Contemporary Logistics in China: Assimilation and Innovation by Bing-lian Liu, Shao-ju Lee, Ling Wang, Ya Xu, Xiang Li

By Bing-lian Liu, Shao-ju Lee, Ling Wang, Ya Xu, Xiang Li

This booklet provides a scientific exposition of China’s logistics improvement to the English-reading group. the last word target of the publication is to provide a well timed portrayal of China’s logistics marketplace development and the evolution prestige of China’s logistics undefined. Being the fourth quantity of the “Contemporary Logistics in China”, the e-book strives to provide in-depth research on a few sizzling matters and dilemmas amid the on going dynamic and multi-faceted improvement and in addition a resource of reference for readers in educational fields.

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COSCO Shipping is a professional company under the COSCO Group engaged mainly in ocean shipping of special cargos. This integration further expanded the size of COSCO Shipping’s special fleet, which had a positive effect on enhancing the competitive advantage in its market position. In October 2012, COSCON and CSCL began their cooperation on domestic trade container market in China. By integrating the transport resources of both sides, the cooperation effort is expected to improve the two enterprises’ route coverage and schedule density, shorten the delivery time and lower the operating costs.

X. 1 percentage points in growth rate as compared with the previous year. 7 %. 4 percentage points as compared with 2011. 4 shows the added value of logistics industry and the growth rate for 2008–2012. 6 percentage points as compared with the previous year. 6 percentage points as compared with the previous year. 5 shows the nationwide freight volume, freight turnover and growth rate for 2008–2012. 0 Source: Compiled from the China Statistics Yearbook (2012) and related data in the 2012 China Statistical Bulletin of National Economic and Social Development, published by the National Bureau of Statistics of China Of the various modes of transportation, the growth rate in freight volume by highway transportation was significantly faster than that of other modes of transportation, and the growth rates in railway and air-traffic volumes showed a slight dip.

2 % over the previous year. The rapid growth of online shopping made e-commerce logistics market the biggest bright spot in China’s logistics market in 2012. Among the shopping websites, Tmall and TaoBao (with a combined market share ranking highest) had generated an average daily order quantity of 12 million, which increased by 50 % as compared with the eight million orders in 2011. 8 million; its annual logistics expenses (including storage, distribution and other expenses) amounted to 10 billion RMB, accounting for about 16–17 % of the annual sales.

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