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Year 2015

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  • 23 July 2015

 

Australia – Normal Operations

The designated operator of Australia, Australia Post, has advised that the roads have been fully cleared of snow, and normal deliveries have resumed.

 

  • 20 July 2015

 

Slovakia – IT breakdown resolved

The designated operator of Slovakia, Slovak Post, has advised that the IT problem has been resolved. Office of the exchange operations and IT scanning and messaging are back to normal. A loss of some tracking events is expected as the database has not been fully restored.

 

Australia – Service Disruption

The designated operator of Australia, Australia Post, has advised that heavy snowfall in New South Wales has resulted in the closure of motorways and other roads. Service delays are expected.

 

Australia – Strike on hold

The designated operator of Australia, Australia Post, has advised that the ongoing industrial action by Customs staff has been put on hold as negotiations have resumed. The planned action hasno significant impact on postal operations.

 

  • 15 July 2015

 

Slovakia – IT breakdown

The designated operator of Slovakia, Slovak Post, has announced the breakdown of the entire domestic and international IT system with no back-up solution since Monday, 13 July 2015. Service delays are expected for registered letter post items and Speedpost items.

 

  • 8 July 2015

 

Germany – End of Strike

The designated operator of Germany, Deutsche Post AG, has advised that the strike by the trade union Ver.di has now ended. Postal operations is expected to return to normal soon.

 

  • 12 June 2015

 

Australia – Strike

The designated operator of Australia, Australia Post, has advised that staff of the Australian Customs and Border Protection Services will be taking industrial action each day from Monday, 15 June 2015 until further notice. This action will range from go-slows to full walk-outs. Service delays are expected.

 

  • 11 June 2015

 

Germany – Strike

The designated operator of Germany, Deutsche Post AG, has advised that the trade union Ver.di has called a strike of postal workers. The strike commenced on the night of Monday, 8 June, and no end date has been announced by the union as of yet. Contingency plans are in place in order to limit the impact on postal operations, but processing of both inbound and outbound letter post and parcel post may nonetheless be disrupted or delayed.

 

  • 02 June 2015

 

Chile – Normal Operations

The designated postal operator of Chile, CorreosChile, has advised that the strike by Chilean customs officials has ended. Normal postal operations have resumed.

 

  • 28 May 2015

 

Korea (Rep.) – Modification of the postcode system

The designated operator of Korea (Rep.) has advised that as from 1 August 2015, the country’s current six-digit postcode system will be replaced with a five-digit system. As the new postcode system differs entirely from the existing one, the two systems will not be used together. Therefore, the new postcodes are to be used when addressing postal items to South Korea from 1 August 2015 onwards. Please visit Korea Post’s website [http://www.koreapost.go.kr] for more information.

 

  • 21 May 2015

 

Chile – Strike

The designated operator of Chile, CorreosChile, has advised that staff of the national customs service have gone on an indefinite strike since 20 May 2015. Processing of incoming and outgoing mail items is likely to be delayed until further notice.

 

  • 14 May 2015

 

Chile – Flooding Update

The designated operator of Chile, CorreosChile, has advised that normal operations have resumed in the Diego de Almagro administrative division.

 

  • 04 May 2015

 

Australia - Normal Operations

The designated operator of Australia, Australia Post, has advised that postal operations are back to normal in Queensland.

 

  • 04 May 2015

 

Australia - Floods

The designated operator of Australia. Australia Post, has advised that due to flooding caused by heavy rainfalls and wind since Friday 1 May 2015, there are damages to roadways and property in Queensland (postcodes starting with 4xxx), making the delivery of mail unsafe for Australia Post staff. Hence, service delays are expected.

 

Spain - Strike

The designated operator of Spain, Correos y Telégrafos, has advised that the trade unions have called for a general strike by postal workers on Monday, 4 May. All processing of inbound and outbound mails are likely to be severely disrupted on that day.

 

  • 28 Apr 2015

 

Chile – Normal Operations

The designated operator of Chile, CorreosChile, has advised that the disruptions caused by the volcanic eruption have ended and normal mail operations have resumed.

 

  • 27 Apr 2015

 

Chile – Volcanic Eruption

The designated operator of Chile, CorreosChile, has advised that, following the Calbuco volcano eruption, the airports in the area are closed. This will lead to delivery delays for all categories of inbound international mail. The following communes are affected: Puerto Montt, Calbuco, Cochamó, Fresia, Frutillar, Los Muermos, Llanquihue, Maullín, Puerto Varas, Osorno, Puerto Octay, Purranque, Puyehue, Río Negro, San Juan de la Costa and San Pablo.

