Below is a quick overview of events around the world that may cause delays to the delivery of your international shipments.
Islamic New Year - 24th October 2014
A Public holiday has been declared on the 25th October 2014 in Iraq, Maldives, Oman, Libya, Eritrea, Djibouti, Sudan and Algeria on account of Islamic New Year. All government, public and private offices, banks, financial and educational institutions will be closed.
TNT offices will be closed and no picks ups and deliveries will be effected.
Botswana - 24th October 2014
The Government of Botswana has declared the 24th October 2014 a Public Holiday on account of general elections in the country. All government, public and private offices, banks, financial and educational institutions will be closed as a result.
TNT office will be closed and therefore no collections and deliveries will be effected. TNT Botswana will resume normal working on the 27th October.
Zambia - 23rd October 2014
The Government of Zambia has declared today as half day Public Holiday and 24th October as a public holiday to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the country's Independence Day.
All government, public and private offices, banks, financial and educational institutions will be closed as a result effective from 1200 hours onwards on the 23rd October. TNT office will be closed and no collections and deliveries will take place during this time. TNT Zambia will resume normal working on the 27th October.
Bangladesh - 23rd October 2014
Please be advised that one of the main opposition political parties of Bangladesh havecalled for a country wide strike (Dawn to Dusk) on Sunday 26th October 2014. As a result pick-up and delivery activities will be affected and delays are expected.
Argentina - 27th August 2014
A general strike was announced by a number of Union Organisations for Thursday the 28th of August. Due to this action, no exports, imports and /or Pick up and Delivery activities will be performed on the 27th August. Normal activity will resume on Friday 29th of August.
Cambodia - 1st November 2012
With effect from 1 November 2012, TNT 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
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.