Yamato teams up with JD.com to deliver goods across China
Japanese parcel courier forming alliances instead of building own networks abroad
Yamato's home delivery service was limited to a just few areas in China, like Shanghai.
TOKYO -- Yamato Holdings will partner with Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com to ship products from Japanese retailers throughout China starting in 2018, likely boosting Japanese online sales there.
JD.com is China's second-largest internet retailer, after Alibaba Group Holding, and operates a nationwide delivery network.
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