Source: International Delivery Solutions
India: In Mumbai, June 23rd heavy rains and a flood warning have brought public life to a standstill causing severe air and traffic disruptions. The usual summer rain season has begun, expect mail delays.
USA: June 23rd, flight Disruptions at Chicago O’Hare International Airport, canceled more than 230 flights. This will disrupt outbound IPA and ISAL shipments.
Canada: Québec’s St. Jean Baptiste Day, no mail delivery on June 24th.
Australia: Started on June 15th and on-going, Industrial action by the Australian Customs Union and staff. This is likely to disrupt inbound flows of all mail into all Australian gateways. Currently there is no information available on the strike end date and Australia Post is not able to confirm what the level of delay there may be as a result.
France: Since June 10th and is on-going. La Poste has reported problems with their tracking system and many updates are waiting to be transmitted, which is likely to result in lack of tracking events.
Argentina: June 9th transportation unions staged a national strike, which affected all types of transport including air transport. Traffic disruptions as well as delays in mail processing and delivery were possible.
Germany: Since June 8th and is on-going. Unlimited Postal Strike now, expanded to 25,000 workers, however, 80% of letters and parcels are on-time. The rest are experiencing delays up to three days. Negotiations with the workers union in Germany have been unsuccessful.
Spain: June 8th thru June 15th Air Traffic controller strike, expect mail delays.
Canada Reminder: Canada Day on July 1st — No mail delivery.