Transglobal Express - Worldwide Parcel Delivery
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Service Updates

Please see information below for latest service updates and disruptions worldwide.

Courier/parcel delivery updates

last updated: 20/3/2018

Mozambique - Service Issues

Following Cyclone Idai, which struck Central Mozambique on Thursday 14th March at Beira, service interruption can be expected to last until at least the end of this week.

Qatar - Lithium Batteries

Due to ongoing problems and strict requirements for the uplift of lithium batteries and Excepted Quantities shipments on Qatar Airways, with no feasible alternative, service to Qatar for these commodities has been suspended from 7th March 2019 until further notice.

Shipments containing lithium ion batteries or Excepted Quantities will be returned to the shipper.

India - Service Issues

Due to new rules applied from 19th February by Mumbai Customs, clearance for imports is very flow and volume for Mumbai is temporarily being diverted to alternative ports. As a result, all shipments to Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Pune, and Chennai, and Western Indian volume in general, will be delayed by one business day. Other Indian import sites are not affected.

Venezuela - Service Issues

Due to the political situation in Venezuela, delays can be expected for pick-ups and deliveries.

In addition, from 7th March, Venezuela experienced power outages in 20 of its 24 states. As such, customs was closed and shipments experienced delays.

France - Service Issues

There may be some delays due to public demonstrations against fuel prices and taxes, which have disrupted Channel Tunnel transport and the movement of goods in and out of France.


Air freight updates

last updated: 18/12/2018


Please note that with immediate effect Virgin Atlantic are placing an embargo on all shipments that have originated from, or transited through:

  • Syria
  • Egypt

The embargo also remains in place for shipments that have originated from, or transited through:

  • Yemen
  • Somalia

Sea freight updates

last updated: 4/1/2016

Please note: We are unable to ship scrap commodities on our FCL services.



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