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How logistics have become vital as e-commerce booms

As Asia’s e-commerce market flourishes, logistics has taken a dual role as both a core driver and an enabler for the industry.

How to make the most of the Asian food retailing boom

Expert advice on how to make the most of the Asian food retailing boom.

How to make the most of the Asian food retailing boom

Expert advice on how to make the most of the Asian food retailing boom.

Thailand gains DHL eCommerce

DHL eCommerce domestic delivery service launched in Thailand.

Pos Indonesia eyes eCommerce boom

Indonesia’s national postal service, Pos Indonesia, is mulling a spin-off its logistics arm in an IPO to capitalise on the online shopping boom.

SP Commerce shrinks world

Brands and retailers should find it easier to move goods across China and the Asia Pacific with the formation of a new global logistics company, SP Commerce. It is the result of Singapore Post integrating its eCommerce division, SingPost eCommerce, with the US company it recently acquired, Trade Global Holdings, and the Jagged Peak company. The integration helps Singapore Post expand its eCommerce logistics footprint in the US and provide access to markets in China and the rest of the Asia…

Asian eCommerce boom reshaping logistics sector

The eCommerce boom is driving major changes in logistics developments and networks across Asia, according to CBRE’s latest Global & Emerging Logistics Hubs report.

Infrastructure holding back Philippines online shopping

Payment problems and poor logistics infrastructure are stunting growth of Philippines online shopping.

Logistics, pre-Internet trade policies, stifle etailing

SMEs are riding the global wave of eCommerce – but logistics concerns still see many swimming against the tide.

Singpost to target Indonesia eCommerce

Trikomsel, one of Indonesia’s largest mobile device retailers, and SingPost, one of Asia’s biggest logistics providers for eCommerce, have announced a partnership.

Logistics power China to online record

Chinese shoppers will spend US$10 billion in just one day on November 11, creating a new global record. That is the day, dubbed Singles Day, where China’s online market leader Alibaba and its subsidiaries launch online promotions in a move which mirrors the US’ Cyber Monday, the post Thanksgiving sale day which this year falls on December 1. According to data from the McKinsey Global Institute, the sales of Alibaba on November 11, last year reached RMB35 billion – far more than the ove…

Soaring e-commerce boosts logistics sector

Asia Pacific’s logistics industry booming on the back of soaring e-commerce, reports CBRE.Another key driver is the increasing expansion of organised retail and chain stores across the region. Private consumption is on the increase and there are growing middle-class populations in many countries in APAC. This is driving a continued trend for the development of well-organised shopping malls to support retailer expansion in APAC, including the build-out of store networks and the set-up of supply c…