Tropical Storm Mindy made landfall on the island of St. Vincent in the Florida Panhandle. The storm brought heavy rainfall and strong winds. Delays are to be expected.
A state of emergency has been declared in the US state of New Jersey and New York City due to severe flooding caused by Hurricane Ida. Newark Liberty Airport suspended all flights until the weather calms. Severe transport disruption is expected to cause delivery delays.
US customs have increased their checks and have become stricter with commodities across all imports. This has resulted in a lot of wood products being stopped due to insufficient documentation.
It is imperative that all shipments use the correct commodity codes and are supported with the correct documentation to reduce the chances of shipments being stopped.
If you need assistance with your shipments and customs processes, drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org and our Sales team will get back to you.
More information on commodity codes can be found here.
Storms Uri and Viola have been causing delays and disruption across the US. Postal delays are to be expected. We will keep you informed of any developments.
Please be advised our US office will be closed on Thursday 26th November 2020 for Thanksgiving. We will be open as usual on Friday 27th November 2020. We are also expecting a 24-hour delay with services in the US due to Thanksgiving.
Normal operations resume in Bay Valley District following the temporary suspension due to wildfires.