Aug 23, 2022| Financial
JD.com Announces Second Quarter and Interim 2022 Results
On August 23rd, JD.com released its unaudited financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2022. Below is an infographic with the key highlights. The full release can be found here.
by Vivian Yang
JD Health announced its interim results for the six months that ended June 30th, 2022 on August 23rd, which beat both topline and bottom line expectations. Highlights in numbers include:
- Net revenue of RMB 20.2 billion yuan, an increase of 48.3 percent YoY;
- Non-IFRS net income of RMB 1.21 billion yuan, up by 82.0 percent YoY;
- Annual active user accounts reached 131.3 million, representing a YoY net increase of 22.7 million;
- The number of warehouses increased to 20 medicine warehouses and over 450 non-medicine ones;
- JD Pharmacy’s self-operated cold-chain fulfillment operation covered more than 240 cities across China, and offline Direct-to-Patient (DTP) drug stores extended to 26 provincial-level administrative regions;
- The average online healthcare consultation volume exceeded 250,000 per day;
- 27 online specialized medical centers have been established.
According to the report, during the reporting period, merchandise sales accounted for over 80 percent of net revenues, while that of services contributed nearly 15 percent. Despite this disparity, Enlin Jin, CEO of JD Health reaffirmed the company’s “two-wheels-driven” approach that focuses on both product supply chain and services.
While the “left-wheel” of online retail is generating stronger growth momentum now, JD Health is and must gradually pivot to the “right wheel” of service offerings, especially online healthcare services for greater and long-term development, Jin noted.
This June, JD Health upgraded its medical services and launched three new online consultation services: “Expert Consulting”, “Instant Consultation with JD Doctor” and “Nighttime Consultation” to further address users’ diverse needs. The “Expert Consulting” service cooperates with leading physicians from multiple “3A” (the top tier) hospitals in China; the “Nighttime Consultation” service arranges on-duty doctors to provide consultation services available overnight; and the “Instant Consultation with JD Doctor” service provides users with standardized medical consultation services through carefully selected in-house and external physicians.
In addition, JD Health released its “Enterprise Health Strategy” in June, offering corporate clients a full range of customized online and offline employee health management and medical services, covering multiple solutions including corporate emergency rescue management, employee weight and mental health management.
In the meantime, JD Health is leveraging its technological capabilities to empower medical institutions on digital transformation including operation models, supply chain management, healthcare service upgrading and more.
by Yuchuan Wang
JD Logistics released its interim 2022 earnings results on August 23, with revenue increasing by 20.9 percent to RMB58.6 billion yuan, a growth rate that is higher than the industry’s average.
External factors including the pandemic have posed challenges to the global logistics industry, while JD Logistics’ continuous investment in supply chain infrastructure and intelligent technology empowers the company to leverage flexible and resilient integrated supply chain solutions. In the second quarter of 2022, JD Logistics’ revenue from external customers increased by 27.7 percent YoY to RMB18.2 billion yuan, accounting for nearly 60 percent of total revenue for the quarter, thanks to the company’s tailored supply chain solutions and products for customers from various industries including FMCG, home appliance, apparel, 3C, automotive, fresh produce and more.
At the same time, JD Logistics keeps expanding its logistics infrastructure at home and abroad. As of June 30, 2022, JD Logistics operated over 1,400 self-operated warehouses and over 1,700 owner-operator cloud warehouses under its Open Warehouse Platform, with an aggregated floor area (GFA) of approximately 26 million square meters. Same-day or next-day delivery service covered China’s 94 percent counties and 84 percent towns and villages.
In June, JD Logistics launched the first automated warehouse in the United States, “Los Angeles No.2”, enlarging its self-operated warehouses in the country reaching an area of approximately 1,000,000 square feet. Since 2020, JD Logistics has launched self-operated overseas warehouses in the United States, Germany, the Netherlands, France, the United Kingdom, Vietnam, the United Arab Emirates, Australia, Malaysia and so on, representing the company’s initial milestone achievements in its global network expansion plan. As of June 30, 2022, JD Logistics operated approximately 90 bonded warehouses, international direct mail warehouses and overseas warehouses, covering an aggregate GFA of approximately 900,000 square meters with an over 70 percent increase year-over-year.
JD Logistics has been investing in smart technologies regarding warehousing and delivery. JD Logistics had applied for over 7,000 patents and software licenses, among which more than 4,000 are related to automation technology and unmanned technology. As the first company in China to apply autonomous delivery vehicles commercially on public roads, JD Logistics now deploys over 400 such vehicles in more than 25 cities including Beijing, Tianjin, Changshu and more.
Additionally, JD Logistics is deeply aware that the future of the company is closely tied to the environment, society and the industry. In May, JD Logistics published its first ESG report; and in June, JD Logistics and partners jointly released the “Carbon Neutral Guide for Logistics Parks” and took the lead in presenting a comprehensive solution for carbon neutrality in logistics parks. JD Logistics also released the industry’s first Delivered with Original Package (“DWOP”) green packaging certification, and joined hands with many partners to set the new goal of green packaging, aiming at achieving more than 80 percent of e-commerce products support DWOP by 2030.
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