- Mar 19, 2020
- Business Update
JD’s Cold Chain Logistics Helps Deliver Insulin to 4,900 Patients
by Ling Cao
JD helped to deliver over 1,300 cases of insulin to 4,900 diabetic patients during COVID-19.
The insulin, which was donated by a pharmaceutical factory, requires 2-8 ℃ temperature control throughout the entire delivery process. JD Logistics quickly coordinated its cold chain logistics capabilities to help with the delivery from Beijing to cities across China.
JD’s medical warehouse at Asia No.1 logistics park in Beijing where medicine is packaged based on a strict packaging standard
“I worried that I would not to get the medicine in time because of the COVID-19, but it arrived so quickly, thanks to JD’s fast delivery,” a patient based in Yantai, Shandong province said.
JD s is among the first group of logistics providers to enter the medical transportation industry in China. In building a high quality, integrated medical logistics network, JD is helping to solve industry pain points such as low shipping standards, and multiple logistics suppliers to be involved in a single delivery.
JD’s supply chain management system and smart temperature control platform ensures that the whole supply chain is transparent and traceable. It can also provide tailored solutions corresponding to different temperature requirements.
Temperature monitoring during the whole process
As of now, JD has built medical cold chain sorting centers in seven cities across China, including Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou, etc. The service covers 28 cities.