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Intelligent sorting systems help China's JD.com cope with demand during Covid-19 pandemic

Online shopping has surged worldwide during the Covid-19 pandemic, meeting the demand for people who are confined to their homes under rules meant to halt the spread of the coronavirus. In China, business is booming for e-commerce giants, including JD.com, which has been innovating to keep up with the increase in orders. The company developed an automated smart sorting system that it says has greatly improved efficiency and reduced costs at logistics fulfillment centers.