The trial of automated parcel locker terminals at the US Postal Service has seen a "very slow" uptake by consumers, according to an audit by the Inspector General.
UK parcel shop network CollectPlus has won a contract to provide store-based parcel delivery and a returns service for the online sports retailer Wiggle.
Post Office Ltd insisted yesterday that it was "grossly misleading" to suggest there would be a closure programme across the UK post office network.
Operators of UK post offices have claimed the network is facing a "disastrous financial situation" that has left a large number of outlets under "serious" threat.
Post offices in Singapore have all been certified as being "green" by the Singapore Environment Council.
Parcel carrier DPD is launching a network of parcel shops in the Baltic states from this month.
Poland's InPost is to lease out its network of automated parcel locker terminals in the Czech Republic to the courier firm In Time.
Canada Post Group is the Crown corporation operating the universal postal service in Canada.