Taipei - October 5, 2016

    Due to recent typhoons mail delivery will be delayed.

  • Bahamas, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti and Jamaica - October 5, 2016

    Hurricane Matthew which is sweeping through the Caribbean region, continues to pose severe risks to lives and property. The flooding rain, winds and an inundating storm will surge through on Tuesday affecting all postal operations across the region. The above countries have raised alerts but other Islands and countries in the region will be affected. The impact is expected to last at least until 14th October 2016.

  • China - October 5, 2016

    Due to China's Holiday from October 1st to the 7th, we will not be shipping any direct shipments into China during this time.

  • Australia - October 5, 2016

    Australia Post (AU) informs that the staff union in the Australia public service, which includes the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) and the Department of Agriculture, which oversee the Customs clearance in all inbound OEs in Australia, has announced protected industrial action between the 26th of September and the 16th of October. The protected action is to enable staff to walk off the job for 30 minutes at a time, the length and frequency of the stoppages being at the discretion of the staff. In short, staff can stop work for 30 minutes any time they want without specific warning to the OE management. The strike action will lead to delay on the receipt of all inbound mail, as the border clearance process will be delayed when the staff walk off. There can also be impact on items held for clearance.

  • Canada - August 31, 2016

    Canada Post is pleased to have reached tentative short-term agreements with the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW). The agreements will avert a work disruption, bringing much-needed certainty in the postal system for our employees and customers. Canadians can now use the postal system with confidence. This is especially important as Canadian businesses large and small are already planning for the upcoming holiday shipping season. These agreements are for a period of two years, rather than the typical four-year contracts negotiated in the past. The issues facing the Corporation, with declining mail volumes and a growing pension obligation, are complex. This approach provides more time for thoughtful discussion and analysis on how to best address these issues without the ongoing threat of a work disruption. The agreements must be ratified by members.

  • Canada - August 30, 2016

    Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) have once again agreed to extend mediation another 24 hours. Both parties will continue to negotiate with the assistance of the special mediator into Tuesday, August 30. Mail and parcels are being processed and delivered across the country as normal.

  • Canada - August 29, 2016

    Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) have been negotiating through the weekend with the help of a special mediator. At the mediator's request Canada Post has agreed to extend mediation another 24 hours. The current collective agreements will therefore continue to apply for the next 24 hours.

  • UK - August 29, 2016

    Due to the Summer Bank Holiday There will be no collections or deliveries in England, Wales and Northern Ireland on Monda, August 29th. In Scotland there will be no collections or deliveries with the exception of the following: • No collections but normal deliveries in the EH28 and EH52 postcode areas • Normal collections and deliveries in the DG13, EH4 to EH10, EH13, EH14, EH22, EH23, EH36 to EH38, EH43 to EH46, EH51, G, KA1 to KA5, KA9 to KA30, KW15 to KW17, KY11, KY12, KY99, ML, PA, PH1, PH2, PH14, TD1, TD7 to TD9, TD12 and ZE postcode areas

  • Italy - August 26, 2016

    Poste Italiane informs that following the big earthquake that hit Central Italy during the night of the 24th of August, postal services have been highly affected in large areas of the country. Currently the most impacted Italian districts are Lazio, Marche and Umbria. We will keep you updated as we receive further news.

  • Canada - August 26, 2016

    The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) has provided Canada Post with 72-hour strike notices. This means the union will be in a legal position to commence strike action on August 28, 2016. Following that, they will be free to take further action to disrupt the postal service at any time without additional warning. Up until now, the union was required to provide advance notice of any disruptive job action. Unfortunately, as of August 28, 2016, that will no longer be the case. The union will not be required to provide any notice going forward. This action by the union does not necessarily mean a full-scale strike will occur. The Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, MaryAnn Mihychuk, announced she will appoint a special mediator to assist in negotiations with CUPW. Canada Post will fully cooperate in the process. The assistance of a neutral third party will help both parties address the real challenges facing the postal service caused by declining mail volumes and increasing pension obligations. In the event of a full labor disruption, Canada Post will not accept or deliver any mail or parcel items. Our plan at IMEX will be to continue to receive and process our client's Canada-bound shipments.

