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Archive for the ‘Service Bulletin’ Category

Changes in Customs clearance regulations in Saudi Arabia have mandated new requirements for express shipments.

 
The Customs administration in Saudi Arabia has announced more stringent application of existing regulations with effect from 1 January 2012. 

It is important that the necessary documentation and information is provided with your shipments to Saudi Arabia to ensure that your shipments are processed smoothly through customs clearance.
 
 
 
 

24th March 2011  –    Due to civil unrest and airspace closure in Libya, service to and from Libya has been temporarily suspended.

 

 

24th March 2011 – Dominican Customs have implemented a new system processing, which requires that shipments to a commercial establishment have the RNC (tax ID) and that this number be registered under the same NAME in the Dominican Internal Revenue registry.
 
Also shipments to a private individual must have the consignee's national ID (Cedula) number in the commercial invoice.
 
Non compliance with these requests will result in significant delays.
 
 

 

24th March 2011 –  Due to extensive damage to the transportation infrastructure, UPS has temporarily suspended its services to and from northern Japan. UPS will not be making any pickups or deliveries in these areas.

 

Affected Prefectures and Postal Code Range

Hokkaido

001xxxx-007xxxx & 040xxxx-099xxxx

Aomori

018xxxx & 030xxxx-039xxxx

Akita

010xxxx-019xxxx

Iwate

020xxxx-029xxxx

Ibaraki

300xxxx-319xxxx

Fukushima

960xxxx-976xxxx & 979xxxx

Miyagi

980xxxx-989xxxx

Yamagata

990xxxx-999xxxx

 

As of Thursday March 17, 2011, UPS has resumed its pick-up and delivery services in eastern Japan; however some delays can be expected. The UPS Service Guarantees will also be temporarily suspended for these affected areas.

 

Affected Prefectures and Postal Code Range

Tokyo

100xxxx-208xxxx

Kanagawa

210xxxx-259xxxx

Chiba

260xxxx-299xxxx

Tochigi

311xxxx-329xxxx & 349xxxx

Saitama

330xxxx-369xxxx

Gunma

370xxxx-379xxxx, 384xxxx & 389xxxx

Nagano

380xxxx-399xxxx & 949xxxx

Yamanashi

400xxxx-409xxxx

Fukui

910xxxx-919xxxx & 922xxxx

Ishikawa

920xxxx-929xxxx & 939xxxx

Toyama

930xxxx-939xxxx

Niigata

389xxxx & 940xxxx-959xxxx

 

UPS services in West Japan continue to operate with minimum impact with daily flights in and out through Kansai International Airport.

UPS Japan is working diligently to make adjustments to our operations and network, and will continue to do our utmost to ensure packages reach their final destinations as rapidly as possible. 

 

 

11th January 2011  – Severe weather is impacting parcel delivery and collection services in parts of Georgia. No pickups or deliveries are being made in the Postal Codes listed below

 *30000 – 31999