The Client

Alibaba’s logistics division, provide internal and external logistical solutions for the Alibaba group. Based in Hangzhou, China, they provide a platform to the 5 largest online sellers to do business with third party logistics companies. They also operate as an external profit centre for the group.

The current workforce stands at 1300 and are looking to grow to 5000.

The Challenge

Our client is expanding rapidly and are looking for talent with a particularly high skill set that coupled with the fact they are located within a 2nd tier city has given them very limited appeal and access to the right candidates. Alibaba also have strict salary banding and salaries.

Our Solution

The model now performing has enabled us to deliver end-to-end recruitment for all permanent and contract hires nationally for Alibaba Cainiao.

The model includes a large dedicated resourcing based within our state-of-the-art talent search centre in Suzhou, China. The team is focused on building talent pools and pipelines using our innovative sourcing technologies and assessment tools in advance of vacancies arising from hiring managers.

OUTCOME: The talent search and supply team has enabled Alibaba to hire up to 200 personnel from entry level through to executive appointments a month all through one centralised platform.