Incident bulletin 7th September 2018

Incident bulletins are sent weekly with information about situations that affect postal distribution. The latest information is always available online on our web where you can also subscribe to receive this weekly Incident bulletin by email.

This week’s bulletin contains updates about: Costa Rica, Japan, Israel


Costa Rica

Start date:     10th September
End date:      unknown

Public sector labour unions have called an indefinite strike as of Monday, 10 September. This situation may result in collection, processing and delivery delays for both inbound and outbound mail.


Start date:             4th September
End date:              Ongoing

Typhoon Jebi hit the western part of Japan on 4 September 2018, as a result there have been delays to mail services.
Kansai International Airport (KIX), where Osaka International Post Office is based and deals with international mail has been closed. As a result, international mail and parcel services have been temporarily switched from Kansai Airport to other airports until Kansai Airport becomes operational again.
Japan Post is making every effort to maintain operational performance for international postal services but unavoidable delays are likely over the coming weeks.

Start date:             6th September
End date:              Ongoing

There was an earthquake in northern Japan on 6 September and as a result there are delays to mail services in the Hokkaido region (postcode: 00?04-09 ).

Israel Holidays

Start date:                   10th September
End date:                     1st   October

Please be advised that Israel have a number of Bank Holidays over the coming weeks, therefore, no deliveries will be taking place on the following dates:

Rosh Hashana/New Year – 10th and 11th September
Yom Kippur/Day of Atonement – 19th September
Sukkot – 24th September 2018
Simcha Torah – 1st October 2018

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