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Forwarders fight to recapture e-commerce market lost to Post

Forwarders fight to recapture e-commerce market lost to Post

E-Commerce, Express, News August 9, 2016 at 10:13 am

Japan’s largest international freight forwarder, Nippon Express announced a new deal to handle China-bound shipments originating in Japan for Alibaba’s TMall.com platform. Volumes of Japanese cosmetics and other consumer goods moving from Japan into China via e-commerce channels have never been greater – yet freight forwarders control only a sliverRead More

CFA 2016: Is the airfreight industry ignoring a trillion-dollar market? [VIDEO]

CFA 2016: Is the airfreight industry ignoring a trillion-dollar market? [VIDEO]

Asia, E-Commerce, Photos+Videos April 20, 2016 at 8:04 pm

HONG KONG – Airfreight clearly has a major role in servicing e-commerce fueled cross-border traffic in the future, but the conclusion of panelists on “The E-commerce Explosion and Air Freight” session at Cargo Facts Asia 2016 was that individual players risk being squeezed out of this market unless they areRead More

Alibaba-affiliate Cainiao, currently handles 70% of China's e-commerce logistics.

International funding for Cainiao

Asia, E-Commerce, Express, Strategy April 14, 2016 at 9:55 am

At least six groups injected an estimated US$1.54 billion into Alibaba’s logistics unit Cainiao during the company’s first round of external funding since it was founded in 2013. In a move led by e-commerce giant Alibaba, Cainiao was founded three years ago with financial support from two strategic partnerships, oneRead More

Alibaba-affiliate Cainiao, currently handles 70% of China's e-commerce logistics.

A different kind of logistics network

Asia, E-Commerce, Events, Express, News, Photos+Videos March 25, 2016 at 9:29 am

As we posted earlier this week, we’re excited that Steven Li, Director of Cross-Border E-Commerce Logistics for Cainiao, will join us in Hong Kong next month as a speaker at Cargo Facts Asia 2016. Cainiao was formed in 2013 to oversee the proposed China Smart Logistics Network – the brainchild of Alibaba boss Jack Ma.Read More

Alibaba-affiliate Cainiao, currently handles 70% of China's e-commerce logistics.

Cainiao joins e-commerce panel at Cargo Facts Asia 2016

Asia, Capacity & Demand, E-Commerce, Express, News March 21, 2016 at 10:57 am

Cargo Facts Asia 2016 has added yet another key speaker to its “E-commerce Explosion and Air Freight” panel: Steven Li, Director of Cross-Border E-Commerce Logistics for Cainiao. It is widely known that e-commerce in China owes much of its success to the most renowned of Cainiao’s founding partners, Alibaba, which launched theRead More

IPO Express

IPO Express

Asia, E-Commerce, Express, Premium Newswire, Strategy March 1, 2016 at 10:28 am

No, despite the similarity in initials, this is not a new Chinese express company. However, according to reports piling up in the Chinese media this week, YTO Express, ZTO Express, STO Express, and SF Express are all in the process of making an Initial Public Offering – that is, they haveRead More

…and 200 airplanes!

…and 200 airplanes!

Aircraft, Asia, Carriers, Express, Photos+Videos November 17, 2015 at 10:02 am

11 11 2015. That is eight numbers, representing a day last week. Here’s another number: 14,300,000,000. That’s US dollars. $14.3 billion US dollars. Put it all together, and what you have is that on this year’s Singles Day in China, the eleventh of November 2015, e-commerce giant Alibaba logged $14.3Read More

Challenges & opportunities for air cargo

Challenges & opportunities for air cargo

Express, News, Strategy October 26, 2015 at 10:07 am

MIAMI – The 21st annual Cargo Facts Aircraft Symposium is officially underway, beginning this morning with a workshop presented by the senior staff at Cargo Facts’ sister company Air Cargo Management Group. In addition to the technical and economic presentations from ACMG, this year’s workshop featured a presentation by IATA’sRead More