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Service Update

For all the latest service updates see the table below (last updated 07 May 2024).

Start Date       

    End Date       

     Country      

Event      


      Impact      



30/04/24


02/05/24


Greece

Industrial
Action


The Association of Civil Servants has announced a 24-hour strike on Wednesday 1st of May. The public holiday of May 1st has officially been moved to Tuesday 7th as part of this. As result, international and domestic mail operation will be affected, delays to be expected.  


22/04/24


Ongoing


Mauritius

Severe
Weather


Due to torrential rainfall, the National Crisis Committee has asked workers to remain at home on Monday 22 April 2024. A case of force majeure has been declared by Mauritius Post and all post office facilities are currently closed. This is impacting on processing and delivery of all mail types with delays to be expected as a result.  


22/04/24


Ongoing


Belgium

Industrial
Action


Major unions within Bpost have called for strike action from 22nd April which may last beyond the 24th. The industrial action will affect the processing and delivery of all mail types. Bpost will be unable to accept and process any inbound arrivals for delivery during the strike period and delays are expected.  


18/04/24


Ongoing


United Arab Emirates

Severe
Weather


Severe weather conditions have been affecting postal services
since 16 April 2024. As a result all collections and deliveries
are disrupted across all cities in the UAE and delays are expected.  


16/04/24


Ongoing


Kazakhstan

Severe
Weather


Severe weather conditions are causing floods in the regions
of Aktobe, Kostanay, Akmola, Atyrau and North Kazakhstan,
with emergency situations declared within the flood zone since
29 March 2024. All collections and deliveries are disrupted
until situation improves and delays should be expected.  


16/04/24


18/04/2024


Greece

Industrial
Action


The Confederation of Greek workers announced a 24-hour strike on Wednesday 17 April. As a result, international and domestic mail operations will be affected, with delays expected.  


25/03/24


Ongoing


France

Industrial
Action


Industrial action in Mayotte has now ceased, however difficulties with air transport remain therefore delays are to be expected.  


25/03/24


Ongoing


Haiti

Civil
Unrest


Due to civil unrest both air and sea carriers have stopped servicing this route at present. As a result, despatch to Haiti is suspended until further notice. Any items already in the pipeline will be returned to sender. 


15/03/24


Ongoing


Australia

Severe
Weather


Severe weather has caused floods in regional Western Australia, leading to road closures throughout the state. Disruption to international mail in and out of Australia is expected due to difficulties in transporting mail to and from the specified area.  


29/02/24


27/02/24


Australia

Natural
Disaster


Australia Post has advised that bushfires in Victoria are impacting the collection and delivery of all mail types. This will also impact international mail flows into and out of Australia, delays are to be expected.  


23/02/24


27/02/24


Jamaica

Elections


Due to local government elections on 26 February 2024. Staffing and operational adjustments will be made to enable workers and contractors to participate in the election process. Mail operation will be limited throughout the day when delay may be observed.  


22/02/24


Ongoing


Israel

Security Situation/
Elections


As a result of the current situation in Israel there are delays with many flights cancelled. This is a fluid situation and may change at short notice. All items are subject to delay and we will continue to provide updates as we receive them. Israeli Post have also informed us that the municipal elections will take place on 27 February 2024 and this has been declared a non-working as a result, postal operations will not take place on this day and deliveries may be delayed.  


22/02/24


Ongoing


Mauritius

Tropical
Storm


A cyclone warning is currently in force due to Tropical Storm Eleanor. The international airport is temporarily closed with flights cancelled. The transportation and processing of all mail types is impacted and will experience delays as result until normal operation resumes.  


19/02/24


Ongoing


Italy

Protest/
Strikes


An unauthorised strike has been ongoing since 00.01 CET on the 10th February 2024. This has causeed disruption to inbound and outbound mail handling despite contingency measures. As result, delays may be experienced until the situation returns to normal.  


05/02/24


Ongoing


France

Protest/
Strikes


Due to the French farmers’ movement throughout the country, delays are to be expected until the situation returns to normal. Also, due to industrial action in Mayotte, parcel-post and services to and from the archipelago have been suspended since 29 January 2024 and as such services to this region are likely to be impacted by delays currently until the situation returns to normal.  


02/02/24


Ongoing


Mexico

Hurricane


Mexico Post has advised that whilst the situation in Acapulco and the surrounding regions remains critical, basic postal services have now been re-established since the passing of Hurricane. However, they are unable to guarantee electronic data interchange with its partners owing to a lack of power and connectivity in the affected postcode areas.  


30/01/24


Ongoing


Finland

Union
Strikes


Several trade unions have announced political strikes throughout Finland on February 1st and 2nd. Delays of at least a few days to deliveries can be expected as result.  


30/01/24


Ongoing


Belgium

Protests


Difficulties in receipt of international shipments and delays to transportation, collection and delivery of all mail types to be expected due to the Belgian farmers’ movement throughout the country.  


22/01/24


Ongoing


Belgium

Severe
Weather


Belgium Post have advised us that they are experiencing severe operational difficulties owing to heavy snowfall. Delays are expected until the situation locally improves.  


19/01/24


Ongoing


Iceland

Natural
Disaster


A new volcanic eruption started just north of Grindavik in the Reykjanes peninsula on Sunday 14th January 2024 due to the area being uninhabitable, mail delivery to Grindavik is unlikely in the near future.  


18/01/24


Ongoing


Luxembourg

Severe
Weather


Due to severe weather conditions the country is currently under red alert. Mail and parcel delivery service were suspended (17th January 2024). Delays are to be expected until the situation locally improves.  


18/01/24


Ongoing


France

Severe
Weather


Due to severe weather in Northern and Eastern France, delays should be expected until conditions locally improve.  


15/01/24


Ongoing


Papua New Guinea

Civil
Unrest


Due to Tropical Cyclone Belal a cyclone warning is currently in force in Mauritius. The international airport is temporarily closed, with several flights cancelled. Delays to mail delivery to be expected.  


15/01/24


Ongoing


Mauritius

Cyclone


Due to Tropical Cyclone Belal a cyclone warning is currently in force in Mauritius. The international airport is temporarily closed, with several flights cancelled. Delays to mail delivery to be expected.  


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