IN THIS ISSUE TOP STORY French e-Commerce sales maintain double-digit growth in Q2 2014 ■ AMERICAS FedEx launches FedEx Global Returns ■ UPS Expands Two Houston-Area Buildings ■ ASIA PACIFIC SingPost to launch residential ‘parcel boxes’ ■ New Zealand Post launches Tmall Global web store ■ EUROPE bpost introduces home deliveries of parcels on Saturdays ■ DPD Germany enhances international B2C services with DPD DIRECT ■ Hermes sets fixed pick-up times in German parcel shops ■ TNT Express trading update and new brand identity ■ Blue Water Shipping and PostNord sign agreement on parcels and pallets ■ Russian Post to invest over €50m in three new logistics centres ■ Swiss Post upgrading parcel centres ■ Jörg Vollmer to take over as Head of SPS ■ Hermes UK improves returns as City Link hails delivery alert service ■ UK Mail reports 6% parcel growth in trading update