Mar 20, 2020|
Photo Gallery: This Week at JD (March 16-20)
This week, JD’s free online medical consultation service becomes available to the worldwide. The platform, which is in Chinese, targets more than 60 million Chinese living overseas. Jinwei Yin is one of the first batch of 38 doctors who volunteered to offer free online medical consultation on the platform. He is also a full-time doctor from Xishan People’s Hospital in Wuxi city, Jiangsu province and volunteered in the epicenter in Hubei province.
On March 19th, leading Netherlands TV news station NOS visited JD Health’s office to understand more about JD’s online medical consultation program and hear directly from its doctors about how the program has helped over 5 million patients to date.
On March 19th, Apple new iPad Pro and MacBook Air officially launched on JD. Coupled with the release, JD has also offered a trade-in service which can be completed at customers’ door steps. In selected areas, the trade-in process can be completed in as fast as two hours after orders are placed.
This week, JD helped deliver over 1,300 cases of insulin to 4,900 diabetic patients. JD s is among the first group of logistics providers to enter the medical transportation industry in China. Its supply chain management system and smart temperature control platform ensures that the whole supply chain is transparent and traceable. The insulin, which was donated by a pharmaceutical factory, requires 2-8 ℃ temperature control throughout the entire delivery process.
Following its program to support frontline workers during COVID19, JD Logistics and Tencent Musician jointly launch a charity program to create original music to help farmers sell on JD. JD will put the lyrics on its delivery boxes to help expand outreach.
On March 16th, JD.com signed a contract with Zespri, the world’s largest marketer of kiwifruit, becoming the world’s first online retailer to supply Zespri kiwifruit from the brand directly to consumers. Given COVID-19, this contract was signed remotely online. As part of the agreement, JD Fresh and 7FRESH, will procure over 1.2 million trays (3.3 kg per tray) of Zespri’s kiwifruit from New Zealand this year. With the renewed contract, Zespri’s sales on JD are expected to exceed RMB 300 million annually.