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Alibaba gets smart about deliveries

By He Wei in Hangzhou ( China Daily ) Updated: 2017-05-23 07:41:00

Courier aggregator unveils smart logistics platform as it eyes huge growth

Cainiao Network Technology Co Ltd, a courier aggregator backed by Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, unveiled on Monday a smart logistics platform that uses 1 million new energy vehicles for express delivery, the latest move to ride China's logistics boom.

By partnering with automakers including SAIC Motor Corp Ltd and Dongfeng Motor Group Co, Cainiao will dedicate the cars to couriers and merchants for smart transportation, which features the use of big data, cloud computing and artificial intelligence in goods delivery.

Alibaba gets smart about deliveries

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