Global players start to move in on Indonesia’s e-commerce boom

25 March 2021 – Indonesia’s booming e-commerce sales have attracted investment from international logistics players. Like other Asia Pacific countries it experienced “unprecedented” e-commerce growth last year when Covid hit, with online sales surging 37% to $25bn, according to GlobalData. To cater for the rising demand, Singapore-based e-commerce specialist J&T Express announced this week it had launched…

Alibaba already disrupted retail and finance. Next up? Logistics

23 March 2021 – Cainiao emerges as new profit center by leveraging data to streamline deliveries The business of moving boxes around China is anything but boring these days. Cainiao Smart Logistics Network last month reported faster revenue growth than any other specified part of Alibaba Group Holding’s vast empire. JD Logistics, the corresponding arm…

AirAsia : Logistics Company Teleport Announces Partnership with Alibaba’s Logistics Arm Cainiao during Tmall “11.11” Global Shopping Festival

12 November 2020 – Shenzhen, Teleport, the logistics tech venture of AirAsia has partnered with Cainiao, the logistics arm of Alibaba, to deliver cross-border orders made on Tmall Taobao, Alibaba’s e-commerce platform. The partnership will initially start from Shenzhen and Canton in China to Kota Kinabalu, Sabah; the main hub in East Malaysia. Through this…

Alibaba moves into Japan with third-party logistics offering

11 November 2020 E-commerce giant in competition with Amazon to become global logistics provider Cainiao, the logistics arm of Chinese e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba (NYSE: BABA), has opened for business in Japan to provide comprehensive logistics service to importers and exporters there. The latest step in Alibaba Group’s global logistics expansion follows last month’s launch of third-party logistics…

Cainiao: 700 chartered flights to deliver 90 % of cross-border parcels during 11.11 shopping festival

22nd October 2020 –  Cainiao Smart Logistics Network, the logistics arm of Alibaba Group Holding Limited, has announced a series of initiatives to ramp up its global logistics infrastructure, in anticipation of explosive growth in e-commerce parcel volume during the upcoming 11.11 shopping festival. This year, Cainiao plans to operate over 700 chartered flights to deliver 90…

Alibaba Subsidiary Cainiao Pushes Into Malaysia With Cross-Border Delivery Service

23rd September 2020 –  Cainiao, a logistics arm of Alibaba, is partnering with its domestic peer Best to launch a time-efficient delivery service between China and Malaysia, which the duo hailed as a boon for both buyers and sellers as the upcoming “Double 11” shopping extravaganza is expected to drive demand for cross-border e-commerce. The…