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Delivery Start-Ups Are Back Like It’s 1999

Delivery Start-Ups Are Back Like It’s 1999 | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Silicon Valley wants to save you from ever having to leave your couch. Will it work this time around?
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Peter Sobotta's curator insight, August 25, 2014 8:35 AM

Will same day delivery be a reality in 2015?

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Hong Kong tech startup GoGoVan snags $6.5 mln Series A. DHL, Kerry & SF Express among clisnts

Hong Kong tech startup GoGoVan snags $6.5 mln Series A. DHL, Kerry & SF Express among clisnts | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
GoGoVan has raised $6.5 million in Series A funding. Centurion Private Equity led the round. Based in Hong Kong, GoGoVan is an app that provides logistics solutions.
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Amazon looks to gain liftoff for drone delivery testing

Amazon looks to gain liftoff for drone delivery testing | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
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Amazon is going on the offensive as it seeks federal approval to test its planned Prime Air drone delivery system.
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Alibaba and Chinese rivals pour into Russia's booming e-commerce arena

Alibaba and Chinese rivals pour into Russia's booming e-commerce arena | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
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Amazon Surge in Japan Lifts Yamato’s Express Deliveries

Amazon Surge in Japan Lifts Yamato’s Express Deliveries | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
As more Japanese use mobile phones to shop online, Asia’s biggest parcel shipper is ready.
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Aramex doubles its support to start-ups and SMEs. Teams up with InPost & InfoFort

Aramex doubles its support to start-ups and SMEs. Teams up with InPost & InfoFort | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
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Logistics solutions provider Aramex has teamed up with two regional companies to improve shipping and collection services for start-ups and SMEs.
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Alibaba's chief competitor, JD.com, gets big edge sells directly on Mobile QQ, Tencent’s messaging platform

Alibaba's chief competitor, JD.com, gets big edge sells directly on Mobile QQ, Tencent’s messaging platform | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Alibaba's chief competitor gets a big edge InternetRetailer.com Its alliance with JD.com puts it in partnership with a powerful online retailer that, as of March, was offering 40.2 million SKUs in 13 categories and providing same-day delivery in 43...
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Japan’s Rakuten Buys Startup, Slice, to add to its 2013 Webgistix acquisition. Plans to grow US biz.

Japan’s Rakuten Buys Startup, Slice, to add to its 2013 Webgistix acquisition. Plans to grow US biz. | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Rakuten, Japan’s largest online retailer, has bought Slice, a U.S. based e-commerce app, as it plans a possible foray into the U.S.
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.@Holisollogistics bets big on booming e-commerce market in India

.@Holisollogistics bets big on booming e-commerce market in India | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Holisol currently provides back-end logistics to e-commerce players like Jabong, fabfurnish.com, freecultr.com and officeyes.com, among others.
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Exabytes acquires Singapore firm,Usonyx , launches logistics service - EasyParcel

Exabytes acquires Singapore firm,Usonyx , launches logistics service - EasyParcel | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Malaysian webhosting provider Exabytes Network Sdn Bhd has launched what it described as the country’s first integrated logistics service platform, and also announced its 100% acquisition of Usonyx Pte Ltd.
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Logistics start-up, Graph Story, gets $250K angel funding

Logistics start-up, Graph Story, gets $250K angel funding | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Ahead of Start Co.’s Aug. 21 Demo Day, one of its startups has secured $250,000 in angel funding.

Graph Story, a company participating in Sparkgap, the logistics accelerator created by Start Co., received the funding from the Start Co.
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Peter Sobotta's curator insight, August 6, 2014 11:01 AM

StartCo utilizes a variety of information compiled by logistics companies to troubleshoot possible problems before they happen and save time for drivers by finding alternate routes.

