Aug 10, 2022| JD Logistics
JD Logistics Among World’s Top 10 Strongest Logistics Brands
by Yuchuan Wang
JD Logistics, JD.com’s logistics arm, was named one of the world’s top 10 strongest logistics brands in the Logistics 25 2022 report released last week by Brand Finance, an independent brand business valuation consultancy.
The report highlights JD Logistics’ innovations in the supply chain sector, noting that JD Logistics has invested in cutting-edge technology and research to roll out an automated delivery service offering in selected cities in China. The company is also focusing on ESG projects such as establishing China’s first carbon-neutral logistics industrial park which aims to lower energy consumption. JD Logistics is making the supply chain more sustainable by employing green warehousing, reusable packaging and using more renewable energy.
Currently, JD Logistics operates a logistics network of approximately 1,400 warehouses and 200,000 in-house couriers. Its services cover almost everywhere in China with same- and next-day delivery service available in 94 percent of counties and 84 percent of villages. Its global supply chain includes approximately 80 bonded and overseas warehouses in Europe, the U.S., Southeast Asia, Australia, the Middle East and more.
Aug 8, 2022| JD Retail
JD Worldwide Ushers Soaring of Cross-border Fresh Products
by Doris Liu
Imported fresh products on JD Worldwide, JD’s cross-border e-commerce arm, surged by 13 times in the second quarter compared with Q1 2022, with ice cream jumping 19 times in June compared with that in May, indicating a strong demand for the imported goods market in China.
The number of cross-border stores in the liquor category rose by 154 percent in July year-over-year (YOY), and the category’s sales volume went up by six times YOY. At present, there are thousands of liquor products under more than 170 brands in JD Worldwide’s imported liquor category, ranging from beer, wine, sake to whisky and brandy.
In addition, imported food also received a welcome uplift by Chinese consumers. Sales volume of the food category on JD Worldwide saw a 150 percent increase YOY in June. In the first half of 2022, the number of brands added to the marketplace jumped significantly, with sales volume of snacks and dairy products up 200 and 160 percent YOY, respectively.
JD Worldwide had made unrelenting efforts of supporting overseas brands in market expansion with incentive measures as well as guidance in product selection, marketing and operation, logistics and warehousing etc.
More and more small and medium-sized merchants and overseas brands have benefited from JD’s differentiated supply chain of omni-channel, traffic ecosystem, operation solutions and so on. For instance, the Aidougou food store, launched on JD Worldwide in 2021, and the 7-Plus liquor store respectively saw an increase of 636 percent YOY and 100 percent month-over-month in sales volume during the 618 Grand Promotion this year.
“JD Worldwide will become the most trusted ‘chief growth partner’ for cross-border merchants with a more open ecosystem, and a constantly improving business experience,” shared Yunpeng Wang, general manager of JD Worldwide.
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