China – Suspension of Postal Services

China - Suspension of Postal Services Macao Post have confirmed that Macao Special Administrative Region was badly affected by Typhoon Mangkhut on 16th September, as a result, no government departments (expect emergency departments) will provide services on 17th September 2018. Therefore, Macao Post will not provide any postal services on 17th...

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong Start Date: 16th September - End Date: 18th September Due to Typhoon which hit Hong Kong on 16 & 17 September, mail operations have been disrupted over the last few days. Also, HK International Airport had many flights cancelled which may, in turn, affect mail transited via HK...

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Philippines

Philippines Start Date: 15th September Typhoon Mangkhut has affected the northern part of Luzon in the Philippines on 15 September 2018. Some of the roads are not passable due to landslides and floods. Delays in the processing of mails and transmission of tracking events are expected in the areas with...

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Colombia

Colombia Start Date: 21st August - End Date: Unsure Bogota Airport is closed after earthquake EI Dorado International Airport (BOG) in Bogota, Colombia is closed due to 7.3 magnitude earthquake that struck northern Venezuela with effects in Colombian territory. We will update you once further information becomes available.

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Thailand

Thailand Start date: 18th August - End date: 2nd September Severe flooding has occurred in multiple locations in the northern, eastern, and central parts of Thailand due to heavy rainfall impacting the country. Provinces affected include Nakhon Phanom, Mukdahan, Amnat Charoen, Ubon Ratchathani and Bung Kan. Further flash floods are...

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Italy – Bridge Collapse

Italy - Bridge Collapse Poste Italiane has informed that due to the motorway bridge collapse in Genoa today on Tuesday 14th August, they are facing difficulties in transportation, processing and delivery of post in the affected area. Postcode areas affected are: 16149 and 16151.

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Brazil – Strike Actions

Service Alert Brazil - Strike Action Start Date: 8th August - End Date: Unknown Local media sources indicated on 30th July that postal workers with Correios in Rio Grande do Norte have voted for a strike starting 8th August over salary increases.  No further details on when the strike would...

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South Africa – Strike

The designated operator of South Africa, South African Post Office have informed us that employees launched a nationwide strike on Tuesday 3rd July. As a consequence, delays in the collection and delivery of all inbound and outbound mail are to be expected. South African Post Office is doing everything possible...

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Paul Taylor appointed Managing Director of UKP Worldwide

Paul Taylor appointed Managing Director of UKP Worldwide UKP Worldwide (UKPW), the UK and US-based international mail and parcel delivery specialist, is delighted to announce the appointment of Paul Taylor as Managing Director. Paul will take over from Lee Bucktrout, who will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer of...

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