Here are the latest global hot spots that may delay mail delivery as reported by International Delivery Solutions.
Israel: April 29th thru May 2nd, the Postal Workers’ Union in Israel went out on strike. Affected all international and domestic mail collection, sorting and deliveries.
Australia: April 15th, major flooding in the Ingham township and Queensland by Cyclone Ita. Delivery of mail and parcels will be delayed.
Argentina: April 11th, delays in mail services due to a nationwide one-day strike by customs officials.
France: April 7th postal industrial action, mail delays are expected in the following regions: La Garenne Colombes (92250), Noailles (60430), Lormont Genicart (33310), Faverges (74210), Ruiel Malmaison (92500), Gennevilliers (92230), Beaumont les Valence (26760), Valframbert Alencon (61250) and d”Antibes (06600).
Egypt: Ongoing problems with Post office workers, striking on and off for almost two months, leading up to an open-ended strike that started on March 23rd. This strike now involves roughly 50,000 participants, representing over 70% of Egypt’s postal workforce.
United Kingdom: Bank Holiday – May 5th There will be no deliveries or collections in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.