On March 31, Alibaba released its weekly pieces of news. Below are some of the items.
Taiyuan City signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Alibaba Cloud
On March 27, Wei Tao, Member of the Standing Committee of the Shanxi Provincial Party Committee and Secretary of the Taiyuan Municipal Party Committee, led relevant departments of the Municipal Party Committee and Municipal Government to visit Alibaba Group and sign a strategic cooperation agreement with Alibaba Cloud. The two sides will cooperate in the fields of new smart city construction, smart cultural tourism, rural revitalization, technological empowerment of small and medium-sized enterprises, and dual carbon to promote the comprehensive development of Taiyuan’s digital economy.
Alibaba Cloud and GaodeMap released a new vehicle-road collaboration solution
On March 27, Alibaba Cloud and GaodeMap released the “Vehicle-Road Collaborative Navigation and Industrial Services” solution in Beijing, which brought capabilities upgrades such as integrated perception, multi-level cloud control of the road network, digital twin simulation, and inclusive vehicle-road collaboration, letting smart travel become more inclusive. It will be promoted nationwide for highways within this year.
AliExpress’s first big promotion in the opening year ushered in a surge of orders
Since the beginning of the year, the number of downloads of AliExpress in South Korea, Brazil, Spain, and France has been increasing, and it has become the most popular shopping app in many countries. In this atmosphere, during the 3.28 anniversary promotion, sellers ushered in a wave of order growth. Many sellers posted their performance sheets: orders doubled, platform industry TOP, a month-on-month increase of 300%, thousands of orders were sold out in an instant, and merchants urgently replenished overnight…
Cainiao reached a strategic cooperation with the United Nations World Food Program
This week, Cainiao signed a global logistics cooperation agreement with the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) in Rome. The two parties will carry out a three-year strategic cooperation in the fields of global humanitarian emergency operations and improving supply chain capabilities. This is also the first time that a Chinese logistics company has become a global logistics partner of the World Food Program.
Hema launched “1-hour delivery”, and Yunchao achieved nationwide coverage
Alibaba Hema is trying to break the “3km” boundary and serve more consumers. On March 30, Hema officially announced the launch of the “1-hour delivery” service, and the Hema Yunchao service has also achieved nationwide coverage.