IN THIS ISSUE TOP STORY Itella changes its name to Posti ■ AMERICAS USPS reports 2.0% revenue increase but US$2bn loss in Q3 ■ E-Commerce and international export drive UPS second-quarter performance ■ UPS extends network in Canada ■ UPS expands services in Mexico ■ ASIA PACIFIC Australia Post partners with myGov on Digital Mailbox trial ■ SingPost buys two more firms as e-Commerce growth underpins Q1 results ■ Russian Post and China Post expand partnership to enhance deliveries from China ■ UPS launches freight services to Myanmar ■ EUROPE Austrian Post reports on stable revenue for H1 2014 ■ Solid growth for bpost in Q2 2014 ■ La Poste half-year profits drop with faster mail volume decline ■ Deutsche Post DHL boosts revenues and earnings in Q2 ■ Lithuania Post builds capacity with new logistics centre and standardises prices ■ Restructuring leads to improved performance for TNT Express ■ Strong performance in Q2 for PostNL ■ SMS postage stamp now a permanent product ■ Royal Mail plc Interim Management Statement ■ InPost UK agrees partnership with parcel multi-carrier platform MetaPack IN THIS E-COMMERCE SPECIAL TRENDS Asendia launches new portfolio with e-Commerce delivery service ■ Superfast broadband expansion expected to boost e-Commerce ■ Singapore Post launches Saturday deliveries ■ TECHNOLOGY Amazon aims to test delivery drones outdoors ■ GLS expands cross-border FlexDelivery to Belgium ■ DPD Germany launches 'parcel navigator' tool to increase B2C convenience ■ NEWS Correios Brazil partners with Alibaba ■ Russian Post and eBay aim to speed up parcel deliveries to Russia ■ Russian Post to offer next-day delivery to retailers as it improves delivery quality ■ DPD introduces Predict B2C delivery service in Russia ■ InPost launches parcel lockers in Malaysia ■ PostNL starts trial Sunday parcel delivery with Coolblue ■ Hundreds of new PostNL pick-up locations in Belgium ■ NZ Post Group powering e-Commerce for companies in New Zealand ■ Royal Mail to make UK’s largest ‘click and collect’ network available to 20,000 SMEs ■ UK online sales recover from June slump with strong growth in July ■ Cooperation between Hämeen Sanomat and Itella takes online stores to Russia