Ecommerce logistics and start-ups
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Ecommerce logistics and start-ups
Ecommerce logistics (B2B and B2C) and logistics start-up companies.
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DHL eCommerce Launches Rebranding of DHL Global Mail in the Americas

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Alibaba and Others Push to Improve Delivery, on Singles’ Day in China

Alibaba and Others Push to Improve Delivery, on Singles’ Day in China | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
The country’s largest Internet merchants are working to improve logistics in China, a country plagued by delivery inefficiency.
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Happy Singles Day! China's Anti-Valentine's Festival Is The World's Biggest E-Commerce Holiday

Happy Singles Day! China's Anti-Valentine's Festival Is The World's Biggest E-Commerce Holiday | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Forget Black Friday and Cyber Monday – China’s Singles’ Day sale is now the world’s largest online shopping frenzy.
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Uber Picks Up Google’s Head of Same-Day Delivery

Uber Picks Up Google’s Head of Same-Day Delivery | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
The head of Google’s same-day delivery business has jumped aboard Uber Technologies, spurring expectations the car-hailing smartphone app will develop its own logistics business.
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Startups & Their Supply Chain Fit

Startups & Their Supply Chain Fit | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
The high-tech startup scene is, undoubtedly, worth watching from a supply chain planning perspective, since its promise or failure could boost or hurt your own business or logistics operations.
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The most promising startups in logistics

The most promising startups in logistics | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
The logistics business is not easy on the startups. It's regulated. It's hardware-driven (ships, rail, trucks, air). And there's a reluctancy among the big players to change their business models. ...
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Amazon.ca raises stakes in same-day delivery service in Toronto and Vancouver

Amazon.ca raises stakes in same-day delivery service in Toronto and Vancouver | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Canada’s e-tailing leader to offer service in Toronto, Vancouver – giving Wal-Mart a run for its money in crucial holiday shopping season
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Menzies Distribution & RetailerSaver.com announce partnership to help UK's high street independents

Menzies Distribution & RetailerSaver.com announce partnership to help UK's high street independents | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Menzies Distribution Press and Investment Centre providing all the latest news and information about Menzies Distribution
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Why Online Retailers Continue To Open Brick-And-Mortar Stores

Why Online Retailers Continue To Open Brick-And-Mortar Stores | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
In an age when new technology and the growth of pure online-only retailers have industry analysts questioning the future of brick-and-mortar stores, what are..
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eBay Enterprise invested nearly $52 million to establish a 630,000 sq ft fulfillment center in Kentucky

eBay Enterprise invested nearly $52 million to establish a 630,000 sq ft fulfillment center in Kentucky | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
eBay Enterprise invested nearly $52 million to establish a 630,000-square-foot fulfillment center on Transport Drive in Walton, Kentucky.
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Amazon changes its Chinese strategy to focus on cross-border

Amazon changes its Chinese strategy to focus on cross-border | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
When Amazon representatives visited Si Shen’s start-up in Beijing, the entrepreneur says she was taken aback by the customer service. They were there to set up AppFlood, her advertising technology company, on Amazon Web Services, the US tech group’s
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Amazon opens 3 logistics centers in Poland

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Amazon plans it big with India Post network to ramp up its delivery mechanism

Amazon plans it big with India Post network to ramp up its delivery mechanism | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
NEW DELHI: E-commerce giant Amazon wants to do in India what Alibaba did in China. Amazon's India head Amit Agarwal on Tuesday met telecom and IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and urged him to allow...
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China's e-commerce binge tests logistics, rakes in sales

China's e-commerce binge tests logistics, rakes in sales | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
What happens when the world's most populous country goes on an online shopping binge?
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'Singles Day' parcel boom creates tax loophole headache for customs offices

'Singles Day' parcel boom creates tax loophole headache for customs offices | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Unscrupulous players exploit a loophole to avoid duties through the use of online shopping amid a November parcel boom in China
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Amazon extending Prime benefits to other sites

Amazon extending Prime benefits to other sites | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Could an Amazon Prime membership become a first-class ticket to shopping across the Web? That seems to be what Amazon hopes.
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B2B eCommerce Market Worth $6.7 Trillion by 2020: Alibaba & China the Front-Runners

B2B eCommerce Market Worth $6.7 Trillion by 2020: Alibaba & China the Front-Runners | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Alibaba is known for a number of achievements; the most noteworthy is the fact that it is larger than Amazon and eBay combined – it is recording more trade volume than the two together.
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Amazon Is Testing Taxis for Deliveries

Amazon Is Testing Taxis for Deliveries | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Amazon.com this fall tested package delivery by licensed cab in San Francisco and Los Angeles using taxi-hailing mobile app Flywheel, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Apple Pay, Bitcoin and the Digital Battle for Your Wallet

Apple Pay, Bitcoin and the Digital Battle for Your Wallet | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Jordan Bettman, principal at Bain Capital Ventures, discusses the rapid evolution of mobile payments and how Apple Pay and Bitcoin put the current financial industry at risk.
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Amazon mulls setting up its 8th fulfillment center in India

Amazon mulls setting up its 8th fulfillment center in India | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
If all goes as planned, this would become the online retailer's second such centre in Gujarat in line with the company's plans to expand its infrastructure in India.
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How E-Commerce Is Finally Disrupting The $600 Billion-A-Year Grocery Industry

How E-Commerce Is Finally Disrupting The $600 Billion-A-Year Grocery Industry | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Around 25% of millennials said they would pay a premium for same-day delivery.
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Japan's SoftBank kicks off $10 billion India online spree, buys stake in Snapdeal - Reuters

Japan's SoftBank kicks off $10 billion India online spree, buys stake in Snapdeal - Reuters | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Japanese telecom and media group SoftBank Corp has set its sights on Indian e-commerce in its aggressive expansion drive, saying it will invest about $10 billion in the
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arvato Strengthens its Position in Turkey with E-Commerce Logistics Provider OGLI

arvato Strengthens its Position in Turkey with E-Commerce Logistics Provider OGLI | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Systematic continuation of international expansion in the e-commerce sector. Growth platform for the rapidly developing Turkish market.
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Same-day Delivery by Ecommerce SMBs Viable?

Same-day Delivery by Ecommerce SMBs Viable? | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Same-day delivery has the potential to become a significant retail differentiator, potentially raising the ecommerce industry’s barrier for entry, making it harder for new, relatively ...
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