Here are the latest global hot spots that may delay mail delivery as reported by International Delivery Solutions.
Thailand: The Songkran Festival taking place between April 13-16th. Mail items arriving during this period will be held until when the processing and delivery of mail resumes.
Greece: The Confederation of Greek workers and the Association of the Civil Servants held a 24 hour strike for on April 9th. This affected both inbound and outbound mail services.
Argentina: Customs officials and brokers in Argentina called a one day strike April 10th. This was a nationwide strike and customs did not operate for one day, as a result delays to mail services were probable.
Indonesia: Indonesia Post informs that the country’s legislative elections took place on April 9th. No postal operations took place.
Chile: April 1st an 8.2 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Chile, causing significant damage. Mail delays are probable.