Incident bulletin 9th November 2018

Incident bulletins are sent weekly with information about situations that affect postal distribution.

This week’s bulletin contains updates about: Belgium, Italy, China, Morocco and Philippines.


Start date: 7th November
End date: 13th November

Due to rotating industrial action announced by the trade unions for the period between 7 and 13 November 2018, postal service in Belgium is expected to be heavily disrupted in said period for inbound and outbound operations as well as domestic deliveries.


Start date: 29th October
Update: 6th November

Post Italiane has informed that severe weather conditions between October 29th and November 5th have affected many parts of Italy, causing considerable problems in road network and impossibility to reach some parts of the country. As a result this has seriously impacted the ability to deliver mail in more than 70 affected areas, especially where staff safety was compromised.


Start date: 1st November
End date: 11th November

It has been reported that the Shanghai municipal government has announced temporary traffic control measures that may impact traffic and delivery movements during the China International Import Expo from November 5-10. Temporary traffic control measures will be in place between November 1 and 11.


Start date: 31st October
End date:

Morocco Post has advised that there is currently a road transport strike with associated blockages on major roads and highways. Consequently, delivery delays can be expected until the strikes end. It is not known how long these strikes are planned for currently.


Start date: 6th September
End date: 8th November

Philippine Postal Corporation wishes to inform that postal operations are back to normal in all areas that were affected by super typhoon Mangkhut.

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