ADVISORY ALERTS

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Post has updated that normal mail operation has resumed after the most recent public events. Mail posted to and from Hong Kong is likely to be delayed while large public gathering continue.

Finland

Strike action by Postal workers is likely to cause delays of up to 24 hours to some parcel deliveries on Friday, August 30th in the regions of Tampere, Vantaa and Jyväskylä. Further strike action is also planned Sunday, Sept. 1st and Wednesday, Sept. 4th. If this goes ahead, deliveries in various parts of Finland may again be affected.

China

Normal delivery has resumed where it’s safe and possible to do so after Typhoon Lekima hit Shanghai and neighboring Zhejang, Jiangsu and Shandong provinces on Aug. 8-10.

United States

The Mail Group facilities will be closed on Monday, September 2nd due to the Labor Day holiday.

Hong Kong

Hongkong Post advises that a series of public events since August 24th have lead to blocked streets in major areas of Hong Kong and disrupted processing of all inbound, outbound and local mail. The impact is expected to last for a few days.

Canada

On Monday, September 2nd there will be no regular collection or delivery of mail on this day due to the Labour Day holiday.

Barbados

From August 26-28 Barbados Post was under national shutdown due to Tropical Storm Dorian. This affected all mail and flights coming and leaving Barbados.  Barbados Post has now advised that the national shutdown has been lifted. As a result, all flights and postal operations returned to normal.

Portugal

Portuguese fuel truck drivers have been on a strike since August 12th, 2019. The government issued an emergency decree called ‘civil requisition’. It is unknown how long the strike will last and what impact this has on the delivery of mail and parcels with destination to Portugal.

Canada

On Monday, August 19th there will be no regular collection or delivery of mail on this day in the Yukon area due to the Discovery Day holiday.

Nepal

Nepal Post advises that the general post office in Kathmandu is being relocated from Sundhara (postcode 44605). As a result, the office will be closed for parcels and express mail service Aug. 9-14. Letter services will be available.

Hong Kong

Airport operations at Hong Kong International Airport have been disrupted and flights cancelled due to a public event. Hongkong Post advises the airport post office is closed and there are impacts to inbound and outbound mail services.

China

Typhoon Lekima hit Shanghai and neighboring Zhejiang, Jiangsu and Shandong provinces Aug. 8-10, causing flight delays and cancellations that affected processing and delivery of both inbound and outbound mail.

Hong Kong

Hongkong Post advises that processing of inbound and outbound mail will be delayed until further notice due to Tropical Cyclone Wipha.

France

France’s post advises that mail and package delivery will be disrupted from Aug. 24 to 26 in the following locations due to the G7 summit in Biarritz: No parcel delivery in Biarritz (postcodes 642XX). Disrupted delivery in Hendaye, Ascain, Mouguerre, St. Martin de Seignanx, Boucau, Tarnos (postcodes 64300, 64310, 64700, 64900, 40390, 40220).

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