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    Dash Freight
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    Merry Xmas to all soloists,

    If you are waiting patiently for a delivery today or later this week, I recommend you stock up on more patience.

    If you are wondering why there are delays, here is today’s summary of freight delays in AU

    Network Delays – Border Delays

    Priority Service

    Sydney to Perth / Adelaide– Freight missed scheduled freighter due to depot late processing. Scheduled for delivery Wednesday 23.12.20.

    Various to Brisbane/ Cairns/ Townsville / Southern QLD- Delayed awaiting Tranship freight off late-arriving Freighter – Best attempts for delivery today, Outstanding scheduled for delivery Wednesday 23.12.20.

    Brisbane to Adelaide/ Melbourne/ Perth- Freight offloaded from schedule Freighter. Scheduled for delivery Wednesday 23.12.20.

    Various to Perth – Freighter delayed due to extended flight time,compounded by operational network delays.

    All attempts for delivery today.

    Road Service

    Brisbane to Sydney – Delayed due to electrical issues with Prime Mover. Scheduled for delivery Wednesday 23.12.20.

    Sydney to Brisbane – Delayed due to mechanical breakdown. Delayed fleet on road times expected.

    Sydney to Singleton -Delayed due to late departure as a result of depot processing. All attempts for delivery today.

    Melbourne / Sydney/ Brisbane -Multiple trains delayed due to derailment & mainline closure enroute . Best attempts for delivery Wednesday 23.12.20. Outstanding scheduled for delivery Thursday 24.12.20.

    *** Covid-19 Border control – NSW / VIC – Heavy traffic conditions through Albury NSW & Wodonga VIC – Significant delays expected for all tours entering VIC – Delays up to 2-4 hours expected on all tours impacted – Contingency planning by Melbourne depots underway to minimize the impact on operation & network

    *** Inclement Weather Northern NSW & Sth East QLD – Gold Coast & Lismore Agents Impacted – Heavy rain & potential flash flooding due to adverse weather in the area may affect some deliveries & access to certain areas. – “Bad Weather” scan to be applied to all impacted cons

    *** Rail – Mainline closure due to derailment at Ooldea S.A – Main East-West line closed due to significant carriage defect on the train – All services Eastbound & West bound impacted – Rectification and salvage operation currently underway – Mainline reopening time – TBC

    Rob Dash E: rob@dashfreight.com.au M: 61 423 136 053 Quotes: https://tinyurl.com/yae7tbj6 S: live:rd2221
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    Great update Rob,

    But you left one very important update off, and although overseas, it appears all is on track with all deliveries from the North Pole this year.

    Hope it’s ok with Admins, but here is the link for live tracking of the biggest parcel delivery of the year, and we wonder why Australia Post struggle, when santa can do the whole world in one day.

    Merry xmas to all

    Official NORAD Santa Tracker

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