China’s imports and exports totaled 30.5 trillion yuan in 2018, up 9.7 percent year on year, according to China Customs statistics. Both import volume and export volume have greatly improved, which also makes more and more people join the ranks of cross-border e-commerce. At the same time, more and more logistics enterprises have developed rapidly because of the rise of e-commerce industry. Here is a brief introduction to cross-border logistics.
Cross-border logistics 1: UPS express
The Chinese name of UPS is: United parcel service companies in the United States, is now a global Courier company, the business of UPS’s largest regional logistics is the most developed in the United States, accounting for nearly 90%, than the company’s overall business, followed by Europe in recent years because of China’s cross-border business booming, the whole Asian market is also rapidly increasing, gradually raised to third place UPS business.
Although UPS express includes air, sea and land transportation, land transportation in the United States accounts for more than 50% of UPS’s overall business, and air transportation accounts for nearly 20%, which is also the module with the largest development space for UPS in the future.
Cross-border logistics ii: FedEx
FedEx is also one of the largest express companies in the United States. Its headquarters is located in Memphis, Tennessee, and it has several branches around the world. Similar to UPS, the largest source of its business is the United States, accounting for nearly 80%; Unlike UPS, the bulk of its deliveries are by air, accounting for about 85% of the total. Since its establishment in 1971, FedEx has operated 671 aircraft, including 44 Airbus A300-600 and 59 Airbus A310-200/300.
Cross-border Logistics 3: Deutsche Post World Net
Deutsche Post World Net is a German enterprise. Its Chinese name is Deutsche Post World Net. The enterprise is the National Post Office of Germany. DPWN’s four business segments are postal, express, logistics and financial services. Its main business market is also in Europe. However, in terms of the proportion of its logistics business, the whole European market accounts for about 70%, while other major markets are developed logistics regions such as America.
A.P. Moller-Maersk Group
Maersk Group was founded in Denmark in 1904 and has offices in more than 130 countries around the world. Maersk Group is known as a global container shipping company.
Cross-border logistics 5: Nippon Express
Nippon Express Japan Express Co., LTD., founded in 1937, is one of the world’s top 500 enterprises. Its main business is automobile transportation, air transportation, storage service and other services. In terms of business, automobile transportation and storage service is the company’s core business, accounting for about 70%.
Cross-border logistics vi: Ryder System
Its core business is logistics, supply chain and transportation management services. Although the company offers many one-stop services, its transportation services still account for the largest portion of the business, about 60%. And its market is mainly aimed at the United States, 80% of the business from the United States, international business only accounted for about 12%.
Cross-border logistics 7: TNT Post Group
Founded in the Netherlands, TNT is international famous logistics enterprises, its more than 200 countries around the world to provide the postal service, delivery and service, its logistics business mainly concentrated in the motor transport, express delivery services, there are more than 100 warehouses around the world, covers an area of more than 1.5 million square meters, and the business market is given priority to with Europe, accounted for about 85%.
Expeditors International was founded in Seattle, Washington. The company started by integrating customs clearance services with freight services. As the company has grown and gone public, its business has expanded from customs clearance to air, ocean, freight forwarding, insurance, distribution, supply chain software and other services. And its core business is still transportation service business.
Cross-border logistics 9: Panalpina
Panalpina Group was founded in 1935, headquartered in Basel, Switzerland. Its Chinese name is Swiss Panalpina Group. Panalpina Group is one of the global logistics groups, with more than 300 branches in many countries around the world. The company’s four major businesses are air transport, sea transport, logistics and other comprehensive services. The development of the four businesses is relatively even, and the air transport business accounts for only about 40% of the total. From the perspective of the market, the business is mainly in Europe, Africa and America, with some improvement in the Asia-Pacific region in recent years.
Cross-border logistics x: Exel
British Express Logistics Group is a global supply chain management service company. Exel was renamed after the merger of Ocean Group and NFC in 2000. Exel’s business mainly focuses on logistics distribution and transportation management, accounting for about 90%. Others are found in the Americas, Europe and Africa.