AI, Big Data, Telematics and Logistics services caught investors’ attention and raised significant funds, hinting at a bright future for such services in the digitizing world.
On November 8, Alibaba Group announced an additional investment of roughly $3.3 billion to increase its equity stake in the logistics company Cainiao they launched in 2013.
SF Express Holding announced its wholly owned subsidiary Shenzhen SF Tyson Holdings had signed a cooperation agreement with the Hubei Provincial Government. SF will build the world’s fourth and Asia's first professional freight airport in Ezhou.
According to official website of the State Post Bureau, monitoring data showed that postal enterprises received 243 million packages on December 12, a 38 percent increase from last year.
JD.com logistics CEO Wang Zhen-hui said at 2017 NewGen Logistics World Summit on December 11 that due to consumption, industrial upgrades and technological advancements, the logistics industry is entering a new era defined by short chains, smartness and symbiosis.