Global Hotspots

Asendia USA closely monitors postal administrations experiencing impacts with expected delays on delivery. There are temporary suspensions and interruptions due to airline restrictions into certain areas, and the USPS will suspend international mail acceptance to destinations where transportation is unavailable due to widespread cancellations and restrictions into the area.

Following are the latest Shipping Delays & Suspension Updates from Asendia USA to keep customers informed about the global impact on our solutions. Below this are general global hotspots (by date) that may affect the delivery of your mail and parcels.

If you have any questions about specific delays or hotspots, please reach out to your Asendia USA Account Manager.

 

Asendia USA Shipping Updates:

Delays & Suspensions

1 September, 2023

Asendia USA Shipping Delays Update - Q3 2023

Asendia USA closely monitors postal administrations experiencing impacts with expected delays on delivery. There are temporary suspensions and…

1 May, 2023

Asendia USA Shipping Delays Update - Q2 2023

Asendia USA closely monitors postal administrations experiencing impacts with expected delays on delivery. There are temporary suspensions and…

1 February, 2023

Asendia USA Shipping Delays Update - February 1, 2023

Asendia USA closely monitors postal administrations experiencing impacts with expected delays on delivery. There are temporary suspensions and…

 

Global Updates

14 February, 2024

Italy – Strike

Poste Italiane, would like to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that a strike called by several unions, without the…

13 February, 2024

France – Back to normal

La Poste, wishes to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that the difficulties experienced from 23 January to 3 February…
7 February, 2024

Japan – Interruption of EDI transmissions

Japan Post Co., Ltd, asks us to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that the transmission of EDI messages will be…

7 February, 2024

France – Industrial action in Mayotte

La Poste Group, wishes to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that, owing to industrial action in Mayotte, parcel-post and…
7 February, 2024

Türkiye – Back to normal (Earthquakes)

Turkish PTT Corporation, asks us to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that the situation has returned to normal, and all…

7 February, 2024

Belgium – Strike

bpost, wishes to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that it has received notification of a strike that is scheduled to…
2 February, 2024

Mexico – Update on postal services following Hurricane Otis

Servicio Postal Mexicano, would like to advise other Union member countries and their designated operators that the situation in Acapulco and the…
1 February, 2024

Luxembourg – Back to normal

Luxembourg Post, wishes to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that the operational difficulties owing to bad weather have…
1 February, 2024

Belgium – Back to normal (Heavy snowfalls)

​bpost, asks us to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that its postal operations have resumed as normal.
1 February, 2024

Norway – Back to normal (extreme weather)

Posten Bring AS, asks us to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that its postal operations have resumed as normal.
1 February, 2024

Papua New Guinea – Back to normal

Post PNG, would like to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that its postal and call centre operations have now resumed as…
30 January, 2024

Belgium – Farmers’ movement

bpost, wishes to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that, as of 27 January 2024 and owing to the expansion of the Belgian…

29 January, 2024

France – Farmers’ movement

La Poste, wishes to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that, as of 23 January 2024 and owing to the expansion of the…
29 January, 2024

France – Back to normal

La Poste, wishes to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that, as of 23 January 2024 and owing to the expansion of the…
22 January, 2024

Mauritius – Back to normal (Cyclone Belal)

Mauritius Post, wishes to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that its postal and call centre operations have now resumed…
22 January, 2024

Luxembourg – Bad weather

Luxembourg Post, wishes to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that poor weather has been causing it significant…

22 January, 2024

Papua New Guinea – State of emergency owing to civil unrest

Post PNG, would like to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that the Government of Papua New Guinea has declared a state of…

22 January, 2024

France – Adverse weather conditions

La Poste, wishes to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that it is currently experiencing operational difficulties owing to…

22 January, 2024

Belgium – Heavy snowfalls

bpost, wishes to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that it has been experiencing significant operational difficulties for…

2 January, 2024

Denmark – Resumption of data transmissions for EMSEVT events for items to…

PostNord Danmark, asks us to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that data transmissions have been back to normal since 11…

2 January, 2024

Japan – Earthquake

Japan Post Co., Ltd, wishes to urgently notify Union member countries and their designated operators that the delivery of all types of inbound mail…

