We’ve been advised that bushfires in New South Wales are affecting the collection and delivery of mail in the following postcode areas: 2424, 2427, 2428, 2429, 2430, 2443 and 2446. This will also impact on mail flows into and out of Australia, due to difficulties in transporting mail to and from the mentioned areas.
Lebanon Post has updated that normal Postal operation has resumed from 1st November 2019.
The Finnish Post and Logistics Union (PAU) has announced a two-week strike in November, starting Monday,November 11 until Sunday, November 24, unless a solution is found in the negotiations before then. Should the strike action go ahead then delays to mail services can be expected during and immediately after the strike if it goes ahead.
Hong Kong Post advises operations have resumed in all postcode areas following disruptions due to a series of public events that began on Oct. 1.
Due to Social and Political unrest since Sunday, October 20th, Correos Chile is experiencing delays in the processing and delivery of both inbound and outbound mail.
Botswana Post has informed us the country is holding national elections on October 23, 2019, and by presidential directive, 24th and 25th of October 2019 have been declared national holidays. Botswana Post’s operations will therefore be closed on these dates with no processing or delivery and will resume on October 28, 2019.
AusPost has advised they have regained access to the areas worst impacted by the bush fires and will manage deliveries from now on. Some delays may still occur due to possible backlogs and properties destroyed by the bush fires.
Malaysian Post has informed us they have been experiencing IT service disruptions since Sunday 20 October 2019 because of an internal system shutdown. As result, the processing and delivery of inbound and outbound international mail will be delayed.
Lebanon Post has informed us that, since Thursday, 17th October 2019, there have been evening protests and demonstrations in various cities across Lebanon. Many roads are currently blocked due to the protests and demonstrations, until further notice there will be no processing operations, collections or deliveries. As a consequence, there will be delays to the delivery of letters and parcels.
Service at the airport is back to normal and all international exchange offices in Japan are now operating without any serious backlogs resulting from the recent typhoon. Japan Post is accepting and delivering all types of domestic and international postal items (letter-post, parcels and EMS items) across the country. However, delivery delays may be experienced in Eastern and Northern Japan, areas that were seriously affected by the Typhoon.
Japan Post has informed us that an airport is scheduled to close due to a Typhoon, which is scheduled to hit the east of Japan on October 12th. Although the airport will resume operations on October 13th. Japan Post is making every effort to ensure the delivery and dispatch of international mail items by using other international mail hubs. However, delivery delays are likely during the Typhoon period.
Bermuda Post advises operations have resumed in all postcode areas following disruptions caused by Hurricane Humberto.
Thailand Post advises operations have resumed in all postcode areas following disruptions caused by flooding.
We’ve been advised the strike by Portuguese fuel tanker drivers has ended, with normal operations resuming at airports.
Indonesian Post has advised mail operations are back to normal.