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Alibaba is opening up a new digital platform to small and medium sized sellers in the US in a bid to expand its global presence within the B2B e-commerce sector.

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China-based Alibaba has signed an agreement with the Belgium government to create an ecommerce trade hub. The agreement is part of Alibaba’s Electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP), of which Belgium is the first European country to join. Logistics division Cainiao to invest €75m… Alibaba’s logistics division, Cainiao, will initially invest €75m (US$85m) in the project, which will commence in...
In the lead up to the world’s biggest shopping day, Alibaba’s logistics affiliate has opened a facility that uses 700 robots. Introducing the Cainiao Future Park The Cainiao Future Park in Wuxi, near Shanghai, has opened just in time for Singles Day (11 th November), the world’s largest shopping event. The facility uses technology and over 700 robots to control everything from temperature ...
At its annual Global Smart Logistics Summit, Alibaba’s logistics arm, Cainiao unveiled its ‘smart’ system to manage logistics facilities at scale. Introducing the Cainiao Future Park The new solution, the Cainiao Future Park, takes away the traditionally labour-intensive operations, including manual loading, scheduling and monitoring. It replaces them with systems based around Internet of T...

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