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Logistics causes pain for Nestle in Africa

Nestle looks set to reduce the size of its business in Africa after disappointing sales there and the challenges of logistics in the region present higher costs.
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Alibaba improving delivery times one distribution centre at a time

Alibaba’s logistics arm, Cainiao, plans to expand its owned warehouse network to almost 5m sq m in a bid to fend off competition in the Chinese e-commerce market as its rivals gain ground with superior...
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Alibaba and partners look to lead in global express revenues

According to China’s State Post Bureau, China overtook the US to become the world’s largest express parcel market by volume. It noted that in 2014 total volume was 13.96bn items, a 51.9% increase over 2013...
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Goodman and Brickworks sell Coles Chilled Distribution Centre for $253m

Goodman Australia Industrial Fund and its partner, Brickworks Limited, have signed an agreement for the sale of the Coles Chilled Distribution Centre to Mapletree Logisticis Trust for $253m. Read more

Jagged Peak expands FlexNet network with iD Commerce + Logistics

Jagged Peak announced that it has expanded its FlexNet fulfilment network, adding a 120,000 sq ft facility in Chicago. The facility will be run in partnership with iD Commerce + Logistics. Read more

Goodman to develop 58,225 sq m for DHL in Sydney

Goodman has announced the development of two new purpose-built facilities in Sydney, Australia, totalling 58,225 sq m for DHL Supply Chain. The facilities will serve the consumer/ retail and healthcare sectors. Read more

Cainiao launches three fresh food distribution centres in China

Cainiao has announced the establishment of fresh food distribution centres in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou to support its cold chain delivery of fresh food purchased online. Read more

SingPost’s Quantium Solutions partners up with HUBBED

SingPost’s Quantium Solutions has invested AU$4.3m in a 30% equity stake in HUBBED and formed a partnership to allow it to use HUBBED’s network of Australian newsagents as pickup and delivery points. Read more

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