Business / Logistics industry

Regulators begin assessing logistics firm's IPO bid

[2012-05-04 19:55]

Regulators have started examining a 10-billion-yuan ($1.5 billion) IPO application by China Postal Express & Logistics Co Ltd.

Concerns over new moves on express delivery

[2012-05-03 09:22]

New national standards on express delivery, effective on Tuesday, may not substantially improve service as expected, but may increase the cost, experts said.

Watchdog to review EMS IPO plan

[2012-04-30 10:45]

China Securities Regulatory Commission will review an application for the initial public offering (IPO) of China Postal Express Logistics on May 4.

Roads take an unbearable toll

[2012-04-25 13:23]

The exorbitant profits generated by China's highway tolls have once again provoked public anger.

China's freight logistics value to hit $19.8t

[2012-04-19 09:32]

The value of China's freight logistics is expected to reach 125 trillion yuan ($19.8 trillion) in 2012.

Xi'an trade, logistics park draws investors

[2012-04-18 08:09]

On April 9, investors signed contracts to launch projects inside the Xi'an International Trade and Logistics Park in the latest example of the growing popularity of Shaanxi's provincial capital as a destination for investment.

Logistics and new highways could put trucks in fast lane

[2012-04-10 08:03]

Sales of mid-sized and professional vehicles are expected to soar in China over the next five years due to the rapid development of the country's logistics and highway infrastructure, said a high-ranking official of Baotou Bei Ben Heavy-duty Truck Co Ltd in Inner Mongolia autonomous region.

Int'l logistics day to kick off in SW China

[2012-03-29 20:26]

The 8th China International Logistics Day will be held from May 6 to 8, in Kunming, the capital of Southwest China's Yunnan province.

Logistics firms face increasing pressure

[2012-03-23 11:07]

China's logistics companies will face increasing costs as a result of waning demand and rising oil prices, the China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing (CFLP) said Thursday.

Logistics Industry

[2012-03-13 13:49]

Logistics Industry

Freight price rises to hammer Chongqing's exports

[2012-03-08 16:47]

Price rises introduced by several international ocean shipping giants early this month will have negative effects on Chongqing's exports to Europe.

Companies to check package mailed

[2012-03-01 15:04]

The Beijing postal authority ordered express companies to check every mail delivered.

Real ID now required for express deliveries

[2012-02-24 16:19]

Starting Thursday, identity cards are required to use express delivery services, major courier company Shanghai YTO Express (Logistics) Co Ltd announced.

Heavy logistics costs weigh on economy

[2012-02-14 14:16]

Chinese will have to spend nearly one in every five dollars of its gross domestic product (GDP) on logistics costs to achieve the 9.2 percent economic growth of last year, according to an official report released Tuesday.

Boss who sings the praises of logistics to staff

[2012-02-09 10:07]

Dubbed the "singing CEO" by his employees, the 56-year-old English businessman has worked for half of his life in the empire of Deutsche Post AG, the world's largest logistics group.

Can deliverymen keep pace with e-commerce boom?

[2012-02-03 15:53]

After unloading piles of packages from a van and stuffing them into a backpack, deliveryman Dong Zhongting starts his electric bike and zooms away from a delivery terminal in the early morning.

Changsha Jinxia Logistics park

[2012-01-29 16:13]

Changsha Jinxia Logistics park is a key industry item of the Changsha Jinxia Economic Development District.

China to boost grain logistics in effort

[2012-01-13 10:57]

China will significantly improve logistics in its grain production industry by 2015 as part of the country's efforts to tackle "arduous challenges" to ensuring food security, a senior agriculture official said Thursday.

Logistics companies urged to expand abroad

[2012-01-11 09:35]

China will further encourage domestic logistics companies to acquire overseas distribution centers to "facilitate the nation's trade growth", said Wang Xuanqing, deputy director of the Department of Circulation Industry Development at the Ministry of Commerce.

Logistics center boosts Shandong-Heilongjiang farm products circulation

[2012-01-04 13:29]

An agricultural and sideline logistics center was established by the Shandong province and Heilongjiang province on Dec 27.