Global Service Update 28th Septem ...


• France, United Kingdom, due to Channel Tunnel disruptions, contingencies are in place, situation is being monitored.


• Bangladesh. Dhaka due to technical difficulties with the local customs system causing backlogs with all inbound material, service impact expected.
• The haze situation in Singapore has reached hazardous levels, with the Pollutant Standards Index (PSI) levels hitting hazardous levels in the last few days. This may result in service delays if it crosses the PSI very hazardous levels. Situation is being monitored.
• Typhoon warning, Typhoon 21W (Dujuan) approx. 265km southeast of Taiwan, forecast to move towards Taiwan, situation is being closely monitored.


• Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone delays due to Ebola.
• Burkina Faso, due to military action (civil war) please expect limited service and heavy delays. Situation is being monitored.

Middle East

• Saudi Arabia, due to air strikes in Yemen all airports in South Saudi are closed and no commercial flights are being operated. Yemen is open for both Documents and Non-Documents service inbound and outbound with immediate effect, transit time from Dubai will be +10 days, service is via road to Sanaa.


• Brazil, due to nationwide customs strike, service delays possible.
• Chile, due to an earthquake with an 8.3 magnitude. State of emergency has been declared for Coquimbo. Situation is being monitored.
• Washington DC, New York, Philadelphia due to the combined events of the visit of Pope Francis and the U.N Council meetings please expect delays on deliveries and collections. Many main roads have been closed due to security arrangements. Please expect delays from 23rd September to 30th September.