- Nov 20, 2020
- Photo Gallery
Photo Gallery: This Week at JD (November 16th – November 20th)
Lijun Xin (left), CEO of JD Health and Evelyn Cheng (right), CNBC correspondent
Lijun Xin, CEO of JD Health, joined CNBC’s annual East Tech West event in Nanshan, Guangzhou on November 18 and shared insights on the industry with Evelyn Cheng, CNBC’s Beijing correspondent. The event is a by invitation-only retreat and brings together people at the cutting edge of the technology industry and leading investors from around the world. Xin shared that the COVID-19 pandemic would advance development of China’s online health industry by around five to ten years.
The Green Stream Initiative, JD’s green supply chain program was awarded a 2020 Paulson Prize for Sustainability, on November 18 at a virtual streaming award ceremony. The Prize is jointly organized by The Paulson Institute and Tsinghua University, with an aim to identify and award sustainability-focused projects in China that provide innovative, scalable, and market-based solutions at the intersection of economics and the environment.
JD Logistics will upgrade 100 existing delivery stations across 10 cities in China to “JD Express”. The upgrade has begun since November and will further complete JD’s express service network and improve service level. The upgrade will transform the delivery stations from operation hubs to management hubs.
Yiming Wang, vice chairman of CCIEE and former vice president of DRC
JD Big Data Research Institute and Tsinghua China Data Center (CDC) jointly launched a report on digitalized and intelligent supply chain development trends in China this week. Yiming Wang, vice chairman of the China Center for International Economic Exchanges (CCIEE) and former vice president of the Development Research Center of the State Council (DRC) shares four suggestions for the future of supply chain development. Click here to learn more.
The second annual Divine Farmer Forum was held in JD’s headquarters in Beijing on November 16th. Co-organized by Renmin University’s China cooperative research institute, JD Farm and Flyteam, a Beijing based agricultural consulting company, over 400 representatives from China’s Ministry of Agricultural and Rural Affairs, municipal governments, agricultural associations, consulting companies, enterprises and press attended the forum.
On November 15th at 10:45 am, the No. 79366 train left Wujiashan (吴家山) station in Wuhan, conveying 600 tons of goods of JD.com, to North Changsha station. The train, nicknamed “Mobile Warehouse”, was loaded with 30 railway containers, jointly operated by JD Logistics (JDL) and China Railway Container. Equivalent to 20 17.5-meter transportation goods trailers, the train is expected to ease the pressure of limited road transportation resources and support goods allocation to meet the fast fulfillment demands of JD’s merchants.