An article in the Fall 2019 issue of Parcel by IMAG member Krish Iyer of ShipStation explores the changes from the UPU Extraordinary Congress and what they mean for international shippers in 2020. Her article begins on page 18; click here to read.
The Postal Regulatory Commission has issued an order that remands price adjustments for first-class mail. This comes in response to the U.S. Postal Service’s October 9, 2019 filing of planned price adjustments and related mail classification changes for market dominant products. “As currently proposed,” the PRC order stated, “prices for First-Class Mail do not comply with certain statutory and regulatory requirements and are therefore remanded to the Postal Service for furthe
Per the announcement below via the Universal Postal Union, Israel Post Company indicates interruptions and delays are being experienced in the south and center of Israel. From: UPU.EmIS
Sent: Tuesday, November 12, 2019 9:11 AM
Subject: [EXTERNAL] EmIS 142/2019 – Israel – Disruption of postal services
Importance: High The designated operator of Israel, Israel Postal Company, asks us to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that interruptions and
Per the announcement below via the Universal Postal Union, Australia Post anticipates delays in collection and delivery of mail products in specific postcode areas New South Wales, due to bushfires. From: UPU.EmIS
Sent: Monday, November 11, 2019 3:16 AM
Subject: [EXTERNAL] EmIS 141/2019 – Australia – Severe weather
Importance: High The designated operator of Australia, Australia Post, asks us to inform other Union member countries and their designated operators that a seve
Per the announcement below via IPC, the Finnish postal workers union (PAU) has announced a strike to take place from November 11 to 24, 2019. Issue type: OPS Date of report: 07th November 2019 Update: EER No 63 Reported by: Posti Ltd (FI) Issue details: The Finnish Postal workers union (PAU) has announced a strike, which takes place 11.- 24.11.2019. Also some transport trade unions have announced to support for strike. Aviation trade union (IAU) support measures would target
IMAG has filed comments with the Postal Regulatory Commission regarding the U.S. Postal Service’s request to keep its inbound e-format rate non-public. In its comments, IMAG contends a domestic benchmark rate should be public. To read IMAG’s comments, submitted to the PRC on November 6, click here.