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Bahrain – Suspension of postal services with Qatar

Service Alert Bahrain – Suspension of postal services with Qatar Bahrain Post, the designated operator of Bahrain Kingdom has informed other operators that in accordance with the declaration issued by the Kingdom of Bahrain cutting ties with the country Qatar, all postal services have been suspended until further notice.

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United Arab Emirates – Suspension of postal services with Qatar

Service Alert United Arab Emirates – Suspension of postal services with Qatar United Arab Emirates has informed designated operators that in accordance with the declaration issued by the United Arab Emirates cutting the country’s ties with Qatar, the provision of postal services has been suspended until further notice.

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Philippines – Mail processing delays

Service Alert Philippines – Mail processing delays Philippine Postal Corporation has informed us that due to an ongoing armed conflict in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur, there could be delays in the processing of all types of mail to and from Marawi City. Philippine Postal Corporation thanks everyone for their understanding. Further updates will be provided once everything returns to normal.

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Greece – New customs procedures

Service Alert Greece – New customs procedures Hellenic Post – ELTA, has informed us that since the end of June 2017, new customs procedures under a new memorandum of understanding with customs authorities have been implemented. These new procedures affect both international and domestic mail carrier and delivery. Hellenic Post will be acting as a direct representative of customs authorities. The new customs procedures, including the use of new informative systems, will facilitate and improve customs clearance time. However, the implementation of these new procedures will require an adjustment period. It is reasonable to assume that during this period, there may be some delays in the handling of inbound postal dispatches and delivery items of subject to customs clearance. Hellenic Post thanks designated operators for their understanding.

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Postal delays Ecuador

  Service Alert Postal delays Ecuador Correos del Ecuador CDE E.P. asks us to inform all designated operators of UPU member countries that due to the winter season, several roads have collapsed and there are floods in certain areas of Ecuador. The bad weather has resulted in problems in our routes and there will be delays in the delivery of correspondence and parcels. At the moment, the provinces that present major inconvenience caused by the bad weather are: Costa: El Oro, Guayas Sierra: Bolivar, Chimborazo, Sucumbios Correos del Ecuador CDE E.P. thanks all designated operators for their understanding; it will update designated operators via EmlS once the situation has returned to normal.

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New $800 De Minimis for Imports into the US

New $800 De Minimis for Imports into the US On 24th February 2016, President Obama signed the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act 2015, agreeing to increase the US de minimis value from $200 to $800. US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) confirmed on 10th March 2016 that the increase...

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UKP Worldwide Celebrate 15 Years!

  UKP Worldwide Celebrate 15 Years! October 2015 saw UKP Worldwide celebrate our 15th anniversary. Established in 2000 as UK Postings Ltd, we provide fulfilment and distribution services to the publishing sector. The distribution of magazines and periodical mail around the world still remains at the heart of our organisation...

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eBay: New On-Time Delivery Metric… Are you ready?

eBay: New On-Time Delivery Metric… Are you ready? eBay have announced that they are updating seller performance standards to help recognise when a seller delivers a great buyer experience. Seller performance will no longer primarily be based on a buyer’s opinion, making it easier for seller’s to manage their standing...

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UKP Worldwide Certified ISO 9001

UKP Worldwide Certified ISO 9001 We are pleased to announce that we are now certified as an ISO 9001 Quality Management Standard compliant organisation. The independent assessment was conducted by the leading Certification Body, the British Assessment Bureau and demonstrates our commitment to customer service and quality in delivery. We...

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Find us at IRX Internet Retailing Expo, NEC

Find us at IRX Internet Retailing Expo, NEC UKP Worldwide are attending the IRX Internet Retailing Expo today and tomorrow at the NEC, Birmingham. We will be on stand F1. We will be promoting our cost efficient US tracked postal service for anyone sending items to the US. If you...

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Come and say Hi at the Thames Valley Expo, Reading

Come and say Hi at the Thames Valley Expo, Reading UKP Worldwide are attending the Thames Valley Expo this week in Reading. We will be on stand 26. We will be promoting our cost efficient US tracked postal service for anyone sending items to the US. If you are intending...

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UKP Worldwide Becomes Approved USPS Global Direct Entry Wholesaler

UKP Worldwide Becomes Approved USPS Global Direct Entry Wholesaler Easy, affordable eCommerce solutions direct to your USA customers We are pleased to announce the successful launch of our Global Direct Entry (GDE) service – helping businesses deliver eCommerce goods to their U.S. customers. As an approved Global Direct Entry Wholesaler...

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Ricoh PROC 751 Delivers First Class Benefits

Ricoh PROC 751 Delivers First Class Benefits We’re already seeing the significant benefits of investing in a Ricoh Pro C751 digital press, just three months after installing the machine at our Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire site. The new Ricoh machine with a fiery RIP has been installed as part of the latest...

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