Logistics

Lazada Malaysia plays the logistics game, and more
Lazada Malaysia is experimenting with a same-day delivery service in the Klang Valley with its own fleet of riders, and that’s just the start.
Asian ‘xCommerce’ industry worth US$17 trillion by 2019: IDC
The xCommerce market – which includes e-commerce and other types of online business – will grow rapidly in Asia Pacific, rising from nearly US$7 trillion in 2015 to nearly US$17 trillion in 2019, according to IDC.
UPS Malaysia equips drivers with new handhelds
UPS has equipped its drivers in Malaysia with the fifth generation Delivery Information Acquisition Device (DIAD V) that it said would increase consistent connectivity and visibility.
SingPost revenue grows 24%+ on back of digital initiative
SingPost attributed its strong revenue growth to its continuing expansion into e-commerce and logistics activities, as well as contributions from new subsidiaries.
aCommerce expanding services, markets
Thai startup unveils tool that helps retailers list their products across multiple marketplaces, announces plans to penetrate Malaysia and Vietnam this year.
Singapore’s Anchanto in MoU with Pos Logistik Indonesia
Anchanto said it has signed an MoU with Pos Logistik Indonesia to bring its technology, expertise and regional network to the fast-growing Indonesian market.  
TheLorry raises US$1.5mil Series A
On-demand land cargo startup TheLorry has raised US$1.5mil; its cofounders speak to Karamjit Singh on their journey so far and what’s ahead.
Foodpanda to use its own fleet in Singapore
foodpanda has announced that nearly all deliveries will be undertaken by its inhouse fleet of drivers, a move that it believes will reduce delivery times compared with its previous method of using its restaurant partners’ delivery riders.
With e-commerce focus, SingPost restructures
SingPost has announced an updated organisation structure based on four pillars, saying that it has entered “a pivotal stage of its transformation journey.”
Singapore logistics startup Anchanto closes undisclosed Series B
Singapore-headquartered e-commerce fulfilment company Anchanto said it has successfully completed a Series B round and “created an alliance” with Transcosmos Inc of Japan, but did not disclose the amount.
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