Service Announcements

20 Jul 2018
South Africa – End of strike

South African Post Office has updated that the nationwide strike affecting the collection and delivery of mails has ended. However, mail accumulated during the strike may take about 20 working days to be processed.

17 Jul 2018
South Africa – Strike

South African Post Office has advised that delays in the collection and delivery of inbound and outbound mail may be expected due to a nationwide strike on 3 July 2018.

13 Jul 2018
Japan – Floods

Japan Post has advised that Gifu, Kyoto, Osaka, Hyogo, Okayama, Hiroshima, Tokushima, Ehime and Kochi prefectures in western Japan are experiencing typhoons, heavy rains and massive flooding, as a result of which many post offices, domestic sorting centres and mail processing facilities have been closed. Some roads and highways in these areas are also inaccessible to traffic, which is delaying the delivery of mail and parcels.

The affected districts and areas are in the following postcodes (as of 11 July 2018):
Gifu: 5000000-5099999;
Kyoto: 6000000-6299999;
Osaka: 53000000-5999999;
Hyogo: 6500000-6799999;
Okayama: 7000000-7199999;
Hiroshima: 7200000-7399999;
Tokushima: 7600000-7699999;
Ehime: 7900000-7999999; and
Kochi: 7800000-7899999.

11 Jul 2018
Bahamas – Delays

The Bahamas Postal Service has advised that it is experiencing delays in the shipping, processing and delivery of all mail items due to electrical faults at the Nassau exchange office. The issues are expected to be resolved within two weeks. Please include phone numbers, post office box numbers and email addresses when sending registered packets and EMS (Speedpost Priority) items to assist delivery.

03 Jul 2018
Antigua and Barbuda – End of strike

The General Post Office of Antigua and Barbuda has updated that the strike has ended and all postal services have resumed.