IN THIS ISSUE TOP STORY bpost strenghtens its focus on international e-Commerce ■ AMERICAS DHL Express Canada opens new CA$2.1m Edmonton airport facility ■ Atlas Air adds two more B747 freighters to DHL Express air operations ■ UPS delivers strong 3Q results ■ UPS announces rates hike in North America ■ The UPS Store launches solution targeting small businesses ■ UPS forecasts record holiday deliveries ■ FedEx predicts highest holiday volume in company history ■ FedEx Express expands ‘International First’ service for early deliveries ■ ASIA PACIFIC Australia Post strengthens support for licensed post office network ■ Appointment of new Australia Post parcels executive ■ DHL to invest €100m in Turkey ■ DHL launches North Asian multimodal service linking Japan to Europe ■ EUROPE GLS Belgium launches new shipping tool for SMEs with certain daily parcel volumes ■ Itella to renew its logistics services in Scandinavia ■ DPD Germany to launch digital parcel label ■ GLS opens new depot in Germany ■ eBay launches click & collect and same-day delivery services in Germany ■ Trans-o-flex returns delivery fleet to white ■ Hermes Germany expects Christmas volume growth to exceed 10% ■ Hermes launches time window-based deliveries in Germany ■ TNT Express reports third-quarter results ■ PostNL rolls out parcel lockers in train stations ■ PostNord to focus on service offerings and cost efficiency progresses ■ DPD Russia to invest €40m in new parcel terminal in Moscow ■ DPD to open six more UK depots as business soars ■ Posts listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index