The LazBeat News Roundup is a quick take on the latest happenings at Lazada Group and in the wider regional digital commerce landscape. Highlights from this week’s roundup include Lazada Thailand’s first green logistics hub and the installation of solar panels at Lazada’s largest logistics facility in Indonesia.
Lazada Opens the First Green Logistics Hub in Thailand
Lazada last month unveiled its first eco-friendly logistics hub in Thailand. Tha Raeng – Ram Inthra Logistics Hub is part of Lazada’s broader and ongoing efforts to be a greener eCommerce company. The distribution center is designed with sustainability in mind and currently utilizes solar energy, adopts clean-energy vehicles for deliveries and uses courier uniforms made from recycled plastic bottles.
Lazada Indonesia Aims to Cut Emissions with Solar Panels
Lazada Indonesia recently signed an agreement with renewable energy company Inecosolar to install solar panels at Lazada Logistics’ facility in Cimanggis, West Java. The solar panels are projected to reduce up to 400 tons of carbon emissions annually while meeting approximately 13% of Lazada’s warehouse electricity needs. Click here to read more.
Lazada Group and Seoul Business Agency Sign Strategic Partnership
Lazada Group and Seoul Business Agency (SBA) have signed a memorandum of understanding to provide more opportunities for South Korean SMEs to expand into the Southeast Asia market. As part of the partnership, SBA will take the lead in promoting Lazada as a key Southeast Asian eCommerce destination for SMEs in Seoul. The collaboration will begin in Singapore, where SBA and Lazada will onboard and nurture new cross-border sellers from Seoul so they can succeed in meeting the needs of Lazada’s customers.
Philippines Shoppers Gear Up for Holiday Season with 10.10 TIPID Fest
Lazada Philippines recently held its 10.10 TIPID Fest to get shoppers ready for gift-giving season. The five-day online shopping festival featured unmissable deals from renowned brands across different categories, including Dyson, Levi’s, Skechers and Xiaomi. To amp up the shopping experience, the mega campaign also features limited-time LazFlash Extra deals and free shipping offers with no minimum spend.
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