IN THIS ISSUE TOP STORY Swedish online sales predicted to increase by 16% this year ■ AMERICAS UPS increases to seven the number of its next generation training facilities ■ Postmates speeds up with Amazon-style free delivery scheme ■ Amazon Payments Launches Global Partner Program ■ Prime FREE Same-Day Delivery expands to 11 new metro areas ■ FedEx forecasts annual global economic megatrends ■ ASIA PACIFIC New offer to purchase part of Kiwibank ■ UPS designated as Advanced Certified Enterprise in Shenzhen ■ UPS speeds up in Korea ■ FedEx to operate at new cargo terminal at Incheon International Airport ■ India’s DTDC Express plans US$100m investment ■ EUROPE Trans-o-flex acquisition closed ■ OpusCapita’s cooperation negotiations concluded ■ Amazon expands same-day deliveries in Italy and invests €1.2m in facility in Germany ■ TNT AGM adopts 2015 financial statements, comments on FedEx acquisition ■ PostNord acquires G.P. Spedition Aps ■ Spanish Correos Express launches new B2B and B2C delivery services ■ Russian Post opens first banking counters in over 20 regions ■ DPD Russia opens parcel shops at Rostelecom retail outlets ■ Hermes Parcelshops to open in Co-op stores ■ Royal Mail doubles compensation for tracked products ■ UK Mail upbeat on profits outlook despite revenue drop