Update on International Mail Destined for Canada Mediation talks continue: Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) are continuing talks with the assistance of federal mediators. A 21-day “cooling off period” is now in effect ending Wednesday, September 26th. Strike approved by Canadian Union of Postal Workers: The CUPW voted in favor...

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Here’s an update on current and upcoming events that could impact postal services in Brazil: Customs Clearance Delays: The work slowdown in customs continues. Clearances are only being done on Mondays and Fridays. There is hope that the strike will end in early September 2018. International Mail Service Fee: As of AugustThe Brazilian Post is now...

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Access Worldwide is an active member of the International Mailers Advisory Group (IMAG), they’re the premier representative of the U.S. international mailing and shipping industry. IMAG’s core mission is to address barriers to the efficient flow of information and goods across borders for companies utilizing postal services. We support their work and our CEO has recently...

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Canada Post is working to reach new collective agreements with the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW), which represents Canada Post’s delivery agents and plant employees. On June 29th, the CUPW requested conciliation assistance and on July 6th the conciliators were appointed. The conciliation process is a normal phase of negotiations and Canada Post remains committed to...

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USPS has recently expanded it’s Commercial ePacket® Service (CeP) to five new countries. Since its inception, CeP is now available to 36 countries – see complete list below: Australia France Japan Norway Austria Gibraltar Korea, Republic of (South) Poland Belgium Great Latvia Portugal Brazil Greece Lithuania Russia Canada Hong Kong Luxembourg Singapore Croatia Hungary Malaysia Spain...

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