  • Canada - August 16, 2016

    Negotiations between Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) continue. Over the next ten days, we do expect to see some activity from the union as they attempt to address the expiration of their strike mandate. The union's 60-day strike mandate, based on a vote by their membership earlier this year, is set to expire on August 25, 2016. This timeline is set in the Canada Labour Code. Based on options available to CUPW, we can expect a 72-hour strike notice to be issued by the union between now and August 25.

  • Brazil - August 9, 2016

    Brazil Post have advised us that during the hosting of the Olympic Games, there will be delay in delivering of mail until the 21st of September in the Rio De Janeiro area. The following postcodes will be affected: 23900, 25870, 27300, 27998, 28180, 28360, 28430, 28495, 28500, 28640, 28680, 28845, 28900, 28930 and 28950.

  • Australia - August 9, 2016

    The designated operator of Australia, Australia Post, asks us to inform the designated operators of other Union member countries of a one-day strike by staff of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection, who are responsible for customs clearance in all inbound offices of exchange, on Friday, 12 August 2016. This will cause delays to all inbound mail, both on 12 August and on the days following the strike, until the backlog is cleared.

  • Canada - August 2, 2016

    Talks between Canada Post and the CUPW continue, progress remains slow; but a resolve to reach tentative agreements without a work disruption has remained. The postal system is open for business. Mail and parcels are being processed and delivered across the country as normal. We will keep you informed as we receive further news.

  • Brazil - July 22, 2016

    Correios, the postal operator of Brazil, has informed that the strike by customs officers will not have any affect on the processing and handling of inbound international mail received from the USPS. Customs operations are working normally in their offices of exchange. We will keep you updated as we receive further news.

  • Canada - July 19, 2016

    Discussions between Canada Post and the CUPW continue as both parties try to reach negotiated settlements. The postal system is open for business and operating normally while negotiations continue. We will keep you informed as we receive further news.

  • Japan - July 15, 2016

    Japan Post would like to inform that the mail delivery delays from the Kumamoto earthquake on April 18 have ended. All inbound mail items (letters, parcels, and EMS) for Kumamoto, Miyazaki, and Kagoshima are now being delivered without delay.

  • China - July 13, 2016

    Designated operator of China, China Post, has informed that since Wednesday, July 6th, severe floods have affected the collection and delivery of all mail products in the provinces Hubei, Hunan, Anhui, Jiangsu, and Zhejiang with postcodes in the following ranges: 430000-443000 410011-427000 230000-247000 210000-226000 310000-325800 Residents have been evacuated as roads and properties are flooded. We will keep you updated as we receive further news.

  • Canada - July 11, 2016

    As previously mentioned, Canada Post has withdrawn its 72 hour notice to the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW), and as a result there will be no lockout. Therefore, expect no interruption in mail services and you may ship with confidence. In the event of a strike or lockout, either party would have to issue a 72 hour notice. Canada Post would immediately notify and keep their clients informed in the event of a strike announcement.

  • Canada - July 8, 2016

    Canada Post announced that they are fully prepared to negotiate extensively for the next 30 days under an extended "cooling off period" to reach negotiated settlements with the CUPW. If both parties are unable to successfully come to an agreement during this time, both must agree to binding arbitration.

  • Canada - July 7, 2016

    On Wednesday, July 6th, Canada Post and the CUPW were asked to submit a binding arbitration to resolve their negotiations by Maryann Mihychuck, the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour. Canada Post will voluntarily submit to binding arbitration as an opportunity for both parties to reach an acceptable solution. Canada Post will extend the 72-hour notice period to Monday, July 11th, at 12:01 am, to provide time for the CUPW to consider this option. A quick resolutions is in the best interest for both parties.

