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Here’s where we’ll be keeping you informed with the latest stories and updates from the world of mailing and distribution.

Pilot Strike at Brussels Airlines

  Service Alert Pilot Strike at Brussels Airlines There are foreseen strike actions on Monday 14th May and on Wednesday 16th May by the pilots of Brussels Airlines. This will have a severe impact on the outbound performance of post. As much as possible has been booked on alternate carriers out of BRU, but transit times can be longer as foreseen.

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Preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) GDPR or the General Data Protection Regulation is a new set of EU regulations due to come into force on 25th May 2018, as a replacement to the existing Data Protection Act. These rules are for personal data protection and every organisation within the EU must be compliant with the new regulations. GDPR will be implemented regardless of Brexit. As a business, we have undertaken strict internal audits, reviewed all processes and procedures and implemented changes required, to ensure we are GDPR compliant for our customers. We’ve partnered up with dataXchange to help our customers send us data and sensitive information the secure way.  Call our Data Bureau team on 01844 398880 or email data.process@ukpworldwide.com to get your login. For a more detailed explanation on GDPR, please visit www.ico.org.uk, where they feature an informative weekly blog advising what businesses are required to do.

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France – Delays due to local strikes

  Service Alert France – Delays due to local strikes Start date: 17th April Estimated end date: 11th May Due to local strikes, delays are expected for deliveries to areas: 13 (Marseille), 33 (Bordeaux, 35 (Rennes) and 92. There is no indication as to when the strike may be over at this point, but impacted areas may be affected over the next couple of weeks before normal delivery resumes.

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De Minimis Thresholds

  De Minimis Thresholds It has already been a year since the United States raised its de minimis to $800, which hadn’t been reviewed in over 20 years. De minimis is a hot topic around the world and especially in Canada where a booming eCommerce market is putting pressure on the Canadian government to raise the rate. A recent CTV News article lays out the lobbying battle that is underway in Canada between traditional retailers and online retailers. Below is an infographic from the International Mailers Advisory Group (IMAG), which illustrates the variance in de minimis thresholds around the world.    

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Start building and expanding your USA export journey with UKP!

Start building and expanding your USA export journey with UKP! UKP Worldwide will be attending the World Mail & Express Europe Conference, 11-13th June 2018. This is Europe’s premier delivery event for professionals in the post and parcel industry, looking to gain invaluable insights into the latest trends and challenges...

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How well do you manage your shipping and returns?

  How well do you manage your shipping and returns? As cross-border shopping becomes more habitual for consumers, it’s projected that the total global revenue will amount to nearly $2 trillion of worldwide retail sales by 2018*. With projections like this, it’s not uncommon for online retailers and marketplace sellers to...

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World Mail & Express Americas – A Great Success!

World Mail & Express Americas 2017 – A great success! UKP Worldwide have been working with Triangle Management Services for many years and regularly attend their exhibitions, making this our fourth World Mail & Express Americas Conference! Triangle events are always well organised, providing great networking opportunities and presentations from...

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UKP Worldwide sponsors local Futsal team

  UKP Worldwide sponsors local Futsal team Aylesbury Futsal Club was founded in October 2016 by a group of Portuguese friends and has rapidly expanded to become one of the largest clubs in Aylesbury playing Futsal. The Club approached UKP Worldwide to become one of two sponsors of the local...

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De Minimis Thresholds

  De Minimis Thresholds It has already been a year since the United States raised its de minimis to $800, which hadn’t been reviewed in over 20 years. De minimis is a hot topic around the world and especially in Canada where a booming eCommerce market is putting pressure on...

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Join us in Miami 26-28th February 2017

World Mail & Express Americas Conference. UKP Worldwide will be attending the World Mail & Express Americas Conference, 26-28th February 2017. This is America’s leading conference for the global postal and logistics operators looking to gain invaluable insights into the latest trends and challenges in the industry. At the event,...

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Busy year of exhibiting!

  Busy year of exhibiting! 2016 has been a busy year for UKP Worldwide, attending some new events, as well as attending more of the Triangle World Mail events for the first time. We attended the MetaPack Delivery Conference in January, where our Returns Portal attracted particular interest. For the...

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