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On-demand, hyper-local logistics startup Pickingo raises Rs. 8.3 crore in Round 1 - Economic Times

On-demand, hyper-local logistics startup Pickingo raises Rs. 8.3 crore in Round 1 - Economic Times | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
While most of the transactions in the space have tended to be in the seed to Series A range, deal sizes have now begun to cross $10 million in size.
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Logistics startup LetsTransport raises $ 1.3 million from Rebright Partners and others | ETtech

Logistics startup LetsTransport raises $ 1.3 million from Rebright Partners and others | ETtech | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Founded by IIT-Kharagpur alumni Pushkar Singh, Sudarshan Ravi and Ankit Parasher, the company offers customized logistics solutions for customers...
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Slovakia seeking to lure yet another carmaker

Slovakia seeking to lure yet another carmaker | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Rapid preparations of strategic investment park continues.
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Logistics staff go on strike, Flipkart, Myntra in a fix - The Indian Express

Logistics staff go on strike, Flipkart, Myntra in a fix - The Indian Express | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Employees seek better pay, fixed hours; MNS wing threatens to intensify stir.
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In rural China, shoppers go online - with a little help

Cheng Yonghao left hisvillage in central Henan province almost 20 years ago, notexpecting to return. He's now back home, and this week opened avillage store to help locals shop online.Cheng is
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Amazon courts startups, SMBs with Launchpad fulfillment service - ZDNet

Amazon courts startups, SMBs with Launchpad fulfillment service - ZDNet | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Launchpad is an indication that Amazon's fulfillment network and ecosystem for third party sellers is becoming a differentiator.
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Large companies are increasingly bringing their e-commerce operations in-house to leverage digital and physical channels. That reality means that smaller companies will be the new battleground for third party fulfillment players.

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Australia to chase Amazon and other overseas retailers to collect GST: Hockey | ZDNet

Australia to chase Amazon and other overseas retailers to collect GST: Hockey | ZDNet | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Rather than inspecting packages when they enter the country, the Australian government will get online retailers to apply and collect GST, Treasurer Joe Hockey has said.
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Flipkart Enables 'Click and Collect' Feature Across 10 Indian Cities

Flipkart Enables 'Click and Collect' Feature Across 10 Indian Cities | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Flipkart announced the launch of 20 'experience zones' that will enable its 'Click and Collect' feature.
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Things you didn't know about deliveries in Asia [infographic]

Things you didn't know about deliveries in Asia [infographic] | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Deliveries in Asia in general and Bangkok in particular are still handled in a very traditional way. Fortunately, new technologies and the advent of sharing economy change the game; new players use technology to increase the efficiency of the industry while dragging down the costs.Since its launch in Bangkok in November 2014, lalamove, an urban express professional delivery service, has grown fast.  Chanon Klahan, Head of Marketing for lalamove Bangkok, shares some market data with us and explains why lalamove is so popular. What makes lalamove so special?You can truly deliver
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Amazon Fresh Poised To Deliver To UK Homes From September

Amazon Fresh Poised To Deliver To UK Homes From September | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
The Amazon Fresh grocery delivery service, currently being pioneered in a number of US cities, is set to deliver somewhere new: the UK.
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Discussion: Mobile commerce and hyperlocal, the next wave in digital India

Discussion: Mobile commerce and hyperlocal, the next wave in digital India | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Consumers are becoming more aware and feel comfortable getting everything with just the click of a button or touch of a finger.
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Amazon to launch test location for grocery pick-ups, report says

Amazon to launch test location for grocery pick-ups, report says | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Amazon's efforts to put food on your table with AmazonFresh are apparently moving into yet another direction: drive-through shopping.
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Flipkart eyes Alibaba model; to cut commissions and diversify

Flipkart eyes Alibaba model; to cut commissions and diversify | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Flipkart looking at reducing commissions charged to third-party sellers, adding advertising, payments and other services
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Indian logistics startups Pickingo, Letstransport raise funding

Indian logistics startups Pickingo, Letstransport raise funding | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Pickingo is a B2B on-demand hyperlocal logistics startup, whereas Letstransport is a tech-enabled intra-city last-mile logistics provider
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Deliv Doubles its Footprint, Becoming One of the Broadest Reaching Same-Day Delivery Companies

MENLO PARK, Calif., Aug. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Deliv, a leading crowdsourced, same-day delivery company, today...
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India’s Snapdeal Raises $500 Million From Alibaba, Foxconn and SoftBank

India’s Snapdeal Raises $500 Million From Alibaba, Foxconn and SoftBank | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
The investment sharpens the competition between Alibaba and Amazon in India.
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New e-commerce entry Jet means rock-bottom prices … and more city trucks

New e-commerce entry Jet means rock-bottom prices … and more city trucks | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
After months of announcements, major cash infusion, and a limited beta program, Jet—a new competitor to Amazon for e-commerce supremacy—went live to the public.
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Flipkart’s Logistics Suffer Blow: 400 Delivery Boys Go On Strike Due To Lack Of Basic Amenities - Inc42 Magazine

Flipkart’s Logistics Suffer Blow: 400 Delivery Boys Go On Strike Due To Lack Of Basic Amenities - Inc42 Magazine | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Flipkart has been alleged to deny basic facilities to its delivery boys.
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Amazon proposes drones-only airspace to facilitate high-speed delivery

Amazon proposes drones-only airspace to facilitate high-speed delivery | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
The retail giant’s proposal carves out airspace from 200ft-400ft exclusively for autonomous drones, with a further 100ft above it declared a no-fly zone
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Flipkart eyeing stake in LogiNext

Flipkart eyeing stake in LogiNext | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Mumbai-based firm is a logistics and supply chain analytics start-up
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Onida co-promoter invests $500K in logistics solutions startup Wow Express | VCCircle

Onida co-promoter invests $500K in logistics solutions startup Wow Express | VCCircle | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Wow Express was founded six months ago.
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A service that lets freelancers make e-retail deliveries in China raises $100 ... - InternetRetailer.com (press release) (registration) (blog)

A service that lets freelancers make e-retail deliveries in China raises $100 ... - InternetRetailer.com (press release) (registration) (blog) | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Internet Retailer - Technology/Fulfillment/Delivery - A service that lets freelancers make e-retail deliveries in China raises $100 million
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Their one-month-old startup brings logistics tech out of the stone age, bags funding

Their one-month-old startup brings logistics tech out of the stone age, bags funding | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Investor money is pouring into on-demand delivery startups, and logistics is a key piece to the puzzle. But technology in this space is surprisingly primitive. Locus attempts to change that.
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Startups Grow In Africa, But Ecosystems Need More To Flourish

Startups Grow In Africa, But Ecosystems Need More To Flourish | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Obamania has gripped Kenya as the 44th U.S. president lands in Nairobi, the country’s capital, for a visit. From t-shirts, mugs, and caps with Barack..
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On-demand logistics startup Townrush raises seed funding from Lightspeed - The Economic Times

On-demand logistics startup Townrush raises seed funding from Lightspeed - The Economic Times | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
The undisclosed amount is being invested into the company's physical infrastructure, technological development, and scaling up its core team.
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