Here are the latest global hot spots that may delay mail delivery as reported by International Delivery Solutions.
Peru – Bad weather over the region July 12-17 causing flight delays.
Greece – Postal strike on Tuesday July 16th.
Canada Flooding – Canada Post continues working on providing mail and parcel service throughout the communities affected by the June/July flooding in Southern Alberta. As of July 12th, the majority of delivery service in Calgary has been restored however some 2,000 addresses are still not accessible. Those residents will continue to pick up their mail until service can be restored. The following postal codes were affected: T1A, T1B, T1C, T1V, T1W, T2G, T2N, T2P, T2R, T2S, T2T or T3B. And those that live in Rural Postal Codes T0L 2C0, T0J 0S0, T0J 3W0, T3H 5X3, T3H 5X4 or T3H 5X5. Canada Post has not posted any news on Toronto July 8th Flooding, however, expect mail delays in the Metro area.
Brazil – National unions July 11th protested day of struggle, expect mail delays.
Egypt – Due to the on-going political situation, expect mail delays.
Argentina – Union mail and trucking strikes on July 8th.
Canada – Quebec Eastern Township of Lac-Megantic July 6th train explosion will affect the region for the next several weeks for mail and transportation.
Portugal – General strike on June 27th.
Trinidad – Customs delays June 26th an onward affecting mail and packages.
Costa Rica – Transit strikes June 26th around San Jose affecting airport routing, will affect mail.
Mexico – Sporadic volcanic ash eruptions in Mexico City from the iconic Popocatepetl volcano, causing airline and traffic delays. Mid June and onward.
Jamaica – Air traffic controller strike June 22-24.
Singapore and Malaysia – Smog causing air transport disruptions June 20 thru 25.
New Zealand – Polar storms with 124 mph winds on June 21-22 caused airline and power disruptions.
Italy – Rome transportation strikes on June 24-25th.