  • China - July 6, 2016

    Designated operator of China, China Post, has informed that as of today, Wednesday, July 6th, there are severe floods affecting the collection and delivery of all mail products. The provinces affected are Hubei, Hunan, Anhui, Jiangsu, and Zhejiang with postcodes in the following ranges: 430000-443000 410011-427000 230000-247000 210000-226000 310000-325800

  • Poland - July 5, 2016

    Last week, the designated operator of Poland, Poczta Polska S.A, informed that the strike by Polish customs officials came to an end. However, there are delays in the processing of dispatches due to backlog of incoming mail. The situation is expected to return to normal early next week. We will keep you updated as we receive further news.

  • Canada - July 5, 2016

    Canada Post informed that they have issued a 72-hour notice to the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW), which represent their delivery agents and plant employees. The issuing of the notice does not necessarily mean that Canada Post will not be operating on Friday. It allows the corporation to take measures that are necessary to respond to the changes. It is doing so by changing the terms and conditions of employment for all employees represented by the union starting Friday, July 8th, 2016. There can be no legal work disruptions before 12:01 am on Friday, July 8th, 2016. In the event of a full labor disruption, Canada Post will not accept or deliver any mail or parcel items. If this happens, our plan at IMEX will be to continue to receive and process our client's Canada-bound shipments.

  • Canada - July 1, 2016

    Negotiations between Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) have been taking place since late 2015 with the aim of reaching a new collective agreement. A formal conciliation period ended on 10 June 2016 without an agreement being reached. As a result, there is risk of a possible work disruption. However either party must provide 72-hour notice before a work disruption can occur. As of today, July 1st, the CUPW has not given notice to strike and both parties have yet to reach a negotiated agreement. IMEX will continue to update on the latest news as we receive them. In the event of a full labor disruption, Canada Post will not accept or deliver any mail or parcel items. If this happens, our plan at IMEX will be to continue to receive and process our client's Canada-bound shipments.

  • Poland - July 1, 2016

    Designated operator of Poland, Poczta Polska S.A, informed that the strike by Polish customs officials has ended. However, there may be delays in the processing of dispatches due to backlog of incoming mail. The situation is expected to return to normal early next week.

  • Portugal - July 1, 2016

    CTT Correios informs that the strike announced by the handling agency, "Groundforce," from July 1st to July 3rd has been canceled. All mail and parcels will be processed and delivered without any disruptions. We will keep you updated as we receive further news.

  • Portugal - June 30, 2016

    CTT Correios informs that the handling agency, "Groundforce," announced strikes for a 3 day period, from July 1st to July 3rd. Please be aware that these actions will impact the delivery of inbound and outbound mail and parcels.

  • Poland - June 30, 2016

    We were informed that due to the NATO Summit (Warsaw, July 7-10) and the World Youth Day (Cracow, July 25-31), there will be immense traffic problems and difficulties at the sorting facilities in both cities. Please be aware that these events may prevent a timely delivery of mail and parcels.

  • Canada - June 27, 2016

    As we've communicated over the last couple of weeks, Canada Post will likely be experiencing a labor disruption after July 2nd. In the event of a full labor disruption, Canada Post will not accept or deliver any mail or parcel items. If this happens, our plan at IMEX will be to continue to receive and process our client's Canada-bound shipments.

  • Canada - June 22, 2016

    A formal conciliation period ended on June 10, 2016, labor negotiations between Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) continue. Talks have been ongoing since late 2015 and, following a 60-day conciliation period, the parties are now in a 21-day "cooling-off" period. Based on that timeline, there can be no legal work disruption until July 2, 2016. In the event of a full labor disruption, Canada Post will not operate. Mail and parcels will not be delivered, and no new items will be accepted. Any mail and parcels within the postal system during a work disruption will be secured and delivered as quickly as possible once operations resume.

