Posts Tagged: logistics

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Here’s SingPost’s grand plan to rule ecommerce in Asia

Update (March 7): The article previously stated that SingPost’s annual profit was US$29.4 million. That is incorrect. It is US$111 mil...

  • March 5, 2014
  • at 5:59 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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Alibaba invests $364 million in electronic appliance maker Haier to improve China’s e-commerce logistics

E-commerce titan Alibaba and electronic appliance maker Haier (SHA:600690; HKG:1169) announced today that the two companies will jointly...

  • December 9, 2013
  • at 12:03 pm
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China’s Jingdong ends 11/11 shopping spree, sees customers spending $1.6 billion

Alibaba’s Tmall wasn’t the only hotspot for deals during yesterday’s 11/11 online shopfest in China. Jingdong (also known as JD) showe...

  • November 12, 2013
  • at 5:30 pm
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getngo-startups-vietnam-coffee-delivery delivers coffee to offices across Ho Chi Minh city, a child of the e-commerce logistics company Zship, has just started delivering coffee to offices in Ho Chi Minh city.

  • October 10, 2013
  • at 5:32 pm
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Rakuten Helps American Merchants Make Faster Deliveries With Logistics Company Acquisition

Japanese e-commerce titan Rakuten (JSD:4755) has revealed today that it’s acquired California-based logistics company Webgistix for an...

  • June 7, 2013
  • at 1:25 pm
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How Giao Hang Nhanh Solves Logistics in Vietnam’s Growing E-commerce Market

In an e-commerce market as huge as Vietnam’s with over 30 big e-commerce players and hundreds of smaller players, logistics and collecting...

  • March 27, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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Eloku Graduates from JKTFI, Provides Top-End Hardware Solution for Logistics Companies

Indonesia’s Eloku is a cloud-based solution to keep track of delivery services. The startup is run by hardware specialist Didi Setiadi...

  • November 29, 2012
  • at 6:30 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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Xend to launch a mobile booking app for its 90,000 registered users

Philippine logistics company Xend is not only a courier service. It’s also a technology company. After around eight years of using the w...

  • February 20, 2014
  • at 9:00 pm
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Tencent pumps $193 million into Asian logistics network in another strike against Alibaba

Tencent pumps $193 million into logistics and online merchants in another strike against Alibaba

Chinese web giant Tencent (HKG:0700) announced this evening the completion of a HK$1.5 billion (about $193 million) deal to take a stake in ...

  • January 15, 2014
  • at 7:34 pm
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Why Asia still has at least 10 years before it leads the tech world

Asia still has at least a decade to go before it's leading the world in innovation. That's because it's hampered by focusing all its innovat...

  • November 27, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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6 facts that you should know about cash-on-delivery in Indonesia

One of the most popular ways for online shops to cater to users without credit cards or bank accounts is to offer cash-on-delivery (COD).

  • October 28, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
Read More competition for Vietnam’s e-commerce logistics market is intense

Zship is one of GHN's promising new logistics e-commerce competitors. And although it's late to the game, it's squeaking out its own advanta...

  • September 2, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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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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Onigi Integrates with ESL Express Ahead of Launching its Own Logistics Platform

Onigi, an Indonesian-based startup that lets small- and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) set up online stores easily, announced a few days ago...

  • January 16, 2013
  • at 5:30 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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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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