IN THIS ISSUE TOP STORY European B2C e-Commerce posts strong double-digit growth AMERICAS Canada Post partners with Crawford Technologies to provide epost ■ FedEx reports fourth-quarter earnings ■ UPS study reveals growth opportunities for industrial distributors of all sizes ■ Amazon upgrades Prime Now and invests in new fulfilment centres in US and UK ■ Pitney Bowes completes Borderfree acquisition ■ US crowdsourced same-day delivery firm Deliv expands with WeDeliver takeover ■ ASIA PACIFIC ■ Kerry delivers in China for House of Fraser and expands international network ■ Alibaba’s Cainiao extends fresh food delivery to 18 Chinese cities ■ Blue Dart Express ups stake in Indian airline operation ■ Indian delivery start-ups pick up millions from investors ■ New delivery hub for New Zealand Post in Hamilton ■ New air fleet to meet growing demand for overnight parcels ■ SingPost sells mail printing businesses to raise funds for e-Commerce expansion EUROPE ■ DHL expands ColdChain network services in Europe ■ DPDgroup and PostNord expand strategic partnership ■ Mobile commerce booms in Austria with increasing number of online shoppers ■ DPD to invest €30m in new southern German hub near Stuttgart ■ French children’s gifts webshop delivers with DPD France ■ DHL Express opens new depot in northern France as part of €30m investment ■ DHL Express Germany starts building new facility at Hanover Airport ■ Dutch e-retailer Bol.com offers low-cost same-day deliveries ■ UK e-retail sales keep double-digit growth while e-retail delivery volumes slow in May ■ UK e-supermarket Ocado opens London delivery hub and plans warehouse robots

GREEN SPECIAL

FEATURE STORY ■ IPC holds sustainability workshop to assess progress in EMMS programme ■ AMERCIAS ■ Correios Brazil partners with recycling cooperatives to stimulate social inclusion ■ Canada Post releases 2014 Social Responsibility Report ■ FedEx releases 2014 Global Citizenship Report ■ UPS building additional 15 CNG fuelling stations and increasing CNG fleet ■ FedEx rolls out hydrogen fuel cell ground support equipment ■ UPS becomes US’s largest user of renewable natural gas in shipping industry ■ UPS recognised for eco-friendliness by the Alpine Group ■ Asia Pacific ■ New Zealand Post uses value chain tool to recycle old uniforms ■ New Zealand Post tests new electric vehicle fleet ■ EUROPE■ Austrian Post’s domestic shipments climate-neutral in 2014 ■ Danish postmen educated in eco-driving ■ Posti ramps up partnership to improve recycling rate ■ DHL launches new gas-powered concept vehicle ■ DHL helps customers achieve their own CO2 reduction goals ■ Hermes Germany deploys block heating station to save €300,000 in energy costs ■ POST Luxembourg publishes third annual CSR report ■ TNT introduces electric express delivery vehicles in Amsterdam and Rotterdam ■ Posten Norge sets record with purchase of electric cars ■ CTT invests in a new fleet ■ CTT plants trees to combat forest fires ■ CTT leads the quest for a post-carbon world ■ Correos joins governmental climate campaign ■ Swiss Post subsidiary develops platform for car sharing ■ Swiss Post headquarters receives highest-level sustainability certificate ■ DHL Express launches electric vehicles in Russia ■ DPD Russia publishes results of successful eco-vehicle trial in Moscow ■ Royal Mail ranked in Business in the Community’s 2015 Corporate Responsibility Index