Alibaba: Application of Machine Learning in Logistics

Yesterday, Alibaba reached $31B of sales in 24 hours in the Singles' Day Shopping Festival. Alibaba is able to deliver 100 million packages in 2.8 days. This miracle is enabled by its huge investments in the logistics sector and by technologies including machine learning. Will Alibaba be able to reach its aspiration of becoming the ultimate aggregator in the logistics sector in China? Is its growth in the logistics sector sustainable?