Below is a quick overview of events around the world that may cause delays to the delivery of your international shipments.

Mongolia - 9th July 2014

Naadam Festival

Please be informed that the Mongolian Government has announced that the Naadam Festival holiday this year will be from 11th July to 15th July.  There will be no Pick Up and Delivery operations available during this period.

Belgium - 9th July 2014

Tour de France

The 5th stage of the Tour de France on Wednesday 9 July 2014,  includes passages through below Belgium (depot KOR) areas:

7700 Mouscron
8560 Wevelgem
8800 Roeselare
8840 Westrozebeke / Staden
8880 Ledegem
8900 Ieper
8920 Langemark-Poelkapelle
8930 Lauwe / Menen / Rekkem
8980 Zonnebeke

This will cause some congestion and delay to the pick up and delivery. Please hold escalations to a minimum.

Japan - 9th July 2014

Powerful typhoon Neogri

A powerful typhoon, Neogri is expected to reach southern part of Japan tomorrow, the 10th July and is possibly passing  across Central Japan from then on.  Pick-ups and deliveries at OSA and TYO depots will be affected especially on the 10th and 11th July.

Indonesia - 7th July 2014

Presidential Elections

Please be informed that Presidential Elections will be scheduled on Wednesday 9th July 2014 and it has been declared a public holiday.  All Government offices, Customs, Banks, Financial and Educational institutions will closed.  No pickups or deliveries will be performed.  All the impacted consignments will be updated with "HO" status code. Please keep escalations to a minimum.

Libya - 17th June 2014

Civil Unrest - Benghazi

Civil unrest has been reported again in large parts of Benghazi, Libya.  All government, public & private offices as well as banks and financial institutions are closed due to the prevailing situation.  TNT office is closed and no pick ups or deliveries will take place.

France - 5th June 2014

D-day celebration 5th-6th June

Please be aware that France will celebrate the D-day 70th anniversary tomorrow, the 6th June.  As a result PUD activities will be impacted:

  •  QFC Thursday 5th June : some streets will be closed in the afternoon due to several Presidents and Diplomats' visit in Paris.
  • URO / CF6 : areas closed in Normandy all around the celebration places tomorrow, Friday the 6th June.

The impacted deliveries will be updated accordingly.

Korea - 2nd June 2014

Local Elections

Please be advised that a holiday is due to take place on the 4th June due to local elections in Korea.  Pick up and delivery service is unavailable during this day.

Jordan - 23rd May 2014

Public Holiday

According to a decision by the Prime Minister, The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan will observe a public holiday on Sunday the 25th May, marking the Kingdom's 68th Independence Day.  Skeleton Staff will be working during the holiday from 09:00 – 16:00.

Iraq - 23rd May 2014

Road Closure

Please note that due to a main road closure connecting the North with the Central and Southern areas of Iraq due to religious ceremony in the city of Karbala - AL Kadoom shrine, all the consignments destined for Baghdad and the Basra area will be held at the Erbil gateway from 24th -26th May inclusive.  BGW,BSR Depots will be closed for those mentioned dates ,and the normal service is expected to resume shortly after the 26th May.

Bosnia and Herzegovina / Serbia - 20th May 2014

Floods

Please note that both countries are still in a state of emergency due to floods. Many areas are not accessible and roads in many parts have been closed to traffic.  Some collections and deliveries of shipments on certain routes have been suspended.  LH trucks are also delayed.

Libya - 19th May 2014

Civil Unrest

Civil unrest reported in Benghazi has now spread to large parts of Tripoli with authorities now describing the situation as tense.  All government, public & private offices as well as banks and financial institutions are closed in both cities.  TNT offices in both cities are closed and no pick ups or deliveries will take place.

Bosnia and Herzegovina - 15th May 2014

Heavy Rains

Over the last two days, heavy rains and floods have affected Bosnia and Herzegovina.  Roads in many parts have been closed to traffic and we are forced to suspend some collection and delivery of shipments on certain routes, export truck is also delayed.  Sarajevo and Tuzla Canton are most affected, delivery and collections will happen only in reachable areas.

Serbia - 15th May 2014

Heavy rains

Please be advised that pick-ups and deliveries are affected due to heavy rains and floods in last two days. Heavy precipitation, strong wind and low temperatures are forecasted to continue whole week.

