Jamaica Post advises that the government has extended a national curfew until Oct. 7.
Jamaica Post advises that the government has extended the national curfew until Sept. 23, 2020, in order to mitigate the resurgence of the coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout Jamaica. As a result, revised working hours continue to apply across the entire postal network. This will continue to have an impact on sorting operations, mail delivery and the dispatch of mail vans, as well as the timely provision of EDI messaging updates and responses to online customer inquiries.
The force majeure situation previously announced continues to apply, with an impact on quality of service for all types of mail, including inbound and outbound letter-post, parcel-post and EMS items.
Jamaica Post advises it will curtail its operations due to a national curfew, effective Aug. 22 to Sept. 2. Work hours have been revised across the postal network, affecting sorting operations, mail delivery and other operations. The force majeure situation continues to apply, with an impact on quality of service for all types of mail, including inbound and outbound letters, parcels and express mail service items.
Jamaica Post is able to send outbound dispatches to the United States and certain Caribbean, North American and South American destinations. Outbound mail restrictions remain in effect for all destinations in Africa, Asia, Europe and Oceania. Jamaica Post will resume outbound and transit services as soon as regular operations can be confirmed with postal administrations and transport capacity becomes available with partner airlines.
Jamaica Post advises that operations are partially restored. However, normal delivery standards remain suspended, including for express mail service items.
Jamaica Post has extended its suspension of service standards and situation of force majeure until further notice.
Jamaica Post advises that it is currently only able to dispatch outbound mail directly to Miami, for delivery by the U.S. Postal Service, and to Trinidad and Tobago. Mail dispatches for other destinations in the Caribbean region and in Africa, Asia, Europe, Oceania and South America are suspended. This is due to significantly reduced air transport options and border restrictions associated with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Additionally, with the exception of mail destined to the United States or Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica Post is suspending transit services for all mail classes and declaring a situation of force majeure.