Malawi – Cyclone Freddy

Malawi Post have advised that Cyclone Freddy has hit the Southern Region with very strong winds, floods and landslides. Many businesses have closed and infrastructure has been severely affected. A situation of force majeure has been declared and delays are to be expected throughout this period.

Greece – ACS Strike

The Hellenic Post Office Greece have informed us that the Association of Civil Servants has called a strike on the 16th March for 24 hours. Air Traffic controllers will also take part in this. Delays are likely to be experienced during this period.

Italy – Airport Strike

Poste Italiane have informed us that a 24 hour strike has been called for the 17th March by Unions of the Airport Handlers and all other Airport personnel. Disruption is expected and delays are likely to be observed during and immediately after the strike.

Vanuatu – State of Emergency

Vanuatu Post has advised that a State of Emergency has been declared for the whole country in the wake of two cyclones that have struck the country. The state of emergency is expected to last for at least 6 months. Postal operations will continue throughout but delays should be expected.

Belgium – March Strike

Belgian Post have advised that Belgian Unions have called a 24 hour strike on Friday 10th March 2023. Delays are likely to be experienced during this period.

Mauritius – Tropical Cyclone

Mauritius Post advises the nation has experienced impacts from a tropical cyclone. The international airport was temporarily closed. Transportation and processing of all inbound and outbound mail are affected, resulting in delays in mail delivery across the country.

New Zealand – Cyclone Gabrielle

New Zealand Post advises that a national state of emergency has been declared in response to Cyclone Gabrielle. There are impacts to its operations in areas battered by the storm. This includes the suspension of all deliveries in red alert areas, suspension of air network operations, and suspension of all line haul services to the Far North, Gisborne, and Coromandel areas.

Finland – Strike

Finnish Post has advised us that the Transport Workers Union (AKT) and the Postal and Logistics Union (PAU) have announced a series of strikes scheduled for February 15-21. As a result, delays are likely during this period. 

Turkey: Earthquake Delays

Turkey’s post advises there are major impacts to its operations following devastating earthquakes that struck southern and southeastern regions of the country on February 6, causing buildings to collapse and disrupting transport and travel. The government has declared a state of emergency. The post says the disaster will affect quality of service for all types of inbound mail. As a result, service delivery standards cannot be guaranteed and delays are likely in the affected areas.

Greece: Snowstorm Delays

The Greek Postal service have advised us that their operation has been heavily impacted by snowstorms. Their main office of exchange has been blocked which will affect international mail operations. Delays are to be expected

Thailand: Normal Operations

Thai Post has informed that the rain in the Southern part of Thailand has now ceased. All postal operations have resumed as normal.

New Zealand: Auckland Severe Weather

New Zealand Post advises that torrential rain across the Auckland region has caused widespread flooding. The severe weather conditions are affecting the delivery and collection of all mail items. A state of local emergency is in effect for the Auckland region through Feb. 4.

Germany: Delays

Deutsche Post of Germany has informed that due to increasing COVID-19 infections among staff, it is currently encountering challenges in delivering items within promised delivery timescales. These challenges are mainly at local or regional levels rather than nationwide but may affect different parts of Germany with delays. As a result, minor delays may be experienced for items destined for Germany until further notice. & Deutsche Post have advised of some localized Industrial Action which may result in delays to delivery.

Peru: Disruptions Continue

Peru’s post advises there could be disruptions to postal service (both inbound and outbound) due to civil unrest and protests in the country. The unrest has affected transportation and access to certain areas of the country, making it difficult to ensure timely delivery of mail.

Malaysia: Operations Resume

Post Malaysia has updated that the impacts of the heavy rainfall have now ceased. All operations within Post Malaysia have now resumed.

Macao: Normal Operations

Macao Post have advised that the situation regarding Coronavirus has improved and postal operations have returned to normal.

Israel: Delays Continue

Israeli Post has updated that Covid-19 health restrictions are still in place and will continue to affect the processing and delivery of items until further notice. and Israel Post has informed that due to a planned Customs system update on the 15th of January 2023, the customs systems will not be operational from the 12th of January 2023 to the 15th of January 2023. As a result, delays may be experienced for items destined for Israel during this period.


Malaysian Post has informed that that the country is experiencing heavy rain and widespread flooding. The postal network has been severely impacted with some post offices closing. Some roads are also inaccessible to traffic, which is further impacting the delivery of items. As a result, items destined for Malaysia may face delays until further notice.

Macao: Covid-19 Causes Delays

Macao Post advises that due to COVID-19 developments, delivery of letters, parcels and express mail service items is currently subject to delays.  

Thailand: Flooding in Southern Provinces

Thailand Post advises that continuing rain in the southern part of Thailand is causing flooding in the provinces of Nakhon Si Thammarat, Surat Thani, Songkhla, Trang, Phatthalung, Pattani, Yala and Narathiwat. There are delays in mail transportation and delivery as well as impacts to customer access to postal services. Postcodes of the affected areas are: 80XXX, 84XXX, 90XXX, 92XXX, 93XXX, 94XXX, 95XXX and 96XXX.


Icelandic Post has informed that due to a snowstorm, mail transportation has been severely affected since Friday evening 16th of December. Many flights have been cancelled or delayed to and from Iceland. Items destined for Iceland may be delayed until further notice.


Peruvian Post has informed that the Government has declared a state of emergency of the national road network in the regions of Arequipa and Ica, as was already in place in the provinces of Apurimac and Cusco. New demonstrations are currently taking place, including in Huánuco, Tingo Maria, the province of Pachitea and Jancao. The state of emergency took effect on 10 December 2022 and will remain in place for 30 days. As a result, delivery of mail may experience delays during this period.

Malta: Postal Services Resume

Malta Post has informed that the industrial dispute with its delivery staff has come to an end. Postal services have therefore resumed as normal, effective from 1 December 2022.

Aruba: Fire Damage Cause Delays

Aruba Post has informed that there was a fire at the international mail processing center in Oranjestad during the night of 9 December and the early morning of 10 December 2022. As a result of the fire and damage, the building has been temporarily closed and will not be operational for several days. Items destined for Aruba may be delayed during this period as a result.

Thailand: Postal Operations Resume

Thailand Post has updated that following the recent flooding from storm Noru, all postal operations have now resumed as normal in all areas.