Issues/Delays With Overseas Shipping

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Issues/Delays With Overseas Shipping

Post by cavguy » Sun Sep 13, 2020 5:08 pm

Aside from the normal US Customs restrictions when it comes to food. Has anyone from the forum had any issues with importing/shipping in general due to COVID - as in long shipping delays, etc?

For example USPS says;
https://about.usps.com/newsroom/service ... elcome.htm

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Re: Issues/Delays With Overseas Shipping

Post by housil » Sun Sep 13, 2020 5:28 pm

I tried to send from Germany, my first parcel got rejected due to corona.
Now I can send Germany to Canada, but no airmail, just by ship.
Germany to USA no service at all :cry: only when send as "premium" means postal service charges extra :evil: €22 per Kilogramm.

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Re: Issues/Delays With Overseas Shipping

Post by bart » Sun Sep 13, 2020 5:33 pm

No issues from the UK to USA - if you ever need anything sent to USA through UK i’m happy to help

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Re: Issues/Delays With Overseas Shipping

Post by housil » Mon Sep 14, 2020 4:14 am

bart wrote:
Sun Sep 13, 2020 5:33 pm
No issues from the UK to USA - if you ever need anything sent to USA through UK i’m happy to help
So Corona is only harmful to German DHL?! :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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Re: Issues/Delays With Overseas Shipping

Post by koerky75 » Mon Sep 14, 2020 7:40 am

I can send everything here with DHL. Some countrys are more expensive than normal. Austalia,Thailand are one of those and a couple more

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Re: Issues/Delays With Overseas Shipping

Post by cavguy » Mon Sep 14, 2020 9:34 am

Interesting, I figured UK would have similar delays (as Germany) with airmail.

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Re: Issues/Delays With Overseas Shipping

Post by bart » Mon Sep 14, 2020 9:35 am

cavguy wrote:
Mon Sep 14, 2020 9:34 am
Interesting, I figured UK would have similar delays (as Germany) with airmail.
Everything i send with fedex/ups gets there in 24/48 hours without any issues so far

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Re: Issues/Delays With Overseas Shipping

Post by Kays1968 » Mon Sep 14, 2020 1:19 pm

I've been ordering 2 Lithuanian rations once a month from a Lithuanian seller, and one RCIR a month from a different Lithuanian seller for the past two years or so. I noticed a definite delay of 2 weeks to a month on the orders from Lithuania, although they still come through without a problem. I had two of these orders stopped by customs pre-covid. The random orders I make that come from China and Russia still seem to come through at their same snail's pace.

I've just mentally adjusted delivery time from 2 weeks to a month and a half for the regular Lithuanian orders. China and Russia are, and have always been, 4-6 weeks. Small price to pay, as far as I'm concerned. Having said that, I'm looking forward to things getting back to normal.

-Zed

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Re: Issues/Delays With Overseas Shipping

Post by Teddydogno1 » Mon Sep 14, 2020 4:38 pm

I ordered 2 Lithuanian rations from an eBay seller in Lithuania on Aug 20 and they were delivered Sept 5 without any issues. Final delivery by the US Postal Service.

Rob

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