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DHL eCommerce Event Observer

Italy 17 Jul / 22 to 24 Jul Severe Weather in Italy + Planned Strike by Rail Workers: Heavy rain and flooding caused traffic disruptions in parts of Central and Southern Italy. Apulia as well as regions on the Adriatic Coast in the Marche, Abruzzo and Molise were particularly affected. On 22 July rail unions plan to stage an eight-hour strike running from 9:00 that may have impact on all Trenord's train services. On 23 July trade unions are threatening a 24-hour strike from 23:00, which may have impact on Trenitalia and Trenord rail services.
United States 18 Jul Weather-Related Flight Cancellations at New York Airports: Thunderstorms caused numerous flight cancellations and delays from/to Newark Liberty International Airport and New York LaGuardia Airport.
Brazil 19 Jul to 20 Sep Possible Delays of Mail Delivery to Rio de Janeiro: The designated operator of Brazil, Correios, has advised that due to changes in the transportation logistics during the hosting of Olympic Games, mail delivery services to Rio de Janeiro may be delayed from 19.
Sri Lanka 19 Jul Esala Full Moon Poya Day - National
Thailand 19 Jul Asarnha Bucha Day - National
Colombia 20 Jul Independence Day - National
Belgium 21 Jul Belgian National Day - National
Egypt 23 Jul Revolution Day - National
United States 24 Jul Utah: Pioneer Day - Regional
Venezuela 24 Jul Simón Bolívar's Birthday - National
Costa Rica 25 Jul Annexation of Guanacaste - National
Ecuador 25 Jul Guayaquil: Guayaquil Day - Regional
Spain 25 Jul Castile-León, Canary islands, Galicia, La Rioja, Madrid, Navarre, Basque Country: St. James the Apostle - Regional
Tunisia 25 Jul Republic Day - National
United States 25 to 28 Jul Strike Announcement by Ground Staff in Philadelphia: The ground staff of the Philadelphia International Airport has announced strike measures from 25 to 28 July.
Brunei Darussalam 27 Jul Quran Revelation Day - National
France 27 Jul to 02 Aug Planned Strike of Air France Flight Attendants: Two unions for Air France flight attendants have renewed calls for a strike.
Peru 28 to 29 May Independence Day - National
Spain 28 Jul Cantabria: Day of the Institutions - Regional
Ukraine 28 Jul Baptism of Kievan Rus - National
Morocco 30 Jul Throne Day - National
Spain 30 Jul to 02 Aug Strike Announcement by Air Europa Pilots: Pilots of the Spanish airline Air Europa announced the final dates of their strike: The work stoppages will take place from 30 July to and including 2 August.
Iran 31 Jul Martyrdom of Imam Sadegh - National
Australia 01 Aug New South Wales: Bank Holiday - Regional
Australia 01 Aug Northern Territory: Picnic Day - Regional
Canada 01 Aug Alberta: Heritage Day - Regional
Canada 01 Aug Ontario, Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan: Civic / Provincial Day - Regional
Canada 01 Aug Manitoba: Terry Fox Day - Regional
Canada 01 Aug New Brunswick: New Brunswick Day - Regional
Canada 01 Aug British Columbia: British Columbia Day - Regional
Canada 01 Aug Prince Edward Island: Natal Day - Regional
Iceland 01 Aug Bank Holiday - National
Ireland 01 Aug August Bank Holiday - National
Jamaica 01 Aug Emancipation Day - National
Switzerland 01 Aug National Day - National
The Bahamas 01 Aug Emancipation Day - National
Trinidad and Tobago 01 Aug Emancipation Day - National
United Kingdom 01 Aug Scotland: Summer Bank Holiday - Regional
Canada t.b.a. Current Information on Potential Strike at Canada Post: The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) say that workers won’t be striking before 6 July. The CUPW must give 72 hours notice of any job action by its 50,000 members.
New Zealand Mid June to Mid August Possible Service Disruptions to New Zealand’s Inter-Island Freight Network: The Interislander’s Aratere ferry will be taken out of service to undergo major maintenance work.
United Kingdom 3/10/17 Jul Rail Strikes in UK: Britain's transport union RMT has announced strike action at Scotrail.
Colombia 04 Jul St. Peter and St. Paul - National
France 4 to 6 Jul Air Traffic Controllers Join General Strike in France: French air traffic controllers will participate in the upcoming general strike in France.
Indonesia 4 to 5 Jul Public Holiday - National
United States 04 Jul Independence Day - National

Czech Republic, Slovakia 05 Jul St. Cyril and Methodius' Day - National
Italy 05 Jul New Aviation Strikes in Italy: The following aviation strikes have been announced: • Airport staff in Milan (Linate and Malpensa), Venice and Brindisi • Alitalia and Alitalia CityLiner flight crews • Meridiana pilots The majority of strike measures will take place between 11:00 and 15:00.
Muslim Countries 5 to 10 Jul Eid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) - National
Venezuela 05 Jul Independence Day - National
Czech Republic 06 Jul Jan Hus Day - National
India 06 Jul Jagannath Rath Yatra - National
Lithuania 06 Jul King Mindaugas' Coronation - National
Malaysia 07 Jul Penang: George Town UNESCO World Heritage Day - Regional
Poland 7 to 10/25 to 31 Jul Possible Delays in Mail Delivery in Poland: Due to the upcoming NATO summit (Warsaw, 7-10 July) and World Youth Day (Cracow, 25-31 July), zones with restricted traffic will be created.
Argentina 08 Jul Public Holiday - National
Argentina 09 Jul Independence Day - National
Canada 09 Jul Nunavut: Nunavut Day - Regional
Malaysia 09 Jul Penang: Penang Governor's Birthday - Regional
Italy 10 Jul New Aviation Strikes in Italy: Techno Sky air traffic controllers called a 24-hour strike.
The Bahamas 10 to 11 Jul Independence Day - National
Belgium 11 Jul Flanders: Flemish Community Day - Regional
Canada 11 Jul Newfoundland and Labrador: Orangemen's Day - Regional
United Kingdom 12 Jul Northern Ireland: Battle of the Boyne / Orangemen's Day - Regional
Montenegro 13 to 14 Jul Statehood Day - National
France 14 Jul Bastille Day - National
Brunei Darussalam 15 Jul The Sultan's Birthday - National
Bolivia 16 Jul La Paz: La Paz Day - Regional
Chile 16 Jul Lady of Carmen Day - National
Japan 18 Jul Sea Day - National
Uruguay 18 Jul Constitution Day - National