 

  • 23 Apr 2015

 

Chile – Flooding Update

The designated operator of Chile, CorreosChile, has advised that the situation has returned to normal in most areas, with the exception of the Diego de Almagro administrative division. In that administrative division, mail acceptance and distribution is still suspended for all categories of items, until further notice.

 

  • 22 Apr 2015

 

Australia – Service Delays

The designated operator of Australia, Australia Post, has advised that very heavy rainfall and winds in New South Wales have resulted in flooding and damage to roads and property. Sydney Airport is still open but it is experiencing flight delays. This have affected mail operations and service delays are expected.

 

  • 21 Apr 2015

 

Yemen – Suspension of mail operations

The designated operator of Yemen, Yemen Post, has advised that because of military operations, the Sana'a International Airport is closed.Thus, Yemen Post cannot send or receive any mail. Members of the public are advised to defer mailing to Yemen for the meantime until further notice.

 

  • 07 Apr 2015

 

French Polynesia – End of Strike

The designated operator of French Polynesia, OPT PF, has advised that the strike has ended. Normal mail operations have resumed.

 

  • 06 Apr 2015

 

French Polynesia – Strike

The designated operator of French Polynesia, OPT PF, has advised that, as a result of a labour strike begun on 1 April 2015, the processing and forwarding of inbound and outbound mail will be severely affected as of that date. Service delays are expected.

 

  • 01 Apr 2015

 

Chile – Flooding Update

The designated operator of Chile, CorreosChile, has advised that the red alert has been lifted in the administrative divisions of Antofagasta and Tocopilla, and mail distribution has resumed there. Service delays are still expected in the following administrative divisions, which is still under red alert : Copiapó, Caldera, Tierra Amarilla, Chañaral, Diego de Almagro, Vallenar, Alto del Carmen, Freirina, Huasco and Taltal.

 

Thailand - Service Update

The designated operator of Thailand has advised that there may be delay in mail processing and delivery of EMS items between 13 and 15 April as Thailand's National Holiday falls within this period.

 

  • 27 Mar 2015

 

Vanuatu – Service Update

The designated operator of Vanuatu has advised that it has commenced its EMS operations, including processing and delivery. However, due to the damages caused by Cyclone PAM to the country's infrastructure, delay in the delivery of EMS (Speedpost Priority) items is expected in some zones in the country until all services are fully restored.

 

Chile – Floods

The designated operator of Chile, CorreosChile, has advised that serious flooding in northern Chile has led the Government to issue a red alert on 25 March in the following administrative divisions: Antofagasta, Tocopilla, Copiapó, Caldera, Tierra Amarilla, Chañaral, Diego de Almagro, Vallenar, Alto del Carmen, Freirina and Huasco. Service delays to these areas are expected.

 

  • 13 Mar 2015

 

Vanuatu – Service Disruption

The designated operator of Vanuatu has advised that due to Cyclone PAM, which is effecting the country operations throughout Vanuatu, services have been suspended from 12 March 2015 until further notice. There will be no EMS (Speedpost Priority) processing or deliveries until further advised.

 

  • 09 Mar 2015

 

Brazil – Resumption of normal services


The designated operator of Brazil has advised that the public emergency situation following severe flooding in the state of Acre is over. All postal services have been resumed.

 

  • 09 Mar 2015

 

Chile – Resumption of services


The designated operator of Chile, CorreosChile, has advised that the emergency situation is now over and services have returned to normal on 9 March 2015.

 

  • 06 Mar 2015

 

Brazil – Service Update

The designated operator of Brazil has advised that the strike by truck drivers in various regions of the country has ended. Normal deliveries have resumed.


It has also advised that the Brazilian city of Rio Branco, capital of the state of Acre, declared a public emergency situation on 3 March 2015 following severe flooding of the Acre River, which has affected various parts of the region. Acre state has been cut off from the rest of Brazil for several days. Service delay is expected.

