Cainiao Reduces East Malaysia Shipping Times With New Freight Service
Cainiao Launches New Freight Service From Shenzhen And Hong Kong To East Malaysia With The Purpose Of Reducing Shipping Times For Lazada Ecommerce Platform.
The new service will operate three times per week to Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, and Kuching, Sarawak.
The logistics company said the flights would cut the average delivery time by two days, from 14 to 12 days or up to seven days. Logistics costs could drop as much as 50%, the company added.
“Traditionally, shipping to East Malaysia, like Sabah and Sarawak, has involved multiple modes of transportation, including international freight to Malaysia’s airport in Kuala Lumpur, a domestic flight to Kota Kinabalu, Sabah or Kuching, Sarawak, followed from last mile delivery to consumers’ doors. The company said.
“Currently, pandemic and movement control order (MCO) restrictions on international and domestic commercial and freight flights have further lengthened delivery times and exacerbated delivery problems. “
Cainiao said the new thefts come as industry data suggests Malaysia’s e-commerce market will more than double in value, from $ 6 billion last year to $ 13 billion in 2025. .
In November last year, the logistics company started operations at its eWTP hub Cainiao Aeropolis, an e-fulfillment hub located at Kuala Lumpur International Airport.
“In the context of growing consumer demand and heightened competition among online retailers, superior logistics services will continue to be the key differentiator enabling merchants to improve the customer experience and improve customer experience. ” establish their competitive advantage. said Shawn Louis, executive general manager of Cainiao.
Lazada is an Alibaba-owned e-commerce platform covering the Southeast Asia region.