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Chinese e-commerce players Alibaba and JD have launched logistics solutions for the medical workforce that combats the coronavirus epidemic in China.

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With people significantly reduce the time spent outdoors, online grocery sales are soaring in China. Retailers saw explosion of online orders With Chinese nationals being advised to stay at home during Chinese New Year holiday amid the ongoing coronavirus epidemic, demand for fresh food and household items has soared. Walmart’s delivery business, JD Daojia, reported a five-fold increase ...
Alibaba is opening up a new digital platform to small and medium sized sellers in the US in a bid to expand its global presence within the B2B e-commerce sector. $23.9 trillion According to Alibaba, the new platform will help connect US businesses to the $23.9 trillion global B2B e-commerce market, which is six times larger than the consumer ecommerce market. In order to promote the platfor...
China-based Alibaba has signed an agreement with the Belgium government to create an ecommerce trade hub. The agreement is part of Alibaba’s Electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP), of which Belgium is the first European country to join. Logistics division Cainiao to invest €75m… Alibaba’s logistics division, Cainiao, will initially invest €75m (US$85m) in the project, which will commence in...

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18/12/2019
This report looks at how blockchain is progressing in the food and consumer goods industry, including what's been achieved so far, future prospects and whether it can deliver value for businesses that have invested. 
29/07/2019
Alibaba Group is the world's largest online marketplace. In this two-slide snapshot, we've included an essential summary of supply chain priorities, latest network developments and other key statistics for the retailer.
06/03/2019
This report explores why omnichannel fulfilment is a growing influencer of retail success, what a flexible omnichannel network looks like, and how businesses including Carrefour, Walmart, Ocado, Jumbo and Alibaba are creating them.

This report details and demonstrates how AI is leaving the lab and entering grocery supply chains, with examples and use cases from within and beyond the food and consumer goods industry.

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A practical one day workshop for all roles in suppliers, to help develop your understanding of the vital part that supply chains play in underpinning FMCG businesses.