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Alibaba’s Formidable Logistics Operation Teams Up With Ethiopian Airlines to Deliver C19 Vaccines Around the World

Members of Alibaba's logistics division Cainiao pose in front of an Ethiopian Airlines jet to mark a new vaccine distribution partnership. Photo: handout.

China is turning to Alibaba, the massive Chinese e-commerce company, to help with the logistics in the distribution of future COVID-19 vaccines to countries throughout Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America. 

Cainiao Smart Logistics Network, Alibaba’s enormous distribution division, announced on Wednesday that it signed an agreement with Ethiopian Airlines to launch China’s first regular cross-border medical cold chain route that will transport COVID-19 vaccines.

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