27 December, 2023

Thailand – Floods

The designated operator of Thailand, Thailand Post, would like to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that, owing to…

27 November, 2023

Italy – National strike

Poste Italiane, would like to inform Union member countries and their designated operators that certain Italian unions have announced a 24-hour…

27 November, 2023

Serbia – Back to normal

Post of Serbia, would like to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that, following the unlawful suspension of work by a…
27 November, 2023

Niger – Resumption of normal operations (since 27/10)

All international postal operations have now resumed as normal since last 27/10
16 November, 2023

Italy – Back to normal

Poste Italiane, wishes to inform Union member countries and their designated operators that any disruption resulting from the flooding in Tuscany has now…
16 November, 2023

Fiji – Back to normal

Post Fiji Ltd, asks us to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that operations will return to normal in all of its outlets…
14 November, 2023

Fiji – Tropical cyclone

Post Fiji Ltd, asks us to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that all of its outlets will be closed tomorrow, 14 November…

7 November, 2023

Democratic Republic of the Congo – Back to normal following floods

Société Congolaise des Postes et Télécommunications (SCPT), wishes to inform Union member countries and their designated operators that, following floods…
7 November, 2023

Italy – Disruption owing to flooding in Tuscany

Poste Italiane, would like to inform Union member countries and their designated operators that the Tuscany region has been experiencing extreme weather…
2 November, 2023

Thailand – Back to normal

Thailand Post, would like to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that all postal operations have returned to normal,…
2 November, 2023

Jamaica – Back to normal

Jamaica Post, wishes to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that operations have resumed as normal at the central sorting…
31 October, 2023

Jamaica – Resumption of normal operations

Jamaica Post, wishes to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that operations have resumed as normal at the central sorting…
27 October, 2023

Morocco – Return to normal after earthquake

Poste Maroc, would like to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that postal operations have resumed as normal following the…
24 October, 2023

Indonesia – Delays in delivery of all international inbound items

Pos Indonesia, would like to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that, as result of the implementation of new import…

24 October, 2023

Jamaica – Fire at central sorting office

Jamaica Post, wishes to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that the central sorting office experienced a fire outbreak on…

20 October, 2023

Israel – Update on severe military situation

The designated operator of Israel, Israel Postal Company (Israel Post), would like to inform other Union member countries and their designated…

19 October, 2023

Thailand – Floods

Thailand Post, would like to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that continuing rains in the central and north-eastern…

19 October, 2023

Palestine – Disruption to postal services

Pursuant to Congress resolution C 115/1999 as well as Council of Administration ‎resolutions 4/2008.3, 1/2012.1 and 2/2020.1, Palestine, as an observer to…
12 October, 2023

Philippines – Back to normal following fire at Manila Central Post Office

PHLPost, wishes to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that the situation has now improved and all postal operations have…
12 October, 2023

Hong Kong, China – Typhoon Koinu

The People's Republic of China's designated operator for Hong Kong, asks us to inform Union member countries and their designated operators that a…
12 October, 2023

Malta – IT issues impacting processing of items

MaltaPost, would like to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that it is currently experiencing IT issues that are…
12 October, 2023

Israel – Severe military situation

Israel Postal Company (Israel Post), would like to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that, as of 7 October 2023, Israel…

6 October, 2023

Italy – Clearance of backlog of packets and parcels

Poste Italiane, would like to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that the national customs IT system is once again…
6 October, 2023

Italy – Back to normal at Malpensa airport

Poste Italiane, would like to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that all operations at Milan’s Malpensa airport (MXP)…
3 October, 2023

Italy – Strike

Poste Italiane, wishes to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that the major Italian unions have confirmed a 24-hour…

3 October, 2023

Greece – Update on heavy rainstorms, flooding and landslides

Hellenic Post, asks us to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that Greek territory has been hit for the second time this…

3 October, 2023

Slovenia – Back to normal

​Posta Slovenije, asks us to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that all postal operations are back to normal.
26 September, 2023

Canada – Update on wildfires

Canada Post, asks us to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that the situation has improved in both British Columbia and…

15 September, 2023

Italy – Final update on the natural disaster in Emilia Romagna and Marche…

Poste Italiane, wishes to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that, following the severe flooding in the Emilia Romagna and…