IN THIS ISSUE TOP STORY UPS And CyPhy works test drone for urgent commercial delivery ■ AMERICAS UPS to open Advanced Technology Package Center In Compton,CA ■ Canada Post partners with Shopify to offer Canadian retailers a seamless online shipping solution ■ ASIA PACIFIC Alibaba Group Announces Appointment of Gao Xiaosong as Chairman of Alibaba Entertainment Strategic Committee ■ Aussies get clued-in before purchase ■ EUROPE Austrian Post sells Romanian subsidiary Postmaster SRL ■ bpost and social partners have approved the new collective labour agreement ■ Deutsche Post DHL Group implements end-to-end supply chain contract with the UK Metropolitan Police Service ■ Deutsche Post sells optivo GmbH to Episerver AB ■ DHL Supply Chain acquires Italian Group MIT Safetrans ■ Russian e-commerce sales grow by 26% in H1 2016 ■ E-commerce in Europe is growing by €9bn ■ Royal Mail wins London Boroughs postal services contract for a second time