Alibaba’s Cainiao to partner with Fairprice Group

The move is the first of a two-phase rollout to strengthen logistics services in Singapore.

Alibaba’s logistics arm, Cainiao, announced today via news release, its partnership with Grocery Logistics of Singapore (GLS), an entity of FairPrice Group Supply Chain.

The partnership is a two-phase rollout, with the initial focus being on the facilitation of customs clearance and last-mile delivery for Taobao and Tmall orders. Expansion of the Alibaba e-commerce platform is also another goal of the agreement. 

Improvements to Cainiao include an increase of daily parcel handling to 42 tons, shortened waiting times for customers, and the use of GLS resources. 

Chris Fan, head of Cross-Border, Singapore, Cainiao Network, stated that with this partnership, multiple factors will benefit Cainiao, and to an extent, Alibaba.

“This partnership with GLS will allow us to expand and strengthen our logistics services in Singapore, with the enhanced ability to deliver bulky goods. There are many synergies that we can derive from this long-term partnership and we are excited to embark on a phased roll-out of more customer-centric initiatives with GLS. This will contribute towards our goal of providing a superior experience to better serve our customers.”

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