DHL Express is adding a next-day delivery connection from Japan to the United States this month.
DHL is investing $50m (USD) in a new multi-customer logistics facility in Sagamihara City, near Tokyo.
Japan Post is teaming up with Japan Airlines to launch a new international express service for small, temperature-sensitive parcels.
SingPost, the national postal service of Singapore, is continuing to expand its e-commerce business with plans to buy a local freight forwarder.
Mail volumes have fallen by 18% in the world's 17 major markets since 2006, most rapidly in the UK, Italy, Spain and North America.
Japan Post and Singapore Post have formed an alliance to provide a new fulfillment service for Japanese e-commerce companies selling overseas.
Japan's finance industry is demanding firm plans from the Japanese government on when Japan Post and its important banking division will be privatised.
Canada Post Group is the Crown corporation operating the universal postal service in Canada.