1/20/17 - Stern/Die Zeit No. 4/17 late/Burda Style
The shipment containing these and a few other titles did not arrive on time. Stern and Die Zeit will be mailed to subscribers on Monday January 23. Burda Style February 2017: the publishers have modified their printing schedule and the February 2017 issue will not be available until the end of January. Subsequent issues will also arrive later in the month for the rest of 2017.
1/13/17 - Post Office closed for MLK Day
Although all publications have been mailed on time this week, the post office will be closed on Monday January 16th for the Martin Luther King holiday. This will probably cause some delays going into next week.
12/30/16 - Holiday flight delays
There were several flight delays late this week. Some publications, including Bunte, Frau im Spiegel and Freizeitrevue were mailed a day later than usual. Another set of titles, including Die Zeit, Das Neue Blatt, Neue Post and Tina, can only be mailed on Tuesday January 2nd 2017. Please also keep in mind that GLP and the postal service are closed December 31 though January 2nd.
12/22/16 - Burda Style and holidays
The January 2017 issue of Burda Style came in later than usual and is being shipped today. Please allow for additional mailing delays due to the holidays. GLP and the post office are closed on Monday December 26.
12/9/16 - Delays
There are still residual delays from Thanksgiving. Last week, many magazines did not come in on time because of the Lufthansa strike. We mailed them on Monday December 5. This week, issues 50 of many magazines also did not arrive on time, but we managed to mail them on Friday December 9. An exception is Laura issue 50, which will be delayed until December 14.
1/5/15 - Mail Service Standards as of January 2015
On January 5, 2015 the Postal Services announced lower service standards and slower mail delivery. This mail slowdown enables the closure or consolidation of 82 mail processing facilities and threatens up to 15,000 jobs.