 

  • 05 Mar 2015

 

Chile – Service Delays

The designated operator of Chile, CorreosChile, has advised that following the eruption of the Villarrica volcano on Tuesday, 3 March, the Government of Chile has issued a red alert and declared the areas as a disaster zone. Service delay is expected in the following affected localities namely: Pucón, Villarrica, Curarrehue and Licán Ray.

 

  • 25 Feb 2015

 

Malaysia – Normal Operations

The designated operator of Malaysia, Pos Malaysia, has advised that normal mail operations and deliveries have resumed throughout the country, following the recent flooding in Malaysia.

 

Australia – Normal Operations

The designated operator of Australia, Australia Post, has advised that the normal mail operations and deliveries, which have been disrupted by tropical cyclones, have resumed as of 24 February 2015.

 

Brazil – Service delays

The designated operator of Brazil has advised that there has been a strike/protest by truck drivers in Brazil since Monday, 23 February. Highways have been blocked in multiple states of Brazil and may cause delays in deliveries of postal items.

 

  • 24 Feb 2015

 

Jordan – Normal Operations

The designated operator of Jordan, Jordan Post, advised that normal mail operations and deliveries have resumed on Sunday, 22 February 2015.

 

  • 23 Feb 2015

 

Jordan – Disruption of Services

The designated operator of Jordan informed that poor weather conditions, with a severe snowstorm expected to hit the country from the evening of Thursday, 19 February 2015, would affect mail operations. Deliveries of EMS and parcel items are subject to delays until further notice.

 

Australia – Tropical Cyclones

The designated operator of Australia informed that due to two extreme weather events, i.e. tropical cyclones Marcia and Lam, mail operations for Queensland (4xxx); Northern Territory (08xx); Northern New South Wales: 2484 (Murwillumbah); and 2486, 2485, 2487, 2488, 2490, 4225 (Tweed Heads region) have been affected since Friday, 20 February 2015. Deliveries of mail items including EMS will be delayed until further notice.

 

  • 09 Feb 2015

 

Canada – Resumption of services

The designated operator of Canada has advised that the delivery of parcels and EMS has resumed in the Atlantic province.

 

  • 06 Feb 2015

 

Canada – Service Disruption

The designated operator of Canada has advised that severe winter storms have disrupted the processing and delivery of parcels and EMS to at least one Atlantic province of the country since 3 February 2015. Delivery of parcels and EMS items will be delayed until further notice.

 

  • 28 Jan 2015

 

Malaysia – Floods (Update)

The designated operator of Malaysia, Pos Malaysia, has advised that mail operations and deliveries have resumed following the recent flooding in the Malaysian states of Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang and Johor. However, in some areas of East Malaysia (Sabah and Sarawak), due to flooding, mail operations and deliveries continued to be affected.

 

  • 27 Jan 2015

 

Ukraine – Suspension of postal services to localities in the Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts (regions)

The designated operator of Ukraine, Ukrainian State Postal Enterprise (Ukrposhta) has advised that a legislatively adopted resolution lists of localities in the Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts (regions) where government authorities are temporarily unable to perform their powers fully or partially (localities beyond the government authorities' control). Therefore, Ukrposhta does not accept postal items addressed to the listed localities. As such, postal services to the following localities are thus suspended:

 

Donetsk Oblast cities/towns of Oblast significance:

– Donetsk (83001, 83003-83005, 83007-83012, 83014-83018, 83020-83025, 83027, 83030-83034, 83036-83039, 83041-83042, 83044-83045, 83047-83050, 83052-83054, 83056-83062, 83064, 83069, 83071-83074, 83076-83078, 83080-83082, 83084-83087, 83089, 83092, 83095, 83099, 83101-83102, 83108, 83110-83114, 83117, 83119-83120, 83122, 83491-83493, 83498-83499);

– Dokuchaievsk (85740-85741, 85743-85744); – Horlivka (84601, 84603-84605, 84607, 84609-84611, 84614, 84617-84618, 84622, 84624-84630, 84632, 84634-84635, 84637, 84646-84647, 84691-84693, 84695);

– Yenakiieve (except Vuhlehirsk) (86401-86402, 86404-86406, 86409, 86412, 86414, 86420, 86422, 86424, 86427, 86429-86430, 86450-86452, 86484, 86487-86492, 86494, 86496, 86498-86499);

– Zhdanivka (86397);

– Kirovske (86300, 86302, 86391);

– Makiyivka (86104-86112, 86114-86128, 86130-86137, 86139-86145, 86147, 86149-86151, 86154-86157, 86177, 86181-86186, 86189, 86192-86198);

