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Diversify, Don't Privatize Canada Post: Union

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Diversify, Don't Privatize Canada Post: Union TheTyee.ca Changes include the end of door-to-door letter delivery and the postal workforce shedding between 6,000 and 8,000 workers over the next five years, mainly through attrition, as well as...
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Amazon seeks greater role for RFID within supply chain ops | RFID24-7.com

Amazon seeks greater role for RFID within supply chain ops | RFID24-7.com | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Amazon announced a joint venture with the RFID Lab at Auburn to explore the business case for implementing RFID with its worldwide supply chain.
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eBay Is Testing Its Own Version of Amazon Prime in Germany

eBay Is Testing Its Own Version of Amazon Prime in Germany | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
The new eBay program will offer German consumers benefits on shipping and returns. Reportedly called eBay+, the loyalty program looks ready to compete against Amazon.
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Wal-Mart will have to spend a lot more than planned to beat Amazon - Business Insider

Wal-Mart will have to spend a lot more than planned to beat Amazon - Business Insider | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Wal-Mart Stores Inc said that it would take a different approach to online growth than Amazon.com Inc by using its large network of stores as distribution...
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Walmart's e-commerce up 17%

Walmart's e-commerce up 17% | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
In the midst of rolling out a global technology platform to make e-commerce and mobile shopping easier, Walmart announced that sales grew 17 percent in the first quarter.  
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In wake of Alibaba lawsuit, luxury fashion startup Xiu raises $30M funding - Tech in Asia

In wake of Alibaba lawsuit, luxury fashion startup Xiu raises $30M funding - Tech in Asia | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Xiu’s investment comes just days after several high-profile luxury brands filed a lawsuit against China’s biggest ecommerce company, Alibaba.
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SingPost scores as first logistics partner of Alibaba Merchant Delivery Scheme

SingPost scores as first logistics partner of Alibaba Merchant Delivery Scheme | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
SINGAPORE Post (SingPost) has emerged as the first logistics partner of the Alibaba Merchant Delivery Scheme launched on Tuesday by Alibaba.com (the global wholesale trade arm of Alibaba Group), set up to provide members with logistics solutions...
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Ocado says its robot blueprints don't mean it's scrapping human staff - Business Insider

Ocado says its robot blueprints don't mean it's scrapping human staff - Business Insider | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Ocado is developing a raft of new warehouse robots to cut costs and increase efficiency.
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How a Company You've Never Heard of Is Rapidly Becoming the Uber of Delivery

How a Company You've Never Heard of Is Rapidly Becoming the Uber of Delivery | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Venture-backed software startup Onfleet supplies the last-mile logistics for hundreds of on-demand delivery apps.
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Can Google Outsell Amazon and eBay?

Can Google Outsell Amazon and eBay? | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Google will launch buy buttons on its search-result pages in coming weeks, a controversial step by the company toward becoming an online marketplace rivaling those run by Amazon.com and eBay.
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Amazon may let indie merchants ship directly to Prime customers - CNET

Amazon may let indie merchants ship directly to Prime customers - CNET | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Such a move could expand the number of items available for free, two-day shipping and ease logistics at the world's biggest e-commerce company, according to reports.
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Startups Upend Japan's Famous—And Famously Old-Fashioned—Fish Market - Wall Street Journal

Startups Upend Japan's Famous—And Famously Old-Fashioned—Fish Market - Wall Street Journal | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Startups use new apps to cut out Japan’s decades-old use of middlemen in its seafood industry.
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Investors Pumping Hundreds of Millions Into Tennessee Startups - Memphis Daily News

Investors Pumping Hundreds of Millions Into Tennessee Startups - Memphis Daily News | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Memphis Daily News Investors Pumping Hundreds of Millions Into Tennessee Startups Memphis Daily News A picture emerges of a city on the cusp of greater attention from growing numbers of investors at all levels of the deal-making food chain, of...
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Carl Icahn Calls $100 Million Lyft Investment 'a Bargain' | WIRED

Carl Icahn Calls $100 Million Lyft Investment 'a Bargain' | WIRED | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
If you are the kind of person who would not call spending $100 million on anything a bargain, then you must not be Carl Icahn.
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Amazon's Same-Day Delivery Service Taking Hits From Unreliable Third Party ... - Huffington Post

Amazon's Same-Day Delivery Service Taking Hits From Unreliable Third Party ... - Huffington Post | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
The largest online delivery site having a system in place so archaic it makes it impossible for its human representatives to choose a different third-party vendor if something goes wrong, is a bit mystifying.
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Amazon one-hour Prime delivery service now includes local stores

Amazon is extending its one-hour Prime Now delivery service to cover goods purchased from select third-party stores, with the service launching today in Manhattan for a trio of upscale shops....
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How Walmart uses OpenStack to deliver its 'everyday low prices' - ZDNet

How Walmart uses OpenStack to deliver its 'everyday low prices' - ZDNet | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
In August 2014, Walmart moved its entire ecommerce stack to OpenStack running on Canonical's Ubuntu Linux.
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Vietnam makes strides in buying into online shopping - Channel News Asia

Vietnam makes strides in buying into online shopping - Channel News Asia | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Government data shows Vietnamese online shoppers spent almost US$3 billion last year. However, experts are skeptical of the healthy number, while consumers' preference for cash over credit cards may also hamper growth in the sector.
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E-tailers building their own logistics and delivery networks for cost optimisation - The Economic Times

E-tailers building their own logistics and delivery networks for cost optimisation - The Economic Times | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Retailers are building their own logistics and delivery networks for cost optimisation, taking control of each step -- from orders to shipment.
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For One-Hour Delivery In NYC, Amazon Takes The Subway

For One-Hour Delivery In NYC, Amazon Takes The Subway | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Like many New Yorkers, Amazon couriers have found that the fastest route is often by subway.
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Kingdee Announces Strategic Investment from JD.com - SYS-CON Media (press release)

Kingdee Announces Strategic Investment from JD.com - SYS-CON Media (press release) | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
SYS-CON Media, NJ, The world's leading i-technology media company on breaking technology news.
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Fujitsu’s new wearables might not be sexy, but they could save your life

Fujitsu’s new wearables might not be sexy, but they could save your life | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Consumer wearables steal all the headlines, but enterprise wearables may become the unsung heroes of the smart gadget movement.
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Bengaluru Food Delivery Startup Dazo Helps Hungry Customers Figure Out ... - TechCrunch

Bengaluru Food Delivery Startup Dazo Helps Hungry Customers Figure Out ... - TechCrunch | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Most food delivery services try to offer a cornucopia of selections from as many restaurants as possible. A Bengaluru startup called Dazo, however, is taking..
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JD.com grows e-retail with logistics - Freightweek

JD.com grows e-retail with logistics - Freightweek | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
FreightWeek - Insights on sustainable business practices for the global logistics industry
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Kenya-based FinTech Startup, Weza Tele Joins AFB - TechCabal

Kenya-based FinTech Startup, Weza Tele Joins AFB - TechCabal | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Weza Tele, a Kenya-based FinTech startup has been bought over by a financial services provider AFB for $1.7 million.
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Robots take over ecommerce-driven logistics from humans - The Economic Times

Robots take over ecommerce-driven logistics from humans - The Economic Times | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
At courier firm DTDCs Delhi hub, a 25-arm monster sorts packages in lightning speed: 3,600 items an hour, or one in every second.
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