Offering Supply Chain from Upstream to Downstream, Alibaba Opens Digital Factory

JAKARTA, – Alibaba Group Holding Limited officially opened Factory Digital Xunxi (Xunxi), di Hangzhou, China, rabu (16/9/2020).

This factory is equipped with infrastructure internet of things (IoT) Alibaba Cloud, and offers upstream-to-downstream digitalized manufacturing supply chains.

With these conveniences, microbusinesses will benefit from digitizing China‘s manufacturing market, which is worth more than US $ 4 trillion.

CEO of Xunxi Digital Technology Company Alibaba Group Alain Wu said data is the main thing in new manufacturing that affects the acquisition of opportunities from shifting consumer preferences.

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“This will help traditional producers to increase profitability and manage inventories, while still being able to meet the need for product personalization,” Alain said in a written statement received., Wednesday (16/9/2020).

Launching factory digital this is a new milestone in the implementation of the Five Newness strategy (Five New) Alibaba, first introduced by Jack Ma in 2016.

The novelties include New Retail, New Manufacturing, New Finance, New Technology, and New Energy.

The launch of the Xunxi digital factory is a manifestation of Alibaba’s commitment to making it easier to do business anywhere.

By utilizing the production process made-in-cloud, small and medium sized businesses can stay competitive in the fast moving market.

Since its inception, this factory has collaborated with merchant Taobao and Tmall, and users livestreaming.

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In addition, as an initial stage, also work with fashion designers streetwear to explore and experiment with new things in clothing manufacturing.

On Monday (14/9), The World Economic Forum appointed Xunxi Digital Factory as a reference, for a community consisting of the world‘s leading companies that have successfully adopted Industrial Revolution 4.0 technology.

The presence of the Xunxi digital factory during the Covid-19 pandemic triggered an accelerated digital transformation of various different industries.

In the future, Xunxi will help users to further reduce the inventory level, while increasing the efficiency and level of customization, which can also be implemented in other sectors.


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