IN THIS ISSUE TOP STORY 2015 a year of transformation for the CEO of Le Groupe La Poste ■ AMERICAS Regional acquisition for parcel carrier LSO ■ FedEx launches Access magazine and app ■ ASIA PACIFIC Kiwibank boosts first half result ■ DHL Express NZ invests in gateway upgrade ■ SingPost to install new POPStations ■ Japan Post goes global with new acquisition ■ Toll Group targets further cuts ■ Freightways double-digit half-year profit growth ■ EUROPE Austrian Post increases share of parcels market ■ Austrian Post completes food delivery trial ■ Le Groupe La Poste mail decline outweighs growth businesses ■ DHL launches new LCL service for ocean freight containers ■ DHL launches next phase risk management tool ■ Hermes Germany to close third-party road transport business ■ GLS Germany upgrades parcels shops ■ DHL Express takes off in Italy ■ Strong 2014 performance creates solid base for 2015 ■ TNT announces full-year results ■ InPost’s parcel terminal volumes up 90% in Poland ■ Russian Post parcel volumes up by 40% in 2014 ■ Seur grows revenues and parcel volumes ■ Royal Mail enhances in-house IT capability ■ UK Mail to relocate central hub ■ Black Friday discounts impact UK online retail ■ UK e-retailers miss sales opportunities ■ Mobile commerce reaches40% of UK e-retail sales in Q4 2014/15