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  1. Royal Mail has reported that it exceeded its Quality of Service target for Second Class mail for the first three quarters of the financial year 2017-18, but missed the First Class mail target.
  2. The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has warned that the Mayor of London’s announcement of a freeze on non-essential road repairs could cause "damage and delays which will have a disastrous impact on the capital’s ongoing financial profitability".
  3. Asta Sungailienė has now assumed her duties as the new CEO of Lithuania Post.
  4. New Zealand Post has reported a group net profit of $6m for the six months to 31 December 2017 (HY 2018) - but added that it is still grappling with the "ongoing and accelerating letter decline challenges".
  5. UPS has revealed plans to deploy 50 plug-in electric delivery trucks that it is says will be "comparable in acquisition cost to conventional-fueled trucks without any subsidies".
  6. Australia Post has issued a response to claims made by the news programme "A Current Affair" regarding the company's agreements with its licensees.
  7. Following Le Groupe La Poste's announcement regarding its annual results yesterday, DPDgroup has reported that it achieved a turnover of €6.8bn in 2017.
  8. DHL Express has opened a new regional hub at Brussels Airport.
  9. Le Groupe La Poste has reported an operating income for 2017 of €24,110m, which was a 3.5% on the previous year, and a 3.8% increase in operating profit to €1,012m.
  10. Paragon has enhanced its routing and scheduling software to address the potential challenges associated with planning for sustainable vehicles.

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