Royal mail is experiencing delays and outright cancelled for many international destinations, including the Caribbean. British companies are searching for a reliable shipping and logistics to Trinidad and Tobago. The strong cultural and social connections between the two nations facilitate commercial transactions with shared values and processes.
The UK and Caribbean
The Caribbean community - taken together - is a significant opportunity for many British companies. Caribbean communities are dependent upon imports for their businesses and UK companies can supply needed dental supplies, medical items and and (right hand drive) auto parts,
British companies serving Trinidad and Tobago are looking for partners with necessary regulatory approvals for secure shipping and distribution.
International Delivery to Caribbean and other locations
Royal mail has announced delays for shipping international parcels and outright suspension to countries in Africa, Caribbean, and South America.
Services have been suspended for many international destinations at the request of the receiving country or due to lack of air cargo capacity.
Delivery Areas Most Affected by the Postal Suspension of Services
The regions with a high level of cancellations is shipping Caribbean Royal Mail. Countries without parcel post shipping service include:
- ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA
- BARBADOS (delays)
- DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
- DUTCH CARIBBEAN
- SAINT KITTS & NEVIS
- SAINT LUCIA
- SAINT MAARTEN
- ST VINCENT & GRENADINES
- TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
- TURKS & CAICOS
- VIRGIN ISLANDS-BR
Hold for Pickup: Lower Cost and more control
A useful option for shippers is to send the goods hold for pickup. The goods can be paid for and picked up locally. The hold for pickup option is very useful for items that require a higher level of control and security.
Jet Worldwide: Parcel Delivery Solutions to Caribbean
Jet Worldwide Canada specializes in parcel logistics solutions to the Caribbean. Parcels can be shipped from Canada, US, UK and EU hubs to countries across the Caribbean.
Small parcels from Individuals
Jet has been advising individuals shipping small parcels to the Caribbean from Canada, that the lowest cost option is Royal Mail and other postal services. This is especially true for small parcels when tracking and timely delivery are less important than price.
Parcel Distribution from North America, UK and EU to Caribbean
For distribution of products or regular shipments, Jet Worldwide has several solutions including economy express Caribbean, warehousing and on-demand shipping to Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Haiti and many others.
Distribution Control for Medicines
Shipping of medicines and prescription drugs requires a high level of control and company integrity. Jet Worldwide works with one of the largest companies in the Caribbean to support direct orders of critical supplies from the UK to the Caribbean.
Duty and Taxes to Caribbean Countries
Duty rates and taxes to Caribbean countries can add significant costs. On-line UK merchants can implement ways to reduce this cost by having it prepaid to allow for delivery duty paid across all Caribbean countries.
Air Versus Ocean
For many shippers, ocean shipping to the Caribbean is the best option. The "barrel" shipping services in particular are very useful. Jet Worldwide can arrange for ocean shipping of a consolidation of goods to be stored and distributed in a specific Caribbean country.
Hub Storage and on-demand shipping
Jet Worldwide has warehousing space available at hub locations in Canada, USA, UK and Europe for on-demand fulfillment and direct shipping to the Caribbean.