Posts Tagged: delivery


Softbank and Qualcomm-backed startup aims to take over Korea’s last-mile delivery industry

While Uber has hit its toughest regulatory road block yet in Seoul, last-mile delivery service Naldo pushes forward with its plan to upend S...

  • July 25, 2014
  • at 5:32 pm
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Meal delivery site Foodpanda arrives in Hong Kong, its fourteenth market in Asia

Foodpanda, the meal delivery service born out of Berlin-based Rocket Internet, announced today it has officially launched in Hong Kong. The ...

  • June 24, 2014
  • at 1:18 pm
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During the Bangkok Shutdown, motorcycle delivery is a major selling point for online shoppers

Amid the months of Thailand’s political unrest, Thais have not stopped shopping. Tech in Asia reported before how e-commerce is actually d...

  • January 31, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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Vietnam’s New Delivery Darling has an IT Backbone

A new hot startup has been taking the streets of Ho Chi Minh city by storm for the past five months. With 70 employees already since its inc...

  • December 12, 2012
  • at 1:30 pm
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Amazon Introduces Slow Delivery Option in Shanghai and Harbin

Are you tired of getting the things you buy online so damn fast? Do you live in Shanghai and want to find a way to slow down that city’...

  • July 23, 2012
  • at 4:45 pm
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Big Challenges Still Face India’s E-commerce Space [Report]

Here’s an interesting report on India’s e-commerce space from the folks over at MSL Group. It outlines many of the problems faci...

  • June 18, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Need For Speed: Some Chinese E-Commerce Companies to Expand to Express Delivery Business?

When a Chinese consumer buys something on one of China’s very numerous B2C e-commerce sites, the item in question is whisked off by a ...

  • June 4, 2012
  • at 8:35 pm
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Increased E-commerce Sales Putting Big Pressure on Delivery Companies

China has been experiencing impressive growth in the e-commerce sector, and that growth has also been a windfall of sorts for Chinese delive...

  • December 13, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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Baidu is secretly developing unmanned self-driving bicycles for China: report

The bike sans rider can sense its environment well enough to avoid obstacles and navigate complicated road conditions. We could see a protot...

  • July 9, 2014
  • at 7:54 pm
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Rocket Internet-backed Foodpanda gets $20 million in fresh funding delivered to its doorstep

Foodpanda, the Rocket Internet-backed meal delivery service, just received a $20 million investment from several firms including Phenomen Ve...

  • February 4, 2014
  • at 7:31 pm
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Not as big as Alibaba, but upcoming IPO for rival JD could value it at up to $24.6 billion

The Race is On: China’s Jingdong Starts 3-Hour Delivery in Major Cities

China’s largest Amazon-like e-store, Jingdong, has just rolled out two new supercharged delivery options in six major cities. The nigh...

  • May 31, 2013
  • at 4:17 pm
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Japan’s Rakuten Acquires Alpha Direct Services with Aim of Improving Logistics

Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten (JSD:4755) announced (pdf) today that it has acquired French logistics company Alpha Direct Services for a...

  • November 6, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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360Buy’s Express Delivery Trucks Ready to Hit the Road After Government Approval

We reported recently on a significant strategic shift in China’s e-commerce industry whereby a number of leading e-tailers wanted to s...

  • June 26, 2012
  • at 11:30 am
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VIPShop and Coo8 Say: Screw It, We’ll Deliver It Ourselves

Earlier this month we looked into the reasons behind two of China’s top e-commerce sites opting to deliver their own merchandise, subv...

  • June 15, 2012
  • at 1:31 pm
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E-Commerce Sites Bracing For 2-Week Shutdown as Chinese New Year Nears

Remember all that stuff about 750 billion RMB being spent online in China last year, and how Alipay sees 2.1 million RMB in transactions eve...

  • January 16, 2012
  • at 1:15 pm
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