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Service Alert

Delivery Bulletins are sent weekly with information about situations that affect postal distribution.

This week’s delivery┬ábulletin contains the following updates for: Australia, Canada, Finland, France, Italy, New Zealand, Peru, Portugal and┬áThailand.


Australia Post has informed us that weather warnings have been issued across Northern New South Wales (postcodes 2484, 2429, 2780, 2480, 2602, 2611, 2605, 2606, 2204, 2902, 2612, 2914, 2913, 2614, 2615, 2480, 2481, 2482, 2484). Heavy rainfall is forecast, leading to flash flooding and unpredictable levels in floodways and river crossings. This will affect the collection and delivery of all mail products.


Start date: 15th March

End date: ongoing

Canada Post reports on current weather related delivery disruptions: suspension of mail delivery to the entire province of Quebec, Newfoundland and Labrador (Gander), also delivery disruptions at New Brunswick (Edmunston).


Start date: 17th March

End date: 25th March

The ground services strike at Helsinki Airport in Finland that started just over a week ago continued on Friday. 17th March from 3pm to 7pm (local time). According to Posti Ltd., the strike caused delays to the handling of airmail, from both inbound and outbound volumes.

Future strike warnings:

  • Wednesday 22nd March from 2pm to 6pm
  • Thursday 23rd March from 2pm to 6pm
  • Friday 24th March from 2pm to 6pm


Start date: 18th March

End date: 20th March

Two unions representing nearly half of Air France’s flight attendants have called for a three-day strike from 18th to 20th March. Delays could be expected.


Start date: 20th March

End date: 21st March

The Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport informs us about a 24-hour nationwide aviation strike. Unless averted, significant flight disruptions are expected.


Start date: 12th March

End date: ongoing

Following sustained heavy rainfall in parts of North Island, parts of Auckland experienced flash flooding during a severe storm, causing power outages and traffic disruptions due to road closures. Also, State Highway 1 near Kaikoura (South Island) remains blocked by floodwater.


Start date: 13th March

End date: ongoing

Heavy rain has caused flooding and landslides in 711 districts of Peru; the northern coast is particularly affected. Further torrential rain is predicted for the coming days.


Start date: 18th March

End date: 18th April

The National Union of Civil Aviation Flight Personnel (SNPVAC) has given strike notice from 18th March to 18th April 2017.


Thailand Post have informed us that the situation in the southern part of Thailand has returned to normal. Mail operations, including delivery of postal items, have resumed in all affected areas.

Thailand Post thanks everyone for their cooperation during this time.

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