IN THIS ISSUE TOP STORY Deutsche Post DHL reports on positive first quarter ■ AMERICAS USPS records second-quarter loss ■ Canada Post and Tangentia create Canadian shipping solution ■ UPS Board announces quarterly dividend ■ ASIA PACIFIC Australia Post to deliver six days a week ■ DHL Supply Chain plans €90m Singapore warehousing facility ■ FedEx targets India growth after integrating acquisitions ■ EUROPE Austrian Post Q1 2014 results in line with expectations ■ Parcels deliver higher Q1 profits for bpost ■ DHL extends partnership with Cryo Express ■ DHL expands Thermonet service network ■ DHL Logistics publishes Trend Radar 2014 ■ DPD builds new parcel distribution centre in southern Germany ■ German CEP market grows over 3% in 2013 and 2014 ■ POST Luxembourg launches CCP Mobile app ■ Poczta Polska’s online stamps now available for international letters ■ PostNord has appoints new CFO ■ City Link invests in hub automation IN THIS E-COMMERCE SPECIAL FEATURE STORY B2C deliveries hit 50% of Russian express market, survey finds ■ DELIVERY INNOVATION DPD Germany tests innovative home deliveries with ‘lockboxes’ ■ Itella develops new e-Commerce service ■ Australia Post signs contract with InPost after successful trial ■ USPS trialling same-day delivery in NYC ■ PostNL starts evening parcel delivery ■ PostNL simplifies parcel shipping with new online tool ■ GLS introduces evening and Saturday deliveries in Germany ■ InPost continues expansion in Italy and UK ■ Amazon adds Sunday deliveries with USPS in 15 more US cities ■ EVENTS IPC Annual Conference 2014 ■ NEWS Alibaba files for public share sale ■ German online retailers bet on European expansion ■ Large German online retailers stay with free return ■ Deutsche Post DHL launches new strategy ■ Canada Post launches e-Commerce programme for small businesses ■ UK online sales reach strongest Q1 growth since 2011 ■ Aramex profits from e-Commerce Q1 growth ■ CollectPlus to expand its network by 33% to 7,500 stores in one year