On Monday, October 14th there will be no regular collection or delivery of mail on this day due to the Thanksgiving Day holiday.


Barbados Postal Service advises that full operations have resumed at the processing center in Bridgetown following a temporary suspension.


Australia Post has informed us that due to severe weather and bush fires in New South Wales, collection and delivery of all mail products in postcode area 2469 is affected.


Thailand Post has advised that the flooding in the following postcode areas has subsided, and mail operations and deliveries of postal items have returned to normal: 32xxx, 35xxx, 37xxx, 40xxx, 45xxx, 64xxx, 65xxx, 66xxx and 67xxx. However, the following postcode areas are still currently affected by the flooding, which may cause delays in mail operations and delivery of postal items (letter post, parcel post and EMS): 25110, 73190 and 34190.

Hong Kong

Another series of public events has been taking place since Tuesday, October 1. As a result, roads have been blocked which has seriously affected the processing and delivery of all inbound, outbound and local mail (letter post, parcels and EMS items. This has impacted postings from 28 September).


A national holiday is taking place from October 1-7, this year is also the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China. There will be large celebrations, including a military parade which will take place on Oct 1st.   China Post has confirmed a Customs’ holiday and reduced operating times during this period: Beijing: No custom clearance between October 1-7. This will affect any province which are under the jurisdiction of Beijing Customs. (Express Mail Service traffic will not be affected. However, standard letter and small packet through standard China Post network will be affected) Shanghai/Guangzhou: Customs will operate as normal ZheJiang/Jiangsu: Customs will not be operating from October 1-3 Shenzhen: Customs will be working half day shifts from October 1-7 Delivery delays are likely as a result.


Barbados Post have advised they are experiencing operational issues since Friday, October 4th, causing a temporary suspension of mail operations in the Bridgetown processing center


The days with no deliveries and collections due to the storms and flooding ended on September 17, 2019.


Post Indonesia is restructuring its operational processes at their center in Jakarta. This may result in potential delays to the processing and delivery of inbound international mail including confirmation of arrival scanning events.


The category 3 hurricane Humberto is about to hit Bermuda. As of September 18th, 2019 all mail and parcel collection and delivery services are suspended throughout the island until further notice.


Due to heavy weather conditions since September 12th, 2019 in the south of Spain delays might occur in the collection and delivery of mail and parcels in the following regions: Alicante (03000-03999) Almería (04000-04999) Murcia (30000-30999)


Thailand Post informs us that Tropical Storms Podul and Kajiki, which hit northern and north-eastern parts of Thailand, have caused flash floods in many areas. This results in delays of mail operations and transportation. This can affect the delivery of post and parcels throughout the following postcode: 32xxx, 34xxx, 35xxx, 37xxx, 40xxx, 45xxx, 64xxx, 65xxx, 66xxx and 67xxx.

North/South Korea

Typhoon Lingling has hit South-Korea and North-Korea recently. This had an impact on the infrastructure. Deliveries of mail and parcels might suffer delays due to damages.


Due to an unconducive situation in major areas of Papua and West Papua, the processing and delivery of all inbound, outbound and local mail and parcels has been affected since Thursday, August 29th, 2019. The affected districts and areas have the following postal codes: 990xx : Jayapura; – 988xx : Nabire; – 984xx : Sorong; – 996xx : Merauke; – 999xx : Timika; – 983xx : Manokwari.

Albania, Kosovo and Slovenia

There will be worker strikes at the airline company Adria Airways in the upcoming weeks. The airline services mail and parcel volumes to Slovenia, Albania and Kosovo. There are three-day strikes planed on the 8th, 18th and 30th of September. Volumes to these destinations can experience significant delays during this period.

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