Feb 21, 2020|
Photo Gallery: This Week at JD
JD brings its AI vending machine to a residential compound in Beijing’s Tongzhou district, offering residents 24/7 access to fresh fruits, vegetables and more sourced from JD’s 7FRESH supermarket nearby.
JD Launches drone disinfection in Inner Mongolia to support coronavirus prevention. With an increasing number of people returning back to work from their hometowns following the Spring Festival holiday, JD’s drones have helped the city strengthen its protective measures against the coronavirus.
On February 20, JD held a special business meeting via webcast to introduce various supportive measures it’s offering during the coronavirus to help its merchants return to work, including customer traffic, technology and marketing tools, customized services, etc. The meeting attracted 20,000 merchants.
On February 14th, JD Super, JD’s online supermarket, donated 2,000 sets of feminine care products and nearly 630,000 adult diapers to hospitals in Wuhan to help female workers through their periods during the coronavirus. It has been reported that there are over 100,000 female workers as frontline staff in Hubei province where Wuhan is located.
JD launched smart body temperature screener to help quickly screen for abnormal body temperatures in densely populated places during the large inflow of people returning to work after working remotely due to the coronavirus breakout. It is equipped with an infrared sensor that can detect the body temperatures of a moving group of people in real-time. Solution has already been rolled out to 10 cities.
JD Logistics is working with partners like COSCO shipping to help institutions from UK, USA and ID to transport donations to hospitals in Wuhan. JD Logistics has already helped deliver 3 million masks, 300,000 sets of protective clothing and 100,000 pairs goggles locally in China.
JD has received over 1,000 requests from farmers and agricultural enterprises and helped sell nearly 2,500 tons of agricultural products that were impacted by coronavirus. In Guangdong province, JD helped sell 25 tons of unsalable water chestnuts. In Sichuan province, JD helped sell more than 55 tons of strawberries in just 3 days with a transaction volume of RMB 1.3 million.
Bichang Zhang, a villager in a Chongqing county called JD Logistics because 69 villagers wanted to donate oranges to a local medical treatment center. JD arranged 3 trucks the next day to transport 1240 cases. All were picked up by the villagers at midnight to ensure freshness.