Oct 26, 2020|

JD’s Smart Fulfillment Center Featured in Bloomberg’s Coverage of China’s Q3 GDP


by Martin Li

The robust activity inside one of JD’s highly automated fulfilment centers has been featured in Bloomberg’s latest coverage of China’s GDP figures for Q3, which grew by 4.9% year on year.

“No place is more symbolic of China’s economic recovery than an online shopping fulfillment center like JD’s,” said the media in its tweet.

Screenshot of Bloomberg’s video report

JD’s Asia No.1 fulfillment center in Beijing is one the company’s 30 such facilities across China. It covers an area of around 120,000 square meters and went into operation in 2017.

The center in Beijing handles orders from places like Beijing, Hebei, Shandong, Tianjin and Inner Mongolia. Its maximum daily handling capacity is more than 800,000 orders.

The center has witnessed a 10% growth in the number of orders in the past one month.

Watch Bloomberg’s video report Here