Below is a quick overview of events around the world that may cause delays to the delivery of your international shipments.
International Service to/from Ukraine - 16/17 December 2014
Support from our Special Services
TNT’s standard international service to/from Ukraine has been disrupted since 15 December due to a delay in receipt of our own national customs brokerage license. We are working hard to return to normal operations as soon as possible.
In the meantime, we offer a range of special services designed to minimise the disruption to your business and help you ship documents, parcels and freight to or from Ukraine.
TNT’s Special Services department continues to ship to Ukraine using different modes, including dedicated vehicles, FTL, LTL, air freight (only door to airport).
hese special services can be arranged on a bespoke basis.
We appreciate your business and your patience during this disruption.
We apologise for the inconvenience and encourage you to consult your account manager or to contact TNT Customer Service on 0800 100 600 for more information.
Taxi's drivers strike in Paris area
Please be advised that on Monday 15 th December due to a taxi drivers strike in Paris, pick-ups and deliveries are likely to be affected.
The zipcodes concerned are : 75000 to 75999, 77000 to 77999, 78000 to 78999, 91000 to 91999, 92000 to 92999, 93000 to 93999, 94000 to 94999, 95000 to 95999.
Belgium - 13th December 2014
Please be advised that on Monday the 15th December, due to a national strike in Belgium (not initiated by TNT), pick-ups and deliveries are likely to be affected.
Mauritius - 8th December 2014
A public holiday has been declared for general elections that will take place on 10th December 2014 in Mauritius. All government, public and private offices, banks, financial and educational and institutions as well as corporates will be closed on this day.
TNT office will be closed and resume normal working on 11th December. No pick ups and deliveries will be undertaken.
Philippines - 8th December 2014
Typhoon Ruby is forecast to make a landfall tonight, Monday, 08 December 2014 in Manila (MNL). All classes in all levels have been suspended. Bureau of Customs and most government offices have suspended work today. Normal custom clearance will resume tomorrow. Banks and some private offices will only be open up to 12 noon today . Booking cut off time is until 12 noon in all areas except Makati area which is at 2pm. Regular collections will be performed up to 3pm only.
We will resume normal collection tomorrow.
Egypt - 27th November 2014
Please be advised that political unrest and mass demonstrations are expected in Egypt on Friday 28th of November. There will be extensive security measures in various Egyptian cities which may impact roads and traffic on Friday and the couple of days to follow. TNT Egypt will be operating normally, however, contingency plan is in place.
Greece - 26th November 2014
AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS STRIKE
Please be informed that the Greek Association of Air Traffic Controllers has announced a 24 hour strike, participating in the general Greek Public Sector strike on Thursday the 27th of November. This was called by the administration office of public servants in Greece.
Due to this external strike, no aircraft will fly to/from Greece including TNT Airways. All 15N and 15D freight destined to/from Greece will suffer 24 hours delay.
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.