Twelve minutes and 18 seconds was all it took for the first delivery from Singles’ Day to arrive at the doorstep of a resident surnamed Liu in Shanghai, according to Alibaba. Photo: Cainiao Logistics
Twelve minutes and 18 seconds was all it took for the first delivery from Singles’ Day to arrive at the doorstep of a resident surnamed Liu in Shanghai, according to Alibaba. Photo: Cainiao Logistics
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Alibaba took a majority stake in its Cainiao unit last year and pledged to invest in research and spending to improve the efficiency of its logistics arm. 

Twelve minutes and 18 seconds was all it took for the first delivery from Singles’ Day to arrive at the doorstep of a resident surnamed Liu in Shanghai, according to Alibaba. Photo: Cainiao Logistics
Twelve minutes and 18 seconds was all it took for the first delivery from Singles’ Day to arrive at the doorstep of a resident surnamed Liu in Shanghai, according to Alibaba. Photo: Cainiao Logistics
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