Malaysia - 25th April 2014

U.S. President's visit

The U.S. President, Barack Obama will be making a formal visit to Malaysia, arriving on April 26th (Saturday) and leaving on April 28th (Monday).  Security will be tight during this time, especially in the central Kuala Lumpur area. As such, pick-ups and deliveries may be affected.

Philippines - 25th April 2014

U.S. President's visit

The U.S. President Barack Obama will be visiting the Philippines arriving on the 28th April and leaving on the 29th April.  Security will be tight during this time, especially in the Manila & Pasay Areas.  Due to this, pick-ups and deliveries will be affected.

There might also be some airport disruption during the arrival and departure of the US President which may cause delays in the retrieval and transfer of Cargo on the above dates.

Korea - 24th April 2014

U.S. President's visit to Korea

The U.S. President, Barack Obama, will be visiting Korea, arriving on April the 25th and leaving on April the 26th.  Security will be tight during this time, especially in the central Seoul area. As such, pick-ups and deliveries will be affected.

Japan - 23rd April 2014

U.S. President's visit to Japan

The U.S. President, Barack Obama, will be visiting Japan, arriving on April the 23rd and leaving on April the 25th.  Security will be tight during this time, especially in the central Tokyo area. As such, pick-ups and deliveries will be affected.

Possibilities are also high that Inbound linehaul via Haneda Airport(HND)  will suffer delay in retrieval on Friday, April the 25th when the U.S. President departs Japan.

India - 17th April 2014 (update)

General Elections

Please be informed that the fifth phase of General Elections has been scheduled for the 17th April 2014.  The below mentioned depots in India will be closed as the Indian Government has declared a holiday.

Affected depots
State/Province    
Bihar           
Chhattisgarh        
Jammu and Kashmir    
Jharkhand       
Karnataka       
Madhya Pradesh    
Maharashtra        
Manipur       
Odhisa/Orissa       
Rajasthan        
Uttar Pradesh         
West Bengal        

All Government offices, Customs, Banks, Financial and Educational institutions will closed.  No pickups or deliveries will be performed during this time.

India - 10th April 2014

Please be informed that on the 10th April 2014 below mentioned depots in India will be closed for general elections as government has declared a holiday.

State/Province Depot Codes
Bihar Part of BH6
Chandigarh IXC
Chattishgarh Part of JGB
Haryana GT2, QNF, BW5, HY1, AB3, PI6, PN1 & RT2
Jammu and Kashmir IXJ
Jharkhand Part of JH1
Kerala CK3, COK & TRV
Madhya Pradesh Part of MP1
Maharastra NAG & Part of BOO
Delhi DE8, CP1, NA7, OK1, DE3 & DEL
Odisha/Orrisa Part of GB2
Uttar Pradesh MF3, HB8, AI4, NI5 & UP1


All Government offices, Customs, Banks, Financial and Educational institutions will closed.  No pickups or deliveries will be performed and expect delays in custom clearance.

Argentina - 10th April 2014

Strike

On Thursday the 10th April there will be a union action strike in Argentina due to which several activities will be affected.  According to the available information it will not be possible to perform Deliveries and/or Pick-ups. Problems at the airport are also expected.

Libya - 9th April 2014

General Strike - Benghazi (update)

The general strike called in Benghazi on 6th April to protest against the prevailing security situation in the country is still continuing.  Early information available indicates that this will only end on 16th April.   All banks, financial and educational institutions, government, public as well as private offices continue to remain closed.  TNT offices are closed and no pick ups and deliveries will be effected. 

Indonesia - 8th April 2014

ELECTION DAY

Please be advised that on Wednesday, the 9th April 2014, TNT Indonesia will be closed as the Indonesian Government has an election day and has declared it a national holiday.  Normal operating hours will resume on Thursday, the 10 April 2014.  All Government offices, Customs, Banks, Financial and Educational institutions will closed.

Cambodia - 1st November 2012

Discontinued Operations

With effect from 1 November 2012, TNT Express will discontinue its operations in Cambodia. This is the outcome of a review of the market opportunity open to its business in Cambodia based on TNT’s requirements to maintain sustainable operations.

Somalia - 21st May 2012

Service Suspension
 
Services to Somalia will be suspended effective 4th June due to the prevailing political unrest in the country.

Law and order has rapidly deteriorated over the past couple of weeks and there are frequent breakdowns in communication links.

All consignments picked up until 3rd June and forwarded to Somalia will still be delivered by the old Associate and Proof of Deliveries will be updated accordingly.