Weekly
Global Report

Country Updates

low impact

France - 19-Nov

Due to protests over the weekend, many major roads were blocked.

As result, mail posted to and from France last weekend may experience some delay.

United States - 19-Nov

Multiple locations in California are closed due to wildfires and road closures.  The following postal codes are affected.

90265, 90265, 90265, 90265, 95954, 95978, 95969

medium impact

China - 30-Oct

China Post is currently experiencing high volumes of mail due to “Double 11” Shopping Festival Sales.  The increased traffic may lead to delays.

high impact

Canada - 21-Nov

Canada Post remains operational but is no longer able to honor delivery guarantees on any of its products due to prolonged strike action and resulting massive backlog.  Delays are expected across the country with the worst delays being seen in southern and southwestern Ontario.

A full listing of strike locations is available on our blog.

Restricted Service Updates

Guatemala

20-Feb 2018:  Correos y Telégrafos is in its final phase to hire additional staff to help clear an ongoing backlog. As a result, international letter-post, parcel-post and EMS services (inbound/outbound) will continue to be disrupted for at least another 4 months. Correos y Telégrafos has asked the designated operators of other countries to hold back any mail destined for Guatemala until further notice.

11-Apr 2017:  The USPS has temporarily suspended mail services to Guatemala until further notice. This will impact the following USPS services; PMEI, PMI, FCMI, FCPIS, IPA, and ISAL. For already deposited items, USPS will endorse them “Mail Service Suspended – Return to Sender” and then place them in the mail stream for return.

Iraq

2-Nov 2017: Due to political developments in northern Iraq, the government has issued an embargo on flights into the region. It is expected that no deliveries will be possible until the situation is resolved.

Qatar

12-Jun 2017: Services to Doha are embargoed until further notice.

UAE, Bahrain

6-Jun 2017: According to reports, in accordance with the declaration issued by the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain are cutting ties with Qatar, the provision of postal services with that member country has, until further notice, been suspended.

Libya

Due to civil unrest in Libya, all mail services have been suspended until further notice.

Syria

Due to the current exceptional transportation circumstances in the Syrian Arab Republic, all mail and parcel deliveries have been suspended until further notice.

Yemen

Due to current situations in the Yemen region, all mail services have been suspended until further notice.

Ukraine

The Ukrainian post office, Ukrposhta, has suspended all mail services to Crimea (postcodes 95000-98999), Sevastopol (postcodes 99000-99999), Donetsk and Luhansk Oblast regions until further notice.

Somalia

Due to the unstable general safety in Somalia, there are no mail services available.