…and signs Alibaba deal

Emirates SkyCargo has signed a memorandum of understanding with the logistics arm of the Alibaba Group, Cainiao to develop Dubai as one of its planned six global hubs. Cainiao and the airline will work closely to manage e-commerce shipments in the Middle East and other neighbouring regions through Dubai. Cainiao’s vision is to deliver anywhere in China within 24 hours, and across the globe within 72 hours. [+]

Evergreen offers Alibaba shippers online bookings

Evergreen Line is offering members sea freight services online with guaranteed space and prices. The shipping line allows shippers to search for freight rates and reserve cargo space on the platform directly, a service that is primarily to suppliers in China. Once a booking is confirmed, the selected ... [+]

KN extends Alibaba deal

Kuehne + Nagel has extended a deal  allowing members in China to obtain airfreight quotations, book pickup and destination delivery services to include less-than-container-load shipping (LCL) services. The forwarder adds that it plans to further expand the scope of its agreement to include rail, overland and contract logistics services ... [+]

CMA signs second Alibaba deal

CMA CGM has become the second shipping line to sign a deal with Asian online retailer Alibaba. A memorandum of understanding drawn up in Hangzhou will seek cooperation between the two leading companies in the digital area, with digital services for Alibaba’s users via the retailer’s OneTouch trade facilitation platform. ... [+]

Forwarders’ network signs Alibaba deal

The WCA network has signed a cooperation deal with to integrate approved WCA member companies integrated into the online retailer’s logistics platform for cross-border shipments to the UK, US and India WCA will provide vet and approve international logistics providers who will have full access to compete for logistics orders ... [+]

Alibaba to sell Maersk box slots

Maersk Line has signed a deal with Asian online retailer Alibaba to sell slots on its container vessels. It has been made available to Chinese shippers on Alibaba's OneTouch booking website from 22 December, according to a Reuters report. Alibaba describes One Touch as an import and export service provider ... [+]

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