In 2018, China delivered over 50 billion packages, more than half of the world’s total, which means that each Chinese person had 36 packages delivered on average. How does China deliver so many packages every year?
According to the reports, China’s express delivery volume reached 50.71 billion last year, more than the advanced economies of the U.S., Japan and Europe combined.
In 2018, each Chinese person had 36 packages delivered on average. Express delivery has become an indispensable part of life in China. You will probably shop online and receive several packages for convenience if you live in China.
There are 1.4 billion Chineses spread over 9.6 million square kilometers. But delivery service can reach over 95% of them, even in the most remote rural areas.
More and more agricultural products are being shipped out. Industrial goods from cities are being sent to the countryside and goods from the countryside are being sent to cities.
In 2018, more than ￥700 billion worth of industrial goods and farm produce were delivered in this way.
In the manufacturing sector, there are about 940 million deliveries every year. The express delivery service industry directly contributed about ￥226.97 billion to the total output value of the manufacturing sector.
Fast and accurate delivery is a big task.
China has a daily processing capacity of 140 million express delivery packages and over 230 large automatic sorting centers for express delivery.
Fully automatic sorting lines can save manpower by 40% and improve operation efficiency by 50%. Advanced robots are used to sort packages with certain algorithms They can reduce manpower by 50% to 70%.
The rapid development of China’s delivery shows that its advantage in human resources will offer more potentials for investment.
Chinese express companies have built warehouses in more than 50 countries and regions, thus facilitates cross-border online retail of about 50 billion USD each year. In the future, they will deliver more and more packages for the world.
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SOURCE | XINHUA NET