IN THIS ISSUE TOP STORY Study on e-Commerce in Nordic region shows clear information on deliveries is important ■ AMERICAS Canada’s Purolator moves into expanded depot, signs up e-Commerce partnerships ■ Google and Amazon expand US delivery services ■ UPS to hire up to 95,000 for holiday season ■ Hermes Transport Logistics intensifies cooperation with Lynden International ■ ASIA PACIFIC Toll opens AU$20m upgraded Perth depot ■ Kerry robots speed up e-Commerce logistics ■ Metro Group and Alibaba Group join forces to promote e-Commerce in China ■ Cainiao and USPS collaborate to enhance cross-border logistics ■ EUROPE DPDGroup extends Pickup parcel shop network to over 20,000 locations in Europe ■ DB Schenker and GLS launch European freight and parcel partnership ■ DHL Parcel aims to become second-largest player in Austria ■ Omniva’s parcel machines expand to Statoil service stations ■ DHL Express targets Finnish e-Commerce through K-Group retail store outlets ■ DPD France partners with e-Commerce software provider PrestaShop ■ DHL Express plans to invest hundreds of millions more in Leipzig air hub ■ GLS expands FlexDelivery service ■ DPD buys German depot franchisee ■ DHL whitepaper highlights the untapped potential of logistics for chemical industry ■ Nightline opens €2m depot to support parcel locker network ■ TNT strengthens service to Nordic markets ■ SPSR Express signs up partners for deliveries of Chinese goods to Russia ■ Russian Post and China Post expand rail deliveries of parcels ■ Swiss Post realigns its internal transport unit ■ Austrian Post opens office of exchange in UK ■ Royal Mail secures stake in Market Engine ■ Parcelforce Worldwide partners with PTA UK to launch new “Welcome to School” initiative ■ New crop of top marketeers join campaign to promote mail IN THIS GREEN SPECIAL AMERICAS USPS plants equipped for recycling ■ USPS Chief Sustainability Officer discusses sustainability efforts ■ UPS makes substantial move to renewable fuels ■ UPS releases annual Sustainability Report ■ UPS makes climate pledge at White House event ■ UPS applauds passage of legislative language to tax all fuels equally ■ UPS expands hybrid electric fleet in US ■ Correios Brasil to build up a Culture of Sustainability Leadership ■ ASIA PACIFIC Australia Post Headquarters celebrates World Environment Day ■ New Zealand Post donates bicycles to Bikes for Madagascar ■ New Zealand Post rolls out ‘code of ethics’ for all employees ■ EUROPE La Poste partners with UN climate summit in Paris ■ GLS opens new eco-depots in Hungary and Italy ■ PostNL awarded Silver CSR Report from FIRA ■ CTT participates in European Mobility Week ■ CTT consults public on offsetting projects ■ UPS tests electric cargo bikes in Switzerland ■ UPS tests long-range e-van in the UK