|01 Apr 2020 |
COVID-19: Disruptions in International Shipments
International shipments are currently experiencing disruptions due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Please find more details about the current status of international shipments below.
Today Japan Post announced a temporary suspension of acceptance and delivery delays of mail items destined to various countries/territories from April 2, 2020.
According to Japan Post, this suspension is caused by measures such as the suspension of international mail, conducted due to the spread of the new coronavirus and because of the substantial reduction in flight frequencies and cancellations of flights between Japan and certain countries. There also has be an announcement that there is a high possibility of delays regarding the packages destined to the countries which are not subject to the suspension.
Official information from Japan Post :
SAL Parcels (including SAL Small Packets)
– Temporarily suspended to all countries.
EMS (including ePackets)
– Available only to these countries:
United States of America
– Acceptance to other countries, not listed above is temporarily suspended.
– Still accepted to all available countries without changes.
Also, here is a list of countries with temporary suspension of all shipments:
India, Indonesia, Maldives, Cyprus, Kuwait, New Zealand, Ukraine, Chile.
Storage Time Extensions
We have increased the storage period for all our customers who have been influenced by ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, so you will be able to store orders in our warehouse, safe and soundly, until postal services resume normal operations.
We will update you as soon as it happens.