Hurricane Idalia made landfall early Wednesday on Florida’s Gulf Coast as a powerful Category 3 storm resulting in road closures and power outages impacting local post offices and mail delivery.
What We Know Now – Logistics & Post Offices
USPS has suspended operations in the Southeast US: https://about.usps.com/newsroom/service-alerts/residential/welcome.htm
Trucking and rail companies are suspending service to impacted areas in order to protect the mail.
Mandatory evacuations have caused the temporary closure of many postal offices which will delay delivery.
What To Do
Check this page often as we will update any logistics transportation changes as they become available.
Contact your MailSmart Logistics representative to discuss your individual mailings so that we can develop a unique strategy to get your campaigns to recipients in a timely manner while ensuring mailpiece safety. You can call us directly at 443.539.2640.
We’re wishing all those impacted safety and a speedy recovery.