- Nov 24, 2020
- Business Update
CEO of JD Logistics Awarded One of Top 10 Logistics Leaders of China
by Yuchuan Wang
Zhenhui Wang, CEO of JD Logistics (JDL), was awarded as one of China’s Top 10 Logistics Leaders in 2020 during the 18th China Logistics Entrepreneurs Annual Conference held on November 21st. JDL was also awarded as the Advanced Enterprise in Fighting against COVID-19.
The global logistics and supply chain has encountered unprecedented challenges due to the impact of COVID-19. According to the organizer of the annual conference, there have been a number of entrepreneurs and enterprises that helped lead the industry’s recovery and development during the pandemic.
Certificate of China’s Top 10 Logistics Leaders 2020
Under Wang’s leadership, over 200,000 employees at JDL stayed on duty at the peak of the pandemic and transported over 70 million medical supplies to the frontlines of the fight against the virus. JDL has also been continuously delivering daily necessities to consumers across China, all based on the company’s agile and enormous logistics and supply chain network.
In a previous interview with China’s national TV, CCTV, Wang said, “Logistics cannot be suspended for a single minute during the pandemic. It is not an issue of whether to make money, but a matter of social responsibility.”
According to JD.com’s Q3 2020 earnings, by September 30th, JDL operated over 800 warehouses, which covered an aggregate gross floor area of approximately 20 million square meters.