  • Canada - June 10, 2016

    Today marks the final day of conciliation between Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW). Conciliators were given a 60 day time-frame to negotiate a consensus, however, there is still much to accomplish and talks are ongoing. Legally, the earliest date that the CUPW can go on strike is July 2, 2016. As of now, all postal services are operating normally and customers should be confident that there will be no disruptions until at least the end of June, or until we send notification

  • Belgium - June 9, 2016

    The designated operator of Belgium, Bpost, has announced a 24 hour strike on June 13th. Expect delays in the processing and delivery of mail and parcels. Both inbound and outbound operations will be affected.

  • Poland - June 9, 2016

    The industrial strike actions at customs continue. These actions have affected processing in the Office of Exchange, which will result in delivery delays in Poland and in dispatching outbound volumes.

  • Australia - June 9, 2016

    Australia Post informs that as of today, June 9th, services are back to normal in Tasmania (postal codes 7000-7999) after the severe flood that affected the area.

  • France - June 9, 2016

    The designated operator of France, La Poste, has informed that operations are now back to normal after the serious floods that was affecting Paris since June 6th.

  • Poland - June 7, 2016

    A strike in customs clearance began on June 6th. Postal items destined and subject to customs control have been held back in OE Warsaw and are expected to be submitted to customs clearance. We will notify when the strike ends and when international postal handling is back to normal. We will keep you updated as we receive further news.

  • Tasmania - June 7, 2016

    Severe floods in Tasmania have been disrupting the collection and delivery of all mail products (mail, parcels, EMS, etc) since June 6th. Residents have been evacuated, as roads and properties are flooded. Expect delays.

  • France - June 1, 2016

    The designated operator of France, La Poste, has notified that transport and delivery of mail, parcels, and EMS items are suffering disruptions since May 31st due to serious floods that have affected several regions, including Paris, where the main exchange office is located. We will keep you updated as we receive further news.

  • Canada - May 31, 2016

    Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) are negotiating contracts in the effort to reach a settlement. No legal actions can take place until after the conciliation period and a 21 day cooling-off period. The cooling-off period will begin on June 10, 2016.

  • Canada - May 11, 2016

    We would like to notify our clients that due to the fire affecting regions of Alberta, Canada, the delivery of mail in the regions affected has been suspended until further notice. We ask that all our clients withhold mail and parcels destined for the following postal codes: T9H T9J T9K TOP 1J0 (Anzac) TOP 1C0 (Fort Mackay)

  • Canada - May 5, 2016

    Due to the recent fires affecting Fort McMurray, Canada Post has announced that delivery to the area has been suspended. All mail and parcels sent to Fort McMurray will be securely held in Edmonton until plans are in place. The affected postal codes are as follows: T9H J K We will keep you updated as we receive further news.

  • Chile - April 25, 2016

    The designated operator of Chile, CorreosChile, has informed that the serious flooding in the Santiago Metropolitan region has ceased, and postal operations are back to normal. We will update you on any further news.

  • Chile - April 20, 2016

    Chile - (4/20/16) Serious flooding in the Santiago Metropolitan Region. This will result in delays to all inbound and outbound mail. We will update you on any further news.

  • Ecuador - April 20, 2016

    Ecuador - (4/20/16) Coastal areas in the north-west of Ecuador were closest to the epicenter of the earthquake which struck on April 16th. It is unclear as to the extent of the damage and the effect this will have on mail services but delays are expected.

  • Japan - April 20, 2016

    Japan - (4/20/16) Due to the effects of the earthquake that occurred in Kumamoto Prefecture on April 14th & 15th. Delivery to Kumamoto, Miyazaki and Kagoshima Prefectures will be delayed

  • Bolivia - April 7, 2016

    We were informed that the designated operator of Bolivia, ECOBOL, announced that the national strike that began on March 28th has officially ended on April 6th. Operations will run on normal schedule. We will update you on any further news.

