Alibaba Group Holding’s Xunxi Digital Factory, which started operations in Hangzhou in August 2018, has already collaborated with merchants, live-streaming broadcasters and street wear designers on Taobao Marketplace and Tmall. Photo: Handout
Alibaba Group Holding’s Xunxi Digital Factory, which started operations in Hangzhou in August 2018, has already collaborated with merchants, live-streaming broadcasters and street wear designers on Taobao Marketplace and Tmall. Photo: Handout

Alibaba to ramp up digital transformation in China’s US$4 trillion manufacturing sector

  • The e-commerce giant’s New Manufacturing pilot, Xunxi Digital Factory, is powered by technologies such as process and cost planning, automated in-house logistics and its own manufacturing operating system
  • Xunxi, which means fast rhino, has initially offered its cloud-based manufacturing supply chain to small firms in China’s apparel industry

Alibaba Group Holding’s Xunxi Digital Factory, which started operations in Hangzhou in August 2018, has already collaborated with merchants, live-streaming broadcasters and street wear designers on Taobao Marketplace and Tmall. Photo: Handout
Alibaba Group Holding’s Xunxi Digital Factory, which started operations in Hangzhou in August 2018, has already collaborated with merchants, live-streaming broadcasters and street wear designers on Taobao Marketplace and Tmall. Photo: Handout
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