IMAG Executive Director Interviewed on STOP Act

IMAG Executive Director Kate Muth was interviewed by The Postal Hub on the recently passed STOP Act and the ways in which advance electronic data (AED) from posts are intended to help stem the flow of opioids into the United States. To listen to the interview, click here.

Weather Disruptions in Italy

IPC has provided the information below, received from Poste Italiane, about the impact of severe weather on postal delivery in some parts of Italy. Issue type: OPS Date of report: 06th November 2018 Issue: EER No. 48 Reported by: Poste Italiane (IT) Issue details: Poste Italiane (IT) wishes to share the following information: Due to the severe weather conditions that since October 29th till November 2nd affected several parts of Italy, considerable problems occurred in local road flows causing also the impossibility to reach whole parts of the national territory. This situation had a serious impact on the delivery service, with a general slowdown in the areas concerned, as well as the suspen

Nov. 7 Strike in Israel

The Universal Postal Union provides the following information, received from Israel Post Company, on a planned general strike for November 7. From: UPU.EmIS Sent: Tuesday, November 6, 2018 8:24 AM Subject: [EXTERNAL] EmIS 116/2018 – Israel – Strike / Israël – Grève Importance: High The designated operator of Israel, Israel Postal Company, asks us to inform the designated operators of other Union member countries that a general strike, affecting postal services, flights, transportation, government services, etc., has been called for Wednesday, 7 November 2018. This will result in delays in postal services in general, and EMS in particular. Israel Postal Company thanks designated operators f

Rotating Strikes in Belgium

The Universal Postal Union provides the following information, via bpost, about rotating industrial action that will affect delivery service: From: UPU.EmIS Sent: Tuesday, November 6, 2018 6:23 AM Subject: [EXTERNAL] EmIS 115/2018 – Belgium – Strike Importance: High The designated operator of Belgium, bpost, asks us to inform the designated operators of UPU member countries that, owing to the rotating industrial action announced by the trade unions, taking place between 7 and 13 November 2018, postal service in Belgium is expected to be heavily disrupted during that period, impacting inbound and outbound operations as well as domestic deliveries. bpost thanks designated operators for thei

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