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  1. Cloud commerce platform Magento has named Deutsche Post DHL Group as Premier Partner for Shipping.
  2. US retailer Walmart has announced that DoorDash has signed on as a delivery partner for its online grocery service.
  3. Finland's Posti has announced that it has been awarded A-class food logistics certification by the British Retail Consortium (BRC).
  4. XPO Logistics has launched a US-wide shared-space distribution model for omnichannel retail and e-commerce customers.
  5. Omniva has reports that its parcel and postal businesses in the Baltics grew 18% and 2% respectively in the first quarter (Q1) of 2018.
  6. Amazon has announced that its Amazon Key service - which already offers online shoppers the option of in-home delivery and keyless guest access - has now been extended to include in-car deliveries.
  7. GLS Germany has reported that its parcel depot in Dortmund is now trialling a VW eCrafter electric vehicle. The GLS depot in Nuremberg has been involved in the pre-service test of the VW delivery vehicle since February.
  8. Swiss Post has announced that auditor Stephan Bachmann has been appointed to join the panel of independent experts looking into the irregular accounting practices at PostBus.
  9. The Freight Transport Association is relaunching the Logistics Carbon Reduction Scheme as the Logistics Emissions Reduction Scheme (LERS).
  10. Speaking at Deutsche Post DHL Group's AGM in Bonn, CEO Frank Appel emphasised the company's commitment to, and belief in, global trade. "The future is global," said Appel. "Anything else is a misconception."

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