  • Australia - April 4, 2016

    Australia Customs has informed that industrial actions by their staff will take place on April 8th. These actions will disrupt the handling of inbound and outbound mail and may lead to backlogs in the days following the actions. Australia Post is working to minimize the impact. We will update you on any further news.

  • Belgium - March 25, 2016

    Belgium Post (bpost) wishes to inform that following the terrorist attacks in Brussels, all air traffic remains canceled until Sunday, March 27th, at the very least. There are still heavy disruptions in inbound and outbound mail, parcels, and EMS sent by air. Where possible, alternative air solutions via surrounding countries as well as road solutions have been implemented. bpost kindly requests mail to be kept on hold, when only airmail transport is possible, until further notice. Mail delivery has not returned to normal in many affected areas. We will update you on any further news.

  • Belgium - March 24, 2016

    Belgium -(3/24/16) Due to the recent terrorist attacks, Belgium Post (bpost) advises that all air traffic has been cancelled and will resume tomorrow, March 25th. Security levels remain at its highest. There will be heavy disruptions in all inbound and outbound mail. Road solutions are activated for outbound and inbound parcels. Some areas in Brussels are not accessible, therefore it is impossible to deliver in certain zip codes in the next 24 hours.

  • Royal Mail Holiday (UK) - March 24, 2016

    Royal Mail Holiday (UK)- (3/24/16) Reminder that there are no deliveries made on Good Friday (March 25th) for England, Northern Ireland, and Wales. Deliveries in Scotland run normally on this day. There are no deliveries made on Easter Monday (March 28th) in the UK. Services will resume on Tuesday, March 29th. We will update you on any further news.

  • Belgium - March 22, 2016

    Belgium (3/22/16) Due to the explosions at Brussels Airport, Belgium Post advises that all air traffic has been suspended or diverted to other airports. With heightened security, there will be delays in all inbound and outbound mail.

  • Cuba - March 22, 2016

    Cuba (3/22/16) Inbound and outbound mail is delayed due to suspended cargo handling services at Havana's International Airport until the 24th of March, 2016. Operations will resume 25th of March.

  • Venezuela - March 22, 2016

    Venezuela (3/22/16) The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has declared the week of March 21st- 25th a national holiday. Dispatches will continue to be received but there will be no distribution/deliveries or customs processing during this time. Operations will resume 28th of March.

  • Honduras - March 22, 2016

    Honduras (3/22/16) The Government of the Republic of Honduras has declared the week of March 21st-25th as a national holiday. Postal activities will resume on the 28th of March. We will update you on any further news.

  • USA - January 25, 2016

    United States-(1/25/16) Due to the effects of Winter Storm Jonas, serious delays are expected in the inbound and outbound of mail and parcels in the mid-Atlantic and northeast. Over 3000 flights were canceled through Sunday, January 24th.

  • Australia - January 25, 2016

    Australia- (1/25/16) We informed of extreme flooding in the Newcastle and Hunter in New South Wales region. The situation has since been back to normal and the evacuation orders have since been lifted.

  • The Netherlands - January 25, 2016

    The Netherlands (1/25/16) Earlier this month, we informed of extreme weather conditions in the northern part of the Netherlands. The situation has since been resolved. We will update you on any further news.

  • Australia - January 8, 2016

    Last week, the designated operator of Australia, Australia Post (AU), informed that extreme flooding in the Newcastle and Hunter Valley regions of New South Wales were affecting the processing and delivery of mail and parcels in the area. As of today, the situation is now back to normal. The evacuation orders have been lifted.

  • Australia - January 7, 2016

    The designated operator of Australia, Australia Post (AU), informed that extreme flooding in the Newcastle and Hunter Valley regions of New South Wales has been preventing the collection and delivery of mail and parcels since Wednesday, January 6th, 2016. We will update as we receive further news.