IN THIS ISSUE TOP STORY Southco chooses DHL as its sole global logistics provider ■ AMERICAS UPS helps Canadian businesses and online shoppers get packages faster ■ Walmart agrees to acquire ■ ASIA PACIFIC Australia Post progresses Aramex deal ■ FedEx opens new facility at Perth Airport ■ UPS improves cut-off times in China ■ Official opening of Waikato post and parcels hub tomorrow ■ EUROPE UPS to test cargo bikes in Munich ■ PostNord revenues flat but e-commerce remains “driving force” ■ Letter processing in the Berne area to be streamlined IN THIS E-COMMERCE SPECIAL FEATURE STORY Delivery choice - Parcel lockers ■ NEWS Amazon likely facing challenges with delivering its same-day promise ■ Amazon has the largest storage space in India as an e-Commerce company ■ Shoppable raises $3.5m in new funding ■ Australia Post invests in Newcastle e-Commerce ■ Podcast - boosting first-time parcel delivery ■ DHL delivers parcels at a scheduled time in the evening across Germany ■ German e-Commerce grows nearly 16% in Q2, 2016 ■ DHL e-Commerce boosts its China footprint with new investments and expanded capabilities ■ DHL opens its largest parcel sorting centre in Germany ■ When should e-retailers start preparing for the holidays? Right now. ■ More drop-off points by Royal Mail