IN THIS ISSUE TOP STORY One in ten online shoppers abandon their shopping basket because they get cold feet ■ AMERICAS UPS to hire 95,000 for holiday season ■ FedEx to Increase Shipping Rates for Express, Ground and Freight Services ■ ASIA PACIFIC New Zealand Post makes rural delivery changes ■ Alibaba Group and Austrade form strategic collaboration to boost exports to China ■ Alibaba Group and Canadian Government Sign Cooperation Agreement to Connect Small Businesses with Chinese Consumers ■ EUROPE Posti Kiinteistöt sells a logistics centre in Orimattila ■ European Commission backs “Delivery in Europe” ■ PostNL announces stamp rate for December 2016 ■ AmazonFresh expands in London, more than doubling postcode coverage since launch ■ Pagero and Omniva enter into strategic partnership ■ Amazon expands deliveries in Italy and Germany IN THIS GREEN SPECIAL TOP STORY US Postal Service expands alternative energy use ■ AMERICAS UPS placed on Dow Jones Sustainability World Index For Fourth Consecutive Year ■ FedEx Freight invests in CNG Fuelling at OKC Service Centre ■ ASIA PACIFIC New Zealand Post donates used postie bicycles to BikeFIT ■ Australia Post helps Nespresso make recycling easier for customers EUROPE PostNL first to receive sustainability label for existing logistics buildings ■ Calculate transport emissions with the DHL Carbon Calculator ■ StreetScooter presents new “Work L” model at the IAA Commercial Vehicles ■ An Post releases “Think Green” stamps as part of a Europe-wide effort marking ecology in action ■ PostNord trucks now running on pure biofuel ■ CTT Correios de Portugal produces cheaper, greener light ■ Trees to fight climate change in Portugal