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XPO Logistics Adding 6,000 Holiday Workers on E-Commerce Outlook

U.S. News

SEATTLE (Reuters) - XPO Logistics Inc said on Friday it is hiring more than 6,000 seasonal workers for the crucial peak holiday season, roughly 20 percent more than last year, as the third-largest publicly traded U.S. logistics company gears up for a surge in e-commerce deliveries.


Delivering on the Promise of Smarter Logistics

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The global financial impact from cargo loss as products journey through the supply chain was estimated to be $60 billion in 2016. This astonishingly large figure demonstrates the urgent need for an overhaul of our outdated logistics systems.


China Tech Giants Bet on Untangling Logistics of Indonesian E-Commerce

U.S. News

JAKARTA (Reuters) - In a warehouse on the outskirts of Indonesia's capital, supervisors at e-commerce company Lazada use bikes or electric scooters to zip around a floor the size of four soccer fields, where up to 3,000 staff pack and dispatch goods around the clock.The warehouse is one of five that Lazada has opened across Indonesia to cut costs and expand its reach in an archipelago whose 17,000 islands are sprinkled across an area bigger than the European Union.


DHL to Close Chile E-Commerce Business by April: Newspaper

U.S. News

DHL began its e-commerce business in Chile in 2017, introducing consumer-focused conveniences for e-commerce purchases, such as options for evening and weekend deliveries, an app that allows customers to see where their delivery is in real time and an option for returns to be picked up from homes.