Here are the current areas of the world that may be experiencing mail delays.
Source: International Delivery Solutions
El Salvador – Nov 6-10th strike by unions representing staff of the Ministry of the Interior and Territorial Development has ended and all operations moving back to normal.
Peru – indefinite postal strike as of November 11th. The processing of incoming international mail will be affected.
China -Nov 6-12th Holiday-related Delivery Delays in China due to “Singles Day” which will be celebrated in China and the assumed volume of online shopping sales related to this holiday, a big increase in China-destined volume ex US is expected as US companies finish fulfilling these orders. At the same time delivery companies in China may be overloaded and face delays of 3-5 days.
Germany – Nov 14th Lufthansa expects flight operations (continental & intercontinental flights) to be back to normal with more than 95% of flights operating as scheduled. The backlog in Frankfurt is expected to be cleared.
Malaysia – Nov 11-15th heavy rain caused a landslide near Bukit Tinggi, Pahang in Malaysia. Postal operations in three east coast states – Pahang, Kelantan and Terengganu are suffering disruption as a result. The road system linking these areas is currently inaccessible to traffic, preventing transport of all mail items. Delays are likely until further notice.
Finland – The latest update on the strike by the Finnish Postal workers union the strike is now scheduled to run from Nov 19-25th. This strike affects inbound and outbound letters and parcels.