– Snizhne (86500-86501, 86503, 86508, 86510, 86570, 86579, 86581, 86583, 86584, 86590-86591, 86595);

– Torez (86600-86609, 86617, 86691);

– Khartsyzk (incl. Zuhres) (86702-86704, 86706, 86709, 86781-86783, 86786, 86790, 86792-86793);

– Shakhtarsk (86202-86207, 86211);

– Yasynuvata (86000-86001, 86004-86008);

– and localities subordinated to the administrations of the above mentioned cities/towns.

localities in the following raions:

– Amvrosiїvskyi Raion (87301-87302, 87304, 87310, 87320-87321, 87323-87324, 87330, 87333, 87343, 87350, 87370-87371);

– Novoazovskyi Raion:

   - Pionerske village (87641); Prymorske village (87643); Kominternove village (87611); Vodiane village (87611); Zayichenko village (87611); Shyrokyne village   (87650); Berdianske village (87650); Pavlopil village (87610); Pyshchevyk village (87610); Chernenko village (87610); Lebedynske village (87640); Sopyne village (87641);

– Starobeshivskyi Raion (87201-87202, 87210, 87212, 87220-87221, 87230, 87232-87233, 87240, 87242-87243, 87250, 87252-87253, 87260-87263);

– Shakhtarskyi Raion (86202-86207, 86211, 86220-86222, 86230, 86233-86234, 86241, 86251-86252, 86260-86262).

Luhansk Oblast cities/towns of Oblast significance:

– Luhansk (91001-91002, 91004-91008, 91011-91012, 91014-91016, 91019-91021, 91024-91026, 91028-91029, 91031, 91033-91034, 91038, 91042-91043, 91045, 91047-91051, 91053-91055, 91057-91058, 91060, 91484, 91493);

– Alchevsk (94201-94207, 94213-94214, 94217, 94220, 94222, 94224);

– Antratsyt (94604-94608, 94610-94613);

– Brianka (94100-94108, 94113, 94191, 94193-94195);

– Kirovsk (93801, 93803, 93805-93808, 93890, 93892);

– Krasnyi Luch (94501-94503, 94505-94506, 94508-94511, 94513, 94517-94518, 94520, 94530, 94532-94534, 94540, 94548, 94550, 94552-94553, 94555, 94560, 94562-94563, 94566);

– Krasnodon (94401-94402, 94404-94405, 94407-94408, 94430);

– Pervomaisk (93200-93203, 93205, 93207);

– Rovenky (94701-94703, 94706-94707, 94780-94781, 94783-94787, 94790-94793);

– Sverdlovsk (94801-94802, 94806, 94809-94810, 94812); – Stakhaniv (94005, 94007-94008, 94010, 94012-94013, 94016, 94091-94092, 94095);

– and localities subordinated to the administrations of the above mentioned cities/towns.

localities in the following raions:

– Antratsytivskyi Raion (94604-94608, 94610-94613, 94620, 94623, 94625-94626, 94630, 94632, 94636-94637, 94640-94641, 94643-94644, 94650, 94653, 94655, 94660, 94664-94667, 94670, 94680-94684, 94686, 94690, 94694);

– Krasnodonskyi Raion (94401-94402, 94404-94408, 94412, 94414-94416, 94418, 94420-94421, 94425, 94427, 94430, 94433, 94440, 94443, 94446, 94450, 94454-94455, 94457, 94460, 94463, 94465-94466, 94470, 94472-94473, 94476, 94480-94484, 94486);

– Lutuhynskyi Raion (92000, 92006-92007, 92009-92016, 92018, 92020-92021, 92023, 92025-92026, 92028, 92030, 92040, 92042);

– Perevalskyi Raion (94300-94302, 94305, 94309, 94311, 94313-94314, 94320, 94323-94326, 94330-94332, 94341, 94343-94344);

– Sverdlovskyi Raion (94801-94802, 94806, 94810, 94812, 94820, 94822, 94824, 94830-94832, 94835, 94839-94840, 94842, 94850-94851, 94853, 94860, 94862-94863, 94865-94868, 94870);

– Slovianoserbskyi Raion (93701, 93706, 93720, 93721-93724, 93730-93731, 93733-93735, 93740-93741, 93743-93745, 93747)

 

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