TechTaka raises $9.5M for its e-commerce fulfillment service

TechTaka, a South Korean online shopping fulfillment startup that provides third-party logistics services for e-commerce sellers, has raised $9.5 million (12.6 billion KRW) in a Series B round of funding from a sole investor, Altos Ventures.  The outfit helps e-commerce sellers manage the supply chain, from warehousing, order packing and shipping, so that TechTaka users … Read more

Amazon ditched plastic mailers in one US fulfillment center

Amazon is fulfilling a small part of its promise to switch from using plastic bubble mailers and air pillows to all recyclable paper packaging for its shipments. The company announced that it has outfitted one facility in Euclid, Ohio, with an upgraded packaging machine that can automatically fold custom-fit boxes to wrap some products, use … Read more