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Operational Alerts

By World Courier

Please review our COVID-19 FAQs for an overview of World Courier's approach, the current status of our depots, and see the latest operational updates below.

Operational Updates

 

26th July - 10:28 AM JST - Japan

Due to extreme weather conditions caused by Typhoon Nepartak's expected landfall on 27th July, all means of transportation including domestic flights will be affected. Delays to be expected. Our teams are closely monitoring the situation.

26th July - 9:28 AM CST - China

Due to extreme weather conditions caused by Typhoon In-Fa's landfall in Shanghai, flights have been cancelled until further notice. Delays may affect shipments.

20th July - 15:39 PM ICT - Vietnam

COVID-19 related lockdown measures are being applied from 19 July and for 14 days at least. Delays might be experienced as domestic and international flights will be affected. Our teams are closely monitoring the situation.


19th July - 14:12 PM ICT - Thailand

COVID-19 related lockdown measures are being applied from 21 July and for 14 days at least. Delays might affect shipments. Our teams are closely monitoring the situation.

12th July - 16:38 PM SAST - South Africa

Due to the current protests in the country, delays might affect shipments to/from South Africa until further notice. Our teams are closely monitoring the situation.

7th July - 23:52 PM MYT - Malaysia

COVID-19 related lockdown measures are being applied until further notice, which may result in import and export delays.

6th July - 16:20 PM CAT - Zimbabwe

COVID-19 related lockdown measures are being applied until further notice. Delays might affect shipments.

27th June - 12:09 PM BST - Bangladesh

COVID-19 related lockdown measures are being applied until 4 July. Delays might affect shipments.

9th June - 9:11 PM CST - China

Due to the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China, held in Beijing, an embargo on specific classes of shipments will be implemented from June 26 to July 2. Delays might affect certain shipments during that period of time.

9th June - 3:30 PM EEST - Greece

A general strike affecting both private and public sectors has been called for June 10. Delays might affect shipments.

3rd June - 5:44 PM CST - China

COVID-19 related access restrictions are being applied in Guanzhou. Delays might affect driving activities.

24th May - 6:45 AM ART - Argentina

COVID-19 related road access restrictions are being applied in Buenos Aires until 30 May. Delays might affect driving activities.

20th May - 8:30 PM IST - Sri Lanka

COVID-19 related lockdown measures are being applied until 31 May. Delays might affect shipments.

19th May - 11:45 PM CST - Taiwan

COVID-19 related lockdown measures are being applied in the country until 28 May. Delays might affect shipments to/from Taiwan.

17th May - 5:05 PM GMT - Mali

Due to a customs officers strike until 24 May, shipments shipments to/from Modibo Keita International Airport might suffer delays.

17th May - 10:05 PM NPT - Nepal

COVID-19 related lockdown measures are being applied in the country. Delays to be expected. Our teams are monitoring the situation closely.

12th May - 8:10 AM IDT - Israel

Due to the current events, the country's main international airport has been closed until further notice. Our teams are closely monitoring the situation. Delays to be expected.

29th April - 18:30 PM TRT - Turkey

COVID-19 related lockdown measures are being enforced until at least May 17. Delays might be experienced. Our teams are monitoring the situation closely.

 

22nd April - 04:30 PM IST - India

COVID-19 related lockdown measures are being applied in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala states until at least April 30. Shipments may be delayed but our teams are monitoring closely.

 

19th April - 08:00 PM IST - India

COVID-19 related lockdown measures are being applied in Delhi and in some neighboring states until at least 26 April. Shipments may be delayed but our teams are monitoring closely.

14th April - 07:00 PM IST - India
 
COVID-19 related lockdown measures are being applied in Maharashtra state until at least 30 April. Shipments may be delayed but our teams are monitoring closely.
 

14th April - 07:00 AM BST - Bangladesh

COVID-19 related lockdown measures in place from 14-21 April. Customs and passenger flights will be affected. Shipments may be delayed but our teams are monitoring closely.

 

22nd March - 08:10 PM AEDT - Australia

Severe weather conditions and continual flash flooding in New South Wales may affect traffic until Thursday 25 March. The situation is variable and monitored by our teams.

 

25th February - 03:10 PM IST - India

Road transport services have been called to strike across the country on Friday 26 February. Heavy traffic disruptions to be expected. The situation is monitored by our teams.

18th February - 06:00 AM ET - United States of America

A potentially dangerous winter storm is predicted for the Mid-Atlantic/New England regions from Thursday 18 February to Friday 19 February. Snow, freezing rain and icing are expected to impact airports in the area.

 

15th February - 10:50 AM CST - United States of America

Unfavourable weather conditions and power outages in the Dallas-Fort Worth area can temporarily affect some service levels. The situation is variable and monitored by our teams.

Chicago area is experiencing a heavy winter storm which is expected to last until Tue 16 February at noon (local time). Flight cancellations to be expected.

A potentially dangerous ice storm is predicted for the Mid-Atlantic/New England regions from Mon 15 February to Tue 16 February. Significant freezing rain and icing are expected to impact airports in the area.

8th February - 12:45 AM CET - Europe

Netherlands
A winter storm is generating different disruptions across the country, affecting driving activities, flights and ground handling. Delays expected to last until Sun 14 February.

Czech Republic
Due to heavy snowfall, road and air traffic in the country is severely disrupted. Heavy delays expected to last until Tue 9 February.

5th February - 11:32 AM CET - Germany

A heavy winter storm is expected to hit wider parts of Germany as of Sat 6 February. Issues in road transportation and air traffic disruptions to be expected until Wed 11 February.

1st February - 8:00 AM ET - United States of America

Flight delays as well as airport disruptions and closures expected until Tuesday 2nd February due to a major winter storm. 

1st February - 11:00 AM GMT - Myanmar

Airports are closed until further notice, affecting both in- and outbound shipments.

28th January - 10:00 AM GMT-3 - French Guyana

All exports from Cayenne - Félix Eboué Airport suspended because of airport scanner issues.

28th January - 10:00 AM GMT-5 - Peru

New COVID-19 measures starting 1st February including mandatory quarantine. World Courier offices remain operational but some delays may occur due to mobility restrictions. Domestic transport will be temporarily suspended. 

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Commitment
We aim to maintain a transparent line of communication regarding issues that may affect shipments.

World Courier endeavors to minimize the impact of the outbreak on services through close collaboration and open communication with all partners. We will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation closely, proactively taking steps to help reduce the impact on services and on-time delivery.

For more information on using our services to or from a particular lane or country, please contact your local office. And for further guidance on the impact to your supply chain, please access AmerisourceBergen's latest COVID-19 updates.

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