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Worldwide Ecommerce Sales to Increase Nearly 20% in 2014

Worldwide Ecommerce Sales to Increase Nearly 20% in 2014 | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Business-to-consumer (B2C) ecommerce sales worldwide will rise nearly 20% to reach $1.471 trillion in 2014, according to new figures from eMarketer. North America will remain the leading region in B2C ecommerce market share for 2014, but Asia-Pacific is expected to take the top spot by 2015.
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Peter Sobotta's curator insight, August 6, 2014 11:09 AM

Amazing growth trend for ecommerce.

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JD.com reports Q2 loss of 582.5 million yuan (US$93.9 million) from 28.3 million yuan last year.

JD.com reports Q2 loss of 582.5 million yuan (US$93.9 million) from 28.3 million yuan last year. | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Chinese e-commerce company JD.com says its net loss for the …
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E-Commerce Is Not Eating Retail

E-Commerce Is Not Eating Retail | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Brick-and-mortar stores still control between 94 and 97 percent of all sales.
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Study finds online marketplaces such as Amazon's viewed best way to sell internationally

Study finds online marketplaces such as Amazon's viewed best way to sell internationally | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Amazon's marketplace draws attention from globally minded e-retailers InternetRetailer.com Still, shipping and logistics (cited by 42% of respondents), regulations (33%) and currency issues (30%) act as the main hurdles to such sales,...
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Why Africans get bank services from phone companies: 70% have phones; fewer than 25% bank accounts

Why Africans get bank services from phone companies: 70% have phones; fewer than 25% bank accounts | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
In Kenya, where telecom companies dominate the mobile-payments market, one of the country's largest banks is fighting to retake some of its traditional turf.
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B2B Sees Faster Online Sales Growth than B2C - Multichannel Merchant

B2B Sees Faster Online Sales Growth than B2C - Multichannel Merchant | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
B2B ecommerce has grown at a faster sales pace than B2C, according to Epsilon's 2014 Multichannel Trend Report.
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Amazon Enters In-Store Payments Space With Local Register Service

Amazon Enters In-Store Payments Space With Local Register Service | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Bidness Etc Amazon Enters In-Store Payments Space With Local Register Service Bidness Etc So on the surface it may come as a surprise that the country's largest online retailer is introducing a service that allows easier access to small physical...
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Good article: China’s e-commerce secret weapon: the delivery guy

Good article: China’s e-commerce secret weapon: the delivery guy | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Fast, cheap delivery has fuelled online shopping, and the growth of companies like Alibaba and JD.com. Thank a plentiful workforce of low-cost couriers that U.S. rivals can only dream of.
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Rakuten Super Logistics accepts bitcoin

Rakuten Super Logistics accepts bitcoin | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Could this be one step towards Rakuten the ecommerce giant accepting bitcoin as payment?
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Some luxury brands with a Tmall shop get Alibaba's help fighting 'gray market'

Some luxury brands with a Tmall shop get Alibaba's help fighting 'gray market' | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Alibaba is telling some prestigious brands that once they open their own stores on its Tmall e-commerce site it will purge goods sold by unauthorized retailers, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Patel Logistics introduces last mile delivery solution for India's e-commerce boom

Patel Logistics introduces last mile delivery solution for India's e-commerce boom | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Its logistics services include Patel Integrated Logistics and Patel Roadways has a network of 121 branches and 262 delivery stations. (ETTN Patel Logistics plans dedicated arm for e-tailing: Its logistics services include Patel Integrated Logist...
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Amazon to Open 15 Sortation Centers in US this year. Getting closer to customer and competing against

Amazon to Open 15 Sortation Centers in US this year. Getting closer to customer and competing against | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
Amazon's plans for new sortation centers are part of its larger goals of getting close to the customer, Sunday delivery and competing with major carriers.
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Peter Sobotta's curator insight, August 6, 2014 10:55 AM

Amazon is getting ready for same day delivery.

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Israeli cyber security and big data startup ThetaRay raises $10M as it plans to open US headquarters

Israeli cyber security and big data startup ThetaRay raises $10M as it plans to open US headquarters | Ecommerce logistics and start-ups | Scoop.it
ThetaRay is looking to open up its U.S. headquarters and spread globally its product, which is based on 10 years of academic research. ...
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